Ben Folds announces university tour

Piano-man will play North American colleges

Ben Folds announces university tour
Ben Folds has announced a tour of the US and Canada, which will see him perform on a string of east coast college campuses, as well as a handful of regular venues.

The singer-songwriter is also offering fans the chance to feature on his official website Benfolds.com and Myspace page by making a video for his cover of Dr. Dre’s ‘Bitches Ain’t Shit’.

Folds’ most recent release was October 2006’s ‘Supersunnyspeedgraphic’, an album compiled of B-sides, covers and soundtrack songs and included covers of The Cure’s ‘In Between Days’, The Darkness track ‘Get Your Hands Off My Woman’ and the aforementioned Dr. Dre tune.

He will play:

Worchester, MA Plourde Recreation Center/Assumption College (March 24)
Allentown, PA Memorial Hall Gymnasium/Muhlenberg College (25)
Blacksburg, VA Burruss Hall Auditorium/Virginia Tech Univ. (27)
Chapel Hill, NC Memorial Hall (28)
Indiana, PA Memorial Fieldhouse/Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania (30)
Charlottesville, VA University of Virginia Springfest (31)
Normal, IL Braden Auditorium/Illinois State Univ. (April 2)
E. Lansing, MI MSU Concert Auditorium (3)
Toronto, Ontario Kool Haus (6)
Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater (7)
Harrisonburg, VA Convocation Center/James Madison Univ. (10)
West Chester, PA Hollinger Gym (12)
Philadelphia, PA Wynn Commons (13)
Delaware, OH University Gym/Ohio Wesleyan Univ. (14)
Alma, MI University Gym/Alma College (15)
Buffalo, NY Koesslar Center (16)
Amherst, MA The Mullins Center/Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst (May 6)
Boston, MA Symphony Hall (9)


--By our New York staff.
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