MarchFourth Marching Band: Mardi Gras-Style Celebration with Stilt-Walkers, Acrobats & More
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The last date listed for MarchFourth Marching Band was Saturday January 28, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Garrison Keillor put it best when he said: "I want to hear them singing the rest of my life." He was referring to Robin and Linda Williams, the husband-and-wife folk duo from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. It's hard to know what's more evocative -- their charged lyrics or their brilliant harmonies, polished to perfection after decades of performance. Regardless of the precise nature of their magic, the couple has enchanted audiences everywhere they go, including appearances on A Prairie Home Companion, performances at The Grand Ole Opry and tours with the likes of Mary Chapin Carpenter and Emmylou Harris. Now they come to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center for a distinctive concert of their very best folk, bluegrass and country music. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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This was a terrific, high energy,entertaining show. The musicians were excellent, and the stilt walkers, gymnasts and dancers were great. They had the audience up and dancing along. The only drawback was the volume which was way too loud for the venue.
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- Check out music, video and more on <a target="_blank" href="http://marchfourthmarchingband.com/about/">MarchFourth Marching Band's website</a>.
- "The kind of spectacle that deserves the word awesome." --<em>Atlanta Journal Constitution</em>
MarchFourth Marching Band (M4 to its fans) is a kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy that inspires dancing in an atmosphere of celebration. Aside from their marching band themed costumes, as well as the 5-piece percussion corps and 7-part brass section, M4 is far from a “marching band” in any traditional sense (though this group of about 20 has been known to parade down Main Street before taking the stage). M4 is anchored by funky electric bass and has been evolving into a more guitar- and vocal-driven musical experience. The show will take you on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the gypsy camps of eastern Europe to the African jungle by way of Brazil, echoing the deepest grooves of American funk, rock, and jazz then boiling it all together in cinematic fashion with high-stepping stilt-acrobatics and dazzling dancers. This genre-busting, in-your-face experience is not to be missed! What began as a Fat Tuesday party in Portland, Oregon, on March 4th 2003, has since become one of the nation’s best live touring acts.