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“Big Bang Boom” booked for Lollapalooza

Ben’s brother Chuck Folds and his  Big Bang Boom bandmates Steve Williard and Eddie Walker (yes, that Eddie Walker) will be boppin’ across the generations at Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago. The performance date and time aren’t set as of now but the festival takes place over the weekend of August 5-7 in the vast green expanses of the windy city’s Grant Park, which runs along Lake Michigan in front of the iconic Chicago skyline. (more…)

Look out Gemini, here comes Big Bang Boom

Ben’s brother Chuck Folds and his kids’ band, Big Bang Boom, have released a video in support of their latest effort, Why Can’t I Have Ice Cream?. It’s lively music that the kids are boppin’ to, but the parents can enjoy as well (and no salty language, unlike his little brother). Chuck (bass) is joined by longtime Folds family collaborators Snüzz doing vocals and electronics, drummer Eddie Walker, and guitarist/vocalist Steve Williard, along with Merritt Partridge, John Seagle, Tiger Butler and Scott Manring on banjo (what would a kids’ band be without a banjo?). Chuck is the guy in the orange shirt that kinda looks like Merton, er, Ben.