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Posted on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 : 4:15 p.m.

Ben Harper to play acoustic date at Michigan Theater this fall

By Bob Needham

Blues-rocker Ben Harper will visit the Michigan Theater as part of an acoustic tour this fall.

It will be Harper's first acoustic tour as a headliner, starting Sept. 4 and including a date at Carnegie Hall on Oct. 10. The Michigan Theater date is Sept. 26.

Tickets, priced at $39.50-$75 plus service charges, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via and all Ticketmaster outlets.

The tour will feature songs from throughout Harper's career—from his 1994 debut, "Welcome to the Cruel World," to his latest album, "Give Till It’s Gone."

Bob Needham is director of entertainment content for Reach him at or 734-623-2541, and follow him on Twitter @bobneedham.


Blue Marker

Thu, Mar 22, 2012 : 9:46 p.m.

Love this guy's voice. Tickets are a bit pricy though.