|Bowfire coming to Norton Center
RELEASED: March 24, 2005
DANVILLE, KYBowfire, a one-of-a-kind music and theater experience, is coming to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts on March 29.
The event will be in Newlin Hall at 8 p.m. For tickets or season subscriptions, visit or call the Norton Center box office (859) 236-4692 or 1-877-HIT-SHOW (448-7469).
Developed in 2000, Bowfire is a meeting of critically acclaimed violinists and fiddlers whose expertise encompasses styles as varied as classical, jazz, country, rock, old-time, Texas-style, bluegrass and gypsy. Their diverse musical range is not only a testament to the talent of the musicians, but also a loving tribute to this versatile, complex and lyrical instrument.
The ensemble is comprised of 10 virtuoso violinists accompanied by piano, bass, drums, guitar and cello. Together they string together one show-stopping hit after another in a fast-paced and theatrically staged production.
The College's Norton Center for the Arts is an internationally acclaimed performing arts center that annually brings to Centre a series of musical groups, Broadway shows, individual performances and other works from the performing arts. A complete series schedule and subscription information are available upon request. You can also learn more by visiting http://www.centre.edu/nc/currentseason.html.
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