03.05.12 Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

by kevin

Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/lakers/post/_/id/27901/ben-harper-ha...

Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

By Brian Kamenetzky
ESPN.com

Over the last couple of seasons, we've been lucky enough to strike up a friendship with Grammy Award winning musician/die-hard Lakers fan Ben Harper. He's been a frequent guest on the podcast, talking hoops and music (including this really cool conversation about cover songs, and another about Marvin Gaye's iconic anthem) and we'll often get emails from him before, during and after games. Following the win over Miami Sunday afternoon, like a lot of Lakers loyalists, he was pretty fired up. This landed in my inbox, and for anyone looking to put into perspective the sort of season Kobe Bryant is having, Harper does a pretty good job:

"Today's Lakers is the team no one wants to face in a seven game series.

So lemme get this straight: more»

03.02.12 Ben on Alter-Native (Moheak Radio) Sat. 3/3 9am Pacific Premiering a New Reggae Version of 'I Shall Not Walk Alone'!

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Ben on Alter-Native (Moheak Radio) Sat. 3/3 9am Pacific Premiering a New Reggae Version of 'I Shall Not Walk Alone'!

http://www.moheak.com/2012/03/ben-harper-on-alter-native-saturday-9am-pa...

Ben Harper on Alter-Native, Saturday @ 9am Pacific!
2:41 pm in Alter-Native, Show Schedule by Wolfman

Tune in this Saturday, March 3rd for a very special edition of Alter-Native w/ Native Wayne Jobson from 9-11am Pacific. Native Wayne will be welcoming Grammy winning artist Ben Harper to the show! Known for his passion and mastering of blues, folk, soul and reggae, Ben Harper’s prolific career has gained him international notoriety among an array of genres, styles, and ages. Be sure to tune in right here at http://www.moheak.com/ !

As a bonus for listeners and Moheak alike, Ben Harper will be revealing a special reggae song he recorded exclusively for Alter-Native! You don’t want to miss this!

Check out Ben Harper:
http://www.benharper.com/
http://www.facebook.com/benharper
http://twitter.com/#!/benharper

More from Native Wayne:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Native-Wayne-Jobson-Producer/197936716965670
http://twitter.com/#!/native_wayne

02.22.12 'Best of Kokua Festival' album featuring Ben Harper due April 17th

by kevin

'Best of Kokua Festival' album featuring Ben Harper due April 17th

'Best of Kokua Festival' features Ben on two tracks:

High Tide or Low Tide – Ben Harper & Jack Johnson

&

Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain – Willie Nelson with Jack Johnson & Ben Harper

http://jackjohnsonmusic.com/archive

JACK JOHNSON ANNOUNCES NEW LIVE ALBUM & HAWAIIAN ISLANDS TOUR

Feb 22, 2012

Jack Johnson and Friends - Best of Kokua Festival to be released on April 17th Tickets On-Sale Saturday, March 3rd for Hawaiian Islands Tour Shows Proceeds to benefit Kokua Hawaii Foundation

Just in time for Earth Day, Brushfire Records will release Jack Johnson and Friends - Best of Kokua Festival on April 17th. The album features a 13-track compilation of live performances from Jack Johnson’s Kokua Festival benefit concert for the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. In support of the release, Johnson will head out with John Cruz and Paula Fuga for an intimate seven-date, all-acoustic tour of the Hawaiian Islands. Tour stops include Kauai, Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. Proceeds from Jack Johnson and Friends - Best of Kokua Festival and the tour will benefit the Kokua Hawaii Foundation.

http://kokuafestival.com/best/

Best Of Kokua Festival Tracklisting: more»