Rainbow Chan

  • When: 4th Mar 5:00pm
  • Where: Newtown Ave
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Rainbow Chan is a singer, producer and multi-disciplinary artist. Since winning FBi Radio’s Northern Lights Competition (2011), Chan has built a reputation as one of the most innovative artists in Australia with her idiosyncratic brand of pop and vibrant aesthetics. She often draws on nostalgia, diaspora and her Chinese heritage—the result is a collage of seemingly disparate sounds and cultures.

Her debut album Spacings (Silo Arts) was chosen as feature album on FBi, Radio Adelaide, RTRFM, and received 4 stars from Rolling Stone. She scored FBi’s most played artist and song of 2016, and received two SMAC Award nominations for Best Live Act and Record of the Year.

Chan has toured extensively including performances at the Sydney Opera House, Iceland Airwaves, Vivid, Mona Foma and Melbourne Music Week. In October 2016, she was invited to perform at Longli International New Media Arts Festival, China. She has worked with MusicNSW as a mentor for Women in Electronic Music, and was a recipient of an Opportunity Development Grant. Most recently, Chan soundtracked the ABC documentary, “The Glass Bedroom”.

Rainbow has released FABRICA Ep in 2017 (Healthy Tapes). Its lead single “Let Me” won Best Song of 2017 in FBi Radio’s Sydney Music, Arts & Culture Awards.

Photo credit: Jonno Revanche