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Meet Country's "Badass, Sassy" New Star Lindi Ortega

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Photo: Julie Moe

Want serious chills? Watch this video. There's something about the soul, the melody, and the distressed-velvet vocals that have us hooked on singer Lindi Ortega, and—Happy Halloween to us!— she's coming to town this week. On Friday, the alluring chanteuse will play at Evanston Space—and she may or may not be in Dia de los Muertos makeup.

We caught up with Ortega to log a few fun questions about her style, her signature scent, and the song she has on repeat. We cannot wait for you to meet her and we really, really hope you get out and hear her.

Describe your signature style in three words.
Badass, sassy, and unique

What's your signature scent?
Pink Sugar

Favorite scent on a man?
Anything that smells like clean

One beauty product you would never go without:
Red lipstick

The accessory that means the most to you is:
Red cowboy boots

Your style icons are:
Johnny Cash, Frida Kahlo, Wonder Woman

Which current country singers have great style?
Canadian country singer Daniel Romano

Complete the sentence: A country singer must always...
Wear boots!

What song is on repeat on you iPod?
Johnny Cash, "Long Black Veil"

What will you dress up as for Halloween?
A dia de Los muertos skeleton

· Evanston Space [Official Site]
· Lindi Ortega [Official Site]

Evanston Space

1245 Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL