October 8th, 2023 10pm Stage 2
Gisun 지선 is a multicultural Canadian artist. Having studied vocal jazz performance at the New School and a Master of Arts at Berklee, her songwriting in both English and Spanish revolves around latin and soul-inspired music. Through her experiences navigating themes of identity, heritage and belonging, she creates community connectivity and healing through music.
Since 2017, she has released three EP's: Suspiras, Partes, and Fin in collaboration with musicians and sound engineers in New York, Valencia, Toronto, Vancouver, and Mexico. Her single release, Gracias a la Vida, has been featured on numerous CBC Music programs as well as on the Strombo Show. Gisun released her first full-length album with musicians from around the globe such as Amanda Martinez, Alper Tuzcu, and Sebastián Prada. On her 2022 album launch tour, she opened for the iconic Aterciopelados and Los Rumberos.
Olivia Garcia is a 21-year-old Chilean singer-songwriter. In 2019, she launched her solo music career, and in 2021, she
released her first EP titled "Canciones Que Acunan" (Songs That Cradle). Currently, she is working on her
debut studio album. Olivia has performed on various stages in Chile and Argentina, always dazzling with her unique voice and
lyrics that resonate with anyone. She was a contestant on "The Voice Chile" in 2023 and has had the opportunity to open for renowned international artists such as Christina Rosenvigne, Los Subterráneos, Benjamín Walker, and Gepe. Her musical style is characterized by creating an atmosphere of comfort, nostalgia, and love, while also strongly expressing her feminist beliefs. In this vein,
the artist seeks to evoke emotions by addressing various social issues and her own feelings. Her music draws from elements of Latin American folklore and fuses them with alternative pop, indie music, and folk.