Gina Chavez Presented by UARK MP3
November, 2018

Gina Chavez Presented by UARK MP3

Join the Faulkner Performing Arts Center as it hosts Gina Chavez on Tuesday, November 13, in association with International Education Week.

Gina Chavez blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted.

Her independent album 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. Her band’s Tiny Desk concert made NPR’s top 15 of 2015.

This performance was made possible by the University of Arkansas' Department of MusicOffice for Diversity and Inclusion, the Faulkner Performing Arts Center, and the Graduate School & International Education. Tickets for the show can be purchased online here.

A FREE pre-show event, "Let it out with Gina Chavez" will be held on Monday, November 12, at La Huerta restaurant, 1860 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville at 6 p.m. Chavez will discuss her life experiences as a Latina Catholic, the love she found with her wife, and other influences that have a direct effect on her message and her music. This event is free to the public and appetizers will be provided.


Gina Chavez armoniza los sonidos de las Américas con tensión y gracia. Una multiétnica artista musical del pop latino, Chavez es una nueve veces ganadora de premios Austin Music Awards — incluyendo el premio de 2015 Músico del Año y el premio de Álbum del Año para su segunda puesta en venta, Up.Rooted.

Su álbum independiente superó las listas de éxitos de Amazon y Latín iTunes, siguiendo un programa nacional especial destacado en el programa de noticias insignia de Radio Pública Nacional (NPR), All Things Considered, y le ha sido aclamado por The Boston Globe, USA Today, Texas Monthly, y el Austin Chronicle. El Tiny Desk concierto de su grupo logró la lista de NPR de los 15 superior Tiny Desk conciertos de 2015 en la colección de NPR de la mejor música de 2015.

Esta actuación es en asociación con International Education Week y se hace posible gracias a Department of MusicOffice of Diversity and Inclusion, Faulkner Performing Arts Center, y Graduate School & International Education.

Consiga sus entradas para este espectáculo aquí.

Additional Info

  • Event date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
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