Mariachi is a folkloric music tradition of Mexico that plays a profound and fundamental role in the culture of the Mexican people. A bright-eyed quinceañera revels in a trumpet-heavy serenade at her fancy birthday party, while somewhere else a family mourns the loss of a loved one by listening to heart-wrenching canciones de funeral (funeral songs). The fact is, where there’s emotion in...Read More
Mariachi culture holds such a big influence over the continent of America, that most people will instantly recognize a mariachi band at first glance. You’ve probably seen mariachi bands in real life, or in movies like Coco. But have you ever seen a mariachi band play live? I highly recommend it!
In order to prepare you for your next mariachi concert, let’s explore some of the most...Read More