Dolly Parton birthday hoot w/ Jackie Venson, Mélat, Else Cross, Kalu James, Walker Lukens, Carson McHone, & more
"...To help fund a production of their latest play, Mothers and Daughters, Conspire Theatre hosts the reigning Austin Music Awards’ Musician of the Year and her Gina Chavez Trio tonight at the All Saint’s Episcopal Church...."
"...There’s a lot of work that comes with planning a wedding: securing caterers, finalizing floral arrangements, and herding extended families. For musician Gina Chavez, add one more item to the prenuptial to-do list: coordinating the wedding cinematographer so that you can use clips in a music video...."
"...Filling the State Theatre with Black Fret donors Saturday night, Gina Chavez debuted the music video for her Austin Music Awards Song of the Year, “Siete-D.” The evening raised almost $12,000 for Niñas Arriba, the nonprofit she and partner Jodi Granado founded to send girls from El Salvador to college...."
"...Networking, baby. Jodi, my partner in life and the engine behind all things Gina Chavez music, was with me, and for a girl who equates preparation with over-the-counter cream, I was prepared! Branded business cards, NYC show fliers, 40 shrink-wrapped albums..."
"...In 2009, safely inside the walls of the compound, Austin singer Gina Chavez struggled to decipher rapid Spanish through the tears of teenage drama. Most of the 800 students went home every day, but those who stayed in the dorm might be orphans, live too far away, or in the case of one student, need a safe haven against gang members trying to extort money..."
"...ATX6 today announced its new group of rising Austin musicians that will represent our fair city at North By Northeast (NXNE) and other international festivals this year. The six locals selected are Gina Chavez, Jonathan Terrell, Elsa Cross, Silas Lowe, Jana Horn, and Brian Kremer...."
"...Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez..."
"...A three-time 2014 Austin Music Award-winner in the categories of Best Female Vocalist, Best Latin Traditional, and Best Latin Rock, Gina Chavez says women aren't necessarily a minority in numbers, but in music, men rule...."
"...Home also beckons as a destination, a place and community to discover, as it did for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee for both the Small Faces and Faces, Ian McLagan, who called Austin home for the final 20 years of his life. And home encompasses the people you love, as 2015 Austin Music Awards queen Gina Chavez, who took home Best Musician, Album, Song, and Latin Artist of the Year, declares on her stellar 2014 sophomore LP, up.rooted: “All I know, my home is your heart.”..."
"...Gina Chavez: Lydia Mendoza, Linda Ronstadt, and Lila Downs all rolled up into one (up.rooted). Sunny Sweeney: country-western cojones to rival Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn (Provoked)..."
"...On the local tip there’s the garage pop of Spanish Gold, the blue-eyed funk of the Greyhounds, a visit to dreamland with Erin Ivey, the fun yet supremely executed country of Rosie & the Ramblers, and razor sharp Collin Herring. Simply stunning: Gina Chavez...."
"...Summer Celebration with Gina Chavez Raise a glass to all the recent history made, and buckle down for the work that still must happen at this grassroots fundraiser for the Dems' summer voter registration program. Thu., July 16, 6-9pm..."
"...Sat. 17, SXSW Outdoor Stage Presented by MGM Resorts, 5pm Selena tribute act? Guitarist Rene Chavez recently told KLRU, Austin's PBS affiliate, "We weren't really shooting for a visual facsimile; we were shooting more for an aural likeness." Tejano's first international crossover act is lovingly replicated by Stephanie Bergara, who gave a moving empowerment speech while accepting Best Cover Band honors at the Austin Music Awards on Feb..."