Roya is a six piece band from Brooklyn with a strong pedigree: singer Rahill Jamilifard fronts Habibi, drummer Hamish Kilgour is a member of legendary band The Clean, Jay Heiselmann is from Grooms, and also featuring bassist Alix Brown previously of The Lids and Golden Triangle. Their sound is a melodically driven somber post punk, with an earnest emphasis on lyrics. The band is set to release a full length in 2016.

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Events featuring Roya

Mar 15, 2017
11:00pm — 11:40pm
Presented by
Modern Sky
Mar 17, 2017
7:10pm — 7:40pm
Mar 18, 2017
11:15pm — 11:45pm
Mar 19, 2017
8:00pm — 8:40pm
Presented by
SXSW Free Closing Party: Soul Clap & Dance Off with Cash Prize!
New York, NY