Fresh from the Kansas City Irish Fest, the musical geniuses that are The Moxie Strings play at Monroe’s Live on Sunday 27th October - the perfect addition to your Bank Holiday weekend!
Hailed by The Grand Rapids Press as top-notch, instrumental wizardry, The Moxie Strings offer listeners the unique opportunity to experience some of the worlds best-known instruments through an electric, innovative lens.
Alison Lynn performs on a newly-invented, electric cello, and Diana Ladio plays a contemporary 5-string violin. Both use a variety of audio effects pedals. The Moxie Strings compose the majority of their pieces and arrange melodies from many countries, resulting in a genre-blurring blend of ear-catching, mainstream melodies and foot-stomping, rock-influenced rhythms.The bands polished, high-energy show continues to redefine strings role in contemporary music, and offers audience members a diverse, fun, musical experience.
Soon after forming in 2007, The Moxie Strings were inspired not only to perform, but also to teach. Having made the exploratory journey from classical music to a world of eclecticism and music creativity, the band has now dedicated their careers to helping young musicians make this life-changing and transformative transition. Moxie clinics focus on musical self-discovery and the importance of incorporating socially and culturally relevant genres of music in the music classroom. They have taught clinics in over 200 schools throughout the US, and also present on their research and methodologies to teachers at many music education professional development conferences.
If you’re looking for a night of music and dance, look no further! Kick off your Bank Holiday weekend with The Moxie strings at Monroe’s Live on Sunday 27th October.
Tickets €8 + Booking Fee at www.monroes.ie or €11 on the door.