Platinum Selling Urban Rock Violin DuoNuttin’ But StringzBrings Nuttin’But Music and Hope to American Heart Association (AHA)
*** Nuttin’ But Stringz will perform in a concertBenefit in Houston
Houston, TX. April 23, 2010— “Nuttin’ But Stringz,” an international urban rock violin duo sensation, who rocked
the airwaves on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars is scheduled to appear in Houston for the American Heart Assn. on Friday,
April 23, 2010. The fun-filled fundraising event will be held at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts in Zilkha Hall.
Nuttin’ But Stringz, two of the most talked about brothers in the music industry, Damien and Tourie Escobar, Queens, NY
were finalists on theNBC show, Americas GotTalent(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1MlE_Mo0Jw&feature=related).Also, on the same day, April 23rd, the popularMTV Unpluggedwill broadcast a previously record show featuringNuttin’ But Stringz.
Since its 2006 inception, theAmerican Heart Association’sPowerToEnd Strokeinitiative has been forging ahead to empower people through education and awareness about their risk for stroke and their choices for prevention. Stroke is the number three killer inAmericaand the leading cause of disability. In fact, according to the AHA, nearly 2,600 Americans die of cardiovascular disease daily, or one every 33 seconds.
Fundsraisedthrough the Power of Legacy event directly impact research, education and outreach inHouston. The 2010 Power of Legacy Chair is Merele Yarborough. Honorees for the evening areAetna, Kirk Franklin and Judy and Wayne McConnell.For tickets, contact the American Heart Association at 713-610-5010 or visitwww.poweroflegacy.blogspot.com.
About the American Stroke Association
The goal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is to reduce disability and death from stroke through research, education and advocacy.In its 2006–07 fiscal year,the association invested more than $152 million to fight stroke. To learn more, call 1-888-4STROKE or visit:strokeassociation.org
Teenage brothers, Tourie Escobar and Damien Escobar grew up inQueens,NY. Together, the Escobar brothers areNuttin’ ButStringz(NBS). They combine the classical sound of the violin with urban rock, Pop, R&B and Hip-hop. At age 10 both were the youngest to attend the legendaryJuilliard School of MusicinNew York Citywhere they were able to hone their craft and find their place. Their mission is to bridge the gap between Popular and Classical music.Nuttin’ But Stringzdebut CD and most recent composition,Struggle from the Subway to the Charts.”
After etching a spot in the top three finalists onNBC’s America’s Got Talentexposing the group to 750 million viewers worldwide, and opened the doors for a multitude of music offers and contracts. Most recentlyNuttin’ But Stringzbroke history performing as the first instrumental musical act onABC’s Dancing with the Starsshow (April 13, 2010), reaching an audience from 22-25 million viewers in U.S. Other opportunities includeParis(A French version ofAGT) toMTV Unplugged.Both Tourie and Damien agree that,“We are to the violin what Michael Jordan was to basketball.”