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Alana Sweetwater & Emma Cairo

The Hotel Cafe
Event organized by The Hotel Cafe

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Tickets will sell out fast, so best to purchase them online in advance at the link below.

Timing Is Everything — In Life & In Music

On Saturday, April 21st, 8:30pm, at Hotel Cafe, two women, whose destinies converged amidst the magic of the Los Angeles music scene, will share the stage. There are very few places where, all the world’s not only a stage, but Fate through the magic of synchronicity constantly brings the most unlikely people and situations together. When two creative forces are brought together, lives are altered, and true magic is made. And, it almost didn’t happen because, for one thing, the two girls grew up in nearly opposite sides of the hemisphere.

In 2012, Emma Cairo, born in Scandinavia, was writing music, singing and performing here in Los Angeles. Arizona born, Alana Sweetwater, was doing the same. The two met through a mutual relationship. Emma’s love interest at the time played guitar in Alana’s band, Sweetwater and the Satisfaction. The two LA transplants discovered another musical connection: Alana’s co-writer and band leader, Scott Feldman happened to be Emma’s first producer in Los Angeles in 2008. Emma had lost contact with him after an 8 month tour in Asia rearranged her life — a common occurrence for working musicians.

The friendship between the two women became even more significant — and life changing — once Emma’s relationship to Alana’s guitar player fell apart. Alana opened her Beachwood Canyon home to Emma. With her supportive friendship, a place to stay and a Alana’s cat, Nina who became Emma’s emotional support animal, Emma was able to land on her feet with true cat-like grace — the grace that comes with true friendship and musical expression.

Since that time, the two women have ever since supported each other in heartaches & love as well as in music and spirituality. In another magical turn of events, Alana was able to perform the marriage ceremony in 2014, when Emma wed her childhood sweetheart Asger Folmann.

This epic event at Hotel Cafe, Alana Sweetwater & Emma Cairo will pay homage to music in L.A., the city that united them, to the alchemy of Girlpower, music, good times, friendship, life changes, spiritual magic and love. Each talented artist will perform a set with their bands, and then share the stage for a duet, to showcase the life affirming magic of lasting friendship and musical inspiration.