Ben Folds Announces “In Actual Person Live For Real Tour”

Set to appear LIVE on US stages for the first time since the pandemic hit, Ben Folds has announced a series of concerts that include solo piano and orchestral performances he’s dubbed his “In Actual Person Live For Real Tour.” The tour begins with a solo piano concert on August 27 at the Appell Performing Arts Center in York, PA, and continues through mid-November.

Folds has been in isolation in Australia since February 2020, where he was on tour when COVID-19 shut down international travel and touring. While in Australia, he has continued working, launching a podcast series called Lightning Bugs: Conversations with Ben Folds, performing live stream concerts and online chats via his Patreon page, composing new music, and preparing for the launch of a new TV series. 

On sale starts May 21, 2021, at 10 AM local. For complete details and ticket availability, please see



27 – York, PA – Appell Center for Performing Arts *

28 – Bensalem, PA – XCite Center at Parx Casino

29 – Port Washington, NY – Landmark on Main Street


8 – Ridgefield, CT – The Ridgefield Playhouse

9 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center

10 – Lynn, MA – Lynn Auditorium

12 – NYC – Irving Plaza

18 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival *


 22, 23, 24 – Dallas, TX – Meyerson Symphony Center 


4 – Tampa, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Event Center

6 – Raleigh, NC – Memorial Auditorium

7 – Charlotte, NC – Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Belk Theatre

8 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Gaillard Center 

10 – Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall *

12 – Carmel, IN – The Palladium Center for the Performing Arts *

14 – Atlanta, GA – Symphony Hall

15 – Washington, DC – TBA *

18 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre 

*On sale will start at a later date