The Mad Violinist & Symphony Crack Orchestra have announced their first global tour dubbed ‘Fiend’ that will kick off in hometown Atlanta, GA on April 19th at the annual Dogwood Festival, then appear at Indie Week Ireland in Dublin, Ireland on April 24th, and continue on to New York City. Indie Week Ireland is an annual music festival held in the heart of Dublin. The showcases will be judged in hopes that the group will receives a paid trip to headline INDIE WEEK CANADA in October.
The group recently announced the release of their sophomore album, ‘Fiend,’ and only 24 hours after releasing the album to the world, ‘Fiend’ climbed from Top 200 to Top 10 on iTunes. A record that many artists only dream about when releasing new music to their fans. Symphony Crack’s first album, Addiction set new standards in music within their category by successfully meshing different musical styles and theory into single tracks on a very dynamic record. They have placed a strong focus on global fan engagement beyond live performances and album releases.
Ashanti “The Mad Violinist” Floyd and the Symphony Crack Orchestra are an 8-Time Grammy Nominated band with a unique style that attracts a broad international audience through Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz and Alternative Music. In 2009, after leaving Yelawolf, Floyd and guitarist Matt Barrett formed The Symphony Crack Orchestra to create a different, innovative style of music. Floyd and Barrett have co-produced and performed on albums that have received a combined eight Grammy Award nominations. Both can be heard on Lupe Fiasco’s “The Show Goes On.” Other Grammy Award nominations were received for Nicki Minaj’s “I’m the Best,” and Fantasia Barinno’s album ‘Back To Me.’ In 2011 they released their first album, The Addiction, and soon became a household name among their many loyal fans. The group has a strong musical pedigree including, Matt Barrett on guitar, Chris Morgan on keys, Mike Belluso playing Bass, Casey Crogan on Drums, Lance Powlis with the Horns, and Adrian Crutchfield on the Saxophone.
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