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‘Visionary’ Dixon’s Violin to play at Bell’s

Dixon’s Violin, featuring a violinist whose music has been described in reviews as “transforming,” “mesmerizing” and just plain beautiful, will perform at 8:30 p.m. July 25 in the Back Room at Bell’s Eccentric Café, 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave.

Dixon, who first picked up the violin at 10, improvises on a five-string electric violin with a looping system he developed to create an all-live one-man symphony. He has toured internationally, given numerous TED Talks and has been a staple at both the
Burning Man festival and the Electric Forest music festival, among other events.

Tickets are $12. Dixon was originally scheduled to appear at Bell’s on April 25. All tickets purchased for that performance will be honored for this one.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit bellsbeer.com.