At the beginning of April, Renee Goust, Vivir Quintana, Leiden and Ximbo presented a collaboration together interpreting Alex Pozas’s song “Querida Valeria”, a song that addresses the difficult issue of violence against girls.
Renee recently participated in the concert series “En Casa” on the YouTube channel of Americas Society, in addition to the Festival ¡Que Vivan las Mujeres! organized Mexico’s Department of Culture and the Festival Cervantino. ¡Que Vivan Las Mujeres! was broadcast through the platform “Contigo A La Distancia”, on the social media of the Department of Culture and the National Women’s Institute, alongside artists like Natalia Lafourcade, Kenny & Los Eléctricos, Silvana Estrada and Hello Seahorse. Similarly, she presented her new music at MIDEM Digital’s Latin American Music Forum where she shared a virtual stage with Carlos Vives, Francisca Valenzuela, Diamante Eléctrico and several other artists, to then participate on March 25th at the Go Mujeres Fest with Mon Laferte, Flor de Toloache, Vivir Quintana, among other great artists, as well as several other special virtual events.
ABOUT RENEE GOUST
Renee Goust (she/her) is a Mexican-American neo-folk artist who grew up on the US-Mexico border. She is a proud feminist and queer singer-songwriter who uses the influence of the music of the Americas to write songs in Spanish and English about the fight for gender equality, LGBT + experiences, immigration, and other social justice issues. For context, her songs “La Cumbia Feminazi” and “Querida Muerte (No Nos Maten)” have become feminist anthems that are often heard in marches and travel through social media, especially TikTok and Instagram in Latin America and Spain. Renee received a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts Women’s Fund in March 2020, with which she is currently producing her first full-length album “Resister”.