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Lila Downs // San Francisco

Lila Downs // Berkeley


Thursday, May 16 – Sunday, May 19, 8:00pm
201 Franklin Street, San Francisco

Mexican-American vocalist Lila Downs is a GRAMMY winner and one of the most celebrated singers of her generation.

A native of Oaxaca, she’s built a career bridging cultures and languages, both as a musician and social activist for humanitarian causes. Growing up as the daughter of a Mixtec singer and a renowned American photographer, Downs blended a deep passion for the traditions of her homeland with an ingrained wanderlust.








An astonishingly gifted vocalist with a classically trained three-octave range, and an arresting songwriter who tells poignant stories about love, death, loss, and betrayal, Lila Downs is a genre unto herself. Raised in Minnesota and Oaxaca,

Downs sings of a Pan-American social consciousness in her rousing performances, drawing on folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America, and American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop—blending irreverent and fun themes with serious social and political concerns in a distinctive style the Washington Post has called “cantina classical.”


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May 19 2019


Date: May 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $40 – $95
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Sf Jazz Center

201 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA United States

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