Legendary Grammy ad Latin Grammy Award-Winning singer, Lila Downs is performing in Escondido for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.
Lila Downs is one of the world’s most singular and powerful voices, whose compelling stage presence and poignant storytelling transcend all language barriers.
Raised in Minnesota and Oaxaca, this global superstar’s exquisite artistry bridges traditions from across the Americas, with influences ranging from the folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America to North American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop.
As a passionate human-rights activist, Lila’s lyrics often highlight issues relating to social justice, sharing stories that too often go untold.
Lila Downs’ current album, “Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo,” is an anthem for female empowerment and earned her a fifth Latin Grammy.
Downs has graced the stages of many of the world’s most prestigious festivals and venues including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Hollywood Bowl.
She has been invited to sing at the White House, and performed on the Academy Awards and Latin Grammy Awards telecasts.
Her music has also been included in several feature films such as “The Counselor,” “Tortilla Soup,” “Real Women Have Curves,” “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada,” Carlos Saura’s “Fados,” “Mariachi Gringo,” and “Hecho en Mexico.”
Tickets for the show are $25-$85 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800-988-4253. The ticket office is open Tuesday – Saturday, noon–6 p.m., and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
Get more information about the show here as well as purchase tickets here: artcenter.org/event/lila-downs/
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