11 a.m., Oct. 17
Alex DePue and Miguel De Hoyos
Sound description: Classically trained duo taking on classic pop and rock.
RIYL: Classical symphonic rock, Eddie Jobson, Jean Luc Ponty, Jamie Shadowlight
Influences: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Philip Glass, PDQ Bach, Kansas, Moody Blues,
Classically trained violinist Alex DePue and Mexican guitarist Miguel De Hoyos perform offbeat arrangments of everything from classical numbers to showtunes to pop hits and rock anthems. Among their covers are "All I Ask of You/Music of the Night" (Andrew Lloyd Weber's Phantom of the Opera), "The Stranger" (Billy Joel), "Hotel California" (the Eagles), "Dust in the Wind" (Kansas), and even Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven."
The duo's debut CD Underground Whispers was released in Autumn 2008.
- Underground Whispers