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Glory And Consequence In Ben Harper's Musical Career

Apr 19, 2018

Three-time Grammy award-winning, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Ben Harper met up with host John Floridis to talk shop at the Big Sky Amphitheater in Missoula in July, 2017. Harper’s eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock has earned him a devoted worldwide following throughout his career, which now spans more than a quarter-century. Hear from the artist (and avid skateboarder) who played his first gig at age 12, got a career kick-start from radio stations in Australia, and who frequently pairs activism with performing and recording.

(Broadcast: "Musician's Spotlight,"  1/11/18 and 4/19/18. Listen on the radio Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., or via podcast.)