House Concerts at Hill Center: Latin Grammy-Nominated Instrumentalist & Singer Elena La Fulana
Sunday, May 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm$8.00 – $15.00
NEW SERIES 🎉: HOUSE CONCERTS AT HILL CENTER (HC@HC)
Elena La Fulana is a Latin Grammy-nominated instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and leader of the DC-based bilingual Latin-folk band Elena & Los Fulanos. Originally from Managua, Nicaragua, Elena identifies as both American and Nicaraguan and her music, which ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin cumbia, reflects this dual identity. Her band, Elena & Los Fulanos, has twice been nominated for a Wammie-award, and their most recent album, Volcán, was hailed as “a bilingual folk album for the resistance” by the Washington City Paper, a publication that also selected Elena for their People Issue 2017 highlighting notable Washingtonians. Most recently, Elena has been touring with the Latin-Grammy winning and Grammy nominated band Flor de Toloache, and with them performed at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2019 and the Latin Grammys in 2021.
“The music of Elena & Los Fulanos reflects living in two worlds that graze each other, but never quite collide.”— Julyssa López, Washington City Paper
House Concerts at Hill Center (HC@HC) is a new series premiering in 2023 that features diverse and local DMV singer-songwriters. HC@HC aims to create a cozy, mellow, intimate setting that connects the community with new music and shines light on the wide range of talent that fills our eclectic city. Come into our house for good vibes, excellent tunes, and a drink or cup of tea.
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