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2017
Live In Perth (with West Australian Symphony Orchestra)
2016
In Concert 2015 - 2016
2015
So There
2011
Vault, Vol. 2 (1998-2003)
2011
Vault, Vol. 3 (2004-2011)
2011
The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective
2011
Vault, Vol. 1 (1992-1997)
2010
Lonely Avenue
2009
The Sound of Last Night...This Morning (Live)
2009
Ben Folds Presents: University a Cappella!
2008
Way to Normal
2008
Way To Normal (Expanded Edition)
2006
Supersunnyspeedgraphic, The LP
2005
iTunes Originals: Ben Folds
2005
Songs for Goldfish (Live)
2005
Songs for Silverman
2002
Ben Folds Live
2001
Rockin' the Suburbs
1997
The Best Imitation of Myself - A Retrospective
MAR
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Ben Folds at Avalon Ballroom Theatre, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort (March 21, 2019)
Venue: Avalon Ballroom Theatre, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort (Niagara Falls, ON, Canada) Find tickets
APR
09
Ben Folds and Utah Symphony with Conner Gray Covington at Abravanel Hall (April 9, 2019)
Venue: Abravanel Hall (Salt Lake City, UT, US) Find tickets
Ben Folds Feb 21, 2019
Ben Folds Feb 20, 2019
JUST ANNOUNCED: Ben to perform with the North Carolina Symphony in Cary, NC on June 22nd. Presale starts April 18. Info here: https://www.ncsymphony.org/events/272/summerfest-ben-folds/
Ben Folds Feb 19, 2019
It’s "DECLASSIFIED: Ben Folds Presents" time again! TICKETS: http://bit.ly/NSOMarch8 This March 8 concert lands on International Women’s Day, so I'll recuse myself of my usual MC duties, and my deputy Sarah Silverman will handle hosting. I’ll be there to add piano, and to be Silverman's humble servant in general - getting her coffee, steaming her clothes, feeding her untrue information over her teleprompter. Plus, I’ve twisted her arm and she may even sing. We'll also welcome other great artists to the stage: Julien Baker, who you may know from boygenius or her own solo work; Danay Suarez, Cuban rapper and one of my favorite new voices returning for her second NSO performance; and Leah Hawkins, an absolutely stunning soprano who's risking her reputation to join our motley crew. Leading the evening will be Akiko Fujimoto, Assistant Conductor for the Minnesota Orchestra. For anyone who has missed past "DECLASSIFIED: Ben Folds Presents", these are concerts where I get to pair my favorite pop(-ish) artists with the National Symphony Orchestra on The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall stage. We don’t go for electric instruments blasting while the Orchestra is relegated to playing long sweet notes over the top. No need to worry about how you dress. Just bring your ears and hearts. This is a safe space, like dropping by my house with a drink and listening to records. There’s even booze in the lobby. And for symphony heads who don’t know anything about current pop artists, it’s the same thing in reverse. Good music didn’t stop happening mid-20th century. We're still all about beautiful melodies and talent that inspires. It’s just music. Trust me, when you hear good stuff with friends, you get it. Be there AND be square!
Ben Folds Feb 14, 2019
Friday date night plans in DC? Come hear Ben perform "The Luckiest" with the National Symphony Orchestra tomorrow at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Feb 15. Get tickets here: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NTCSW
Ben Folds Feb 13, 2019
This show happens to land on International Women's Day, so I'll be featuring my friend Sarah Silverman; Julien Baker, who you may know from boygenius or her own solo work; Cuban rap artist and all around badass Danay Suarez, returning for her second DECLASSIFIED performance; and Leah Hawkins, who has an absolutely stunning soprano voice. All our DECLASSIFIED shows adhere to a set of principles that set it apart from other kinds of orchestra performances. There is no rock band on stage. The orchestra IS the band. There's no need to worry about how you dress. It's just great music. Trust me, when you hear good stuff, with friends in context, you get it. It's like dropping by my house with a drink and listening to records.
