Violin Dragoness is a music project by Lydia Gentry, a classically trained violinist tuned to a different amplitude-- rock music featuring vocals, electric violin, and live looping, based in the area of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Many have described Gentry's style and voice as a mix of Florence Welch, U2, Matthew Bellamy, Rush, Pink Floyd, Lindsey Stirling, Janis Joplin. She is currently busy at work recording her debut EP, "Exit 99". Gentry can provide acoustic or electric violin for your musical concept, idea, or perform for your event, restaurant, house concert, or business.
Price Range: $100-$500
Gig Length: 30 - 200 minutes
What to Expect
Violin Dragoness is a music project by Lydia Gentry based in Cape Girardeau, MO. It involves singing, live looping, and electric violin. You can expect a variety of classic rock, modern rock, pop, alternative, and folk songs, and the occasional fiddle tune.
Violin Dragoness is a music project by Lydia Gentry, a classically trained violinist tuned to a different amplitude-- rock music featuring vocals, electric violin, and live looping, based in the area of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Many have described Gentry's style and voice as a mix of Florence Welch, Bono, Matthew Bellamy, Geddy Lee, Lindsey Stirling, Janis Joplin, as well as being inspired by the sounds of psychedelic and progressive rock, indie alternative, and Americana. Gentry's musical weapons of choice are her Viper electric violin by Wood Violins and her Boss RC-30 live looping pedal.
Lydia is a frequent performer in Downtown Cape Girardeau and can be seen quite often throughout the year, whether at coffee shops, farmer's markets, or on the streets themselves. She has recently released her debut single, "Subdivisions," originally performed by Rush, and is currently busy working on her upcoming EP, "Exit 99", a mix of original and cover songs, releasing in early 2018. Gentry can provide acoustic or electric violin for your musical concept, idea, or perform for your event, house concert, or business.
Additional Booking Notes
Violin Dragoness needs at least two power outlets within 30 feet due to music equipment and at least a clear 4x4 space.
Gear Violin Dragoness can supply: Fishman Loudbox Mini amplifier, Viper electric violin, cables, pedal board, pedals, looper, microphone, stand
For very large audiences, Violin Dragoness requires at least one PA system with XLR cables.
Upcoming Booked Events
|March 23, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Performance at Mary Jane Burgers and Brew|
|March 31, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert in Wappapello, MO|
|April 20, 2018–April 22, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Vendor/Performer at Cape Comic Con|
Past Booked Events
|February 22, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Old Town Cape Annual Dinner|
Bad - U2
Limelight - Rush
Crystallize - Lindsey Stirling
Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin
Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Ophelia - The Lumineers
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Brain Damage/Eclipse - Pink Floyd
Doctor Who theme song
Subdivisions - Rush
Submarines - The Lumineers
Thunder - Imagine Dragons
Just for Now - Imogen Heap
New Year's Day - U2
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
Wake Up - Arcade Fire
Everything Now - Arcade Fire
Pompeii - Bastille
Stone Tower Temple - The Legend of Zelda
Clocks - Coldplay
Believer - Imagine Dragons
Dream - The Cranberries
Cosmic Love - Florence and the Machine
Explorers - Muse
Barracuda - Heart
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Influences & Inspiration
Rush, Florence and the Machine, Janis Joplin, The Killers, Lindsey Stirling, U2, Muse, Pink Floyd, Val Vigoda
For large audiences, PA system
At least two power outlets within 30 ft