Music inspires us all. Eljuri and her music are a force for change. The vibrations ripple through the space between us. Eljuri is constantly exploring new sounds and these reflections. They intersect somewhere between the cultures that she was raised in and the countries of her heritage; Spain, Lebanon, Ecuador, and the United States.
Known as a 'Rockstar Humanitarian' Cecilia Villar Eljuri will have you on your feet and hooked in to her call for Women's Rights, Immigrants' Rights, the Climate Crisis and Anti-Gun Violence. Steeped in her greatest passion of songwriting and as a revered multi-instrumentalist, Eljuri creates hypnotic melodies that are familiar and foreign all at once. With heavy guitar-driven grooves; rock, Latin, middle-eastern, reggae, funk and dance that wrap around stories of resilience, shelter, our borders and the planet, she empowers diverse communities and all champions for human rights.
Touted as one of the top Latina guitar players in the world, Eljuri celebrates ‘Reflexión’, her fifth studio album and is touring with her power trio in support of the release throughout 2023 in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Eljuri’s stature, musicianship and social engagement allows her to create a unique symbiotic musical bubble with a live crowd. She is overjoyed to be back on the road engaging with audiences through her memorable bilingual message of protest and universal truths expressed in her award-winning songs and videos.
"A rockstar humanitarian who’s dedicating her life to helping those in need."