It has been a multi-cultural weekend for Clair! Here, with world-renowned Russian 7-string guitarist, Vadim Kolpakov, romance singer Tatyana Thulien and friend, Debbie Brown. Vadim performed in over 80 concerts worldwide with Madonna in her ‘Sticky & Sweet’ tour and teaches now in Charlotte. He still tours with his own band of Russian-Romany (gypsy) musicians, sings and dances. His acoustic performance on Sunday celebrated the kick off to the 2013 Russian Festival in Charlotte.