LIVE: Ben Harper

Ben Harper stole more than just kisses when he brought his smooth voice to Humphreys By the Bay on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

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Ben Harper stole more than just kisses when he brought his smooth voice to Humphreys on Aug. 23.
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The Jack Moves were ecstatic to open up the night for him.
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And so was the crowd at Humphreys.
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It might not be well known (seeing as he's humble and all), but Ben Harper has won three Grammy Awards in three separate categories.
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In 2005, Harper won two Grammys -- one for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and one for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album.
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In 2014, he won his third Grammy for Best Blues Album.
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The eclectic mix of his Grammy Awards is representative of Harper's approach to music.
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He spans genres of blues, folk, soul, reggae, rock and more.
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At this point in his career, he has released 12 studio albums.
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He started playing music before he was a teenager. He was 12 when he played his first gig.
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In the zone: percussionist Leon Mobley of Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals.
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Also of the Innocent Criminals, bassist Juan Nelson.
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Of Ben Harper's Relentless7, guitarist Jason Mozersky.
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Some might call it a gamble, but Ben Harper has a lifetime record deal with Virgin Records.
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Fun fact: Harper was married to actress Laura Dern for eight years.
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He also skateboards with world-class professional skateboarder, Rodney Mullen.
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Opening the night were the Jack Moves, a duo from Newark, New Jersey.
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