Hollywood Forever Announces 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos
Musical Performances and Ticket On-Sale Date
Hollywood, CA (August 26th, 2014) – Hollywood Forever’s 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival will take place on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at the famed Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This year, Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever will be celebrating its quinceañera (15th anniversary) and is inviting you to partake in the festivities. Tickets for this special event are set to go on-sale on Friday, August 29th, 2014 at noon.
With three stages of entertainment bringing music, dance and theater to festival-goers of all ages, Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever promises to delight even the youngest calacas throughout the day.
By sundown, the main stage heats up with performances by some of today’s best female rockers including Mexican songstress Carla Morrison who won two Latin GRAMMY awards for her album Déjenme Llorar,which has been certified Gold in Mexico, and continues to be in the top 50 on iTunes US Latino Album Chart.
Also included in the line-up this year is 2014 GRAMMY Award Winner – Best Latin Rock Album, La Santa Cecilia, whose unique sound exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music.
Also joining the pool of female talent is singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno who picked up her first Latin GRAMMY for Best New Artist at last years awards. Moreno’s original blend of jazz, soul, blues and 1960s rock makes her a true multi-cultural artist who displays a unique and innovative fusion of diverse music styles and influences.
Rounding out the main stage performances are Los Cenzontles (“The Mockingbirds” in Mexico’s native language Nahuatl) whose effortless mix of electric bass and drums with traditional Mexican instruments create a powerful sound infused with the gutsy soul of Mexico’s rural roots music and two-time GRAMMY Award winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, an all-female ensemble imbued with the true flavor of Los Angeles.
Admission to the event is $20 – children under 8 and seniors over 65 are FREE until 4pm. To pre-purchase tickets and avoid lines day of the event, please go to: hollywoodforever.ticketfly.com
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About Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood Forever is a cemetery unlike any other in the world. One of the world’s most fascinating landmarks, Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting place to more of Hollywood’s founders and stars than anywhere else on earth. Founded in 1899, the cemetery was an integral part of the growth of early Hollywood. Paramount Studios was built on the back half of the original Hollywood Cemetery, where the studio is still in operation today. The cemetery of choice for most of the founders of Hollywood’s great studios, as well as writers, directors, and, performers, Hollywood Forever Cemetery is now listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. Visitors come from all over the world to pay respects to Johnny Ramone, Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and hundreds more of Hollywood’s greatest stars.
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