• Sultans of String

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Sultans of String – Children’s Concert

    Sultans of String return with FUN FOR ALL!

    The Songwriting, The Sounds, The Magic. Chris McKhool (violin) and Kevin Laliberté (guitar), the songwriters behind the music, take you on a musical journey around the world!

    McKhool met Laliberté just as the guitarist was coming off the road from touring around the world with Jesse Cook and cross Canada with The Chieftains. When McKhool (who has performed with Jesse Cook, Pavlo, Club Django) first heard guitarist Laliberté’s rumba rhythm their musical mind-meld created Sultans of String’s sound – the intimate and playful relationship between the violin and the flamenco guitar.  Acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, creating soundscapes that seem impossible to be coming from just two people.

    Larger than the sum of its parts, this dynamic duo take you on a journey to hear the horses of Sable Island, underwater to hear the calls of Luna the Whale, and on the silk road through Spain and the Middle East, through the Gypsy-jazz cafés of Eastern Europe, and then back to Canada for a trip to the majestic Arctic.

    Tickets:

    Until 5 pm Friday, April 11, $5 tickets available here.

    After 5 pm Friday and on Saturday, April 12, $5 tickets available at the door, starting at 10:45. The space is large – there is room for everyone. Come – bring the little people in your life – and see a great show! See you there!

    • Location:MSU Community Music School
    • Ticket price:Tickets available on line after Aug. 6 at www.tenpoundfiddle.org, and at the door, one hour prior to show.
    • Start time:11:00 AM
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