Announcing the “Rock The Border, Stop The Wall” Online Concert with Black Pumas, Grupo Fantasma and More

On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, musicians from across the four U.S. border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas will be performing in a COVID-safe online concert, “Rock The Border, Stop The Wall.” With just 19 days before the U.S. Elections, the concert’s goal is to motivate young Latinx voters and stop the controversial border wall project.

The 2,000-mile border-wide online concert will include over 30 musicians, activists and artists from across the border states, and will be hosted by The No Border Wall Coalition, Latin GRAMMY nominee Gina Chavez and Hector Flores of Las Cafeteras. Viewers can tune in to their Facebook and website for a free link to the live feed on Oct. 23 at 5pm CST.

Currently, over twenty bands have signed up to perform in the four-hour Livestream event including GRAMMY Award-winning artists and nominees including Black Pumas, Grupo Fantasma, La Santa Cecilia and Aloe Blacc.

The Full Lineup Includes:

  • Black Pumas
  • Aloe Blacc & Maya Jupiter
  • Ozomatli
  • La Santa Cecilia
  • Grupo Fantasma
  • Gina Chavez
  • Making Movies
  • Trans-Border Orchestra (Orkestra Mendoza + Mexican Institute of Sound)
  • Anais Mitchel & the Cast of Hadestown
  • Las Cafeteras
  • Superfónicos
  • XIXA
  • B Side Players
  • Amalia Mondragon
  • Tiarra Girls
  • Bidi Bidi Banda
  • Radio La Chusma
  • Nosotros
  • Nohe y Sus Santos
  • Native Creed
  • Esther Martinez
  • Papaya Con Chile
  • Baracutanga
  • Rizu X

For a full list of bands and more info, please visit the Official Website of Rock The Border Stop The Wall.

In nine states, the number of Latinos who are Gen Z and likely to be voting for the first time is greater than the margin by which either presidential candidate won in 2016. Latinos have consistently shown an overwhelming dislike for the border wall, and this an opportunity to galvanize that section of voters. This online concert is to bring everyone in these communities together to simply “Rock The Border Stop The Wall” and raise awareness before the 2020 Election.

To RSVP via Facebook please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1722111264607238. To donate to Rock The Border Stop The Wall, see here. 

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Source: No Border Wall Coalition

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