Ben Folds debuted in 1995 with his band “Ben Folds Five,” and produced four albums through till 1999. During their active years the band appeared on many “Billboard” genre charts, and enjoyed some popularity in the U.S., but also abroad in Australia and the United Kingdom. Folds described the band’s alternative rock style as “punk rock for sissies.” Soon after, Folds went solo and released six albums, and was the first musician to broadcast a concert live over MySpace. He has also contributed to the works of William Shatner, and Amanda Palmer. In September of 2008, the band reunited for a single concert to support the charity “Operation Smile.”

Recently Ben Folds presented “University A Cappella,” a compilation CD of university a cappella groups from across the country. He was quote saying, “Music education has been atrophying, and yet… a cappella groups are getting together… I wanted to capture that magic.”

Ben Folds Five is reuniting for an exclusive one-time, live benefit performance of their final album, “The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner,” in its entirety on September 18 at the UNC Memorial Hall in Chapel Hill, NC. It will mark the band’s first performance together in 10 years and... Read more
Australian indie rocker Missy Higgins is continuing her musical conquest of North America, and she’s getting some help from two established musical acts this time around. Many of the dates on the singer-songwriter’s upcoming tour leg are split between the Indigo Girls and Ben Folds. Of the 26 shows... Read more
Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Ben Folds, former frontman of the Ben Folds Five, has mapped out a 15-date tour to support the September 30 release of his third album as a solo artist, “Way To Normal.” A classically trained percussionist, Folds opens his U.S. tour with two classical performances — September 6... Read more