Former Ben Folds Five frontman Ben Folds has announced details for his maiden U.S. solo tour, set to kick off Sept. 7 in Carrboro, N.C., just outside his hometown of Chapel Hill. The trek comes in sup

Former Ben Folds Five frontman Ben Folds has announced details for his maiden U.S. solo tour, set to kick off Sept. 7 in Carrboro, N.C., just outside his hometown of Chapel Hill. The trek comes in support of Folds' Epic solo debut, "Rockin' the Suburbs," due Sept. 11. Beforehand, the artist will play a handful of international dates, including the U.K.'s V2001 Festival on Aug. 18-19.

Folds, who now resides in Australia, will be backed on the road by longtime Chapel Hill friends Snooz (guitar/keyboard) and Millard (bass), as well as drummer Jim Bogios, who has played with Dixie Chicks and Sheryl Crow. The new album's title track debuted at No. 38 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks tally this week.

Here are Ben Folds' tour dates:
Aug. 3: Sydney (Newtown RSL)
Aug. 6: Melbourne (Prince of Wales)
Aug. 10: Atlanta (On the Bricks)
Aug. 18: Staffordshire, England (V2001 Festival)
Aug. 19: Chelmsford, England (V2001 Festival)
Aug. 20: Edinburgh, Scotland (Liquid Room)
Sept. 7-8: Carrboro, N.C. (Cat's Cradle)
Sept. 9: Pittsburgh (Metropol)
Sept. 11: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)
Sept. 12: Philadelphia (Theatre of Living Arts)
Sept. 13: New York (Irving Plaza)
Sept. 15: Boston (Avalon)
Sept. 16: Providence, R.I. (Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel)
Sept. 18: Charleston, S.C. (Music Farm)
Sept. 21: New Orleans (House of Blues)
Sept. 27: Cincinnati (Bogart's)
Sept. 29: Salt Lake City, Utah (State Fairpark)
Sept. 30: Pontiac, Mich. (Clutch Cargo's)
Oct. 3: Chicago (Vic Theatre)
Oct. 4: Minneapolis (First Avenue)
Oct. 6: Denver (Gothic Theatre)
Oct. 9: Vancouver (Commodore Ballroom)
Oct. 10: Seattle (Showbox)
Oct. 11: Portland, Ore. (Roseland Theatre)
Oct. 15: Los Angeles (El Rey Theatre)
Nov. 9: Tokyo (Sun Plaza)
Nov. 10: Yokohama, Japan (Kanagawa Dome Theatre)
Nov. 12-13: Tokyo (Shibuya Kokaido)
Nov. 15: Nagoya, Japan (Diamond Hall)
Nov. 16: Osaka, Japan (Koseinenken Hall)