The American singer Ben Harper will perform on Saturday, August 6, 2022, starting with 9:45 pm, on the magical Sicilian stage of Teatro Antico, in Taormina. He will be accompanied by The Innocent Criminals.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the concert, initially planned for August 8, 2020, was postponed first to August 7, 2021, and then to August 6, 2022. Tickets already purchased remain valid for the new date.
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During 2022, in Italy, besides the concert in Taormina, Ben Harper will also appear on stage in Marostica, on July 13, in Lucca, on July 17, at the Lucca Summer Festival 2022, in Nichelino, on July 19, in Palmanova, on August 2, in Rome, on August 4, and in Brescia, on August 11.
Benjamin Chase Harper is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock.
Between 1994 and 2018, he released fourteen studio albums, five live albums, two digital albums, three concert films and three miscellaneous albums. His last album, Winter Is for Lovers, was released in 2020.
Ben Harper is a three-time Grammy Award winner and seven-time nominee. He has four albums and one single that have been certified Gold by the RIAA.
The Ancient Theater of Taormina is an ancient Greek theater built around the third century BC. With a diameter of 120 metres, the theater is the second largest of its kind in Sicily, after that of Syracuse, and it is frequently used for theatrical performances and concerts.
The theater is located about 450 meters away from the Porta Messina, the main entrance to the town, where you can also find a bus station to the Taormina-Giardini train station. The railway station is about 3.2 kilometers away, or about 50 minutes on foot.
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