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University of California, Berkeley, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA 94720

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Lila Downs

Closed September 30, 2017

Always a colorful and unforgettable experience of Mexican culture and music

Why See Lila Downs?

A performance by Lila Downs is always a colorful and unforgettable experience of Mexican culture and arts, as the singer-songwriter incorporates traditional music and dance from a variety of Mesoamerican cultures, as well as native languages and ancient traditions and folklore.

Born to artistic parents, her mother is a Mixtec singer and father a film-maker. Lila uses ancient and indigenous cultures as an inspiration in her music, and studied anthropology at thr University of Minnesota. Her lyrics often also have a social and political message, reflecting social issues which she feels strongly about such immigration and cultural heritage. Lila won a Latin Grammy Award in 2004 for her album Una Sangre, which translates as One Blood.

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Performance date: 30 September 2017

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2 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

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Tom Riggione: “Lila Downs”

It was an amazing evening. Her incredible voice was surrounded by a fine... more

Carmen MSP: “Lila Downs concert”

Excellent show!, very colorful, great musicians and a lot of participation... more

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