SXSW Spotlight: Daphne Willis (Manic Fest Destiny Party)

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In the little more than three years since she grabbed her acoustic guitar and took the stage for the first time, Chicago-based singer/songwriter Daphne Willis has grown from a feisty neophyte into a self-assured, marvelously expressive artist with a bracingly seductive sound. The 22-year-old’s Vanguard debut album, What to Say documents Willis’ voyage of self-discovery, while also standing as a captivating introduction to a remarkably fresh voice with a distinctive point of view—one that both reflects and scrutinizes the social patterns of her generation.

Check out Daphne Willis during SXSW Wednesday March 17 at 9pm at our Manic Fest Destiny Party (RSVP HERE)

Mar 14 2010 11:00A Cafe Nola Frederick, Maryland
Mar 15 2010 11:00A Voice of America Washington, Washington DC
Mar 17 2010 9:30P The Belmont – Manic Fest Destiny @ The Belmont Austin, Texas
Mar 18 2010 2:45P The Trophy Room – JBTV Presents SxChicago Austin, Texas
Mar 19 2010 12:00P The Belmont – Vanguard Records/Sugar Hill Records/Paste Magazine Day Party Austin, Texas
Mar 20 2010 2:00P Barnes & Noble In-Store Austin, Texas
Mar 25 2010 8:00P The Canoe Club Lake Lotawana, Missouri
Mar 26 2010 8:00P Gabe’s Oasis Iowa City, Iowa
Mar 27 2010 8:00P The Bank – Dubuque, Iowa
Apr 2 2010 11:00P Martyrs’ Chicago, Illinois
Apr 6 2010 8:00P Upfront & Company – Marquette, Michigan
Apr 7 2010 8:00P Upfront & Company – Marquette, Michigan
Apr 10 2010 8:00P Acorn Theater w/ Shawn Mullins Three Oaks, Michigan
Apr 17 2010 8:00P Redstone Room Davenport, Iowa
Apr 18 2010 7:30P The Hub w/ The Nadas Cedar Falls, Iowa
Apr 24 2010 8:00P Old Rock House St Louis, Missouri
Apr 29 2010 8:00P The Rathskeller – Indianapolis, Indiana
Aug 15 2010 8:00P Private Event Waterloo, Iowa

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