2016 Schedule

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

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KP and The Boom Boom

Saturday, March 19
12:00AM - 12:40AM

Half Step
75 1/2 Rainey St


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KP and the Boom Boom is reinventing soul for a new generation. Led by dynamic, UK-born front woman Kate Priestley (KP), the Austin-based band creates a highly innovative and instantly seductive future-soul sound, with hallmarks of R&B, funk, jazz, and hip-hop. KP and the Boom Boom's high-energy live performances are infectiously danceable and inspire even the stodgiest crowds to shake their moneymakers. The band will release their debut album "The Brave" this coming summer.

KP began her musical journey in India after a mysterious stranger approached her and insisted that she sing for him. Despite his bizarre request, she humored him and improvised while he played tabla. Their impromptu jam session led to weekly meetings, laying the foundation for KP's musical future.

Since that encounter, KP has never looked back. After traveling extensively around South America, picking up the guitar along the way, experiencing mo...

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