• 14 Jul 2016

    Upcoming Austin City Limits Taping
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 10:00am PDT

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals are set to return to the Austin City Limits stage on Thursday, September 1st, 2016.

    Want to be part of the audience? ACL will post information on how to get free passes about a week before the taping. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter for notice of postings.

  • 12 Jul 2016

    Call It What It Is (Amazon Exclusive Autographed LP)
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 2:45pm PDT

    Happy ‪#‎PrimeDay‬! Call It What It Is vinyl is autographed exclusively at Amazon and includes a digital copy in your Amazon Music Library.

    Also at 5:04pm PDT, the unsigned regular edition will be available at a special low price for prime members.

    Get it at Amazon.

  • 16 Jun 2016

    Queenscliff Music Festival Announcement
    Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 9:00am PDT

    The Queenscliff Music Festival, staged annually on Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula, is thrilled to announce the addition of BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS to their impressive three-day line-up. Tickets on sale now. Visit qmf.net.au for details.

    The addition of the QMF headline performance has required scheduling changes to Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals' Call It What It Is Tour dates in Perth and Adelaide.

    The Adelaide show at AEC Theatre has moved one day later to Monday November 28 (previously Sunday November 27). The Perth show at Kings Park & Botanic Garden moves to Wednesday November 30 (previously Tuesday November 29). The venues in both Adelaide and Perth remain unchanged.

    For existing Adelaide and Perth ticketholders - tickets will be valid for the rescheduled show dates in each city without the need for ticket exchange.

    Patrons who are unable to attend the rescheduled dates may obtain a refund from the point of purchase before 5pm (local time) on Monday July 18, 2016. The relevant ticketing agent will provide details of how to obtain refunds if required.

  • 08 Jun 2016

    All The Way To The Ocean on iTunes
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:15am PDT

    Help educate & celebrate World Oceans Day with All the Way to the Ocean, the animated movie based on Joel Harper’s beloved children’s book & featuring the talents of acclaimed actors, award winning musicians, & dedicated activists; including Amy Smart, Ben Harper, Burning Spear, Jack Johnson, Marcia Cross, & Xavier Rudd.

    The movie artfully tackles non-point source pollution in an entertaining & immersive way that children & adults will find engaging!

    Together, we can make the world a better place with our own two hands!

    Click here to get your copy today!

  • 29 May 2016

    Sneak peek of "Live at 9:30"
    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:15pm PDT

    Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming series "Live at 9:30", the new PBS show that "sets out to give viewers a firsthand look at great performances past and present, while also hearkening back to the golden era of variety television."

    "The 9:30 Club was built to plug in and go. It's made for modern music." - BH

  • 23 May 2016

    "Shine" music video premieres on EW.com
    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:15am PDT

    "Ben Harper explores communication barriers in new music video 'Shine'. As for the multiple languages, he says, '[That] concept came from a line in the song, "if you were all I had, I'd have it all." I was curious how the lyric would look and sound translated into different languages, and then it took off from there.'"

    Watch it at EW.com.

  • 17 May 2016
    Call It What It Is Admat

    Texas Presale Starts Tomorrow at 10am CDT
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:00am PDT

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals have added three shows in Texas to their "Call It What It Is" tour.

    Aug 28 - South Side Ballroom, Dallas, TX
    Aug 29 - House of Blues Houston, Houston, TX
    Aug 31 - ACL Live at The Moody Theater, Austin, TX

    Every online order includes a CD of the new album Call It What It Is.

    Presale Wednesday, May 18th at 10am CDT using password CALLITWHATITIS to run up until Thursday, May 19th at 10pm CDT. Public On Sale Friday, May 20th at 10am CDT.

  • 12 May 2016

    Classic 21 Showcase Live Online
    Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:15pm PDT

    Ben will be performing solo acoustic live on air and online at Classic 21 - RTBF tomorrow at 2pm CEST (local Belgium time) and 8am EDT (New York) / 5am PDT (Los Angeles). Keep an ear out for an acoustic version of ‪Shine!

  • 10 May 2016

    Claremont Folk Festival
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:30am PDT

    The 2016 Claremont Folk Festival is on sale now! Join us May 22 at Sontag Greek Theater on the campus of Pomona College. This year's lineup features David Lindley, Tom Morello, Yuval Ron Ensemble and Quetzal plus local food and drink.

    Get tickets at cff16.brownpapertickets.com.

  • 05 May 2016

    BHIC on CONAN Tonight!
    Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 9:15am PDT

    Tune In tonight to watch Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals on CONAN! ‪‎CONAN‬ airs at 11pm/10c on TBS.

    From teamcoco.com - "Ben Harper &​ the Innocent Criminals' new album is Call It What It Is. Okay, Ben, if you insist: it's really, really good album."

    Available now on iTunes and Amazon.com.

  • 04 May 2016

    "Call It What It Is" Pandora Session
    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT

    Ben's Pandora Session is now live! Songs performed from Call It What It Is include Deeper and Deeper, Goodbye To You and Call It What It Is.

    Raves for "Call It What It Is":

    "Unpredictable...and brilliant" - The Atlantic

    "Ben Harper at his best...one of the most versatile and sensitive voices of the last three decades" - Associated Press

    "A welcome homecoming...his most diverse collection in years" - Entertainment Weekly / A-

    "This is Harper's best work so far." - Stuff.co.nz / 4 STARS

  • 29 Apr 2016

    Ben on Charlie Rose tonight!
    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 12:45pm PDT

    Tune-in alert! Ben will be on Charlie Rose tonight to perform All That Has Grown from Call It What It Is.

    The performance and interview will air on PBS. Check local listings for details.

  • 27 Apr 2016

    Rolling Stone - Watch Ben Harper Rehearse Poignant New Songs With Innocent Criminals
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:15pm PDT

    "They were calling it an incident," Harper recalls of each case. "And I said, 'Well, that's not really an incident. That feels like, looks like and smells like murder to me.'" - Ben Harper interview with Steve Appleford. Watch on Rolling Stone.