Sounds Like: The Dresden Dolls, Mother Feather, Gogol Bordello, Muse, Queen
Bio: A New York City native, Sylvana was raised by a single immigrant mother who exposed her to all kinds of experiences from an early age. Shortly after her mother enrolled her in piano lessons, 5-year-old Sylvana began to write her first songs. She grew up listening to opera, classical music, and Ro...See Full Bio
"The night began with sultry voice and sonorous swing as Sylvana Joyce & The Moment came to play. Sylvana Joyce - a born musician who embraced her grandfather's legacy as a composer - performed with the same intonations and presence of a diva against the tension of [Miles] and Peter's drums and bass and the dance of Christopher and Sean-David's guitar and violin. Mingling a show tune sensibility with a modern baroque pop sound, the very nature of the band felt almost appropriately at home against the piecemeal décor of the Trash Bar as it would have been in the gaslight era of a traveling steampunk carnival."