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Project HERA Ladies’ Night Open Mic

March 12, 7:00 PM

Songbyrd Music House, 2475-2477 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Who: Anyone identifying as a female musician can perform- all ages!

Networking Time: 7pm – – Meet and Greet with female peers.

Open Mic Time: 8pm — Advance Sign ups are available for 24 hours prior to Ladies’ Night.

Through a variety of resources, including education workshops and local musical events, projectHERA is dedicated to building and strengthening our music community, while providing a safe and encouraging outlet for women and young girls.


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Violet Silhouette pose for a press photo at a dining room table that has a knife in the middle.

Zaii Valdes of Violet Silhouette Discusses Musical Heritage

Zaii Valdes of Violet Silhouette discusses new album and proud roots in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The sound of Violet Silhouette is unlike anything else you’re likely to hear. Their music blends rock and electronic with dance—with a great deal of mystery tossed in for good measure. But however it’s classified, their sound is rather unique.

Singer/guitarist/drummer Zaii Valdes is joined in the group by Dan Potvin and Justin Gianoutsos. The group’s latest EP, “FEVERBLUE,” drops October 20. In anticipation of the latest release, Valdes spoke with Alchemical Records about the new record and, in honor of his Cuban extraction, Hispanic Heritage Month—which kicks off September 15.
How did you first get involved in music?

Being of Cuban heritage, music and dance were very much a part of [my] cultural and familial experience. Not to mention, there was a spiritual aspect to it—trance states and such that could be achieved from rhythm and beat.

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