Ben Folds concert and exclusive backstage afterparty 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

Crescendo Project

On Saturday, Sept. 17, singer-songwriter Ben Folds — currently on tour for “Lonely Avenue” — returns to the Twin Cities for a single night to perform with the Minnesota Orchestra, led by Sarah Hicks, principal conductor of pops and presentations.

Known for his singularly subversive rock style, Ben Folds made a wildly successful Orchestra Hall debut in October 2009, performing for a sell-out crowd.

In this special return engagement, concert-goers will hear more favorite Folds hits, including “You Don’t Know Me,” “Kylie from Connecticut,” “Cologne,” “Smoke,” “Fred Jones” and “Evaporated.”

Ben Folds

(To sample the concert, visit Minnesota Orchestra’s Ben Folds event page and choose a music or video clip from the listings.)

Following the concert, join Crescendo Project — the young patrons group of the Minnesota Orchestra — for an exclusive, members-only backstage afterparty in the green room!

Not yet a member? Don’t miss this complimentary party; join Crescendo Project today.

The number of tickets available to Crescendo Project members at a 10 percent discount is very limited and the offer is no longer available online. To secure tickets, Crescendo Project members should call the Box Office at 612-371-5656 and use the promo code received via email.

Already have your concert tickets and are a member of Crescendo Project? RSVP for the Backstage Afterparty.

Time: 8-11 p.m.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011
Place: Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Ave., Mpls., MN 55403
Cost: $25-$80

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