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Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Though it marks a homecoming of sorts, Ben Folds' reunion with his Ben Folds Five is hardly a course reversal. In the 13 years since the trio disbanded shortly after 1999's The Unauthorized Biography
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011

Rock the Green strives for near-zero waste

It doesn't take an expert to understand the environmental toll most outdoor music festivals take...
Friday, Jan. 28, 2011

Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 8:30 p.m.

With the Ben Folds Five abortion ballad “Brick,” Ben Folds scored his first major hit, a baleful departure from his usual goofball piano romps. With his solo career, Ben Folds has swung back and forth between “Brick”-like confessionals...
02.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Rave brings cult-favorite piano-rocker Ben Folds, who is touring behind his 2008 disc Way to Normal, back to Milwaukee for a Thursday, March 19 performance with openers Jukebox the Ghost (sounds scary). Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m....
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008

Tonight @ the Resch Center - 6 p.m.

Though it’s a bit of a drive from Milwaukee, the Okobos Music Festival in Green Bay has attracted some big-name acts that are skipping Milwaukee on their latest round of tours: Death Cab For Cutie headline, backed by Ben Folds, Jewel, Ben Harper, Ingrid Michaelson and M. Ward. Think the organizers are going for the college crowd? The festival is held in conjunction with the launch of Okobos, a new line of customizable...
08.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's a bit out of the Milwaukee area�actually, a good deal out of the Milwaukee area�but it deserves some attention nonetheless: A new line of "socially responsible" footwear called Okobos is launching itself this October with a concert in Green Bay featuring Death Cab for Cutie (more popular than ever), Ben Folds (still doing the Elton John piano thing) and Jewel (now more country-ish than you re...