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1st Annual Fundraiser

Updated: Jan 31, 2019


Guests were greeted by paintings by local artist Jose Ramirez.

The inaugural fundraiser for the Candelas Music and Arts Foundation was held July 28, 2018. What an amazing night full of artists, musicians, and community!


In all, 5 musical acts performed on a perfect summer night at Candelas Guitars. Over $8,000 in proceeds were sent to Guatemala to help rebuild housing to those affected by the recent volcano disaster.


The musical line up included:

1. Los Lobos

2. Gaby Moreno

3. Sean and Sara Watkins

4. Van Dyke Parks

5. Anthony Wilson


The Candelas House Band included:

1. Jim Keltner-Drums

2. Mike Elizondo-Upright Bass

3. David Garza-Guitar

4. Larry Goldings-Piano


Thank you to everyone who made this event possible. Gaby Moreno for enlisting the help of other grammy award winning artists, Los Lobos for representing Boyle Heights, Jose Ramirez for all the paintings that adorned the space, the board members for their volunteer work, Las Flautas restaurant for catering, Zacapa Rum for the tasting booths, and everyone who donated to the event.





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