About Lila Downs
Downs is a well-known Mexican American Singer and songwriter. In addition to her passion and work for music Downs is also an accomplished actress. She not only sings pop music and Mexican traditional music but also performs in many indigenous languages including Mayan, Zapotec and Nahuatl among others. She got herself into his music career soon after attending University of Minnesota for a brief period and earlier studying at Institute of Arts by Oaxaca.
Downs released her first album in 1994 titled ‘Ofrenda’. The response to her first album was moderate and she kept on working on her compositions and singing till the time she released her debut studio album ‘La Sandunga’ in 1999. The release of this album brought her to the limelight by giving her much needed commercial success. In early 2000, she rocked the music scene with her album ‘Border’ which gained worldwide recognition and popularity in year 2001. Downs seventh album Pecados Y Milagros, topped many world rating indexes and was proved to be one of the most successful album for Lila.
Lila started performing traditional & Latin American music since her school days and her contribution towards preserving the indigenous Mixtec language and many other indigenous languages is well known and recognized. Lila’ contribution to the traditional music as well as other genres has so far won her one Grammy Award and two Latin Grammy Awards.
About the Venue – Greek Theatre
Greek theater is located in Griffith Park Los Angeles, California. It is a 5,870 seat amphitheater built in 1929. Currently it is being managed and operated by Nederlander Organization while it is fully owned by city of Los Angeles. Designer Samuel Tildon Norton designed this theater having its stage built in the form of a Greek Temple.
In Its early days this theater had rarely been used, even in World War II it also served as a Barrack for the soldiers. Later it had been managed and leased to different people and organizations over a period of time. However, since the Nederlander Organization took its charge back in year 1975, the theater has been a continuous attraction for events including Stage Shows, Live Music and Graduation Ceremonies.
Schedule & Ticketing
Lila’ concert is due to be held on Friday August 22, 2014 at 07:30 pm. Tickets are available at Box Office from 12:00 pm to 06:00 pm during Monday to Friday and between 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on Saturdays. Ticketmaster outlets are also selling the tickets for this concert. The same could also be purchased online from Ticketmaster website ‘www.ticketmaster.com’.
Reaching Greek Theater
Greek theatre is located at Griffith Park 2700 North Vermont, Los Angeles. You may easily get driving and parking details on Theater’ website. If you are planning your visit avoiding driving and traffic hassle, you may go for hiring 1800fly1800 which is an economical and convenient option. Further, you may also opt to travel on public transportation to reach the theater.