Fri, Aug 17

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Madison House Presents

Cake & Ben Folds

with Special Guest Tall Heights

Doors: 4:30 pm

Show: 6:00 pm

Price: $49.50 - $79.50

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CAKE’S BIOGRAPHY

CAKE’s adherence to their original guiding principles has only grown stronger. Originally formed as a somewhat antagonistic answer to grunge, CAKE’s democratic processes, defiant self-reliance, and lucid yet ever-inventive music has made them a nation-state unto themselves, with no obvious peers, belonging to no school.

In addition to writing, arranging, producing, and performing their own music, they have taught themselves to engineer & produce their recording projects in their own solar-powered studio in Sacramento, CA — which actually generates more power than is needed to run it (causing the building’s electrical meter to run in reverse).  Additionally, CAKE’s go green advocacy will continue this summer… the band gives away a native tree at every performance (and have done so for the past 12 years). When you attend a CAKE concert, there is always a tree on stage throughout their performance, and at some point during the evening one lucky audience member (who is willing the make the commitment to be a lifelong steward for the tree) gets to take it home. The CAKE Forest can be seen here.

CAKE’s most recent album, SHOWROOM OF COMPASSION, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Top 200” Chart and was touted for its “deadpan brilliance” by The New Yorker. The band is currently in the recording studio working on their ninth album, due for release later this year.


BEN FOLDS BIOGRAPHY

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. He has created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and collaborative records with artists spanning Sara Bareilles, Regina Spektor, and William Shatner.

Folds’ most recent work, 2015’s SO THERE, blended original songs with his critically acclaimed “Concerto For Piano and Orchestra” and soared to #1 on Billboard’s “Classical” and “Classical Crossover” charts. For over a decade, Folds has performed with some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras. In 2017, he was named as the first-ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

Folds continues to perform with symphonies and also recently returned to solo touring, delivering a high-energy rock show with the intimacy of a solo piano performance.


VIP TICKET INFORMATION

 A BEN FOLDS MEET & GREET EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) premium reserved seat in the first (5) rows with early venue entry to see Ben Folds live
  • Meet & greet/photo opportunity with Ben Folds
  • One (1) Rockin’ the Suburbs lyric sheet signed by Ben Folds
  • Invitation to the AMAA (Ask Me Anything….About Music) Master Class with Ben Folds*
  • Group photo taken by Ben to be featured in an online photo gallery throughout the tour
  • One (1) exclusive Ben Folds merchandise gift
  • One (1) commemorative ticket
  • Crowd-free merchandise shopping
  • On-site concert host

* No piano experience will be necessary to enjoy the Master Class

AMAA (ASK ME ANYTHING… ABOUT MUSIC): A BEN FOLDS MASTER CLASS

  • One (1) premium reserved seat in the first (10) rows with early venue entry to see Ben Folds live
  • Invitation to the AMAA (Ask Me Anything….About Music) Master Class with Ben Folds*
  • Group photo taken by Ben to be featured in an online photo gallery throughout the tour
  • One (1) exclusive Ben Folds merchandise gift
  • One (1) commemorative ticket
  • Crowd-free merchandise shopping
  • On-site concert host

*No piano experience will be necessary to enjoy the Master Class

Please note, this package does not include a Meet & Greet with Ben.