Modesto Unplugged presents SIXPENCE SUNDAYS:
a new matinee concert series held at
MOON & SIXPENCE MUSIC AND ART HOUSE
A listening concert space, art gallery, and theater center
500 9th St. between E & F streets, in courtyard next to El Sol restaurant
More info at 209-543-5306 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A high energy pure-drop Scottish music band, with world-class fiddling in combination with bagpipes, guitar, bodhran, whistle, and bouzouki. The group includes, International Scottish Fiddle Champion Rebecca Lomnicky, multi-instrumentalist David Brewer of the popular Celtic band Molly’s Revenge, and Adam Hendey on guitar and bouzouki. Together, The Fire performs captivating Scottish music which bridges the gap between the fiddle and bagpipe music of Scotland—two worlds united, into a heartfelt and rousing musical experience.
Sunday September 30 - 2 PM - $15
Sunday September 16 - 3 PM - $20
Hot Club Faux Gitane employs the rhythm and lead guitars and acoustic bass typical of gypsy swing, and adds to them mandolin, bassoon, clarinet, and the occasional melodica. This unique collection of instruments allows the group to capture a vitality and freshness that makes this music new all over again. Similarly, HCFG augments the traditional repertoire with jazz standards, Latin tunes, and original compositions - all played in the gypsy jazz style. The group also features 'Valley Talent Project'-winning vocalist Shelly Bort.
Saturday October 6 - evening concert at CENTER STAGE CONSERVATORY'S LOWER LEVEL STUDIO
948 11th St. (downstairs in the City Center building) - 8 PM - $15/$20
With an emphasis on exciting and unexpected grooves, adventurous improvisations and rich soundscapes, StringQuake has captivated audiences far and wide. The trio formed in 2012 with the mission to use their unique instrumentation - electric harp, cello, and percussion - to transcend audience expectations. Each performance draws listeners in to hyper meticulous musical arrangements while still giving each trio member soloistic freedom. Impossible to genre-fy, StringQuake’s stylistic influences include traditional classical chamber music, jazz, Latin, classical Indian, West African folk and Balkan music.