October 27 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM$20 – $40
Jean Dawson wants his music to resonate with kids who grow up straddling multiple cultures and worlds—he pulls from his own experience, being half-Black and half-Mexican. But his music career began on his daily, five-hour crossings at the Mexican-American border. Raised by a single Mexican mother, Dawson grew to challenge the expectations of hyper-masculinity that are central in Mexican and Black culture. Junior Varsity to open.