- Ben Folds
Event on 2014-06-23 20:00:00
Multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ben Folds will feature high-energy performances of his new piano concerto, along with orchestral arrangements of many of his pop hits, on July 22nd with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Canandaigua NY at CMAC.
The performance is part of The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience touring the US, the UK and Australia throughout 2014. Folds tour is being sponsored by Acura/ELS.
Folds was the front man of Ben Folds Five before going on to have a successful solo career. A critically acclaimed celebrity judge on NBCs The Sing Off, Folds has earned a reputation as a singular and influential voice in the world of popular music. In addition to numerous albums and a recent reunion tour with Ben Folds Five, Folds has recorded multiple studio albums as well as records documenting his renowned LIVE performances. Folds, serves on the Board of the Nashville Symphony and owns the famous RCA Studio A in Nashville where legendary music from all genres, including Grammy-winning symphony albums, have been recorded.
For more than a decade, Folds has performed with some of the worlds greatest orchestras, including record-breaking sell-out Australian symphonic shows, repeatedly sold out shows at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC with the National Symphony Orchestra, and at the Boston Pops.
In 2012, Folds was commissioned to compose his first piano concerto, a unique blend of three movements that test the bounds of traditional orchestral music.
Folds is a member of the distinguished Artist Committee for Americans For The Arts, and is also an outspoken advocate for music therapy and music education.
This event is all ages
at The Space at Westbury
250 Post Avenue
Westbury, United States
- Ben Folds National Symphony Orchestra
Event on 2014-06-25 20:15:00
Steven Reineke, conductor
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Front man of Ben Folds Five and judge of NBCs The Sing-Off showcases his new piano concerto and orchestral arrangements of pop hits with the National Symphony Orchestra
at Wolf Trap Filene Center
1551 Trap Road
Vienna, United States
- Kathleen Madigan
Event on 2014-11-22 20:00:00
Over Kathleen Madigans 25 year career she has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made. Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. Her third hour-long special, Madigan Again, which iTunes named one of the Best Comedy Albums of 2013, premired on September 11 exclusively on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America, and is now available on CD, DVD and audio or video download. Previously shes released 4 CDs and 2 DVDs and starred in 2 HBO specials, 3 Comedy Central specials, 3 CMT Salute to the Troops specials with Ron White and her last hour-long special, Gone Madigan, premired on Showtime and is available on Netflix.
2014 is packed with theater gigs and appearances on late night television. It's been a 25 year career of 300 nights a year on the road. She's gone from one nighters, to club gigs, to theaters, to headlining the Mirage in Las Vegas.
Kathleen won the American Comedy Award for "Best Female Comedian, the Phyllis Diller award for "Best Female Comedian" and has performed on two USO tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. Kathleen is the only comedian in the history of NBC's Last Comic Standing to go unchallenged by any other comedian–meaning no comedian would say they were funnier than her; Kathleen was a top three finalist in Season 2 and a judge on Season 5. She has done live remotes and commentary on numerous shows including Dr. Phil, E!, TV Guide Network, VH1, ESPN 2 and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
at The Carolina Theatre
309 West Morgan Street
Durham, United States