Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling to play PBS fourth gig – EDM.com
Considered one of the most revolutionary and groundbreaking artists in the electronic and classical worlds, “violinist dancing dubstep” Lindsey Stirling remains as fearless and explosive as ever. Since the release of her self-titled debut album in 2012, the artist, violinist and dancer has established herself as a star with her unique brand of classical electronic music.
Stirling is expected to occur at PBS‘ A capital quarter which will be broadcast live from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol for its 39th year on Thursday, July 4 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST.
Stirling’s third studio album Brave enough debuted in 5th place on BillboardTop 200 Album Chart and went on to get # 1 at the end of the year of publication Best Dance / Electronic Album list, placing themselves in front of the heavyweights of dance music The Chain smokers, Nozzle and Kygo. The album also had the best-selling week for an album track on the chart and took # 1 on the Classic album chart for 21 consecutive weeks. The artist herself ranked 6th Billboard Best Dance / Electronic Artist end of year list.
Attract over 11 million subscribers and over 2 billion views on YouTube in 2015 Forbes placed Stirling at # 4 on their annual YouTube artist list, making her the top ranked woman. she continues to advocate for a stronger female presence on the electronic music scene.
Artists sharing the stage with Stirling include Carole king and the cast of Beautiful featuring Vanessa Carlton, American Idol winner Hardy wool, multi-platinum artist and TV, film and Broadway star Vanessa williams, and winner of a Grammy Award Colbie Callait with his new group Gone west.
The program will be broadcast live on PBS’s Facebook page, PBS.org, YouTube, and will be available on video on demand for a limited time.
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