Lindsey Stirling at the National 

Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. $20-$25.

click to enlarge night19_lindsey_stirling.jpg
Hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling quickly made a name for herself after becoming a quarter-finalist on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010. Although she didn’t win, her colorful and spirited mix of classical, hip-hop, rock and modern dance made her a YouTube sensation, which led to her carving out a unique niche within the modern classical genre. Boosted by the electronic and dub-step-infused single, “Crystallize,” which gained 11 million views in less than two months, Stirling’s self-titled debut album reached No. 81 on the Billboard 200 while topping its dance-electronic albums and classical albums charts in the United States. Lindsey Stirling performs at the National on Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. $20-$25. thenationalva.com.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Comedian Chris Rock Coming To Altria in March

    • Great to see talent of this level coming to town. Bravo.

    • on December 6, 2016
  • Re: Richmond International Raceway and AEG Live Announce Partnership for Classic Amphitheater

    • The Classic Amphitheatre is no Wolf Trap. Acts come to venues for the most bucks…

    • on December 4, 2016
  • Re: Toy Maven: An Antique Plaything Specialist Talks About the Joys of Collecting

    • Very nice article. I'm not surprised and still impressed with your continual desire to Learn…

    • on December 3, 2016
  • More »
  • Latest in Night and Day

    Copyright © 2016 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation