WUAG Presents: Alvin Shavers and Quilla
Join WUAG in The Crown for their last ‘Presents’ show of the semester at WUAG Presents: Alvin Shavers and Quilla!
Doors are at 7:30
Music begins at 8:30
This is a FREE event!
Ohio-born Alvin Shavers has been a house music DJ since he started playing music at venues in his home of Greensboro, North Carolina in 2008. Shavers’ sets fuse elements of deep, tech, and soulful house, techno, funk, soul, and even punk into an unpredictable yet harmonious whole.
He draws from a wide range of influences from Dennis Ferrer, Carl Cox, David Byrne, James Brown, and Kerri Chandler
Whether at an intimate nightclub or large-scale party, Shavers connects with listeners on a personal level. Shavers truly loves every song he plays–whether a brand-new deep house release or a soulful classic–and it shows. His enthusiasm for music is infectious, drawing listeners into his groove with his uncompromising ear for interesting sounds and thoughtful and often unconventional blends.
Quilla is a Canadian-Peruvian songwriter, vocalist, keyboardist and electronic producer. Originally from Montreal, she now resides in Greensboro NC. Weaving layers of infectious beats, piano melodies and mesmerizing vocal loops, Quilla’s music is inspired by indie pop and house music, and is a refreshing dose of magical realism for the ears.
Her debut album ‘Beautiful Hybrid’ was met with critical acclaim: “Quilla is a multi-talented, multifaceted, hyper literate songstress offering a fresh perspective, and fascinating imagery, ” (Flush Magazine). Her upcoming self-produced singles Games, The Collector, and You Got It will be released by Ritual Fire Records in 2016.
Quilla has released collaborations with over a dozen producers on the world’s top dance labels, including Revealed Recordings, Armada Music, Vicious Recordings, Ministry of Sound, Visionquest Music, Neon Records, and Musical Freedom.
Equal parts songwriter, producer, and performer, In her live performances, Quilla is known for her ethereal vocals, mad skills on the vocal looper and keyboards. Her live performances are suffused with raw, mesmerizing energy. As a DJ, she is sought after for her carefully curated and tightly mixed sets.