BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT” Premieres February 7th
– Rock show with Canadian fiddlers airs February 7, 2009 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo! –
– Bravo! presents Bowfire’s upcoming national tour –
Toronto, ON (January 8, 2009) – Bravo! sexes up string instruments with BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT”, airing Saturday, Feb. 7th at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT and Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 8 p.m. / 5 p.m. PT. Featuring an energetic ensemble of fiddlers centre stage, BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT” isn’t your grandmother’s orchestra. This sizzling concert fuses jazz, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, and swing music to produce an epic rock concert. BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT” uses electric bows, multiple cameras, and a state-of-the-art lightshow to launch the fiddle into the 21st century.
Created by violinist and performer Lenny Solomon, the Bowfire company attracts the most innovative and gifted musicians in the country. BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT” stars these Canadian string virtuosos, and features step dancing, stunning Celtic vocals, and a Chinese erhu solo. This musical journey also includes fiery performances of “Fiddler in the Hood,” “Orange Blossom Special” and a rousing cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir.” Executive produced by Barry Avrich, BOWFIRE “LIVE IN CONCERT” was recorded in May, 2007 at Kitchener, Ontario’s Centre in the Square.
“When you put the best string players from around the world together on stage something magical happens,” says Solomon. “We are changing people’s perception of what a stringed instrument can do.”
SCULLY LOVE PROMO REPRESENTS FEATURED BOWFIRE PERFORMER, KELLI TROTTIER!
BOWFIRE: LIVE IN CONCERT – THE TOTAL STRING EXPERIENCE
LIVING ARTS CENTRE, HAMMERSON HALL, MARCH 20, 2009
TICKETS ON SALE
BOWFIRE brings the total string experience to the Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. The hottest new show to hit the stage is quickly becoming a major international success. It is at once an exceptionally high quality music experience and a theatrically staged production, which strings together one show-stopping hit after another.
Bowfire produces an “All Star Show” of the finest lineup of fiddle and violin virtuosos ever assembled on one stage. It takes its audiences on a musical journey that moves seamlessly from jazz, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, rock, gypsy, world, Texas Swing and Ottawa Valley and Cape Breton styles, and mixes in incredible step and tap dancing and a beautiful voice. All of this gets wrapped around a fast-paced show with first class production values that include great sound, choreography, dramatic lighting, set design and costumes.
Bowfire is a one of a kind musical and theatrical experience!
Aeroplan members can redeem their points to experience Bowfire live. This reward includes: one ticket for one person to the concert, post-show Bowfire cast Meet & Greet, and a Bowfire DVD and CD.
Note: Tickets are subject to availability and space is limited.
Tickets for Bravo! Presents BOWFIRE: LIVE IN CONCERT are priced at $25, $50 and $65, with student, senior and group discount of $5 off the ticket price. Tickets are available online www.livingartscentre.ca; by phone at 905-306-6000 or 1-888-805-8888; or in person at the box office from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 90 minutes before and 30 minutes after the start of all shows. Tickets can also be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, on line at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling 1-800-265-5566.
The Living Arts Centre is located at 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, on the west side of Square One Shopping Centre. Complimentary underground parking at the Living Arts Centre is available.