Showhawk Duo: 2014’s Accoustic Tribute to Daft Punk

2018-05-20T19:23:00+00:00Music|

Blast from the Past: The Showhawk Duo performs an accoustic tribute to Daft Punk at a 2014 music festival.

Chances are, if you’re a fan of guitarists, you’ve heard about the Showhawk Duo; the duo includes lead guitarist Mikhail Asanovic and rhythm guitarist Jake Wright. In 2014, the was still playing the smaller circuit when they decided to pay tribute to the musical group Daft Punk.

The Larkhall Festival in Alice Park was the first performance that the duo would give of their Daft Punk tribute, which would later go on to be a fan-favorite. If you haven’t seen the tribute, you need to watch this amazing duo’s rendition, right now:

Still don’t realize how talented they are? Watch Asanovic and Wright tackle one of my absolute favorite classical pieces of all time, Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber, at The Isle of Wight Festival in 2017:

Not familiar with the original? Listen to that version too (performed beautifully below by the Dover Quartet):