Ben Folds

Watch Ben Folds and Regina Spektor Perform Their Hamilton Mixtape Song “Dear Theodosia” with the National Symphony Orchestra

Regina Spektor and Ben Folds were joined by the National Symphony Orchestra in a performance of their Hamilton Mixtape song "Dear Theodosia." The performance was…
Rob Arcand / December 1, 2018

GOP Senate Organization Calls Ben Folds and Jason Isbell the “Unhinged Left” Ahead of Tennessee Rally

The NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee), a GOP Senate organization headed by Senators Cory Gardner and Thom Tillis, issued a press release on Monday condemning…
Maggie Serota / August 20, 2018

Cake and Ben Folds Announce North American Tour

The newest entry into the lexicon of semi-nonsensical tours relying on nostalgia from the seemingly too-recent past is a new outing featuring Cake and Ben Folds…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 2, 2018

Kesha Performs Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ With Ben Folds at Billboard Music Awards

Embattled pop star Kesha's appearance at the Billboard Music Awards last night was not a sure thing until very recently, her performance originally having been…
Andrew Unterberger / May 23, 2016

Ben Folds Brought Kesha Onstage Last Night for a Three-Song Set

After the Billboard Music Awards announced that Kesha would likely no longer perform at this weekend's ceremony due to Dr. Luke's revocation of his approval to let…
Brennan Carley / May 19, 2016

Stephen Colbert Enlists Mavis Staples, Beirut, More for Sly Stone Cover on First ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert started his tenure on CBS' Late Show on Tuesday night, and he wasn't about to do so without a pretty special musical guest…
Colin Joyce / September 9, 2015

Lorde, Skrillex, Diplo, and More Try to Write a Jingle, Fight Instead

So 40 bands walk into a radio station... no, this surprisingly isn't the start of some dumb music joke. As part of a new a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

‘Star Wars’ Cantina Band Auditions: Watch Ben Folds, Mark McGrath, More

Star Wars Day came and went, but we might as well call 2014 Star Wars Year as anticipation (and promotion) builds for Episode VII. As A.V.
Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

See the Flaming Lips and Ben Folds Messily Cover Usher’s ‘Love in This Club’

The Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon (B.L.A.M.) broadcast brought with it the exciting news that the Tennessee fest's 2014 lineup will include Kanye West, Elton John,…
Chris Martins / February 21, 2014

Watch Bonnaroo’s Performance-Packed 2014 Lineup Video

It's time once again for the Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon, a.k.a. B.L.A.M. The annual broadcast has begun on the Tennessee festival's homepage (watch it here),…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Ben Folds Five Is a Crowd in ‘Sky High’ Video

Ben Folds Five are currently on the road with fellow '90s alt-pop favorites Guster and Barenaked Ladies, but the iconic nerd-rock trio hole up in…
Kyle McGovern / July 11, 2013

Ben Folds Five Reunion Births Band’s First-Ever Live Album

When Ben Folds Five returned from a 13-year gap between studio albums with 2012's The Sound of the Life of the Mind, SPIN's David Peisner…
Kyle McGovern / April 18, 2013

Watch Ben Folds Five Crack Dick Jokes on ‘Conan’

Ben Folds Five cracked some jokes on Conan last night (January 30) during a rendition of their foul-mouthed wink "Draw a Crowd," from last year's reunion…
Kyle McGovern / January 31, 2013

Ben Folds Explains Why He Reunited the Five

Ben Folds was literally in the dark in regards to the idea of reuniting with bassist Robert Sledge and drummer Darren Jessee and bringing their…
David Marchese / July 27, 2012

Ben Folds Five’s First Album in 13 Years Due in September

The Five returneth! After over a decade filled with solo projects, collegiate a cappella recording sessions, ill-fated singing competitions, and collaborations with authors and Internet-savvy…
Devon Maloney / July 16, 2012
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