About The Show
The Black Violin Concert, originally scheduled for April 9, 2020, and later rescheduled for February 3, 2021 and then July 28, 2021, has once again been reset to May 18, 2022 at 7:30PM. Please hold on to your originally issued tickets for admission to the show on the new date.
Should you be unable to attend the newly rescheduled date, please contact the box office at [email protected] for a full refund by Friday, July 2, 2021. Refunds will not be available after this date, but your tickets will be valid for the concert on May 18, 2022.
In lieu of a refund, you may also donate the face value of your ticket back to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, a non-profit arts organization, as a tax-deductible gift or place the value of your tickets on a Tobin Center gift account for the purchase of future Tobin Center sponsored events. To donate the value of your tickets or place the value on a gift account, please email [email protected].
We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.
Tickets: $24.50, $29.50, $39.50, $55
Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom," to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.
Black Violin is currently writing and recording their next studio album expected to be released late 2019. Their last record, Stereotypes, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart and #4 on the Billboard R&B Chart. NPR praised the album and band, saying “their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.” Some of their creative collaborations include Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, and Alicia Keys.
The group advocates for educational outreach and in the past 12 months have performed for over 100,000 students in the US and Europe. Black Violin’s Impossible Tour will spread the message that anything is possible and there are no limits to what one can achieve, regardless of circumstance.
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Health and Safety Protocols:
- All attendees will be temperature screened before entry. Patrons with elevated temperatures will not be allowed to enter.
- All attendees must wear a mask for entrance and anytime they are away from their seats or designated areas. (Masks will be provided to those without).
- No outside food or drinks
- No large purses, backpacks, or bags
- Touch-free payments and ticket scanning
- Restroom and elevator occupancy limited and monitored at all times
- Frequent cleaning on touch surfaces and use of electrostatic disinfectant devices
- Multiple touchless hand sanitizer locations are available throughout the venue.
- Plexi guards in place for concessions, patron services, and box office.
- Seating in the H-E-B Performance Hall will be every other row with two seats empty between parties for adequate social distancing.
- Floor markers for social distancing will be in place at all queuing locations- Parking garage elevator lobbies, Tobin elevator lobbies, concessions, patron services, merchandise locations, restrooms, and box office.
- Social distance spacing will be maintained on the Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza and the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater.
- Tobin Center staff and volunteers will be temperature screened before entering the theater and will not be allowed to enter if elevated
- Tobin Center staff and volunteers will wear face masks at all times.
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Check out what you might hear at the show with our Spotify playlist!
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