Date & Price
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Free with Membership. Reservations are not required.
Members' guests are welome but must be accompanied by a Member.
Guests not included in a Membership require Admission tickets.
Complimentary Guest Tickets may be used on these evenings.
Please note: This venue does not have chairs or benches.
Members may set up their own chairs or blankets on these evenings, beginning at 5:00 pm.
A ten-time Austin Music Award-winner and a cultural ambassador with the US State Department, Gina Chavez is uniting people all over the world with her blend of bilingual folk-pop. A multi-ethnic Latin songstress, her songs traverse bossa nova, vintage pop, indie-folk, and reggaeton, and garnered her the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
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Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award-winner and 2015 Austin Musician of the Year. Her blend of bilingual folk-pop unites people all over the world from Austin to Chicago and Venezuela to Saudi Arabia. In addition to garnering national attention on NPR's All Things Considered and the Tiny Desk concert series, Chavez tours internationally as a cultural ambassador with the US State Department and runs Niñas Arriba, a college scholarship fund for young women in El Salvador, where she and her partner Jodi lived for 8 months.
Chavez's passionate collection of bilingual songs traverse cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, indie-folk, and reggaeton that takes audiences on a journey through the Americas as she discovers her own Latin roots through music, blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. Her independent album, Up.Rooted, topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a national feature on NPR's All Things Considered, and has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, Texas Monthly and the Austin Chronicle.
Chavez and her band have opened for Grace Potter, La Santa Cecilia, Gaby Moreno, and Grupo Fantasma. Chavez took home the Grand Prize in the 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Contest for Siete-D, a song about her experience volunteering in a gang-dominated suburb of San Salvador.