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Rochester Fringe Festival 2015

  • Bernunzio Uptown Music 122 East Ave Rochester, NY, 14604 United States (map)

The beginning of a story - a place, time, and the creator. The exploration of various stories and eventful moments lead to collaborative creation of new experiences, new memories and emotions that therefore create a whole new story. Throughout this concert we are going to explore how old folk-inspired melodies are being created and how they came from self to life. I am going to merge the traditional music from Northern and Western Europe to contemporary interpretations and electronic instruments.

Valev Laube is a contemporary electronic-folk violinist, mostly influenced by Northern-European folk as well as pop, indie pop and rock music. Born in Northern Europe, he learned both classical as well as Estonian, Finnish and Swedish folk music. Valev has studied and performed in many different countries, like Estonia, Italy, Sweden, UK, and the US. His album "New World" was released in 2014, along with a single of the contemporary folk tune "Maybe Next Time."