November 8, 8:00 pmView All Events
In Spanglish, Englanish or any other language, love conquers all. Gina’s love is conquering the world, paso-a-paso, step-by-step. Whoever you are, Gina Chavez gets you. Just sit back and listen. No visa required. -NY Latin Culture Magazine
Alt-pop sensation Gina Chavez is a twelve-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2019 Best Female Vocals— and she’s heading to Purchase for one night only.
Chavez’s passionate, bilingual songs traverse cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton, and folk. With dynamic vocals and sharp social commentary, she’ll take you on a journey through the Americas, expertly blending sounds with tension and grace.
Chavez is currently touring her new EP Lightbeam a collection of songs about the journey and hardships she and her wife have undergone to be able to publicly express their love for each other as Catholic, Latinx women.
A Conversation with Gina Chavez
Join us immediately after the show as Gina Chavez sits down with for an informal and free-ranging chat about her music and her activism with Purchase College faculty member and songwriter Rebecca Haviland.
Rebecca Haviland is a graduate of Purchase College and a Grammy awarding winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist with extensive songwriting, performance/touring experience. She recently completed a year playing keyboards and guitar for multi-platinum selling pop artist Rachel Platten, including television performances on Ellen and Good Morning America, and performances across North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Her own band, Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart has performed in support of Roberta Flack, Chris Young, Rick Springfield, Martin Sexton and James McCartney. Their self-titled record released in 2012, received awards in the International Songwriting Competition and Unsigned Only Competition.