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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Sarah Barrios

Originally from Torrington, Connecticut, LA transplant Sarah Barrios began writing songs when she was 13 “after a particularly boring day at home.” She hasn’t stopped writing since, exploring storytelling and the way music can transport listeners to a different world.

Barrios draws from a vast spring of influences, from such authors as Jane Austen to landmark musicians Fleetwood Mac, Jon Bellion, and Paramore. “Thank God You Introduced Me to Your Sister,” with its brazenly punk-pop aesthetic, certainly lives up to the hype, combing these reference points and jetting into her own musical sphere. In addition to her growing solo catalog, Barrios has worked with the likes of Bonnie McKee, Becky G, Why Don’t We, Andy Grammer, Zara Larsson, and many others.