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Saturday, May 8: Rock Violin & Piano at Lee Street Listening Room

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Start planning for an evening of high-energy live music on Saturday, May 8th with internationally touring classical and rock violinist Adam DeGraff and Lewisburg area pianist and teacher Alex DeGraff at the Lee Street Listening Room in Lewisburg. The concert starts at 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door and seating is first come first serve. Guests are encouraged to bring refreshments!

Adam is a violinist, composer, producer, educator, and a local farmer. He has spent a part of his career as a first-chair, professional orchestral musician. Since then, Adam has experimented with rock violin, live looping, alternative music education, and traditional permaculture farming practices. He has entertained millions of folks around the world including fortune-500 corporate audiences, NFL halftime shows, concerts for U.S. presidents, and has performed at some of the coolest concert venues on the planet. Learn more about Adam at adamviolin.com

Alex is Adam’s daughter and music has always been a big part of her life. Growing up with an amazing mentor and teacher, Alex is now following in her father’s footsteps by performing for audiences in person and online while also offering piano lessons to learners of all ages. Her music style can be described as strong and captivating. When teaming up with Adam, you will find that this duo delivers an experience that reaches great heights and depths in rock-classical and aesthetic harmony. Follow Alex @_alexdegraffmusic_ on instagram.

Since 2017, the listening room stage has welcomed murder ballads and love songs by Charming Disaster; Appalachian tunes with Rachel Eddy; foot-stomping string music by After Jack; West Virginia fiddlers Doug Van Gundy and Annie Stroud; folk and alt-country artist, Sarah White; tango ensembles by Austin Piazzolla Quintet; banjo and rock and roll with Curtis Eller’s American Circus;  Americana/Psychedelic/Blues artist Lazer Lloyd; country music artist, Jenni Dale Lord; folk/pop/country duo, MA’AM; fiddle and blues band Quartet Davis; and West Virginia poet laureate, Marc Harshman.

Lee Street Listening Room is located inside Lee Street Studios, Centre for the Arts, which is a historic school building on Lee Street, near WVSOM. The venue currently hosts about 13 working artist studios exhibiting and teaching music, ceramics, photography, and movement. Their mission is to support the careers of regional artists of different mediums and present musicians from around the country. The listening room is an intimate stage for professional performers to share and interact with people who care to watch and listen in a comfortable, acoustically delicious environment. Learn more about this music venue @leestreetlisteningroom on facebook.

Lee Street Listening Room is located at 232 N. Lee Street. Questions? Email: manager@AdamViolin.com.

– Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper. April 2021.

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