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Published: 2011/05/16

Ben Harper Confirms Solo Tour, Live On Letterman Taping

Ben Harper will release Give Till It’s Gone, his first solo album since 2006’s Both Sides of the Gun , tomorrow. The guitarist will support the release with an extensive solo tour and a series of television appearances. He’ll perform the first single off Give Till It’s Gone , “Rock N’ Roll Is Free,” on Late Show with David Letterman on May 18 and follow the taping with a live multi-platform concert at New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater. The event is part of CBS Interactive Music Group’s leading concert webcast series, Live On Letterman. The concert will be webcast live and on-demand through CBS Properties and VEVO..

Harper will also appear on The Early Show (May 19), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (May 24) and Conan (May 25). His extensive summer tour will kick off at Wakarusa on June 4.

Here’s a look at Ben Harper’s 2011 dates

6/4 Ozark, AR Wakarusa Festival

6/5 Kansas City, MO Crossroads

6/6 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre

6/7 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre

6/12 Fès, Morocco Festival de Fès

6/30 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre

7/1 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre

7/2 Sioux City, IA Saturday in the Park

7/3 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest

7/5 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy

7/6 Ottawa, ON Bluesfest

7/8 Quebec City, QC Quebec City International Summer Festival

7/16 Aix-les-Bains, France Festival Musilac

7/18 Lucca, Italy Piazza Napoleone

7/19 Rome, Italy Fiesta Ippodromo delle Capannelle

7/20 Milan, Italy Arena Civica

7/22 Nîmes, France Festival de Nîmes

7/23 Carcassonne, France Festival de Carcassonne

7/25 Saint-Malo-du-Bois, France Festival de Poupet

7/28 Lucerne, Switzerland Swiss Blues Fest

7/29 Tarvisio, Italy Piazza Unita

7/30 Verona, Italy Castello Scaligero Di Villafranca

8/1 Monte Carlo, Monaco Sporting Summer Festival

8/3 Corsica, France La Citadelle

8/5 Avenches, Switzerland Festival Rock Oz’Arènes

8/6 Colmar, France Festival Foire aux Vins d’Alsace

8/7 Dranouter, Belgium Festival Dranouter

8/25 San Francisco, CA The Warfield

8/26 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheatre

8/27 Seattle, WA Marymoor Amphitheatre

8/28 Vancouver, BC Malkin Bowl

9/2 Stateline, NV Harvey’s Lake Tahoe

9/3 Las Vegas, NV Pool at Cosmopolitan

9/4 Del Mar, CA Del Mar Racetrack – concert following the races

9/10 Dana Point, CA Doheny Days Music Festival

9/27 Montreal, QC Metropolis

9/29 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory

9/30 Boston, MA House of Blues

10/1 New York, NY Terminal 5

10/4 Washington, DC 9:30 Club

10/5 Washington, DC 9:30 Club

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