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Rock Into The Holiday Season With Strings Sensation Violectric At The 5th Annual “Violectric Holiday Show” On Saturday, December 9 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 LIVE Concert Featuring Classic Holiday Tunes with a Twist and More
Bring a Pet Supply, Donation and Your Furry Friend to Support Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando
WHAT: It’s time to rock in the holidays with the popular strings super-group “Violectric” at the annual Violectric Holiday Show presented by the City of Orlando Department of Families, Parks and Recreation. Free and open to the public, the LIVE concert features traditional holiday songs like ”O Christmas Tree,” “The First Noel” and “Hanukkah, O Hanukkah” mashed up with classic rock tunes and modern hits like “Born to Run,” “Heroes” and “Sweet Dreams,” delivering a fun-filled, energetic, and highly-unique holiday show unlike anything seen and heard before. Plus, for this year’s pet-friendly show, Violectric has teamed up with Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Attendees are encouraged to bring their pets to the show, and anyone who brings a pet supply or makes a donation for Pet Alliance will receive a pet photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus making a special visit to the show. View the “Wish List” of needed items for Pet Alliance at https://petallianceorlando.org/ways-give/wish-list/.
WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm.
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 two decades across the globe. Led by GRAMMY® Recording Artist and “Vinylinist” Michelle Jones, the electric string quintet plus keyboards and drums known as Violectric, and the captivating string ensembles of Fretless Rock, are a unique fusion of the passion and beauty of classical string instruments with the excitement of cutting-edge modern technology and effects. Their custom arrangements of classic and modern rock tunes like “Who Are You?” “Nothing Else Matters,” “Chandelier,” and “Despacito” cannot be heard anywhere else.
HOW: Using their own proprietary 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 a mix of exclusive Violuminescence™ lighted instruments and bows with 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, Asia and beyond, including master classes and performances combining Violectric with student string groups, which Violectric develops 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 Violectric and sister group Fretless Rock, visit http://violectric.net, http://stringsetc.net andhttp://fretlessrock.com. For more information on Violectric Educational Programs, visit http://education.violectric.net/.