The best fiddlers and violinists in gypsy, rock, classical, bluegrass, jazz and Celtic music have joined together to form the one-of-a-kind group BOWFIRE. Today the group performs Holiday Heart Strings, a Christmas/Hanukkah/winter concert filled with classic, much-loved tunes of the season such as "Silver Bells," "The Christmas Song" and "Dreydl, Dreydl, Dreydl." Meet BOWFIRE's founder and artistic director Lenny Solomon during a pre-performance discussion and learn more about how these modern string players joined forces to create a whole new sound. 7:30 p.m. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-227-4772 or visit www.spahouston.org. $20 to $60.
Thu., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., 2009