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Ouida + Ian Santillano

Sat, Oct 5, 1:00pm3:00pm

Close-up photo of Ouida wearing a brown beret, her hands raised wearing orange suede gloves
Sat, Oct 5
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718


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A rising force on the Bay Area music scene, Filipino and Irish-American singer-songwriter Ouida (pronounced “wee-duh”) has quickly gained international attention. Since her first release in 2020 her songs have been featured in MTV’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and Jersey Shore, NYLON Manila, and leading Irish radio stations. Funded in part by San Francisco-based nonprofit and Filipinx arts incubator Balay Kreative, Ouida’s debut EP Come Rain, Come Shine came last October, expanding her reputation as a generational voice capturing the sense of loss, vulnerability and longing for connection endemic in the pandemic era.


Ian Santillano holding a guitar sideways by the neck and left foot kicking forward.

Opening the double bill is Hayward-raised Ian Santillano, a guitarist and singer/songwriter with a singular blend of soul, folk, rock and funk driving his introspective lyrics. Like Ouida, he’s part of Bolo Music Group, a new Filipino-centric label launched by Filipina American rapper and producer Ruby Ibarra.






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