Press Releases

Filharmonic and Jay R Headline - Filipino American History Month Kick-Off Celebration in Carson October 2

Filipino American History Month kick-off celebration in Carson will showcase amazing talents and performing artists in music, creative arts, and other varied forms of entertainment from the Filipino American community.
The festivity on Sunday, October 2nd from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. will be held at Dignity Health Sports Park located at 18400 Avalon Blvd. in Carson. This event is open to the public and admission is free.

Headlining this year’s event are the Filharmonic and Jay R. Filharmonic is an L.A.-based acapella group featured in NBC’s hit musical competition, The Sing-Off and featured in the Universal Pictures hit movie, Pitch Perfect 2, which became a viral sensation. Jay R is a Filipino-American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and model. In 2008, he released a cover album, Soul in Love, which became Jay R’s highest-rated and biggest-selling album. He made his big screen debut in 2004 feature film Happy Together, and later released his self-titled second album in 2005.
Other performers also include The Voice PH grand finalist Janice Javier, Comedians Eric Escobar and Rex Navarrete, Performer and Host Erik Escobar, Singers and Songwriters Jules Aurora, Chris Chatman and Ardyanna Ducusin. The event will be hosted by Michael Palma and ABC7 Eyewitness News Health Specialist Denise Dador.
“Carson is proud to recognize the contributions of Filipino Americans nationwide especially in the Carson community. Carson, as one of the most diverse cities in the country, is proud to celebrate Filipino American history as part of American history,” said Carson Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes.
Filipino American History Month Celebration is an annual event during the month of October in the City of Carson.
For more information about Filipino American History Month Celebration, please call Parks and Recreation at (310) 847-3570.

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


Please Click Here to join our eNotify for City Council Agendas.