Rock Into The Holiday Season With Strings Sensation Violectric At The “Violectric Holiday Show” On Saturday, December 12 At Lake Eola Park In Downtown Orlando
Central Florida’s Top Strings Rock Group Return to the Walt Disney Amphitheatre and Offer a Fun and Free Concert Featuring All Your Favorite Holiday Tunes with a Twist
Catch a Special Preview Friday, December 4 at the Lake Eola Tree Lighting Ceremony
WHAT: Following a sizzling fall season scoring the music for Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream plus performances all across the region, the talented musicians of Central Florida’s rockin’ strings group “Violectric,” the electric string quintet with keyboards and drums, are ringing in the holiday season with their special annual holiday show. Free and open to the public, the concert will feature traditional holiday songs like “Jingle Bells,” “O Christmas Tree” and “Hanukkah, O Hanukkah” mashed up with classic rock tunes like “Kashmir,” “Born to Run” and “Sweet Dreams,” which combined with audience participation, deliver a fun-filled and highly-unique holiday show unlike anything seen and heard before.
WHEN: Saturday, December 12, 2015. Show starts at 7:30pm.
WHERE: Walt Disney Amphitheatre at Lake Eola Park, 99 N Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801.
WHO: Formed in 2008, the accomplished members of the “Classic Musicians Who Rock!” Violectric have been performing in various groups, orchestras and together for over 20 years across the globe. Led by esteemed musician “Vinylinist” Michelle Jones, Violectric is a unique fusion of the passion and beauty of classical string instruments with the excitement of cutting-edge modern technology and effects. Violectric’s custom arrangements of classic and modern rock tunes like “Billie Jean,” “Go Your Own Way,” “Moves Like Jagger” and “Chandelier” cannot be heard anywhere else.
HOW: Using custom arrangements tailored to sound unlike any other, Violectric takes audiences on a musical revolution that is guaranteed to change the way they look at everything they play. Performing on classic acoustic string instruments with electric pickups and effects, you have never heard a string quintet quite like this. From The Beatles to Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith to The Rolling Stones, Violectric performs live musical hits without any recorded elements or backing tracks.
WHY: Violectric is committed to music education offering music education programs throughout the United States and Asia including master classes and performances combining Violectric with student string groups, which Violectric produces in partnership with the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and School for the Arts as their artists in residence. For more news and information on upcoming performances, albums and happenings with Violectric and sister group Fretless Rock, visit http://violectric.net, http://stringsetc.net and http://vinylinist.com, and contact 407-434-1261 for booking inquiries. For more information on Violectric Educational Programs, visit http://education.violectric.net/.