ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" to Make TV History with "Nuttin' But Stringz'

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“We have inspired a lot of kids, who now find it cool to pick up a violin along with their basketball and play to their hearts content,” said Damien Escobar and Tourie Escobar, international emmy award-winning urban rock violinist duo "Nuttin But Stringz", who are scheduled to perform live on "Dancing with the Stars", Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

www.NuttinButStringz.com perform Tuesday, April 13th on DWTS.

"Guys you have the most perfect tone I have ever heard from any violin player,The crossover, classical rock and hip-hop are sensational," said said America's Got Talent judge and music promoter Sharon Osbourne.

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“We have inspired a lot of kids, who now find it cool to pick up a violin along with
their basketball and play to their hearts content,” said Damien and Tourie Escobar, "Nuttin But Stringz".

"We have been rehearsing and practicing for hours for our live performance on “Dancing with the Stars” tomorrow night (Tuesday, April 13, 2010)," said Tourie and Damien Escobar, “Nuttin’ But Stringz”, urban rock composers, who make up one of the most talked about international violin duo to hit the airwaves. "We will be making history on “Dancing with the Stars” as the first instrumental music presentation," said Tourie Escobar, “Nuttin’ But Stringz”. "It's never been done on the show before, and we’ll have lots of eye-popping surprises.”

The brothers, who grew up in a rough neighborhood in Queens, NY, were excited when they heard the news. "I couldn't believe it, until “Dancing with the Stars” airline tickets arrived in the mail," said Damien Escobar, “Nuttin’ But Stringz”.

Nuttin' But Stringz surfaced two years ago as one of the top three contestants on NBC's America's Got Talent. The judges described “Nuttin’ But Stringz” this way:

"For emotions, for intensity, professionalism, for commanding the stage and electricity, you guys are my favorite act in the competition, you roasted it, I'm trembling," said America's Got Talent judge Simon Fuller at the last AGT performance of "Nuttin' But Stringz".

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"Guys the tone that you get from your instruments is so sensational and the most perfect tone I have heard from any violin player ever," said Judge and English singer, music promoter Sharon Osbourne, who is the wife of singer-songwriter, Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath). "The crossover, classical rock and hip-hop are sensational," she said.

Actor and “America's Got Talent” judge David Hasselhoff said, "You are raw talent, and you also move us with your music. You can makes us rock, make us dance, make us feel so good, just keep it coming."

Damien and Tourie Escobar, "Nuttin But Stringz", began playing in New York’s subways growing up in Queens, New York. They were the youngest to attend Julliard Schools of Music at the tender age of 10.

“Nuttin’ But Stringz” performed at the “Declare Yourself” Inaugural Ball for President Barack Obama, Jan 19th, 2009, hosted by Jessica Alba Other performances by Jamie Foxx, Maroon 5 and John Legend.

They performed in the Kennedy Center for "Let Freedom Ring" with Aretha Franklin to celebrate Martin Luther King's Birthday. Jan 18th (The then President-Elect Obama was there).

November 2008 they performed for Princess Sheikha Hessa as the headline act. Other performers included AKON and JAY SEAN.

“We have inspired a lot of kids, who now find it cool to pick up a violin along with their basketball and play to their hearts content,” said Damien Escobar. “I was called a ‘sissy’ and every other name in school when I began playing the violin at age 8. My brother brought it home from school and I was hooked on the instrument.”

“Nuttin‘But Stringz” fly to Paris after their live ABC television show performance for the French TV version of America’s Got Talent (4-17-10). On April 23rd, the urban-rock hip-hop artists will play on MTV Unplugged, and then they return to their studios to record a new album. This will be our final performance of ‘Thunder’ from our last album ‘A struggle from the subways to the Charts’, on “Dancing with the Stars,” said Tourie Escobar.

Editors: For media interviews or images contact Aida Mayo or George Mc Quade, 818-340-5300 or 818-618-9229, Publicity(at)MayoCommunications(dot)com. To hear or buy their music visit: http://www.nuttinbutstringz.com. For blog updates visit:
http://nuttinbutstringz.wordpress.com.

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