Backstage Pass: Soul Songstress Shawnee Dez on Growing Up in Chicago and the Influence of Nostalgia

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Since Shawnee Dez first performed at Sofar Chicago nearly three years ago, she’s become a hometown favorite, performing at over 20 Sofars. Watch a few seconds of her cover of “I’d Rather Go Blind” and it’s easy to see why. Shawnee talks to us about being a part of the ever-changing and influential Chicago music scene, some of her favorite artists today and more:

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Shawnee performing at Sofar Chicago Grace Pisula
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Shawnee performing at Sofar Chicago Mark Pachucki
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