VINYL MUSIC HALL PRESENTS
The Mad Violinist and The Symphony Crack Orchestra
Mad Love Presents: Coffee Shop Hip Hop, Fusebox Funk
2 S. Palafox St.
Pensacola, FL, 35202
Doors 8:00 PM (event ends at 11:30 PM)
This event is all ages
The Mad Violinist and The Symphony Crack Orchestra
Ashanti "The Mad Violinist" Floyd just finished working on several tracks for Nicki Minaj. Fortunately for us, he is taking the time to visit what SCO considers their "hometown" venue.
Trained from an early age in strings and percussion and having a mastery of music theory, Ashanti Floyd is considered a "melodic, rhythmic genius". While being a five time Grammy nominated violinist, composer, producer & multi-instrumentalist of 30 instruments, Ashanti is also part time violinist for double platinum recording artist Lupe Fiasco.
In 2009, after departing ways with Shady/Interscope recording artist Yelawolf, Ashanti and guitarist Matt Barrett formed The Symphony Crack Orchestra to create a different, innovative style of music. The Mad Violinist (Ashanti Floyd) and the Symphony Crack Orchestra are an accomplished band with a strong international following with unique style attracting broad audiences through Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz and Alternative Music.
The group has a strong musical pedigree including, Matt Barrett on guitar, Chris Morgan on keys, Mike Belluso playing Bass, Casey Crogan on Drums, Lance Powlis with the Horns, and Adrian Crutchfield on the Saxophone.
The Mad Violinist & Symphony Crack Orchestra are thrilled to announce the release of their sophomore album, Fiend, which is now available on iTunes and Amazon MP3. Only 24 hours after releasing the album to the world, Fiend climbed from Top 200 to Top 10 on iTunes. A record that many artists only dream about when releasing new music to their fans. Symphony Crack’s first album, Addiction set new standards in music within their category by successfully meshing different musical styles and theory into single tracks on a very dynamic record. Seeing the early success of Fiend leaves fans highly anticipating the release of their third album.
Mad Love Presents: Coffee Shop Hip Hop
Coffee Shop Hip Hop set is a new day acoustic set; with keyboard, singing, rapping, and trumpet ; (available before, after and in between sets); and full set with live band. Front man, emcee Precise aka Tee Will, singer/keyboard player Nikolai Savino, and trumpet player Brian vogel. This trio delivers memorable performances either way.
Mad Love raises the bar on live performances by fusing cover songs with there own Mad Love twist. Such as:
* Pink Floyd
* Grateful Dead
* Bob Marley
* Snoop Dogg
* Lil' Wayne
* Imagine Dragons
* Kanye West
* And many more legendary artists and bands
MadLovE, A hip hop band from Pensacola Florida, that performs Originals from lead vocals PRECISE solo and mix albums, while fusing classic hip hop, funk, and rock REMIXED covers HERE AND THERE. MadLovE Has opened up for Grammy Award winning Arrested Development, the world renowned Fishbone, Hip Hop legend Big Daddy Kane and The las Supper, Platinum recording artist Coolio and Atlantic records act The Mad Violinist. Witnessing one show will be an unforgettable MAD LOVE EXPERIENCE. STAY UP & STAY PRECISE.
Live, original and organic Hip Hop, Soul, and Rock for your earholes.
"Fusebox Funk are not constrained by genre or style. They straddle genre boundaries and produce a style all their own, from hip-hop to rock, funk to R&B...that teeters between a crazy breakdown and a relaxing groove. Versatility is the name of their game."
-Elliot Townsend, URB Magazine
-The band has recently been enjoying radio play in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, New Mexico and most recently California. As their sound spreads so does their following. Bassist Cary The Label Guy, was featured in the October 2008 issue of Bass Player Magazine and FBF was named one of the "Next 1000" by URB Magazine.
-Fusebox Funk Has recently shared the bill with the following performers:
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Ozomatli, Galactic, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, Mr. Lif, George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, The Bravery, Against Me!, Keller Williams, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, The Everyone Orchestra, Jon Fishman, Michael Kang, JJ Grey and Mofro, The New Mastersounds, Lettuce, The Motet, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3 Featuring Tim Reynolds, Arrested Development, The Polyphonic Spree, Ivan Neville, Spoon, Perpetual Groove, Pepper, Whole Wheat Bread, Lifehouse, Rooney, The Expendables, Smash Mouth, Col. Bruce and the Quark Alliance, DubConscious, Astronautalis, Strut, Lenendary JC's, Inca Maya and many more...
-Fusebox Funk has appeared at the following Music Festivals:
Bear Creek Music Festival, Talleyrand Music Festival, Mossy Headz Festival, The Real Big Deal Festival and The Camp Jam Festival, to name a few.
Cary The Label Guy:
Gallien-Krueger Amps & Cabinets
Snap Jack Cables
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Jurassic 5, Rage Against the Machine, 311, FloBots, Gift of Gab, Lyrics Born, Chali 2na, Galactic
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