Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30 pm
A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Gina Chavez is a 10-time Austin Music Award winner. Her bilingual record, Up.Rooted, topped both the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a feature on NPR’s All Things Considered and has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, and Texas Monthly.
Her Tiny Desk Concert made NPR’s top 15 of 2015 and boasts over 600k views. Fresh off a 10-country tour as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department, Chavez’s passionate collection of bilingual songs take audiences on a journey through the Americas, blending the sounds and rhythms of the region with passion and grace.
Her Spanish-language anthem, “Siete-D” (Grand Prize winner of the 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Contest) recounts her experience volunteering in a gang-dominated suburb of San Salvador where she is a co-founder of The Niñas Arriba College Fund for young Latinas.
Gina Chavez performs live on The Kate stage following the recent release of her latest EP, Lightbeam.
This show is being filmed live for the CPTV series ‘The Kate.’ Patron is requested to arrive early. By purchasing any ticket, Patron agrees to arrive prior to the time printed on ticket and further understands that by arriving after the printed time, Patron forfeits the seating location printed on their ticket and may be seated in another location at the venue’s discretion to accommodate filming. Patron also agrees that their image and likeness may appear on screen as part of ‘the Kate’ episode at Connecticut Public Broadcasting’s discretion.