For Immediate Release: Iconic Grammy Award-Winning Singer Lila Downs Performs in Escondido!


Escondido, California — :

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 11th at 7:30pm 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.

Lila 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 Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

Get more information about the show here as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/lila-downs/

Make sure to follow the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter by searching for TheCCAE.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

You can join this inspiring mission by becoming a donor.  Visit artcenter.org/support or email philanthropy@artcenter.org to start a conversation about how you or your company can make a difference right here and right now in your arts community.

 

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