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‘Black Violin’ returns to the Orpheum

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MEMPHIS, TNBlack Violin returns to the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, February 28th at 6:30 PM.  Virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B will inspire audiences once again as they prove that their hearts are as big and soulful as their sound.

Presented by the Orpheum Theatre's Family Series, Black Violin is back to raise the roof sky-high with a funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues and R&B. Joining Kev and Wil B are DJ TK on the turntables, Beatdown on Drums and Joe Cello on Cello. Black Violin composes a concert of booming new beats, classic favorites, and cool pop covers. With superstars Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Akon, Diddy and Linkin Park singing their praises, Black Violin smashes musical stereotypes and will enthrall fans of both Bach and Beyoncé.  Black Violin is recommended for all ages.

Tickets prices range from $15 to $20 and are available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS).  Special group rates are also available by contacting Lindsay Krosnes at 901.529.4244 or krosnes@orpheum-memphis.com.

The Orpheum's 2013-2014 Family Series is made possible by the following generous sponsors: AutoZone, International Paper, Kemmons Wilson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, Target, and Tennessee Arts Commission.

About The Orpheum Theatre:

The Orpheum Theatre is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of the community to carry out its mission to foster the enjoyment and understanding of the arts in Memphis, as well as the economic prosperity of Downtown and surrounding areas.

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PHOTO CAPTION/CREDITBlack Violin is back to raise the roof of the Orpheum Theatre February 28.  Photo courtesy of Black Violin.

 

TITLE: BLACK VIOLIN

EVENT TYPE: Family Series

DESCRIPTION: Virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B are back to raise the roof sky-high with their funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues and R&B. Joining Kev and Wil B are DJ TK on the turntables, Beatdown on Drums and Joe Cello on Cello. Apollo Legends BLACK VIOLIN compose a concert just for you with booming new beats, classic faves and cool pop covers. With superstars Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Akon, Diddy and Linkin Park singing their praises, BLACK VIOLIN smashes musical stereotypes and will enthrall lovers of Bach and Beyoncé. They have inspired kids proving that their hearts are as big and soulful as their sound.

VENUE: The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: Friday, February 28, 2014  6:30 PM

TICKETS: $15 - $20

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com

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