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Wednesday, October 9, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Mount Baker Theatre Presents

Black Violin

BV20: Then & Now

Classical meets hip-hop with Black Violin at MBT

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the 20th anniversary of Black Violin with their BV20: Then & Now Tour. This groundbreaking duo has captivated audiences around the globe, harmoniously merging the sophistication of classical melodies with the rhythmic pulse of hip-hop.

Experience the evolution of Black Violin from their humble beginnings to widespread acclaim with a show that promises to leave you feeling inspired, energized, and uplifted. Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste take the stage, along with Nat Stokes on drums, DJ SPS on the turntable, and Liston Gregory on the keys — blending classical strings with hip-hop beats through a performance that defies expectations and redefines genres.

Marcus and Baptiste illustrate the journey of their 20-year career, highlighting the moments that shaped them into the musical trailblazers they are today — from high school orchestra classmates to triumphant winners at Showtime at the Apollo to captivating headline performers and music education advocates.

With new music that pushes boundaries and revitalized classics that have stood the test of time, this show is a testament to the duo’s growth, passion, and dedication to their craft.

Don’t miss your chance to experience Black Violin live and celebrate two decades of music that has touched the hearts and souls of fans worldwide. Join us for an evening of celebration, inspiration, and the power of chasing your dreams with Black Violin’s BV20: Then & Now.

The Black Violin VIP Soundcheck Experience

  • One Premium Reserved ticket in the first two (2) rows
  • Invitation to a private pre-show experience including:
    • Access to view a portion of soundcheck
    • Moderated Q&A
    • Photo opportunity with Kev and Wil
    • VIP access to the merchandise booth and a 20% discount on any available item
    • Commemorative VIP laminate
    • Early entry to the venue

VIP post-purchase details:

You’ll receive an email from 48 hours before the event with instructions for redeeming your VIP package. VIP activities may occur up to 3-4 hours before the show, please plan accordingly. The original purchaser must show their ID at VIP check-in to redeem the package elements. All attendees need both a show ticket and a VIP package to attend VIP programming. No parental escorts without their own package allowed. VIP merchandise must be picked up during check-in at the show unless otherwise communicated. 

Sofar reserves the right to cancel packages for any reason. VIP elements are non-transferable and not valid if resold.

Communication about your purchase may be sent via SMS to the provided phone number. For any questions, contact Sofar’s friendly Fan Experience team at

Starting at $24.75*†
  • MBT Main Stage

Important Information:

Season Tickets Go On Sale:

June 24 – Director-Level Members & Above

July 1 – All Members

July 10 – General Public