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Diana Gameros @ Octopus Literary Salon

  • Octopus Literary Salon 2101 Webster Street Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Originally from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Diana Gameros is a singer, songwriter, and music instructor. Now living In the Bay Area, Diana has played with many local favorites, including the Oakland East Bay Symphony and has opened concerts for Bebel Gilberto, Latin Grammy winners La Santa Cecilia, latin Grammy nominee Ximena Sariñana and many others. Most recently, Diana sang a song with mexican pop star and Grammy winner Natalia Lafourcade in a concert at SFJAZZ Center. In 2013 Diana released her first album entitled Eterno Retorno, a soulful retrospective of her journey as an immigrant. In October of the following year she received the Emerging Leader Award from the Chicana/Latina Foundation for her work in music and social justice activism. This year Diana’s song “Ligerita” was featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered.