Featured Artists

  1. Lindsey Stirling to Play Aurora Violin on 'America's Got Talent'

    Excerpted from NBC Universal press release:

    Electric Violinist Lindsey Stirling featuring Lzzy Hale to Perform on Aug. 6 Results Show

    NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – The Aug. 6 ['America's Got Talent'] results show (9-10 p.m. ET) will feature a thrilling performance by electric violinist Lindsey Stirling, performing her hit single “Shatter Me,” featuring Lzzy Hale from the Grammy award-winning band Halestorm. Breakthrough artist Lindsey Stirling has dazzled the music industry with over half a billion views on her YouTube channel, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide since she first appeared on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010.  A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, AZ, her recently released sophomore album, “Shatter Me,” debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.  Lindsey’s self-titled debut album earned her a 2014 Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top Dance/Electronic Album,” has sold over 300,000 copies in the U.S. without the backing of a major label, and has gone platinum in Germany and gold in Poland and Switzerland. The album reached #1 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Chart and Classical Album Chart and peaked at #23 on the Billboard Top 200.  The track “Crystallize” has become a viral smash, racking up over 100 million YouTube views.  For more information, visit www.lindseystirling.com.

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  2. Neyveli S. Radhakrishna & the Double Violin

    Radha with his Jordan double-neck violin Radha at Electric Violin Shop
    Indian Carnatic violinist Neyveli S. Radhakrishna, who goes by 'Radha', paid a visit to our shop in advance of a performance in nearby Raleigh, NC, bringing with him his own favored instrument, one of the most unusual electric violins ever made.  Radha, who was inspired by L. Shankar's similar instrument, commissioned John Jordan a double neck electric violin.
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  3. **Calling All Recording Artists**

    We Want Your Original TuneHave you recorded original songs that feature electric violin, viola, cello or upright bass?  Do you want free exposure for your band or solo act?  If you answered yes to both, then it's time to send us your favorite original track to be used as background music in an Electric Violin Shop YouTube product review or promotional video.  There will be many upcoming videos and, therefore, many opportunities to have your track selected!
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  4. Fourness Fuse: A Customer's Review and Testimonial

    by Omar Lopez
    Omar Lopez with Fourness Fuse Omar Lopez with Fourness Fuse
    As someone who swore by the sound and build of my Zeta Jazz Fusion 5-string violin for over ten years, I stayed loyal to Zeta through several years of what seemed to be their most difficult financial times and a lot of turnover within their shop.  I have to admit I was pretty bummed when Zeta closed down, but I first heard about Evan Fourness in October 2010 through a friend on the Fiddle Forum, so I got in touch with him immediately and I'm so happy I did.  Therefore, this review not only talks about the quality and superb craftsmanship of the instrument I purchased, but also of the great experience I had in dealing with Evan and the great customer service and personalized attention he gave me as a buyer of his product.
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  5. 'Playing Outside the Box' with Daniel Bernard Roumain

    DBR Strumming 'Bernadette'We were pleased and honored to once again have composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) in our shop 11/15/12 for a streaming webcast workshop called "Playing Outside the Box with Amplification and Effects".  DBR covered a lot of ground in his talk and had the opportunity to use some equipment in our shop that really impressed him.
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  6. Ra-'skull' Flatts

    Rascal Flatts Stratton Skull Stratton Skull violin made for Rascal Flatts
    Since we started carrying Jeff Stratton's unique Skull violins, over the past several months there's been a bit of an internet stir over them.  The online exposure the instrument has received didn't escape the eyes of the Grammy-winning Country band Rascal Flatts, who ordered a Skull for their fiddler Chank Jeansonne!
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  7. Bridgid Bibbens at EVS

    April 4, 2012 at Electric Violin Shop Bridgid Bibbens at EVSWith the spring storms and late notice keeping people away, the staff of Electric Violin Shop and Bridgid Bibbens got a rare chance to hang out and talk. The workshop turned into a roundtable about our favorite things – electric violins, amplification, and effects pedals. We captured some moments on video, and think you will find them helpful on various topics.
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  8. Martha Mooke

    Martha MookMartha Mooke, composer/electro-acoustic violist, a pioneer in the field of electric five string viola, transcends musical boundaries by synthesizing her classical music training with extended techniques, digital effects processing and improvisation.   She is a Yamaha and Thomastik-Infeld Artist and a leading clinician on electric and progressive approaches to string playing.
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  9. Andre Donawa | The Alternative Quartet

    We have a new winner in the long-distance customer category! Andre Donawa, a violinist with The Alternative Quartet, flew here all the way from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to check out our extensive selection of electric violins!
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