Ben Folds Solo To Hit The Road

Former Ben Folds Five frontman Ben Folds has announced that he'll kick off a solo U.S tour beginning in his old stomping grounds of Chapel Hill, N.C. on Sept. 7 and wrapping up in Los Angeles on Oct. 15. He's touring in support of his upcoming solo record, Rockin' The Suburbs,out on Epic Records Sept. 11
Folds, who now resides in Australia, will be backed on the road by longtime Chapel Hill friends Snooz (guitar/keyboard) and Millard (bass), as well as drummer Jim Bogios, who's also played with the Dixie Chicks and Sheryl Crow.

Here are Ben Folds' tour dates:

Sept. 7-8: Carrboro, N.C. (Cat's Cradle)

Sept. 9: Pittsburgh (Metropol)

Sept. 11: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)

Sept. 12: Philadelphia (Theatre of Living Arts)

Sept. 13: New York (Irving Plaza)

Sept. 15: Boston (Avalon)

Sept. 16: Providence, R.I. (Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel)

Sept. 18: Charleston, S.C. (Music Farm)

Sept. 21: New Orleans (House of Blues)

Sept. 27: Cincinnati (Bogart's)

Sept. 29: Salt Lake City, Utah (State Fairpark)

Sept. 30: Pontiac, Mich. (Clutch Cargo's)

Oct. 3: Chicago (Vic Theatre)

Oct. 4: Minneapolis (First Avenue)

Oct. 6: Denver (Gothic Theatre)

Oct. 9: Vancouver (Commodore Ballroom)

Oct. 10: Seattle (Showbox)

Oct. 11: Portland, Ore. (Roseland Theatre)

Oct. 15: Los Angeles (El Rey Theatre)


Ben Folds Solo To Hit The Road