Classical Blast has been turning heads and filling ears with outstanding classic rock music all over the Midwest! Three great concert shows, each with their own theme and unique mix of classic rock music arrangements. Band members have performed live with rock band Survivor, John Legend, Lizzo, major theatrical productions and more, plus they’ve been featured on WGN-TV, Chicago Tribune, NPR local and other media. Classical Blast has a rapidly growing fan-base all over the Midwest. The band has opened concerts for many national acts.
Bach to Rock Tribute Show
Classical Blast's “Bach to Rock” show features classic rock music from late 60s to the 21st Century, all mashed with music by the great composers: Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Mozart and more. This Rock Tribute is a thrill ride through history… unique, surprising, exciting entertainment featuring rock music by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Muse and beyond.
Classical Blast in Kilts
Classical Blast's Rockin' Celtic show is the perfect way to celebrate St Patrick’s Month and all things Celtic! The show features traditional Irish & Scottish music, songs by contemporary Irish bands like Dropkick Murphies, Cranberries, Snow Patrol, movie themes, plus their versions of classic rock melded with Celtic & classical music. It's a unique and exciting blend of world music and rock for a raucous good time with these exceptional musicians. Perfect for theaters, concerts, festivals and Celtic-themed celebrations of all kinds.
Classical Blast’s Dark Side of the Yule
Christmas Meets Classic Rock in Classical Blast’s live holiday concert, "Dark Side of the Yule." The show melds traditional holiday and rock music in ways never heard before, with music by Metallica, Evanescence, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Joni Mitchell and others, all mashed with holiday classics, baroque carols, classical & originals. Is it Christmas, is it rock, is it pop? It’s all of the above and more, all rolled into a series of musical stories that explore the holiday season’s darker themes. No worries, everyone sees the light by the end! Add the matchless talents of Classical Blast musicians and you’re in for an evening you’ll remember long after the holiday lights dim. Entering it’s 7th touring season with sellout crowds and rave reviews!
Bach to Rock Tribute
Crazy Train – Canon in D
Mrs Brightside – Ode to Joy
Resistor – Violin Concerto
Metamorphosis (Beethoven Symphony 7)
Hurt-Runnin-Adagio for Strings
Else Matters – Fur Elise
Adagio– Like a Stone
Mozart 25 – Eleanor Rigby
Through Glass – Little Fugue
Babe, I’m Gonna Leave – While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Swan Lake
7 Nation Army
Uprising – Toccata & Fugue
Classical Blast in Kilts
Traditional Celtic music:
King of the Faeries
Johnny I hardly Knew Ye
Rocky Road to Dublin
Whiskey in the Jar
Melded with Irish, country & classic rock by:
Guns n Roses
Nine Inch Nails
… and so much more!
Dark Side of the Yule
Greensleeves-Nights in White Satin
Silent Night-Sound of Silence
Give Me Love
Pray for Me
I Wonder As I Wander – Sally’s Song
Breath of Heaven – Bring Me To Life
Carol of the Bells-Game of Thrones
What Child is This – WonderWall
Mercedes Benz Xmas
Mary Did You Know?
God Rest Ye
River – Deck the Halls
Coventry Carol – Great Gig in the Sky
Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy – Enter Sandman
House of Rising Sun-Amazing Grace-Hallelujah