Vivian García with Maria F. Velazquez and Roxyo Sounds

Vivian García with Maria F. Velazquez and Roxyo Sounds

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(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Epiphany Center For The Arts: The Sanctuary

201 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607


Must be 21+

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Event Details

Vivian García with Maria F. Velazquez and Roxyo Sounds

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024

Doors: 5PM for Golden Hour 

Showtime: 7:30PM 

Tickets: $15 - Advanced | $20 - At door 

‘Service charges apply to ALL ticket purchases (online and box office)’ - Credit card only at door


Vivian Garcia is a Chicago based singer-songwriter. Her musical journey has taken her from studying rumba flamenca rhythms in Granada, Spain to jamming with international folk musicians in Madrid as well as singing with various bands in Chicago. Vivian has performed at The Taste of Chicago, Metro,Thalia Hall, House of Blues, Double Door, Uncommon Ground as well as World Music Fest, Mole de Mayo, Pilsen Fest,Villapalooza and many local venues. She’s opened for Grammy winners La Santa Cecilia as well as Centavrvs and Amigos Invisibles. Cold Bed is her first album and her latest EP, In Between Times, released February 2016 , had her song Ven Conmigo featured on the daytime Emmy nominated show East Los High on HULU.

In 2023 Vivian had a song placed in the award winning film “The Persian Version” by Maryam Keshavarz that won Audience award at Sundance and is distributed by Sony Pictures!

Maria F. Velaquez
Finding inspiration in 1940s country music and 1970s country folk songwriters, Maria F. Velazquez's songs are highly themed in classic western tropes. Born and raised in Chicago, Velazquez's low-fi music often unintentionally captures planes flying over head and car traffic, underlying her yodeling and cattle-call whistling and stories of gamblers, bandits, lovers, and heartbreakers. 
Velazquez is also currently an agriculture student, with a passion for sustainable food systems, soil, and native grains.

Rocío Santos aka Roxyo Sounds is a radio and podcast producer, host and music curator/DJ at Vocalo 91.1FM (Chicago Public Media), specializing in the alternative music scenes of Latin-America. With over ten years of radio experience, Rocío has hosted Domingos en Vocalo, the premier weekly Spanish-language program on arts and culture programming, interviewing international artists: Natalia Lafourcade, Mon Laferte, Carla Morrison, Tim Bernardes, iLe, Helado Negro, and many diverse up-and-coming and local musicians and creators. In the summer of 2023, Rocío celebrated her 10th year anniversary at Vocalo as guest DJ for the Millennium Park Summer Music Series where she spotlighted her vinyl collection of women-fronted acts from Latin-America, which you may also follow in her monthly podcast Músicas al frente— an initiative to document and recognize new music releases by Latinx women musicians.




Golden Hour at Epiphany:

Stop by Epiphany for our live music series concerts, and be sure to hit Golden Hour before-hand for drinks and lite-bites! Doors open at 5pm Wednesday - Saturday for Golden Hour with 1/2 priced bottles of wine and other specials!

Come early to EXPLORE and DISCOVER your own EPIPHANY… our art galleries are open and there is free entertainment before the show!

Full Concert Calendar Here

Golden Hour Menu + Music Schedule

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