Black Violin - Two Performances!
GET TICKETS! TWO PERFORMANCES – 4:30PM & 7:30PM! We are offering discounts for student groups of 10 or more. Please call our box office at 203.438.5795
TWO PERFORMANCES – 4:30PM & 7:30PM!
We are offering discounts for student groups of 10 or more. Please call our box office at 203.438.5795 to make a group purchase.
GRAMMY Award nominated Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom,” to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.
Black Violin released their latest studio album, Take the Stairs, on November 1, 2019. The record debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Chart, #1 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart, #7 on Billboard’s Top New Artists Chart, and #9 on the Billboard Hip Hop and R&B Chart.
The duo was nominated for a GRAMMY Award for its acclaimed 2019 album “Take The Stairs.” Beyond the critical raves and awards, the members of Black Violin say their greatest accomplishment is sharing their love of music with young people across the country. Their 2015 album, Stereotypes also debuted #1 on Classical Crossover Chart and #4 on the Billboard R&B Chart. NPR praised the album and band, saying “their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.” Some of their creative collaborations include Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, and Alicia Keys.
The group advocates for educational outreach and in the past 12 months have performed for over 100,000 students in the US and Europe. Black Violin’s Impossible Tour will spread the message that anything is possible and there are no limits to what one can achieve, regardless of circumstance!
Listen to Take the Stairs Here: https://orcd.co/takethestairs
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(Sunday) 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT 06877
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