Considered one of the most boundary-breaking and revolutionary artists in both the electronic and classical worlds, "dancing dubstep violinist" Lindsey Stirling still remains just as fearless and explosive as ever. Since the release of her 2012 self-titled debut album, the artist, violinist and dancer has established herself as a star with her unique brand of classically-driven electronic music.
Stirling is set to perform at PBS' A Capital Fourth which will be streaming live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for its 39th year on Thursday, July 4 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM EST.
Stirling’s third studio album Brave Enough debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and went on to score the #1 spot on the publication's year-end Top Dance/Electronic Album list, placing ahead of dance music heavyweights The Chainsmokers, Flume and Kygo. The album also had the highest-selling week for an album title on the ranking chart and held the #1 spot on the Classical Album chart for 21 consecutive weeks. The artist herself placed at #6 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Artist year-end list.
Attracting over 11 million subscribers and 2 billion-plus views on YouTube, in 2015 Forbes placed Stirling at #4 on their yearly YouTube artists list, making her the highest-ranked females. she continues to advocate for a stronger female presence in the electronic music scene.
Performers sharing the stage with Stirling include Carole King and the cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, American Idol winner Laine Hardy, multi-platinum recording artist and star of television and film and Broadway Vanessa Williams, and Grammy Award-winner Colbie Callait along with her new band Gone West.