Ben Folds

Venue
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Address
201 Market Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Virginia Beach City
Date(s)/Time:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (7:30 AM-10:30 PM)
Phone: (757) 385-2787
Website www.sandlercenter.org

Ben Folds Five were among the most distinctive and inventive bands of the alternative era, beloved for their kinetic live shows and piano-powered popcraft. Now, more than a decade after the Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based trio first said farewell, Ben Folds Five are back and clichés be damned, they’re better than ever.Folds’ lyrical acuity remains equally idiosyncratic, his trademark wisecrackery and wry character portrayals now edged with significantly more experience and insight. In the same spirit as the band’s intimate instrumental interplay, songs like the mordant “On Being Frank” or the rolling title track (penned with friend and collaborator, novelist Nick Hornby) see Folds exploring myriad themes of letting go, of shattering the boundaries between identity and environment.




Last Updated: 7/11/2013 11:16 AM
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