Presented by Kill Rock Stars

Ryan Cassata

Mar 18, 2023

12:00am – 12:40am CT

Cheer Up Charlie's Outdoor

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Friday, March 17at Cheer Up Charlie's Outdoor

Ryan Cassata (he/him), signed to Kill Rock Stars, is an award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, performer, and trans activist. With over 650 performances and seven original and critically-acclaimed music albums that journey through various genres, Ryan is recognized as the first openly-trans performer at the Vans Warped Tour and has been featured in, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, AltPress, American Songwriter, and The NY Daily News. Billboard has referred to Ryan as a “true force in the industry,” honoring him as one of the esteemed "11 Transgender & Non-Binary Musicians You Need to Know" while premiering his award-winning music video "Daughter," garnering over 2M views on Youtube and 2M streams on Spotify. Ryan Cassata is a proud recipient of a 2019 ASCAP Foundation award for his original song “Jupiter.” Ryan’s self-written and self-produced album, Magic Miracle Mile, released in October 2021, charted on the iTunes Alternative Charts. Ovation Guitars and Marvin Guitars endorse Ryan Cassata as an official artist. Ryan Cassata and his band are currently based in Los Angeles, where they are recording their next record.

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Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Secondary Access
Music Festival Wristband
Artist Wristband
Interactive Badge
Film & TV Badge
Los Angeles, CA
Indie Pop