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Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Shana Blake & Pivotal Soul
3227 N. Davidson St.
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas
Life has a way of letting us know what we're supposed to do and when we're supposed to do it. We can distract ourselves, but life is persistent. Jessica Hernandez knows that. She knows that no matter what gets in the way, time won't stop for anyone. Be it struggles or triumphs, Hernandez is ready for whatever, whenever.
This malleability expresses itself in so many facets of Jessica's life. The first-generation American grew up in and around Detroit. There are few regions more impressing as the nitty-gritty of Rock City and it left its mark on the 25-year-old artist. Her voice is instantly recognizable. Its strength and soul are matched by an honest vulnerability. Whether she is singing heartfelt words about someone that has left this world too early, or belting out a danceable tune through a big smile, Hernandez is unforgettable… especially with the ultra-talented Deltas behind her.
Never one to adhere to norms or outside pressures, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas have learned lesson after lesson along their rise as one of Detroit's favorite bands. They've honed their craft in sell-out shows and tours than span the nation. It's easiest to classify Hernandez by seeing the people that come to every show. All races, all ages, all fans of good music.
Shana Blake & Pivotal Soul
Shana Blake & Pivotal Soul is an innovative new take on the old soul band and features singer/songwriter Shana Blake (The Near Misses, Wavy Space, Tesser), veteran guitarist Keith Shamel (Virgo Musik, Daily Soul), bassist Dave Eatman (Bellyful, Automatic Chi) and drummer Aaron Kaufman (HayWire). The expressive vocals and rich textures of the instrumentation fuse coherently to create a sound that's as smooth as honey, with a hint of R&B, funk, reggae, southern rock, gospel, country, jazz and the blues.
Shana began her musical career as a church vocalist and has been influenced by all forms of traditional and world music. Blake was deemed Creative Loafing's 2001 Critic's Choice Best Female Vocalist. She was featured on Jerry Springer for her song "Springer" and "This Is Your Day" was adopted as an anthem for the Susan G. Koman Race For the Cure.