credit: Merissa Blitz


Mar 15, 2024

11:00pm – 11:40pm CT

The Iron Bear

What once seemed like a fever to Vellturo has evolved into a nearly a decade journey and a full fledged career as PRONOUN. Started back in 2015 in the corner of her Bushwick apartment, Vellturo was struck with sudden heartbreak, deeming the creation of PRONOUN and her debut EP the only thing that kept her from destroying herself.

Following the viral success of her debut track “a million other things” (written, recorded, performed, and produced by Vellturo alone) came There’s no one new around you EP (2016); four tracks of heartbreak, hope, anger, and every emotion in between. PRONOUN went on to perform at SXSW 2017 (NPR naming her one of the 100 acts to see) and got to work on recording her debut album in that year.

In 2019 she returned with i’ll show you stronger an album full of blitzed guitars, anthemic synths, and drums so big they could fill an arena. With puck up from The New York Times, Pitchfork, Stereogum, and many more; Vellturo had a story yearning to be told. She toured that album with Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties as well as Jimmy Eat World.

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