Fort Wayne musician Hope Arthur, now based in Chicago, is currently performing with Mucca Pazza, a 30 or so piece, gender bending instrumental music group with street theater experience that will be performing at the Brass Rail on Saturday, March 14th.
The mismatched marching band uniforms, silly dance routines and general circus atmosphere the group has become known for is backed by a dedicated musicianship and a serious repertoire that includes classical tunes and an impressive line up of original music, featuring a blend of styles from balkan pop to punk rock.
But the musical opportunities don't stop there, and Hope is eagerly pursuing her love of the 1920's jazz styles, including "stride piano," as she continues to hone her own signature sound.
For an inside look at the group's scope as well as Arthur's own musical persuasions, WBOI's Julia Meek invited her into the studio to discuss how this journey is taking shape, the vistas her new home provides and what her fans can expect from the upcoming concert.
Mucca Pazza and Boat Show @ The Brass Rail, Fort Wayne
Saturday, March 14th, 2020
10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
21 and older
For Tickets and more information visit the Facebook Event Page.