Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning musician and producer, activist and record label founder, Ben Harper, is set to perform for the first time ever at The AMP at Craig Ranch in North Las Vegas on May 26. Tickets are on sale now via etix.
Ben Harper’s music and career embodies musical brilliance, open mindedness, lyrical honesty and abiding social activism of the 1960’s. With over 15 million records sold worldwide, the career of this multi-GRAMMY® award-winning musician, producer, activist and now, record label founder, spans decades, during which he has been established as a singularly powerful songwriter and performer with range across multiple genres with a rare ability to blend the personal and political.
Born Alejandro Rose-Garcia on June 4, 1987, Shakey Graves is a musician from Austin, Texas. His music combines blues, folk, country, and rock-and-roll. Rose-Garcia received his stage name at Old Settler’s Music Festival in 2007. Before being known as Shakey Graves, Rose-Garcia had acting roles on Friday Night Lights and the Spy Kids franchise. Shakey Graves has been featured on Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers and Austin City Limits. He received the Best Emerging Artist Award at the 2015 Americana Music Awards.
“With high-caliber entertainers like Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, we are positioning The AMP at Craig Ranch as the premier entertainment venue, not just in Southern Nevada, but in the region”, said Steve Manley, General Manager of The AMP.
Other acts confirmed during the 2022 concert series at The AMP at Craig Ranch include Cedric the Entertainer (March 5), Serpentine Fire (March 12), Said the Sky (March 19), Funk Explosion 2022 (April 9), Blues at the Amp (May 6), Lord Huron (May 17), and I LOVE THE 90’S TOUR (May 20). Opened in 2015, The Amp is the only large-scale outdoor amphitheater in the Las Vegas valley located inside Craig Ranch Regional Park with seating capacity up to 6,800.