Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:30 pm)
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan, 10021
Building off the success of last year’s Selena for Sanctuary, a free Selena-themed outdoor concert in support of immigration rights, organizer, artist manager, and activist Doris Muñoz, is bringing the event to SummerStage for 2019. Born of a series of benefit concerts she put together in Southern California in 2017 called Solidarity for Sanctuary, Muñoz’s dance parties raise funds to help immigrants navigate the bureaucratic minefield that is U.S. immigration policy to set them on the path to citizenship. This year’s party is headlined by Kali Uchis, a Colombian-American singer with a critically acclaimed debut LP (2018’s Isolation) and collaborations with Gorillaz, Juanes and Daniel Caesar. She’s supported by Cuco, an ascendant Chicano bedroom pop star who is set to drop his debut album with Interscope after a prolonged bidding war; Ambar Lucid, an 18-year-old Dominican and Mexican-American singer-songwriter from New Jersey who writes bilingual tunes and wield finger-picked guitars and spaced out electronics with equal aplomb; La Doña; Ana Villafañe; Principe Q, a DJ and producer who spins R&B, hip-hop, dancehall, kuduro, and dembow; and the Santuario House Band, led by music director Adrian Quesada.
Attending the show? Enjoy a VIP experience and be added to our VIP Guest list by purchasing Member for a Day access starting at $99 per person. Skip the admission line and enjoy our Member Lounge with free beer and wine, food order service, and air conditioned VIP restrooms. Contact us at: VIPexperience@cityparksfoundation.org for more information and to purchase.
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*All entries must be submitted at 10am ET on 8/16/2019. Contestants must be 21+ Winners will be notified via email 24 hours in advance of the show.