For Immediate Release: Somos Chicanas Kicks Off Women’s History Month in Escondido!

Escondido, California — :

Two up-and-coming Latin, female artists grace the beautiful Lyric Court at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Thursday, February 28th at 7:30pm.

Multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Gina Chavez headlines the evening with blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace.

Gina Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted.

Her independent album topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a national feature on NPR’s All Things Considered and she has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, Texas Monthly and the Austin Chronicle and her band’s “Tiny Desk concert” made NPR’s top 15 of 2015.

Opening up before Gina Chavez will be Karina Frost & The Banduvloons.

The Banduvloons leave an impression, no matter what your thing is.

Led by front woman and songwriter Karina Frost, this 3 to 5-piece band performs songs that echo the likes of many genres and styles including Bob Dylan, Shakira, Tom Waits, Sade, Calle 13 and more!

Tickets are on sale online at 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:




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.

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