Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Play Ruido Fest

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas return to Chicago in a couple of weeks to play Ruido Fest. The Detroit-based band has been here many times in the last few years, but this festival appearance will hit a bit closer to home. I’ve been a fan since I heard their EP Live At The Magic Bag, but their newest album finds Hernandez reaching back to her … Continue reading Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Play Ruido Fest

Best Concerts Of 2015-My Top Ten

With only a couple weeks left in 2015, concert season is pretty much over. With the week between Christmas and New Year’s pretty much a dead zone, this is the final week for shows and I’ve only got one on my calendar. So, it’s a good time to recap the best shows I saw in 2015. Anything I reviewed on the site has a clickable … Continue reading Best Concerts Of 2015-My Top Ten

Jamaican Queens-“Joe”

In 2013 one of my favorite new groups was the Detroit-based band Jamaican Queens. Their album Wormfood came in at number 25 on my year-end list, and seeing them live at Schubas was one of the highlights of my concert calendar. They didn’t take too much time off, releasing a new song back in October. Now they’ve resurfaced once again with “Joe,” which premiered this … Continue reading Jamaican Queens-“Joe”

Jamaican Queens at Schubas 9/27/13

If someone had told me back in January that one of my favorite albums of the year would come from a trap-pop group from Detroit, I probably would have rolled my eyes. Here we are more than three quarters of the way through 2013, and Wormfood by Jamaican Queens is still hanging tough in my Top 25 more than 6 months after its release. It’s … Continue reading Jamaican Queens at Schubas 9/27/13

The Musical Influences Of Jessica Hernandez

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas are coming to Chicago this weekend to play an opening slot for Little Comets at Schubas. After listening to their live EP released earlier this year, I can’t figure out why they’re opening for the brit-popsters instead of the other way around. The Deltas combination of old school soul/rock/rhythm and blues, coupled with the incendiary voice of Hernandez makes for … Continue reading The Musical Influences Of Jessica Hernandez