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MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA SHOWCASE
Chris McKhool’s FiddleFire! with Sultans of String
Chris McKhool
, fiddle and vocals •
Kevin Laliberté
, nylon string guitar
Drew Birston
, electric bass •
Alberto Suárez
, percussion
Friends & Family Concert
Sunday, May 11, 2014, 2 pm Orchestra Hall
thank you
Friends & Family Concerts are sponsored by
Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra
.
Chris McKhool’s FiddleFire! with Sultans of String
may 11
In today’s program,
Chris McKhool
and
Sultans of String
will lead a musical
tour of styles from around the world, including Gypsy jazz, blues, world, rumba-
flamenco, funk boogie-woogie, East Coast Fiddling, dance party music and more.
For two decades,
Chris McKhool
has been delighting
audiences with his original songs, infectious energy
and performances on many exotic instruments. He has
reached more than a million children live in concert,
and numerous others through his appearances on
popular Canadian media outlets including
Mr.
Dressup
, YTV’s
Treehouse
and live CBC
television and radio. Among his honors
and recognition are three Parent’s
Choice Awards, two Canadian Folk
Music Awards, a JUNO Award
nomination for his children’s album
FiddleFire
! and, in 2013, the
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
for commitment to environmental
and social activism through
music. Joining McKhool are two
versatile composer-performers,
Kevin Laliberté
and
Drew
Birston
, as well as Cuban-born
percussionist
Alberto Suárez
.
For more information, visit fiddlefire.com.
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