Multiple Music Superstars And Thousands of Fans Will Come Together At The U.S.-Mexico Border In San Diego
On October 15th
For A Nationally Broadcast Concert Special
UNIVISION And FUSION Collaborate With SPRINT To Host The
‘RiseUp AS ONE‘ Concert Celebrating Music, Diversity & Unity
Becky G and Debi Nova Join Event Lineup – Alongside: Miguel Bosé, T Bone Burnett, Luis Coronel, Andra Day, Lila Downs, Jorge Drexler, Fonseca, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, Los Tigres del Norte, Lupillo Rivera, Residente, Alejandro Sanz, Julieta Venegas and Carlos Vives
-Saturday, October 15th At The Cross Border Xpress (CBX) in San Diego
-Pre-Show:2:00-3:00pm PT / Main Show (Broadcast): 4:00-7:00pmPT / 7:00-10:00pmET
TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / THE FREE EVENT TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS FRIDAY, 10/14 (OR WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) VIA SELECT DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS LISTED AT: http://riseupasone.com/
THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE PARKING AT CBX!
Please use the free parking facilities at Southwestern College (900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA – Helmhurst St. entrance) and ride shuttle buses to/from the venue.
Shuttles will start at 11am and will conclude by 11pm
“Juanes, Miguel Bose, Sanz to headline diversity concert” – AP/NY Times
“RiseUp AS ONE Festival Aims To Bridge Cultures” – THE SOURCE
“Top names to play… US-Mexico border concert” – AFP
“Multi-cultural galaxy of stars promote tolerance in free concert on border” – Miami Herald
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division of UCI serving the rising American mainstream, will stage the ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ concert – a celebration of music, diversity and unity -along the U.S. -Mexico border in San Diego, California on Saturday, October 15th. Sprint will serve as the presenting sponsor of the nationally televised event featuring a talented lineup of artists, musicians and performers.
This unparalleled, bi-lingual live-music event will take place at the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) in San Diego with artists who represent the best of our diverse and inclusive society, including Miguel Bosé, T Bone Burnett, Luis Coronel, Andra Day, Lila Downs, Jorge Drexler, Fonseca, Becky G, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, Los Tigres del Norte, Debi Nova, Lupillo Rivera, Residente, Alejandro Sanz, Julieta Venegas and Carlos Vives.
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. Univision’s William Valdez will also host backstage coverage to give fans a special look behind the scenes.
The concert will be broadcast live coast-to-coast in Spanish on Univision Network and English on FUSION from 7:00-10:00pm, ET (4:00-7:00pm, PT). UCI will cover and promote the concert across its suite of platforms including its 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks and partnership, 126 local television and radio stations and an array of digital brands. For those who wish to attend this free concert, information on ticket distribution partners/locations can be found at: RiseUpAsOne.com.
“The U.S. -Mexico border provides the perfect stage for this amazing event and is a way to highlight diversity and inclusion, despite borders,” said Camila Jimenez Villa, Co-President and Chief Content Officer, Fusion Media Group. “This location and our incredible lineup of award-winning artists will celebrate, through the power of music, the connectedness of our world and the positivity that occurs when we show empathy, respect and openness to one another.”
“Sprint is proud to collaborate with Univision and Fusion to bring the RiseUp AS ONE event to life, celebrating our collective community,” said Marcelo Claure, CEO of Sprint. “We are in the business of helping people connect to what matters most to them. This event showcases the very spirit of our mission to keep moving forward without borders or barriers and rising together as ONE voice / Una Voz.”
Supporting partners include The California Endowment’s #SchoolsNotPrisons and #Health4All campaigns, Cross Border Xpress (CBX), City of San Diego, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, City of Imperial Beach, HBO, Revolve Impact, Dots, Variety, Square, PVBLIC, UNICEF and BET.
Univision and Fusion Media Group recently announced the event’s co-chairs, who come from diverse backgrounds and communities. The list of co-chairs include: José Andrés, Nicolas Berggruen, T Bone Burnett, Ximena Caminos, Kenneth Cole, Jason Collins, Junot Díaz, Ava DuVernay, Emilio & Gloria Estefan, America Ferrera, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr, Don Graham, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson, Dr. Henry Jenkins, Quincy Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mía Maestro, Jonathan Olinger, Eduardo Padrón, Shonda Rhimes, Robert Rodriguez, Dr. Robert K. Ross, Sree Sreenivasan, Forest Whitaker, and Ethan Zuckerman.