The Black Violin Experience Tour showcases the two-time Grammy-nominated duo Black Violin, brought to life by Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste, invoking a mystifying musical fusion of exquisite classical sounds and exhilarating hip-hop beats. A concert performance that boldly merges centuries of music and unites audiences with a message of hope and possibility. Fans can expect to be immersed in a sound that transcends categories and celebrates ingenuity and ambition, proving anything is possible.
On stage, Kev Marcus gives an electrifying violin performance along with Wil Baptiste's magnetizing viola and vocal performance. Joining them are Nat Stokes on drums, DJ SPS on the turntable, and Liston Gregory on keys. Together they are reconceptualizing what a violin concert looks and sounds like, building bridges to a place where Mozart, Marvin Gaye, and Kendrick Lamar harmoniously coexist. Black Violin invites you to think outside the box.
With Special Guest
Son Little, praised by an American Songwriter as "one of the best songwriters working today," conceived his latest album, Like Neptune, in a cabin overlooking the Delaware River in upstate New York. Trading in the existential dread permeating his previous work for unbridled joy and self-acceptance, Son Little transmutes the chronic pain of self-doubt into a beautiful and freeing opus about overcoming generational trauma. Hailed by Afropunk as "a stunning statement of purpose," Like Neptune decorates the altar of the primordial blues and elevates the labor of healing to high art. "I've always felt as though I was making music because I had to, something inside compelled me. Fueled me," Little shared. "This the first time in a long time I'm making music for the pure joy of creating."
Son Little and his band, comprised of Little on the vocals/guitar, Steve McKie (drums), and DeShawn Alexander (keys/bass), will tour North America for the first-time in support of Like Neptune through November and December.
The Black Violin VIP Soundcheck Experience
- One Premium Reserved ticket in the first five rows.
- Invitation to a private pre-show experience including:
- Access to view a portion of soundcheck
- Moderated Q&A
- Photo opportunity with Kev and Wil
- VIP access to the merchandise booth and a 20% discount on any available item
- Commemorative VIP laminate
- Early entry into the venue