Regular visitor to these shores Ben Harper is heading back to New Zealand in November for his first ever acoustic tour.
The An Evening with Ben Harper shows will mark the American musician's first full, solo performances since he performed at the inaugural Bonnaroo Music Festival in the US in 2002.
Harper, a renowned musician, songwriter, producer and activist, is well-known for combining the sounds of soul, blues, reggae, gospel and funk.
Over a career spanning 18 years, he has not only release 10 studio albums of his own, but also worked alongside Ringo Starr, Pearl Jam and Jack Johnson, and in 2005 he won a Grammy Award for his album with the Blind Boys of Alabama.
Harper is a vocal fan of New Zealand. He has extensive traditional Maori moko tattoos and has performed here numerous times.
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