Meet Julia Lage - bassist of Vixen and Smith/Kotzen
Julia is a Brazilian bass player, singer songwriter.
Inspired by bands like, Rush, Aerosmith and Guns N Roses, she began learning the Bass Guitar at the age of thirteen.
At the age of seventeen Julia had become a full time member of the critically acclaimed Latin Grammy nominated Brazilian band Barra Da Saia.
After her thirteen year tenure with the band which included major network television appearances, International festivals and domestic arena tours plus 3 full albums and 1 live DVD, Julia left the band and relocated to Los Angels California.
With a BA in music and arts as well as extensive studio and touring experience, Julia has found herself performing and recording with a vast array of A list artists and musicians such as Pat Travers, Elliot Easton (The Cars), Richie Kotzen, Adam Lambert (Queen) as well as performing along side Pop Star Janelle Monáe and rapper Jidenna at the American Idol Finals.
Julia also worked with Grammy winner iconic Latin artist Alejandra Gusmán, recording a live cd/dvd called 'Live at The Roxy'.
In 2022 Julia was the touring bassist with Smith/Kotzen, a rock blues band formed by Adrian Smith ( Iron Maiden ) and Richie Kotzen ( The Winery Dogs ). She is also on the live recording of the EP 'Better days and Nights'.
In the same year she was invited to join the all female platinum selling rock band Vixen and performed on their latest single 'Red' released in 2023.
Julia also has her own projects which include her solo music and her band The Sister Knot.
Julia’s prolific nature as a writer has found her compositions and performances featured in various American films and television shows.
She is currently working on finishing her first solo album and continues to tour with Vixen as they work on their new music.
Contact Julia at: firstname.lastname@example.org