Casii Stephan and the Midnight Sun

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Casii Stephan and the Midnight Sun

credit: Logan Miller

Trapeze Artist

Casii Stephan is a MN born, Tulsa-based soulful singer-songwriter. Stephan has been compared to Florence Welch, Fiona Apple, and Carole King, as her vocal timbre possesses a full and warm quality. Her music combines her love for the storytelling elements of Disney ballads and the bold, brilliance of The White Stripes, as well as the soul-wrenching R&B melodies of H.E.R. Her songs have received recognition from the Independent Music Awards, Hollywood Music and Media Awards, and USA Songwriting Competition. She has performed multiple official SXSW Showcases, recently performed at Folk Alliance International, and co-founded Tulsa’s first female-driven music festival, MisFEST. Stephan’s latest single “Trapeze Artist”, inspired by the highs and lows of humanity encountered on social media, premiered on Billboard on Feb 5th and is described as taking the listener "down a dynamic path, starting like an acoustic ballad with a lush, soulful chorus, with an ebb and flow through the duration of the song building to an anthemic, chorale-styled finish." Casii Stephan will be adding more live dates regionally and plans to release an EP by the end of 2020.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Tulsa, OK
Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Soul
Event Type: Showcase