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Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

Sat. Jun 21, 2014 at 7:00pm CST
Price: 65.00 CAD $
All Ages. Children under 13 free.
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Price: 65.00 CAD $
All Ages. Children under 13 free.
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Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

On Monday, June 9 at 10am a limited number of additional tickets will go on-sale for this show.

  • Limit of 4 tickets per person for this show.

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Combining funky, groove-laden soul with handcrafted acoustic folk-rock, Ben Harper enjoyed cult status during the course of the '90s before gaining wider attention toward the decade's end. As a young artist, he drew his influences from classic singer/songwriters, blues revivalists, guitar slingers, and jam bands like Blues Traveler and Phish, which meant he was embraced by critics and college kids alike. Despite finding commercial success with the radio single "Steal My Kisses" in 2000, Harper continued to explore different (and often challenging) musical textures during the 21st century, enjoying a solid fan base at home and a considerable amount of fame in Europe, where was named 2003's Artist of the Year by the French branch of Rolling Stone.

Mississippi born Musselwhite is one of the most revered blues musicians in the world. The harmonica master has won countless awards during his legendary career including induction into the Blues Hall of Fame and collaborated with innumerable musical giants of the past 50 years including Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Tom Waits, Eddie Vedder and the aforementioned Hooker, just to name to name a few.

The two at Australia’s Bryon Bay Blues Festival in 1996. Despite the difference in age and background, the two hit it off immediately.

In the grand but all-too-rare tradition of full-album artist collaborations, Get Up! (Stax/Concord Music Group) featuring Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite is a modern blues classic. The release, Harper's 12th studio album, surveys gospel, roots, country and R&B; the marriage’s fluid chemistry helping his multi-layered canvas expand as never before.

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Venue Details
TD Mainstage (Bessborough Gardens) 601 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8