• 31 Mar 2016

    Pandora premieres "Call It What It Is"
    Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 4:00pm PDT

    Listen to the new album one week before it is released! Pre-order now at iTunes and get "Shine", "Call It What It Is" and "Pink Balloon" instantly. Also available at Amazon.

    This premiere works for listeners in the US, Australia, and New Zealand.

  • 31 Mar 2016

    World Cafe Live at the Queen - April 1 at Noon
    Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 2:15pm PDT

    Watch Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals perform songs from their forthcoming album Call It What It Is Friday, April 1 at Noon ET on World Cafe Live at The Queen.

  • 28 Mar 2016

    "Call It What It Is" Reflects on Police Brutality, from Rodney King to Michael Brown
    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 8:00am PDT

    "[Harper] ended up with an album that tacks between the dark—images of the literal end of the world—and the light, with a girl carried aloft by a pink balloon. Call It What It Is is an exercise in getting jerked around; it’s an 11-track tilt-a-whirl." - The Atlantic

  • 25 Mar 2016

    BHIC on SportsCenter tonight!
    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5:00pm PDT

    ESPN welcomes Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals to SportsCenter tonight in the 10pm PT hour to play ‪‎Shine‬ — the first band ever to perform in the LA studio.

    Watch the playback at ESPN.com.

  • 23 Mar 2016

    BHIC on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic
    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:30am PDT

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will be sharing live performance & interview fun on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic today at 11:15am PT / 1:15pm CT / 2:15pm ET. In LA, tune in to 89.9fm and everywhere else around the world listen online at KCRW.com. Share the word!

  • 22 Mar 2016

    Call It What It Is with Ben - Live Facebook Q&A!
    Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:45am PDT

    Join us for a live Q&A with Ben on Thursday, March 24 at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Ask Ben anything, and he'll do his best to answer as many questions as he can!

    RSVP NOW and let your friends know you'll be joining the chat here: www.facebook.com/events/522531217952699

  • 21 Mar 2016

    Pink Balloon Video
    Monday, March 21, 2016 at 5:00pm PDT

    ADDITIONAL INFO ON PAM BROOKS: http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/the-best-lines-from-pam-brooks-unlikely-star-of-hbos...

    Taken from the forthcoming album Call It What It Is due out April 8, 2016 on Stax Records.

    Directed by Sebastián Silva

  • 15 Mar 2016

    Merryland Music Fest July 9-10
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:00am PDT

    We are thrilled to announce we will appearing at the inaugural Merryland Music Fest!

    July 9-10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD.

    For full lineup, tickets, and complete event information visit www.merrylandmusicfest.com.

  • 10 Mar 2016

    "Shine" lyric video premieres on AFROPUNK!
    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:00am PST

    Get "Shine" instantly tomorrow on iTunes when you preorder Call It What It Is. Album also available at Amazon.

    "'If you were all I had, I would have it all.' We feel the same, Mr. Harper." - AFROPUNK