Favorite

Know When to Fold Ben 

click to enlarge night15_ben_folds_100.jpg

After the band Ben Folds Five decided to close up shop, the remaining vocalist and pianist Ben Folds simply decided to embody all five band members, often sprinting around stage beating on drums then racing back to the piano. Since 2000, he's launched a successful solo career, touring with such names as Guster and John Mayer and even performing with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra. Though playing the occasional mellow melody, Folds is known mostly for his hard-hitting rock, delivering key-pounding songs on his grand piano, an unusual guest on the pop-rock scene. Whether it's a song dedicated to his children or a humorous rant on getting dumped, his lyrics prove just as entertaining as his electric fingertips. Ben Folds visits the National Friday, April 11, with Eef Barzelay. 9 p.m. $35. 612-1900.



  • Click here for more Calendar Events
  • Favorite

    Comments

    Subscribe to this thread:

    Add a comment

  • Re: Interview: Gregg Allman

    • I want to use this great opportunity to thank Dr. Akereco for helping me to…

    • on August 19, 2017
  • Re: Review: Richmond Triangle Players' "The View UpStairs"

    • Thanks for coming to the show, Claire! Just a small edit, my last name is…

    • on August 18, 2017
  • Re: The 13 Most Haunted Places in Richmond

    • The Sutherland Tavern..... I've been there personally.

      https://www.petersburgarea.org/events/sutherlands-tavern-ghost-spirits-tour

    • on August 17, 2017
  • More »
  • More by Liana Kleeman

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation