BABES FEST 2017 LINEUP

 

/comedy

July 27 @ The North Door

Doors @ 7 PM

 

/film

July 28 @ Austin School of Film

Doors @ 6 PM

 

/music

July 29 @ Empire Control Room & Garage

Doors @ 6 PM

/art:

surprise performances, installations, weird combinations throughout. come and see.

 


~music~

July 29 @ Empire Control Room & Garage

Doors @ 6 PM

featuring performances by:

/outdoor stage

Femina-X

Femina-X is an alternative, Latin band from San Antonio comprised of members Daniela Riojas (vox), Alex Scheel (guitar), Jeff Palacios (bass), Darian Thomas (violin), and Jai Roots (drums). Femina-X identifies as "New Alternative" and creates unconventional fusions with electronic beats, samples, synths, and live instruments. They draw musical influence from progressive tribal and ethnic dance, hip-hop, jungle, Caribbean, industrial, punk, and drum and bass.

Femina-X is an alternative, Latin band from San Antonio comprised of members Daniela Riojas (vox), Alex Scheel (guitar), Jeff Palacios (bass), Darian Thomas (violin), and Jai Roots (drums). Femina-X identifies as "New Alternative" and creates unconventional fusions with electronic beats, samples, synths, and live instruments. They draw musical influence from progressive tribal and ethnic dance, hip-hop, jungle, Caribbean, industrial, punk, and drum and bass.

The Reputations

The Reputations is a sunshine pop / soul band based in Austin, Texas.

The Reputations is a sunshine pop / soul band based in Austin, Texas.

Sailor Poon

Sailor Poon is a "garage, psych, punk, poonrawk, cumwave" band based in Austin, Texas.

Sailor Poon is a "garage, psych, punk, poonrawk, cumwave" band based in Austin, Texas.

Pollyanna

Based in San Antonio, Texas, Pollyanna is your favorite jazz cochina

Based in San Antonio, Texas, Pollyanna is your favorite jazz cochina

Darja

Darja is a 21-year-old singer/songwriter and pianist from Belgrade, Serbia, currently living and studying jazz piano at Texas State University in San Marcos. Darja started playing classical piano at the early age of 6 and started exploring jazz music and songwriting at the age of 16. Her debut EP "SERENITY" is available on YouTube, SoundCloud and BandCamp.

Darja is a 21-year-old singer/songwriter and pianist from Belgrade, Serbia, currently living and studying jazz piano at Texas State University in San Marcos. Darja started playing classical piano at the early age of 6 and started exploring jazz music and songwriting at the age of 16. Her debut EP "SERENITY" is available on YouTube, SoundCloud and BandCamp.

Francine Thirteen

Francine Thirteen is: "Wild restoration(13)(1+3=4) & beats that growl. Magic of sacred virgins &holy whores. Sound of a Rose when she grows. The rhythm of a hero when he is born."

Francine Thirteen is: "Wild restoration(13)(1+3=4) & beats that growl. Magic of sacred virgins &holy whores. Sound of a Rose when she grows. The rhythm of a hero when he is born."

Signy

Named after the Norse myth of two heroines in connected legends, SÍGNY creates alluring pop songs laced with elastic beats, ethereal soundscapes, and pristinely melded arrangements. Reminiscent of Sia, Lana Del Rey, and Florence + The Machine with a hint of Massive Attack, the duo wanted to create a “gorgeous landscape in a new world that you won’t want to leave,” so they teamed up with Grammy and Oscar nominated producer Bartholomew for their forthcoming debut album, WATER.

Named after the Norse myth of two heroines in connected legends, SÍGNY creates alluring pop songs laced with elastic beats, ethereal soundscapes, and pristinely melded arrangements. Reminiscent of Sia, Lana Del Rey, and Florence + The Machine with a hint of Massive Attack, the duo wanted to create a “gorgeous landscape in a new world that you won’t want to leave,” so they teamed up with Grammy and Oscar nominated producer Bartholomew for their forthcoming debut album, WATER.

/indoor stage

Sam Lao

Sam Lao is a rapper/singer in Dallas, Tx. Although an artist from birth - mainly drawing, painting and sculpting, she only recently began creating music. "I turned to music when my other creative outlets ceased to be satisfying anymore. I always sang just for fun but rapping was something new for me and I really took to it."

Sam Lao is a rapper/singer in Dallas, Tx. Although an artist from birth - mainly drawing, painting and sculpting, she only recently began creating music. "I turned to music when my other creative outlets ceased to be satisfying anymore. I always sang just for fun but rapping was something new for me and I really took to it."

