Get ready for a heartwarming and surprise-filled musical journey with SERENATA DE LAS ESTRELLAS. Hosted by Julissa Bermudez, some of the biggest names in Latin music surprise deserving members of the community with once-in-a-lifetime concerts in unexpected locations. From church fundraisers to taquerias, no place is off-limits for these pop-up performances, with real people, real stars, and real surprises.
The four-episode series, which filmed in Los Angeles and Miami, launches October 13 on The Roku Channel in the U.S and Mexico. Latin music icons – Los Lobos, Ozomalti, Chiquis, and Snow Tha Product – surprise everyday heroes in the community with a serenade they’ll never forget. The episodes are filling with stunning performances and heartwarming moments filled with joy, love, and appreciation.
The series was created by Greice Santo. It is produced by Den of Thieves, Trebina Music, Greice Santo, as well as Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, Jared Morell, and Jordan Barrow for Den of Thieves. Gil Lopez serves as executive producer and showrunner.
What to Expect in Each Episode
101 Los Lobos Honors Church Janitor with A Surprise Serenade
Deeply touched by church janitor Alfredo’s dedication to his parish, legendary band Los Lobos pay tribute to him in a special way. Not only has Alfredo served St. Anne’s for almost two decades, he met his wife and got married at the cherished church, where his children also attended school. With the help of Deacon Raul and the ruse of a church fundraiser, Los Lobos honors him with a surprise performance of their #1 hit, “La Bamba.”
102 Ozomatli Gives Cancer Community Leader a Surprise Serenade
The first Latina CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California, Fatima, has been a long-time fan of three-time Grammy winning band Ozomatli. Her dedication to helping families affected by cancer has touched the hearts of many, including her best friend Brenda, who helps Ozomatli surprise Fatima with a private personal performance while on a dinner date with her husband Lucio.
103 Chiquis Cooks Up a Surprise Serenade for the Godmother of Tacos
Renowned Latin Grammy winner Chiquis is all about honoring her beloved mom, Jenni Rivera, so she’s deeply moved to learn of Ashley’s heartfelt desire to celebrate her own mother, Socorro, for her resilience. Socorro, who taught herself to read and write and now owns a successful business called “Tacos Manzano,” has persevered through many challenges, including the painful loss of her brother to COVID. Chiquis and The Mariachi Divas surprise mother and daughter with an unforgettable serenade.
104 Snow the Product Delivers a Dream Quinceañera
Rapstress Snow Tha Product never had a quinceañera due to her family’s financial struggles. So when she learns that Melyza’s big brother Necils wants to give his sister an extra special quince, having become her father figure since their dad’s sudden death, Snow can’t wait to make it happen. Alongside Lorena, also known as the “Queen of Quinces,” who generously provides the venue, food, and decorations, Snow makes sure that Melyza has a quince she’ll never forget.