Mariachi is a traditional music and a fundamental element of the culture of the Mexican people. The traditional mariachis have two or more musicians dressed in regional clothing, inspired by the charro costume, who perform a wide repertoire of songs accompanied by string instruments.

The orchestras that perform “modern” mariachi music have trumpets, violins, vihuela, and guitarron, and are usually made up of four or more musicians.

The lyrics of the songs of the mariachis are about of love for the land, the city where you live, the homeland, religion, nature, Mexican women.In Mexico, the International Mariachi Day is celebrated on January 21.
It is common to request mariachi in all kinds of events;

  • Serenades
  • Weddings
  • Anniversaries
  • Graduations
  • XV years parties
  • Birthday parties

The best places to listen mariachi in Mexico are;
-Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City
-Plaza de los Mariachis in Guadalajara
-Plaza del Mariachi in Monterrey
-El Parián in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco
-Plaza de las Armas in Querétaro

In Guadalajara, Jalisco, the International Meeting of Mariachi and Charrería is celebrated every year, in this celebration you can appreciate concerts and presentations by mariachi groups, workshops where they help groups outside of Mexico to improve their vestment and above all his style and interpretive technique.

The most famous mariachi singers are; Vicente Fernández, Alejandro Fernández, José Alfredo Jiménez, Juan Gabriel, Antonio Aguilar, Pepe Aguilar, Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete among many more.

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