The Baloise Session not only presents the biggest world stars of the international music scene. It is also a springboard for up-and-coming musicians from Switzerland. Every year, some of the best talents are invited to open the evening for a world-famous act and present their songs and the power of their live performance to an audience that really listens to their music and has a soft spot for newcomers in the unique club-table atmosphere of the Baloise Session. What does it mean for a young Swiss musician to perform at the Baloise Session for the first time – and also to act as a figurehead for the festival? This exciting story is told in the latest edition of the Baloise Session backline blog, in which the Biel musician and singer Dana is accompanied from her first showcase at the Baloise Session media orientation, via her studio in Zurich and a school workshop at the Kirschgarten Gymnasium in Basel, to the Event Hall at Messe Basel, where she shared the stage with superstar Jessie J. She gives very personal and exclusive insights into her life and work.