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Lila Downs
    Thursday March 15, 2012 9:30pm - 9:45pm @ St David's Bethell Hall (301 E 8th St)
    Known for her striking voice and magnetic performances, Mexican-American singer and composer Lila Downs (Oaxaca, México) has created one of the most singular explorations of Mexican roots music on both sides of the border. The daughter of an American professor (her father) and a Mixtec cabaret singer, Downs came of age in both countries. By studying folk Mexican rhythms and native dialects and blending them with American folk, blues and rock, Downs has created a unique body of work through releases such as La Sandunga (1999), Tree of Life (2000) Border (2001), One Blood (2004), Entre Copa y Copa (2006) and Shake Away/Ojo de Culebra (2008).

    Known for her striking voice and magnetic performances, Mexican-American...

    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #LilaDowns
    Tags All, World
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18732

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