SUM , The Hollow Roots, Sara Ontaneda
S U M is a music group founded by Steve Belvilus in 2015. He is the musical director, composer/arrranger and drummer of SUM. Steve has an extensive career in the music industry. He has worked on Broadway (Hamilton: An American Musical), with Natalie Cole, Hezekiah walker and Grammy winning producer Scott Jacoby (John Legend/Sia) to name a few. He is an alumnus of the University of Sorbonne in Paris, Manhattan school of Music and City College of New York.
S U M, pronounce soom, is the entity that animates S U M music. Its mission is to encourage people to express who they really are without fear.
The Hollow Roots are a four piece blues-rock band from Nashville, TN. They have been playing in the house show scene here and in Murfreesboro for six years and have been gigging around Nashville for about two years and been on the road for the past year and a half.. Recently, Nashville Unsigned filmed them as a featured artist and have showcased at SXSW.
Sara Ontaneda is a singer-songwriter who creates colorful music combining Folk, R&B and South-American rhythms. Her velvet, smooth vocals resonate through powerful lyrics in both Spanish and English. Sara's music has led her to tour the US as well as South-America, with performances in notable events like SXSW 2016/2018, Musikfest 2017, NAMM Show 2018, among others.