Daniel Sahad, lead singer of the Austin band Nane, dies at the age of 29

Daniel Sahad, lead singer of the Austin band Nané, died Sunday night. He was 29.

The news was announced on the band’s social media accounts on Monday.

A supersonic five-piece that performed minor miracles of funk and soul, Sahad and his band were rising stars on the Austin music scene, topping Austin360’s list of Austin artists to see in 2022.

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Nané’s most recent appearances include a New Year’s Eve blowout with Blk Odyssy on Empire, a performance at Q2 Stadium during last year’s Austin FC season and a spectacular Austin City Limits Music Festival opening in 2021.

Nané also starred in Netflix’s Austin-based reality TV show “Twentysomethings”.

Last week, Sahad and his band were playing at City Hall when Austin City Council called April 7 “Nane Day” in Austin. It was the first appearance in the halls since before the pandemic.

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