Ben Folds and Violent Femmes announce Stage AE show
Ben Folds and Violent Femmes are joining up and taking to the road this year.
The co-headlining tour is headed to Pittsburgh with a stop at Stage AE on Aug. 6.
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.; the venue and the bands are also offering presale ticket chances starting Tuesday. General admission tickets are $35 ($40 day of the show) and premium seat tickets are priced at $99.
Piano rocker Ben Folds is best known for hits like “Brick,” “Rockin’ in the Suburbs,” “You Don’t Know Me” and “Still Fighting It.” His new memoir, “A Dream About Lightning Bugs. A Life Of Music And Cheap Lessons,” is set to be released in July.
Violent Femmes returned after an absence with their first album in 15 years, “We Can Do Anything.” The band is best known for its early 1980s anthem, “Blister in the Sun.”
— Stage AE (@Stage_AE) March 4, 2019
Just Announced! We're touring this summer with @BenFolds.
PRESALE starts tomorrow at 10 AM local.
TICKETS here: https://t.co/htYlBphndE
VIP PACKAGES here: https://t.co/c2aKHh7UM6 pic.twitter.com/SzOlQaOgtC
— Violent Femmes (@violentfemmes) March 4, 2019
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