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Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico

On Sunday, Costa Rica and Mexico will host simultaneous concerts to benefit the victims of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala on June 3, which caused the deaths of hundreds and has affected close to two million.

Costa Rican producer Destiny Recordings, which is now established in Mexico, along with Amón Solar (Costa Rica), Mexican record label Mula Terca Records and Multiforo Alicia joined forces to organize the event with various bands and local media from each country.

The concerts will take place simultaneously on Sunday in San José and Mexico City. According to a press release from Destiny Recordings, the profits of both concerts will be donated to volunteer firefighters in Guatemala who have been helping and rescuing people.

The concert in San José will take place at El Sótano in Barrio Amón with concerts both in Amón Solar (upper part of El Sótano) and El Sótano (the basement).

The bands that will play in Amón Solar include Seka, Los Waldners, Entre Lobos, The Great Wilderness, Las Yakets, Golpe Bajo, and The Codex Mind. The bands and musicians  at El Sótano are Magpie Jay, Adrián Poveda from Monte, Pana from Alphabetics, Ricardo Arias from Overseas, Kenneth Medina from Diger, and Rey Tigre.

Both Destiny Recordings and Mula Terca Records will share their donation receipts on social media.

The concert in San José will take place at El Sótano in Barrio Amón on Sunday, June 24, starting at 2:00 pm. Entrance fee is of ₡3,000. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page.

Disclaimer: The Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) and Amigos of Costa Rica sponsor the Tico Times Changemakers Section to provide a space for stories and information about philanthropic work in Costa Rica. CRUSA and Amigos do not endorse any of the organizations, individuals, fundraising solicitations or opinions shared in this space unless otherwise stated. 

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