The Monkey House presents...
The Cello Madness Congress
a cello duel/duet with Third Seven and Cello Joe
Come be amazed by two prolific, improvising, looping cellists! Third Seven (Billy Mickelson) and Cello Joe (Joey Chang) will duel and duet presenting original songs as well as improvising songs for the audience. Seating is limited and advance tickets are $30 and up at CelloMadness.com. Please purchase advance tickets to reserve your spot!
Third Seven - https://www.thirdseven.com/
Third Seven, est. in 2002, is an international touring one-man cello band from Oregon, led by Billy Mickelson. He has 20+ years of international touring and performing experience, with thousands of concerts under his belt and spanning about 16 countries. Third Seven is boundless, adaptable, and uniquely approachable in any environment. Third Seven has performed everything from punk rock shows to yoga classes to art gallery openings and everything in between. Third Seven's musical style and approach is not held to any one genre, as he draws global influence from cultures around the world. Billy places particular importance on honesty, vulnerability, relationship building, and storytelling in his musical forays. His technique and performances are one of a kind. He uses looping and layering of cello, rhythm, and vocals to create an engaging experience. Third Seven's dedication to excellence leads to flawless, memorable, and thought-provoking performances for diverse audiences of all kinds.
He currently resides in Central Oregon.
Cello Joe - https://CelloJoe.com
Cello + beatboxing + vocals + live looping = Cello Joe
Cello Joe plays the cello while beatboxing, looping, and singing. It's Classical Hip Hop.
It's Conscious Cello Hip Hop Funk!
His lyrics weave together sustainability, environmental justice, and social awareness.
They entertain, inspire, and make you wonder.