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Somos Chicanas Kicks Off Women’s History Month in Escondido

The Center Welcomes Gina Chavez and Karina Frost & The Banduvloons

Escondido CA— Two up-and-coming Latin, female artists grace the beautiful Lyric Court at the California Center for the ArtsEscondido on Thursday, February 28th at 7:30pm.

Multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Gina Chavez headlines the evening with blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace.

Gina Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner — including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted.

Her independent album topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a national feature on NPR’s All Things Considered and she has been hailed by The Boston GlobeUSA TodayTexas Monthly and the Austin Chronicle and her band’s “Tiny Desk concert” made NPR’s top 15 of 2015.

 Opening up before Gina Chavez will be Karina Frost & The Banduvloons.

The Banduvloons leave an impression, no matter what your thing is.

Led by front woman and songwriter Karina Frost, this 3 to 5-piece band performs songs that echo the likes of many genres and styles including Bob Dylan, Shakira, Tom Waits, Sade, Calle 13 and more!

Tickets are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

Get more information about the show here as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/gina-chavez/



About California Center for the Arts, Escondido
With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate the arts, California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.

The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,523-seat concert hall, a 404-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities. The Center also runs an extensive education program and produces free community events. San Diego Magazine named the Center the “Best Limited Engagement” in North County. The Center was named in the Top Five for U-T San Diego’s Readers Poll for “Best Live Music Venue” and the Top Five for “Best Place to Get Married.” In 2016, the Center was named “Organization of the Year” by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, the Center was chosen as one of fifteen cities from all over the country to be awarded a grant known as the Levitt AMP [Your City] grant. The Center received $25K in matching funds to present the Levitt AMP Escondido Music Series, which is a minimum of 10 free outdoor concerts presented over 10 to 12 consecutive weeks during 2018.

The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. The Ticket Office can be reached at (800) 988-4253. Tickets can also be purchased online. To learn more, including performance dates, times, and ticket information, visit artcenter.org.