She returns Sunday, October 15th for a special night of music at the historic Paramount Theater in Oakland, celebrating Día de los Muertos, Mexico’s Day of the Dead, featuring folklorico dancing, a mariachi band, stunning thematically-inspired visual projections and more.
Sunday, October 15th at 7pm.
Paramount Theater in Oakland.
Address: 2025 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.
With “a stunning voice, a confident multicultural vision grounded in her Mixtec Indian roots” (LA Times), GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning vocalist Lila Downs is one of the most celebrated singers of her generation.
“Lila Downs mixes traditional Mexican genres with a strong feminist pulse” — NPR
“Downs’ vocals combine the phrasing of Dinah Washington and Omara Portuando” — All Music Guide
“Trained as an opera singer, and a specialist in Mexican folk, Lila Downs is remarkable for her vocal and emotional range” — The Guardian
Oakland’s Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States.
To purchase ten or more tickets, please call our box office at 415.788.7353. You may be eligible for a group discount. SFJAZZ Gala tickets excluded.
The Paramount Theatre is located at 2025 Broadway between 20th and 21st Streets in downtown Oakland, California.
Public Transit To The Paramount:
We highly encourage using public transportation to get to the venue!
The Paramount Theatre is 500 feet from the 19th Street BART Station. Take the stairs up from the station (“20th Street Exit”), and walk NORTH on Broadway toward 21st Street. For routing information, select “19th Street, Oakland” as your destination on this BART Trip Planner.