Platinum blonde songstress Julia Capogrossi is packing her bags and heading south, 5,000 miles south. She holds the coveted spot of the sole American entertainer at the San Pedro Country Music Festival held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The 14th Annual San Pedro Country Music Festival presented by Country2.com
will be held September 22-24, 2017. The festival is the largest of its
kind in South America hosting up to 50,000 attendees in the past. The
three days of music features acts from many different areas of
Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Brazil.
Capogrossi was exclusively asked by Country2.com CEO and
Owner, Gustavo Laurino to fill the spot. “We can’t wait to welcome Julia to Argentina,”
Gustavo said. “It was so nice to meet
her, see her perform and watch her interact with fans last month during CMA
Music Festival. We know she will be a
wonderful addition and we can’t wait for her to take our stage.”
Capogrossi announced the news this morning on international
weekly radio show Nashville Access’s Facebook
LIVE with the show’s co-host Camo, during an interview. To view and watch the
official announcement, click here.
“First of all, I had to get a passport,” laughed Capogrossi.
“I was literally at the Post Office the next day filling out the form. I’ve
never been out of the country and I am beyond honored for this to be the reason.
I can’t wait!” She will be accompanied by three talented musicians including
Cassadee Pope’s lead guitarist, Derek Bahr, Clare Dunn’s bassist, Reed Berin
and Chuck Wicks’ drummer, Rob Mitchell.
Together they will play a full 60-minute set on the main stage of the
festival on Saturday, September 23rd. The entire festival will be
broadcasted live on the Country2.com website
(GMT-3 time which is two hours ahead of CST). For more info on the festival,
This exciting news comes on the tails of a very successful
summer for Capogrossi which she kicked off by participating in her first CMA
Music Festival. She performed on various
stages throughout the week, met fans and signed autographs. She also released her debut country radio
single, Busch Light Budget and the
official music video will be debuted soon. In support of the single, this
firecracker songstress is gearing up for a tour that will include performances
in various US cities at both venues and radio stations.
While she is a fresh face and sound on the country music scene, Capogrossi is
no stranger to the stage. With musical influences ranging from Carrie
Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen, this dynamite
vocalist started performing at a young age and, as she grew older, loved it
more and more. She used to belt out Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears songs
in her bedroom growing up and always enjoyed the love for dance. After taking
ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe and hip-hop, she knew music and singing was
her dream and she was determined to make it happen. She knew the best way to
achieve her goal was to put 110% into it and with her parents’ blessing, she
moved to Nashville.
great poise and a go get ‘em attitude, this Stamford, Connecticut native’s
passion for music can easily be seen with her upbeat personality, warm smile
and dynamic stage presence. She feels the most important thing she has learned is not to sweat
the small stuff and have faith in yourself. “I’m a true believer in finding the
silver lining in every single thing. Learn from your mistakes and move on,” she
says. She lives by her favorite quote- “Toss your hair in a bun, drink some
coffee, put on some gangsta rap, and handle it.” That’s what she plans to do in
this business and with talent and determination, she isn’t giving up anytime