CALLIA (Kuh-lee-ah) BARA is a mix of smoke mirrors boobs bones rock roll and macabre fairy tale. She is a singer songwriter dancer musician performance artist creative director cinephile and pop cult fanatic.
CALLIA has immersed herself in music through school choir band ensembles and performing on her own in the citys underground performance art scene. A songwriter at heart she has devised a comprehensive and wide-ranging repertoire of authentic innovative music. Her encyclopaedia-like knowledge of music is incredibly vast as she enjoys and strives to record almost any and every kind of genre and style of music. She is a big tent in the industry capable of writing singing performing a variety of musical genres.
Visuals play an integral role in CALLIAs performance - tantamount to the music. She is an illustrative artist self-taught as well as formally educated in the artistic and social realms including but not limited to photography film literature artistic psychological analysis and popular culture. As a performance artist she seeks to delve deeply into issues narratives and beauty related to both the music and the human condition.
CALLIA is inspired by Old Hollywood film glam rock pop art electro cabaret big band Frank Sinatra Coca Cola Elvis Presley Jessica Rabbit.
Download the EP LOVERSREVUE and its singles here: http://www.calliabara.com/download-lovers-revue/
EQ MUSIC BLOG REVIEWS
The One: http://eqmusicblog.com/watch-the-one-by-callia-bara/
LOFT 965: http://loft965.com/2013/05/06/introducing-callia-bara/
From EQ Music Blog: Callia is one clued-up cookie with beauty and brains combined heading towards the dizzier heights of notability with an encouraging repertoire of pop savvy golden melodies to razzle dazzle the performance art sector and beyond. ... artistic vixen Callia Bara holds the aces.
Not only is Callia a right doll of no disputable question – indeed a hot fox moreover but there’s a lot more depth to her all encompassed creative being than the veneer of eye candy she presents.
An astute innovator of pop culture fusing the mediums of visuals photography musicianship and artistry
on Music Video The One: An alluring provocative symphony of seductive electronic ambience which is led by her glamorously resplendent and luxurious vocals.
From NERDY FRAMES Music Blog: “Gorgeous woman….captivating voice. I said my piece!” “Beautiful voice beautiful her you will feel beautiful.
On February 19th CALLIAs record 54 jumped 250 spots to 1 on the Independent Music Charts. It has been 1 for over five months. (http://indiecharts.com/)