Italia Music Export
Texas here we come! The SXSW Music Festival, the annual world-famous event that takes place in Austin, will be held from March 13 to 18 and this year we thought we would go big!
That’s why you’re all invited to join us at Ciao SXSW! The Italian Showcase, featuring some of the hottest acts in the Italian music scene: mark your calendars because on March 16, from 8 pm to 1 am, six promising performers will showcase their talent at The Stay Put.
As you relax and spend a nice evening, you will have the opportunity to listen to Arya, Baseball Gregg, Big Mountain County, Dumbo Gets Mad, Giungla and Sans Soucis.
Arya | 8 pm
Arya is an Italo-Venezuelan singer and songwriter. Her style is warm and smooth while her lyrics are deeply introspective; she freely moves between nu soul and rap, hip hop and RnB.
Big Mountain County | 9 pm
Big Mountain County is a psychsexrock band based in Rome. Their music features killer riffs side-by-side with soaring vocals and synths that color midnight melodies while the lyrics range from personal narratives to journeys down an existential abyss.
GIUNGLA | 10 pm
Italian artist Ema Drei is GIUNGLA (meaning ‘jungle’ in Italian). In this sort of tangled-happy-place, minimal pop songs with an in-your-face attitude have come alive: imagine them discovered this way, as if they were torn and shredded into a million pieces fighting a battle of mixed emotions inside herself.
Baseball Gregg | 11 pm
Baseball Gregg is a pop duo with a dual nationality from Stockton, California and Bologna, Italy. Founders Luca Lovisetto and Samuel Regan met in Bologna while Samuel was studying there and they recorded songs together ever since.
Dumbo Gets Mad | 12 am
Dumbo Gets Mad is a psychedelic pop project based Italy. It has been founded at the beginning of 2011 in Los Angeles by Luca Bergomi, with the release of his debut album “Elephants at the Door”. The project shows a fresh approach towards a mixture of musical styles and resolves in a mind blowing psychedelic jam.
Sans Soucis | 1 am
London-based singer-songwriter, producer, and guitarist Sans Soucis takes her name from a nickname meaning ‘carefree’: born out of a desire to reconnect with the uninhibited joyfulness and authenticity of childhood that all of us lose as we grow older, their music is a radical act of reclamation.
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