Songs We Love: Lila Downs, ‘Peligrosa’

Bring on the tequila for this one. And imagine the likes of Chavela Vargas and Janis Joplin serenading the women we call las adelitas — the female Mexican revolutionaries — around your table. That’s the kind of badassery Lila Downs evokes with “Peligrosa,“ the lead track to her new album Salón, … Read More

Starts of Lila Downs’ US Tour

Thursday, 30 March, 2017
Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds, WA, US

Friday, 31 march, 2017
Pantages Theater Lobby, Tacoma, WA, US

Sunday, 2 April, 2017
The Newmark Theater, Portland, WA, US

Lila Downs: Swinging Machetazos With ‘The Demagogue’

Already, more than 22 million Americans have cast early ballots. For many of them, this is their first election, including for singer Lila Downs. She is Mexican American with roots in both Minnesota and the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, her birthplace.

Lila Downs at BBC

Look this interview of Lila ein Newshour for the BBC: