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Two crossover classical music groups coming to Knoxville

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Two bands giving classical music a new spin are coming to Knoxville.

The Black Jacket Symphony and Black Violin are playing at the Tennessee Theater and Bijou Theater in the coming months.


The Black Jacket Symphony will perform The Eagles' iconic album, "Hotel California, at the Tennessee Theater September 27. The band announced the performance will be split into two sets, with the first being a "true symphonic piece."


Black Violin, whose most recent record, Stereotypes, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart and #4 on the Billboard R&B Chart, will perform at the Bijou Theater August 7.

The group is described as a classically trained violinists who combine their classical sound with hip hop influences.