When: Fri., June 19, 8 p.m. 2015
With one of the most satisfyingly blunt names in all of music, the Floridian duo of Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester are Black Violin. And it’s true: Both classically schooled gentlemen are black and gifted string instrumentalists. And both men will be at the Tobin on Friday, with band, treating fans and initiates alike to a high-octane show that deftly melds influences as far-flung as hip-hop, bluegrass, R&B, funk, rock, jazz and classical. For a pre-show primer, dig the duo’s 2013 tour de force, the full-to-bursting Classically Trained.