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Lila Downs

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    A Look Behind the Making of "Luna Lovers," Las Cafeteras' New Video!

    Las Cafeteras, a seven-piece son jarocho inspired ensemble from East Los Angeles, are beaming after the release of their latest music video "Luna Lovers." Our sister blog over at the LA Weekly had the honors of exclusively premiering the social media exploding effort last Thursday. The song is the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time: The Complete List

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion HeroTrying to explain what música ranchera is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time, No. 20-11

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion HeroTrying to explain what música ranchera is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Top Five Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, September 21Lila DownsCity National Grove of AnaheimSince she emerged in 1999, Lila Downs has developed into one of the world's quintessential world music artists. Combining powerful, multilingual vocals and culturally diverse musical arrangements, songs like "Ojo de Culebra" help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Las Cafeteras Plays For Those Who Work Hard to Survive

    [Editor's Note: This new Weekly music feature highlights outtakes and personal stories from bands who just finished working their asses off to put out new music.]Las Cafeteras, a seven-piece Latino folk-fusion band birthed out of the Eastside Café in El Sereno, keep the rhythms of son jarocho a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010​South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Zack de la Rocha's One Day As A Lion Joins Dolores Huerta Benefit

    www.myspace.com/onedayasalion​Zack de la Rocha's One Day As A Lion  is joining the already-stellar line up of human rights activist Dolores Huerta's 80th birthday, at a benefit concert at the Greek Theatre tomorrow. One Day As A Lion, which takes all the energy of Rage Against ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009

    Lila Downs

    Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    UPDATED! Outgoing: Lila Downs Cancels Grove of Anaheim Show, Charlatans UK Scrap Tour

    ​Yesterday, we shared a delightful Q&A between our writer Gabriel San Roman and Mexican singing superstar Lila Downs, in anticipation of her show this Wednesday at the Grove of Anaheim--a show that's now not going to happen. Turns out, Downs had to get her appendix out over the weekend. (As so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Five Questions with Lila Downs

    ​BY GABRIEL SAN ROMANFor years, Lila Downs has melded her powerful multilingual vocals with musical arrangements that engagingly blend the sounds of our global village. Of mixed heritage herself, the signature syncretism that has come to define her artistic presentation has been most recently evid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Incoming: Lila Downs, Jamie Foxx at Grove of Anaheim

    An acclaimed Mexican singer and an Academy Award winner--yep, a couple of very different shows are coming to the Grove of Anaheim this summer.

  • Music

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Year of the Wolf

    Los Lobos turn 30, and are still to be trusted

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