Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at Songbyrd

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Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at Songbyrd


Saturday June 10, 2017
D: 7:00 // S: 8:00 PM

About Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Consequence of Sound writes: The United States is currently at war with its own identity as a country. Many are feeling a stronger and more disturbing “Us and Them” mentality than at any point in recent memory. Instead of running from the diversity that has always defined this nation, however, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas are embracing their duality on their new double album, Telephone/Telefono.

The sophomore follow-up to the band’s 2014 Secret Evil, Telephone/Telefono finds frontwoman Jessica Hernandez connecting with the fact that she’s a first-generation American born to a Cuban father and a Mexican mother. Recorded in Detroit and Mexico City, the double-LP is the same album done twice — once in English, and once in Spanish with slightly altered compositions and lyrics. “I wanted to feel like I can be more than one thing,” Hernandez told Consequence of Sound of her decision to record a bilingual album. “I can be American and proud but I can also be proud of my heritage and want aspects of that to be a huge part of my life creatively.”

June 10 2017


Date: June 10, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe

2477-2475 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

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