2016 Schedule

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

Presented by: Cruel Rhythm - BADGES & WRISTBANDS ONLY

Dua Lipa

Friday, March 18
8:00PM - 8:30PM

Hype Hotel
1100 E 5th St


Listen to Be The One


“I’ve always wanted to be a singer,” laughs Dua Lipa. A fascination, it’s safe to say, that’s not unusual in most teenage girls, and one that usually goes unrealised. In primary school, Dua’s music teacher wouldn’t even let her do any solos because she couldn’t hit the falsettos. Now, at the age of nineteen, her deep, smoky voice and rhythmic flow has taken her into studios in London, LA, Stockholm, New York and Toronto, and into sessions with Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, FKA Twigs) and Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow, Charli XCX). Maybe, just maybe, that teacher had it all wrong.

Dua was born in London, and with her Kosovar father - also a musician - as primary influence, her musical upbringing was one of wild contrasts. “I’d be listening to Destiny’s Child, loads of hip-hop, Tupac and Biggie, while my dad would be nurturing me with Dylan and Bowie. It was such a mix up of genres, and I never knew exactly what type of music I l...

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