Melat

Born in Austin, Texas, Mélat is the eclectic soul of RnB. Mélat tells a story that is both challenging and inspiring crafted from her very own life experiences. It is a pure and honest reflection of her soul. From love, lust, success, to failure Mélat sings of what it means to be a human being simply longing to “be."

Born in Austin, Texas, Mélat is the eclectic soul of RnB. Mélat tells a story that is both challenging and inspiring crafted from her very own life experiences. It is a pure and honest reflection of her soul. From love, lust, success, to failure Mélat sings of what it means to be a human being simply longing to “be."

Amea

Amea is a rapper and performance artist based in San Antonio, Texas.

Amea is a rapper and performance artist based in San Antonio, Texas.

Magna Carda

From their humble beginnings on a college campus four years ago, Magna Carda has steadily risen to the top of the Austin music scene as the premiere hip hop act of 2016. Described by Mashable as “Austin’s answer to The Roots,” Magna Carda is led by the city’s most dynamic MC-producer duo — Megz Kelli and Dougie Do — whose work pairs like a fine wine with the meat-and-potatoes backbone of the group’s signature live instrumentation. With their genre-defying blend of rap-meets-jazz-meets-R&B-meets-electronic, the band has quickly captured the imagination of listeners and the attention of critics alike in Austin and beyond.

From their humble beginnings on a college campus four years ago, Magna Carda has steadily risen to the top of the Austin music scene as the premiere hip hop act of 2016. Described by Mashable as “Austin’s answer to The Roots,” Magna Carda is led by the city’s most dynamic MC-producer duo — Megz Kelli and Dougie Do — whose work pairs like a fine wine with the meat-and-potatoes backbone of the group’s signature live instrumentation. With their genre-defying blend of rap-meets-jazz-meets-R&B-meets-electronic, the band has quickly captured the imagination of listeners and the attention of critics alike in Austin and beyond.

Triplets

Triplets is an eletronic dance duo based in Austin, Texas.

Triplets is an eletronic dance duo based in Austin, Texas.

Alesia Lani

Every so often we can experience and artist who has an inherent star quality to them that makes them special, Midwest born, Austin raised soul singer Alesia Lani is one of those rare few. Combining a distinctive soulful voice with electric performances, the southern songbird has put many on alert that she is here to stay. 

Every so often we can experience and artist who has an inherent star quality to them that makes them special, Midwest born, Austin raised soul singer Alesia Lani is one of those rare few. Combining a distinctive soulful voice with electric performances, the southern songbird has put many on alert that she is here to stay. 

Anastasia

Anastasia discovered her passion for rap as a young girl in Austin, TX, where her father taught her to deliver MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech with a rhythm and clarity designed to get an audience on its feet. Learning the confidence required to deliver such a powerful message can take a lifetime. Anastasia found it as soon as she stood before a microphone. With the launch of four well-received projects: “Pretty Color Bad News" (2011), "The Unkind Summer" (2012), “CAKE” (2016), and Kale & Yoga” (2016), Anastasia has worked hard to establish herself with fans and followers as a true force and a new direction for Hip Hop. She has worked alongside legendary artists, perfecting her performance by opening for acts like Dead Prez, Raekwon, Boosie, GZA, Scarface, Aesop Rock, Azizi Gibson, and Astronautilis.

Anastasia discovered her passion for rap as a young girl in Austin, TX, where her father taught her to deliver MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech with a rhythm and clarity designed to get an audience on its feet. Learning the confidence required to deliver such a powerful message can take a lifetime. Anastasia found it as soon as she stood before a microphone. With the launch of four well-received projects: “Pretty Color Bad News" (2011), "The Unkind Summer" (2012), “CAKE” (2016), and Kale & Yoga” (2016), Anastasia has worked hard to establish herself with fans and followers as a true force and a new direction for Hip Hop. She has worked alongside legendary artists, perfecting her performance by opening for acts like Dead Prez, Raekwon, Boosie, GZA, Scarface, Aesop Rock, Azizi Gibson, and Astronautilis.

Chulita Vinyl Club

Chulita Vinyl Club was launched in December 2014 as an all-girl all-vinyl club for self-identifying womxn of color in the context of providing a space for empowerment and togetherness. They stand united as a female DJ collective spanning 7 national chapters bringing together a community of vinyl loving girls.

Chulita Vinyl Club was launched in December 2014 as an all-girl all-vinyl club for self-identifying womxn of color in the context of providing a space for empowerment and togetherness. They stand united as a female DJ collective spanning 7 national chapters bringing together a community of vinyl loving girls.

 

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