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  • Apr 24, 2015
    Ben Folds Teams Up With yMusic For New Album - The Boston Globe
    This weekend Ben Folds and the classical sextet yMusic play two sold-out shows ... in support of an album that’s finished, but whose title and release date have yet to be determined. ... “This is a rock record, kind of, but the classical ensemble is the band," says Folds. "It’s not like ‘band and strings.’” ... The record consists of Folds’s “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra” — a three-movement piece that Folds recently recorded with the Nashville Symphony — and seven new songs that find him in what should be familiar territory to his fans, but with a fresh instrumental twist. yMusic Read more»
  • Feb 24, 2015
    Ben Folds Announces New Album & World Touring
    GLOBAL TOUR SCHEDULE TO KICK OFF WITH SHOWS IN NEW YORK, CHICAGO, BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA, AND WASHINGTON, DC, AND EXCLUSIVE FESTIVAL APPEARANCE AT BONNAROO TOURING TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE SUMMER AND FALL DIGITAL ALBUM RELEASE SLATED FOR SPRING, WITH VINYL RELEASE TO FOLLOW IN LATE SUMMER (New York, NY) – Ben Folds has announced details of a landmark new album slated for digital release in the spring with a vinyl release to follow in the late summer. The upcoming album will showcase new pop songs by the multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter/producer recorded and arranged in Read more»
  • Feb 17, 2015
    US Ambassador Launches Creative Minds Series With Ben Folds
    On February 13, US Ambassador Kevin F. O’Malley launched a new cultural endeavor entitled ‘The Creative Minds Series.' American singer-songwriter and acclaimed pianist Ben Folds kick-started the project in the Ambassador’s Pheonix Park residence. The series aims to tighten cultural ties between the US and Ireland and inspire creativity in young people. Read more at GoldenPlec. Read more»
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