Tags don’t stick well to Bob Schneider. Renaissance man comes close, but is too pompous to consider for the insatiably curious, impossibly creative force who sees art everywhere he looks and hears music in the sounds of life unwinding around him. Throughout 2015, Bob Schneider will unveil The King Kong Suite, a three-EP series, beginning with Volume 1, an elegant and soaring collection of songs about love and loss. Volume 2 and Volume 3 will be released this summer and fall, each with its own sound and style.
Bob Schneider blazed into Austin after college and has been packing houses and winning over audiences ever since, firmly claiming his place as one of the most soughtafter entertainers in the live music capital. Schneider sells out venues coast to coast from New York, Chicago Minneapolis and Baltimore to LA, Seattle, Portland and San Francisco.
The Tosca String Quartet is Leigh Mahoney – violin, Tracy Seeger – violin, Ames Asbell – viola, andSara Nelson – cello. They began in 1996 as members of the Tosca Tango Orchestra, a seven-piece ensemble that captivated the Austin, Texas, live music scene in the late 1990’s.