2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Gina Chavez

Tuesday, March 17
8:00PM - 8:40PM

214C E 6th St


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Gina Chavez is a bilingual Latin-pop artist, blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. Her latest independent release, Up.Rooted (2014), won the praise of National Public Radio (NPR), USA Today, and The Boston Globe, and topped the iTunes and Amazon Latin charts after a feature on NPR’s All Things Considered. She is the 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC) Grand Prize Winner for her song “Siete-D,” a rock-cumbia-rap mix that explores the delights and dangers of El Salvador from a window on the 7-D, the bus route she rode as a volunteer there in 2010.

One of Austin’s beloved world music/indie artists, Chavez is known for an inimitable sound that balances North American and Latin influences. She and her band took home three 2013-14 Austin Music Awards, including Best Female Vocals, Best Latin Traditional and Best Latin Rock, while placing in six other categories. This followed a 2012-13 Austin Mus...

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