Hannah Jaye fronts her band, Hannah Jaye and the Hideaways, during an album release performance at DC9, Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
DMV folk-Americana quartet Hannah Jaye and the Hideaways hosted an album release party at DC9 recently to mark the release of their debut self-titled album.
Produced by Grammy-winning local DC engineer Charlie Pilzer from Tonal Park and Nashville based mix-and-mastering engineer Jared Anderson from Evergreen Productions, the 10-track collection explores various themes of a young generation navigating the transition to independence and adulthood.
Stream Hannah Jay and the Hideaways debut self-titled album on SoundCloud.
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Since forming in March 2018, the band — which in addition to lead vocalist Hannah Jaye includes multi-instrumentalist Giacomo Fornasini (mandolin, banjo, harmonica), fiddle player Rebecca Weiss, and bassist Greg Mulley — has performed over 80 shows at DC-area venues.
The quartet has been nominated (and voted a finalist by the public) for the 2020 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies) in three categories: Best Bluegrass Artist/Group, Best Folk Artist/Group, and Best Country/Americana Artist/Group.
Find information HERE on the upcoming Whammie Awards weekend, March 27-29, 2020.
Check out the band’s website for information on the new album and upcoming performances in the DMV area.
Enjoy some photos of Hannah Jay and the Hideaways Feb. 28, 2020 performance at DC9. All images courtesy and copyrighted by Ari Strauss.