Lila Downs

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM


General Admission


Lila Downs has one of the world’s most singular voices and innovative approaches to music. A Mexican-American world music superstar, she is known for her opera-trained vocal range and her unique synthesis of indigenous Mesoamerican music with cumbia, soul, jazz and hip hop. Over the course of nearly a dozen albums, Downs has earned a Grammy Award and multiple Latin Grammys as she and her band create a cross-cultural expression. Downs’ newest album, Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo, affirms her outspoken artistic power.

“Spellbinding!” Billboard

“An almost superhuman three-octave range.”The Guardian (U.K.)

“Few alternative artists have the dynamic power and range of this bilingual warrior-woman.” NPR

“A renowned Mexican balladeer known for her wild outfits, wide range and powerful voice, a goose-bump-inducing instrument that can go from playful to grave from one note to the next.” Los Angeles Times

Part of a Series
Event Date Time
Dia de los Muertos Tour November 3, 2017 8:00 PM
Simon Shaheen, ‘oud & violin with Ensemble November 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Çudamani “Gamelan and Dance of Bali” February 21, 2018 8:00 PM
Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band March 8, 2018 8:00 PM
TAO “Drum Heart” April 26, 2018 7:00 PM
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