Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Olivia De La Cruz
Singer/songwriter Olivia De La Cruz was born and raised in her home in the valley of Lake Chelan, WA. Olivia’s music has been characterized as a mixture of Sultry, Lyrical, Americana, Soul, and Rock. Her songs are inspired by her life experiences, capturing moments of the travel, friendship, love and heartbreak that have molded the woman she is today. Olivia’s self titled first album Olivia De La Cruz was released in 2013 as the result of a successful Kick-Starter campaign. Throughout the journey of sharing her life with the public, Olivia has performed with musicians such as Vicci Martinez, Andrew Bell, Andrew Vait, Luc and the Lovingtons, Everyone Orchestra along with many others.
Since the young age of 5, Olivia has been sharing her love and talent through the form of song. As a result of her mom, Ishi, taking her to work and having her sing to clients, Olivia received her first guitar at 12 years old. Soon after learning several chords came the realization that writing and performing music was her calling. Motivated by her passion and talent of creating music, Olivia decided to move to Seattle, WA to take her dream to the next level.
Since moving to Seattle in 2008, Olivia has traveled to places such as Mexico, Bali, and Thailand only to gain more insight, creativity, love and passion for what she does. Wherever Olivia travels, whether it’s to a new place or to revisit her home town, she spreads a love and joy for music and life alike that becomes both contagious and admirable. She describes her love of music by saying, “Growing up, I felt I didn’t always have a way of expressing myself. Being heard and sharing your thoughts and feelings are hard as a young adult. Music changed everything for me. Like the weight of the world had been lifted. That is why I write music. Instead of bottling pain or love up inside, I vent it out exactly how I feel it and experience it.”
Olivia has spent the last couple of years preparing her next album, which she plans to release in early 2016. Please be sure to sign up on her mailing list to stay informed about concert events and music releases.iCal Import + Google Calendar