2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: SXSW FREE Spotlight Showcase!!! w/ Guest Pass


Friday, March 18
12:00AM - 12:40AM

409 Colorado St


Chicago's haziest pop rock group, Santah, commands crowds with entrancing drum and bass grooves lathered with kaleidoscope synth textures and ornate vocal harmonies. Contrasting their love for the art of the song with a lust for the spontaneity of raw emotion, the band sways with a brazen honesty that transforms each performance into a communal reflection of the self and its twin.

Their sophomore full-length CHICO made both the Red Eye’s and Chicago Magazine’s 2015 year-end lists of best independent releases while alluring new lovers outside their hometown:

"[Santah] added serious doses of punch and fire to an already powerful sound, giving them the ability to swarm and destroy with their harmonies and blistering walls of sound" - Paste Magazine / Daytrotter

"Heavenly stoned yet permanently grounded. They're as groovy as a soda bar and full of such strong, hallucinatory lyricism that you can paint a picture to dam...

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