December 9th, 2023 7pm Stage 2
Erene Mastrangeli, an Italian pop/folk singer-songwriter, enchants audiences worldwide with her soulful music. Influenced by Bonnie Raitt, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell, Erene's unique sound resonates deeply. Her second album, "Love, Shine," set for release in November 2023, carries a poignant message. The title track was inspired by the tragic Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016, which deeply affected Erene as an LGBTQ+ member. The album aims to combat hate and inequality, with Stereobuzz describing it as a mission-driven project nurturing love through music.
Collaborating with Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies, Erene crafted the standout single "Let's Take it Slow." Her performances at renowned New York City venues and a captivating rendition of the Italian national anthem earned her recognition from national Italian media.
Songwriting is Erene's emotional outlet and spiritual practice, allowing her to convey visions and messages. Her activism-driven songs address women's empowerment, equality, anti-racism, LGBTQ+ rights, and world peace.
Beyond music, Erene helps others discover their voices and aids professional singers in healing vocal injuries naturally through singing. Press outlets applaud Erene's genuine songwriting and melodic European sound, drawing comparisons to Kate Bush. Her music continues to captivate audiences, showcasing talent and passion.