@ The Egyptian Room - 06/09/14
Photos by Sean Molin.
After being told she was “unmarketable” and “not doing enough to fill a theater in Vegas” but the judges on America’s Got Talent, Lindsey Stirling took that criticism and drew on her strengths to prove them wrong. She hit YouTube with the help of some friends and now she has taken her “Hip Hop Violin” to new levels, incorporating electronic dance music and dubsep, along with high profile collaborations featuring the likes of John Legend, Lzzy Hale, and LMFAO.
She may not be a major Vegas show (yet), but she’s selling out venues everywhere she goes. SHe’s also a motivational speaker on thw side, using her own story to show teenagers that you’ve got to have confidence in the very thing that makes you unique… then wait for the world to catch up.