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Lila Downs at the Chan Centre, Win Tickets

Monday, February 19th, 2018 — 1:23pm PDT
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC welcomes back Mexican-American vocalist Lila Downs, who will share her eclectic and vibrant blend of boleros, jazz, rock, blues, and more in the Chan Shun Concert Hall.

Lila Downs at the Chan Centre

With proud Indigenous roots and a powerful social conscience, Downs last year released her tenth studio album, Salon Lágrimas y Deseo. This collection of works honouring iconic Latin American women won the 2017 Latin Grammy for ‘Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album’. Chan Centre audiences will be among the first to hear these empowering and uplifting anthems live.

Lila Downs at the Chan Centre

Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (at UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver)
When: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8:00pm
Tickets: Available online now from $46, in person at the box office, or by calling (604) 822-2697.

Lila Downs is the daughter of a Mixtec woman who left her village at 19 to sing in Mexico City cantinas. Her father is a Minnesota-born, Scottish-American professor who, upon seeing Downs’ mother perform, instantly fell in love. As a result, Downs grew up in Minnesota and Oaxaca with stylistic influences from both sides of the border. Today, she is considered one of the most innovative exponents of Mesoamerican music.

Win Tickets

The Chan Centre has offered up two tickets for a lucky Miss604 reader to see Lila Downs. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Follow The Chan Centre on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more information about upcoming shows.

Update The winner is Camila Emily Nadia!

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  1. Reen Burley says:

    Just two days before my Mexican mother-in-law’s birthday. I would love to take her!

  2. Amanda says:

    I would love to take my husband to see Lila Downs at the Chan Centre! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Karolina says:


  4. i want to go !! please ! says:

    please pick me
    li wilson

  5. Maria says:

    I would love to see this performance

  6. Shelley Butcher says:

    I would love to see her perform!

  7. Linda says:

    Lila Downs is a fabulous singer!

  8. Kathe says:

    She is a wonderful performer.

  9. Kirsten says:

    Would love for my co-worker to take her son to see this performer! Especially since regular tickets are all sold out. ๐Ÿ™

  10. wen says:

    This would be awesome! Thanks!

  11. Eileen says:

    Would love to go!

  12. Cheuk Lau says:

    Love to see her show

  13. Stella Panagiotidis says:

    I would love to see this!!! โคโคโค

  14. dane says:


  15. Miriam Edwards says:

    viva Mexico, love to see her show!

  16. Jason B says:

    Interesting show.

  17. This lady looks like she could be my daughter. Looks like Beth.

  18. Tara says:

    Me encanta Lila! One of my favourite singers. Would love to go.

  19. Vince S says:

    The Chan Centre is an amazing venue.

  20. Rob says:

    My father was from Oaxaca and I grew up listening to him sing many of the songs that Lila Downs sings. Iโ€™d absolutely love to go see her.

  21. Camila Sol says:

    I love lila downs!! I hope I can find a way to see her perform

  22. Jeff Grierson says:

    Cool prize!

  23. Jazzy says:

    My mom would love to go!

  24. Raihan says:

    I would love to take my wife to see Lila Downs! ๐Ÿ˜€

  25. Karen says:

    This would be a great evening.

  26. Yung says:

    I would be SO EXCITED to win 2 tickets to go to the Chan Centre to see LILA DOWNS. Pick me !

  27. behzad says:

    would love this.

  28. Catherine Hercus says:

    Sounds like an amazing concert

  29. Ana says:

    This would make THE BEST birthday gift for my father!

  30. Nadia says:

    Would absolutely LOVE to see Lila Downs in Vancouver, pretty please ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. EMily T says:

    This would be amazing! Thank you for the opportunity. ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. M Newill says:

    Lots of fun!

  33. Arupreet Kochar says:

    Chan Center and mexican music…bliss

  34. Nadia says:

    Thanks so much, Rebecca!! Just emailed you back ๐Ÿ™‚

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