Venn Sung is an original rock band formed in Philadelphia. The band name Venn Sung comes from the Venn Diagram which shows where things have some type of connection. The name means: Where we have a connection, and it has sung and is singing. Venn Sung cares deeply about mental health awareness. Each member has struggled as so many have and hopes to add positive content to the world. The band is a power trio but often has a guest lineup in the studio and at live shows.
In 2016, Gina Castanzo was featured on NBC’s The Voice, where she sang Andrew McMahon’s Cecilia and the Satellite. Only seventeen years old at the time, her performance granted her a spot on Team Blake for the show’s tenth season. Gina is currently the lead singer of the band Velvet Rouge and has performed at an eclectic mix of Philly’s music venues, including a sold-out show at Johnny Brenda’s, Kung Fu Necktie, MilkBoy, and World Café Live. Gina Zo describes the sound as “if Florence Welch had a love child with Stevie Nicks”. Joining Gina on stage are Buddy Mazzenga, Joe McEnany, and introducing Andrew Amado. Velvet Rouge In late 2022 was awarded “Best Rock Band in Philadelphia”