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Ben Folds

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation.

He’s created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and numerous collaborative records.

He tours as a pop artist, while also performing with some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, and is currently serving as the first ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. A New York Times Best Selling author and podcast host, Ben has several music projects currently in development, frequently guest stars in film and TV, and is working on two new albums.

He also recently launched a music education initiative in his home state of North Carolina, and continually advocates for improving public policies for the arts and arts education on the national level.

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Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
We Mar 29, 2023 - 7:30pm CT
Advocate 80 / Standard 45 / SC 40 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10

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