We’re celebrating America’s ability to connect as one people live in San Diego!
The Root is heading to San Diego Oct. 15 for Univision and Fusion Media Group’s “RiseUp AS ONE” concert. This show is a celebration of music, diversity and unity. All of this awesomeness will be staged along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego and will feature a talented lineup of artists, musicians and performers.
You want to know who’s performing, don’t you?! The star-studded list includes: Miguel Bosé, Luis Coronel, Andra Day, Lila Downs, Jorge Drexler, Fonseca, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, Los Tigres del Norte, Lupillo Rivera, Alejandro Sanz, Julieta Venegas and Carlos Vives.
And don’t worry, in case you can’t make it to San Diego, the event will be broadcast live coast-to-coast in Spanish on the Univision network and in English on Fusion (from 4-7 p.m. PT/7-10 p.m. ET). But if you think you can make it out, check out RiseUp AS ONE for more information about tickets.
The event will be hosted by La Banda’s Alejandra Espinoza and award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos along with Fusion’s Nando Vila and Natasha del Toro. They will be joined by special guests, including Gael García Bernal and Jonás Cuarón of Desierto, Mía Maestro, Wilmer Valderrama and more.