Ben Folds Feb 10, 2019
NSO DECLASSIFIED: A Valentine's Concert | Feb. 15
Ben Folds Feb 05, 2019
Just watched this for the 49th time. It’s good 3:30am fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swLnc_KSm4Y
Ben Folds Jan 26, 2019
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Ben Folds Jan 25, 2019
I travel nearly every day in my work, and I'm always impressed with TSA and their thankless gig (always hand check my film). And today the same. 👏🏼 👏🏼 👏🏼 - sorry it’s taken the recent needless kerfuffle for us all to express gratitude.
Ben Folds Jan 24, 2019
Ben Folds Jan 16, 2019
PRESALE TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW for Ben's concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra on March 22. Tickets: http://bit.ly/BenFoldsPhilOrch2019 PW: BENFOLDS2019
Ben Folds Jan 11, 2019
Join Ben in Scotland this July for a unique VIP experience! For more information: https://benfoldsscotlandgetaway.com/
Ben Folds Jan 07, 2019
Utah Symphony show on April 9th just announced! PRESALE starts Tuesday January 8 at 10AM MST. PASSWORD: BENFOLDS2019 https://utahsymphony.org/event/id/22339/
Ben Folds Jan 04, 2019
A look back and what's ahead in a "Talks at Google" NYC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAWgm5MPvIU&feature=youtu.be
Ben Folds Jan 03, 2019
Daryl Dragon - Definitely a formative influence on my piano playing, arranging and producing. RIP Mr. Dragon. Photo credit: Billboard
Ben Folds Dec 22, 2018
Digital Silver Imaging in Boston have been Ben's go to photography printers for years. If you're looking for a last minute holiday gift for a photographer, consider this promotion they're running:
Ben Folds Dec 13, 2018
WGBH
Ben Folds Dec 12, 2018
Doing his part to support public television this holiday season: https://www.metro.us/things-to-do/boston/ben-folds-wgbh
Ben Folds Dec 12, 2018
Register NOW for the 2019 Ben Folds Scotland Getaway! www.benfoldsscotlandgetaway.com VIP package includes: - 4 days and nights at a premier resort in the scenic Scottish Highlands. - Private workshops on music and photography led by Ben. - A private, intimate concert by Ben. - Exclusive VIP merchandise. - Our very own Highland Games and Talent Show led by Ben, along with a host of daily excursions from hiking, whitewater rafting to area tours. *Space is limited.
Ben Folds Dec 10, 2018
JOIN BEN IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS Spend four days in July 2019 with Ben in the Scottish Highlands, home to some of the finest whisky, coolest castles and most breathtaking scenery in the world. This exclusive VIP package GOES ON SALE AT 9 AM EASTERN ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12. More details here: www.benfoldsscotlandgetaway.com
Ben Folds Nov 30, 2018
National Symphony Orchestra
Ben Folds Nov 24, 2018
Celebrating Small Business Saturday with a sold out live performance and "Mister Peepers" 7-inch vinyl signing at Rough Trade in Brooklyn.
Ben Folds Nov 23, 2018
Now on streaming platforms! Ben Folds Five - "The Complete Sessions At West 54th" (550/Epic 1997) Recorded for the public television program of the same name, but only broadcast in fragmented form until a full DVD release in 2001, Ben Folds Five’s full performance on "Sessions At West 54th" captured the power of the piano-punk trio with fabulous renditions of tunes from their self-titled debut and the just-released sophomore album, "Whatever and Ever Amen." In addition to BFF favorites like “Brick,” “Philosophy,” “Underground” and “Kate,” the sets also includes the then-unreleased power-pop tune “Emaline,” and a quirky, lounge-act cover of The Flaming Lips’ “She Don’t Use Jelly.” Show host and KCRW-FM DJ Chris Douridas promises at the top of the set: “If you’ve seen these guys before, you’re a fan. If you haven’t, then you’re gonna be.” This set proves him right. http://bit.ly/BenFoldsFiveCompleteSessions
Ben Folds Nov 23, 2018
Thankful for a whole quiet day off to put records in alphabetical order. I know that’s a vapid thing to be thankful for. Let’s add my family friends and health too.
Ben Folds Nov 19, 2018
I'll be hosting and performing at this New Year's Eve concert against the backdrop of an amazing fireworks show on ABC Australia at the Sydney Opera House. All concert proceeds will go to support music education in schools. https://ab.co/nyetb Photo Credit: Sydney Morning Herald