Public · Hosted by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival and 3 others
Saturday at 1 PM – 3 PM
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
760 Howard St, San Francisco, California 94103.
Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival features “Songs of Love Honoring Migrants And Refugees”.
As the draconian response to the crisis on the southern border continues to wrench children away from parents seeking safety and opportunity, Bay Area artists have been working together to formulate a response to the unthinkable family separation policy.
Featuring an amazing cast of Mexican and Mexican-American artists, Our Children Are Sacred: Songs of Love Honoring Migrants And Refugees is an unprecedented interdisciplinary collaboration that brings together artists, community advocates and non-profit organizations to highlight family separations and human rights violations.
Some of the leading artists involved include Mexican singer/songwriter Diana Gameros, whose music reflects her liminal borderlands status as an artist working between cultures, languages and musical genres; singer/songwriter and voice actor Liliana Herrera, inspired by her bicultural spirit, rhythmically treads across musical genres and stages, honoring indigenous and immigrant communities alike while infusing sultry and powerful Chicana SOuL (#latenighttacostandmusic). The afternoon’s presentation also features theologian, cultural worker, producer and singer/songwriter Francisco Herrera, a veteran activist and performer who’s worked extensively with Grammy Award-winning producer Greg Landau (who is in the process of recording Songs of Love).
Part of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s Weekend Sessions series. For the full summer schedule, visit www.ybgfestival.org.