Ben Folds Concert Schedule
Audiences know Ben Folds from both his work as the lead man in the band Ben Folds Five
and from his solo work. He is one of the most recognizable contemporary pioneers of the power pop rock genre. He has created
some of the most popular songs in this musical category like "Brick," "Army," and "Battle of Who Could Care Less." Each one
of these tunes are recognizable as Ben Folds with his signature style of making power pop rock songs on the piano. Presently,
Ben Folds is taking off on tour and will be traveling across the United States at some of the top-notch venues. Don't miss
out on the opportunity to see Ben Folds play the Bass Performance Hall Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to the
show in lone start state, keep an eye on StubHub to get your tickets for the next show near you. We recommend not waiting
to purchase you tickets since Ben Folds is a performer with an impressive stage show and tickets will sell out quick.
About Ben Folds
In the mid 1990s, Ben Folds started to take off with his band, Ben Folds Five. In 1995, the band
released its debut self-title album. Right from the start, the album was given praise and impressed listeners. The interest
in Ben Folds Five enabled the front man to explore and hone is unique power pop rock sound. By the time Ben Folds Five sophomore
album, Whatever and Ever Amen, was released, critics and fans were incredibly impressed. The new album included the well0known
hit "Video Killed the Radio Star" originally released by the Buggles. In addition to the Buggles' hit that so many correlate
with the genesis of MTV, the album Whatever and Ever Amen included the following hits: "Brick," "Battle of Who Could Care
Less," and "Song for the Dumped."
After the release of Ben Folds Five's second album, the band took the sound in a different
direction for its third release, The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner. The album provided additional depth by incorporating
aspects of jazz. It, like the former albums, included a hit single entitled, "Army." This single made it to the UK music charts
at number 28. This chart topper was indicative of how popular Ben Folds Five was becoming in the United Kingdom and even in
Australia. Ben Folds Five also had the following hit singles on the Top 40 charts in the United Kingdom: "Underground," "Brick,"
"Army," "Kate" and "Battle of Who Could Care Less."
In 2000, Ben Folds Five disbanded after the release of The Unauthorized
Biography of Reinhold Messner. After the disappointing news at the start of the millennium, fans were excite to discover that
Ben Folds Five was writing a new studio album in 2012. The 2012 album was called The Sound of the Life of the Mind. Like the
albums that came before, it was well-liked by fans and critics. After re-capturing the hearts of its fans, Ben Folds Five
went on tour.
Outside of Ben Folds Five, Ben Folds has created and upheld a successful career as a solo artist and worked
on a number of side projects. During 2001, Ben Folds released his debut solo album, Rockin' the Suburbs, on which he played
most of the instruments himself. Unsurprisingly, the title track reached the number 28 position on the Modern Rock Tracks
Chart with the entire album making it to 42 on the Billboard 200 Chart. In 2005, Ben Folds' released the album, Songs of Silverman."
This album found even more success and made it to the number 13 position on the Billboard 200 Chart. The album Songs of Silverman
included the following popular songs: "Late," "Landed," and "Jesusland." Ben Folds solo career kept reaching higher and higher
heights much like the work with his band Ben Folds Five, as his third release Way to Normal reached number 11 on the Billboard
200 Chart. It produced songs like "Hiroshima," "You Don't Know Me," and "Cologne." Ben Folds Five has accomplished a lot as
the front man of Ben Folds Five, his solo career and many collaborations with artists like Regina Spektor and Nick Hornby.
Ben Folds has made a huge impact on his fans and fellow musicians, making him a must see performer.
Back in the 1980s, Ben Folds set out on making a name for his talent and it was with his band Ben
Folds Five that he started to make it happen. The first debut album helped to jumpstart his career when the song "Underground"
become a radio hit. Of course, it was the second album garnering even more attention from fans and critics that the song "Brick"
broke out into the mainstream. The song was listed on the Hottest 100 Songs of All Time by Triple J radio station on which
it was marked at 67. It was quite clear that Ben Folds was set to break out from the comfort of his band. His solo album Rockin'
the Suburbs set the tone for his growing solo career that continues to rise to the top of the music charts. In 2011, Ben Folds
was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
The song was later listed as number 67 in a poll of the Hottest
100 Songs of all Time by Triple J radio station. With the success of Ben Folds Five behind him, Ben Folds was poised to embark
on a successful solo career, and he did just that in 2001 with the release of his first solo album, "Rockin' the Suburbs."
He continued to release solo albums throughout the rest of the decade, in addition to collaborating with other musicians.
By 2011, Ben Folds was recognized for his prolific career when he was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
While Ben's Folds is an inductee of the Hall of Fame, he is still expanding and growing as an artist.
Interestingly, Ben Folds artistic talent is not limited to music. Prior to leading Ben Folds Five, Ben Folds
was working as an actor in theater troupes in New York City.
Ben Folds' Live ShowExperience
Fans of Ben
Folds Five and Ben Folds' solo career know exactly what they will get at a live concert—an esteemed performance from
a multi-talented artist. It isn't just Ben Folds ability to create amazing music; he is also a talented stage performer. Don't
miss your opportunity to see Ben Folds in concert.