Ben Folds
  • Presented By: Virginia Arts Festival
  • June 7, 2024
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
  • 201 Market St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • (757) 282-2822
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: Tickets at vafest.org
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Ben Folds is regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. The Emmy-nominated singer-songwriter-composer has created a huge body of genre-bending music including pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and numerous collaborative records. For the past 30 years, he’s toured as a pop artist, while also playing with some of the world’s greatest orchestras. A NY Times Best Selling author and podcast host, Ben also composes for film, tv and theatre, guest stars in films and TV, and serves as the Artistic Advisor to National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Wash., DC. A longtime advocate for arts and music education, Ben launched a charitable initiative in his native state of North Carolina entitled “Keys For Keys,” which provides funds and keyboards to existing nonprofits that provide free or affordable music lessons to interested school children. On the national level, he’s active as a member of Americans For The Arts and the Arts Action Fund.

This program is funded in part by the citizens of Virginia Beach through a grant from the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission.