The name Satya means "truth" -- and that's exactly what 22 yr old Oakland artist Satya delivers on her new EP Deep Blue, which tackles themes of love, heartbreak, and healing with striking vulnerability. The genre-bending new EP fuses Folk, Soul, and R&B, and has been featured on KCRW, KEXP, 88.5 and AAA radio stations across the country.

Satya first got on people's radar with her debut EP, Flourish Against Fracture (2019), which showcased Satya's soft vocals, and elicited comparisons to artists from Corinne Bailey Rae to Norah Jones. The breakout track Not Knowing has received over 700K streams on Spotify, and the track My Boat was featured on Ebro Darden's show on Apple Music.

Behind the success of her first two EPs, Satya began performing live, making her hometown debut in Oakland late last year. She ended 2022 opening for Smokey Robinson and playing her first festival, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. 2023 will bring a lot of new music and collabs, and Satya's first full summer of touring and festivals.

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Events featuring Satya

Mar 15, 2023
8:00pm — 8:40pm
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Oakland, CA
Professional Connections
Satya is seeking the following:
  • Label
  • Brand Partnership
  • Booking Agent - UK/Europe
  • Publishing
  • Sync/Music Supervisors