03.16.02 Tonight Show guest appearance with Jack Johnson

Ben made a surprise guest appearance last night for Jack Johnson's performance of "Flake" on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", marking the the third time live he's played his lap steel guitar on the song...

Congratulations to Chase Bedingfield from Salt Lake City, UT for winning the "Guitar Player" autographed magazine contest!

03.15.02 Ben Harper at the Bonnaroo Music Festival

Ben Harper will perform a solo acoustic set at the upcoming Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, TN on June 22nd. The three-day music and camping extravaganza will offer two big stages, late night tents, DJs and performances from Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio, Gov't Mule, String Cheese Incident, Jack Johnson, moe., Blind Boys of Alabama, Galactic and many more.For one week only, the festival organizers are offering a special ticket price of $100 (plus service and shipping charges) beginning on Saturday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m., FOR ONE WEEK ONLY. Each ticket is good for all three days of music and includes parking and camping. These tickets will be available only through www.bonnaroo.com. Thereafter ticket prices will increase and become available through Ticketmaster.

03.09.02 Sasquatch Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend

Ben Harper will headline solo acoustic at the Sasquatch Music Festival on Saturday, May 25th at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA. String Cheese Incident, Jack Johnson, Galactic, Blackalicious, Patrick Brayer, Soulive and more are also scheduled to perform. Tickets are now on sale through SCI Ticketing. Travel packages are available through Madison House Travel. For more information, please visit the Tour Dates section.
The autographed Guitar Player magazine contest is officially over. Results are being tabulated and the winner will be announced soon. Thanks to everyone who entered!

Last night's performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno featured the entire ensemble of musicians from the "I Am Sam" soundtrack cut. "Strawberry Fields Forever" was the third track from the album to be played on the show.