The Moxie Strings

 
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The Moxie Strings
9:00 pm

December 11, 2015

$7adv/$10 at door – 8:30pm doors/9pm show

The Moxie Strings is the electrifying combination of fiddler, Diana Ladio, and cellist, Alison Lynn. With their feel-good melodies and foot-stomping, rock-influenced rhythms, these girls have put a fresh, enticing spin on Celtic and Americana music. Though rooted in tradition, The Moxie Strings offer listeners the unique opportunity to experience two of the world’s best-known instruments and oldest genres through a young, progressive lens. Diana and Alison often join forces with dynamic drummer and world percussionist, Fritz McGirr, to create a high-energy trio proven to captivate any audience. The Moxie Strings’ ear-catching originals and dance-worthy, traditional tunes have quickly made it one of Michigan’s most promising and well-loved instrumental acts.

While the two can light up the stage, The Moxie Strings have also dedicated their careers to introducing new genres of music to string students, and preaching the importance of non-classical music in music education. They have taught clinics in over 50 schools throughout the country and presented at many music education professional development conferences.