Joaquina Mertz is a Mexican-born Singer-Songwriter and poet who utilizes her poignant lyrics and captivating, powerful vocals to inspire audiences on an international level. Combining her classical training with influences such as Amy Winehouse, Prince, and Peter Gabriel, her sound is best recognized in the soul/R&B genre.
Joaquina aims to use her talents to encourage positive social change, placing an emphasis on honesty in her lyrics and performances. Being an immigrant makes it really important for her to create more space, narrative, conversation for people like her in the media.
She is currently based in Los Angeles, where she can be found performing as a self-accompanying artist or with her live band.