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PAST SHOWS

  • Oct 5th RnB Nights The Village/ Los Angeles
  • June 6th Social State House/ Los Angeles
  • July 11th The Viper Room/ Los Angeles
  • July 25th El Cid/ Los Angeles
  • May 18 The Study Hollywood/ Los Angeles
  • Apr 20 The Mint/ Los Angeles
  • Apr 14 The Silverlake Lounge/ Los Angeles
  • Nov 14  CSU LA International Festival/ Los Angeles
  • Oct 11  CSU LA Arts & Letters Showcase/ Los Angeles
  • Sept 28 CSU LA Awards (Private Event)/ Los Angeles
  • July 19 LUX Vierdaagsefeesten Nijmegen/ The Netherlands
  • July 16 SMKMRKT Festival Nijmegen/ The Netherlands
  • June 20 ArtEZ International Radboud/ The Netherlands
  • June 8 Paradigm Shift Festival Arnhem/ The Netherlands
  • May 17 ArtEZ Originals Luxor Live Arnhem/ The Netherlands
  • May 11 Hoogte 80 Festival Arnhem/ The Netherlands

Biography

Dutch and Indonesian singer-songwriter KIA is an authentic artist based in Los Angeles whose soulful sound and memorable timbre is ready to be heard. Much like her own mixed heritage, her music is a blend of various genres; a base of neo-soul with a strong emphasis on pop and touches of jazz, funk, hip-hop, and R&B. KIA’s music has been described as “deep and hypnotic” (Buzz-Music LA), “…upper echelon of today’s soul wave.” (Xttrawave). With her solo project she has released three singles “Déjà vu,” “Purge” and “Secrets.” The last two singles are part of her upcoming debut EP “Tomorrow’s Mind.”

As a singer-songwriter KIA has written and recorded for several productions like web-series “Hard Medicine” (USA), “Go-Jump!” (Germany), G’Day production “Honoring Liam Hemsworth and Helen Reddy” (USA), and TV series “Madam$” (UK).

KIA received her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance with honors from ArtEZ Jazz & Pop Conservatory in Arnhem (The Netherlands). She followed an academic semester in Songwriting at the Cornel School of Contemporary Music (Los Angeles). Some of her previous mentors are: Izaline Calister, Michael Indart, Jessica Vautor, Carla Hasset and Abraham Laboriel. She is currently a MM student at the California State University in Los Angeles for Vocal Performance where she specializes in Commercial Music.

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