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Calaca Records recording artist Mariachi Nuevo Real releases “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” / “Llévame Al Juego De Beisbol”. This American baseball classic has been arranged in Mariachi by Hector Rivera. Many professional baseball teams today are perfectly willing to acknowledge the importance of heritage in their efforts to court fans. In fact, the Dodgers’ organization of Los Angeles has a long history of promoting diversity and connecting with its Latin and multiculturalRead More
VICTORIA ACOSTA AMERICAN IDOL
Victoria Acosta earned her golden ticket to Hollywood singing what she loves best: mariachi music. The San Antonio, Texas, native represented her city and her Latin roots when she auditioned on “American Idol” Wednesday night. “I started singing mariachi when I was 6 years old,” said Acosta on the show. “My parents wanted me to be more involved with my culture so they got me in an all-girl mariachi group and we started performing andRead More
Día De Los Reyes (Three Kings Day) may seem to fall outside of the December Holiday celebration; however, it’s part of the religious symbolism of Christmas, and it is celebrated In Mexico, as well as in other Latin American countries. Nowadays, in many places in the United States, such as New York City, Día de Reyes is becoming a popular celebration, and children especially, look forward to it every year. Día de los Reyes isRead More
The Palmview Texas High School Mariachi and Folklorico group have just been chosen to play in the prestigious 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C.. KVEO’s Erin Murray has the story. [sale]Get Your Mariachi On![/sale]Read More
For Mexicanos and Mexico-Americanos, there is nothing better than mariachi music to help celebrate a wedding, birthday, funeral, graduation, hiring, firing, or national or religious holiday. The music is both fancy and accessible, assisting celebrants in expressing their emotions and opening their hearts through song. With a few guitars, trumpets, and violins, a mariachi band adds a symphonic and traditional atmosphere to any event. The feast day of La Virgen de Guadalupe is celebrated everyRead More
The brand says that DeLeon Tequila is produced in the highlands of Purisima del Rincon in a village named after the Immaculate Conception. The story is that a family has tended a distillery and grown agave in the soil of a mountainous region higher than 7,500 feet above sea level. They say that agave cultivated at this altitude is sweeter, with more honey, citrus, and floral notes. The water comes from two natural spring wellsRead More
On Thursday, November, 22, 2012, Mexican mariachi musicians have celebrated their patron St. Cecilia with songs and a church Mass. Plaza Garibaldi, the legendary home of Mexico City’s mariachi bands, received about 300 musicians serenading their patron saint. They then carried a shrine of St. Cecilia decorated with flowers and palm leaves on a long procession to the Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica while playing their instruments. The musicians’ relatives carried balloons and waved MexicanRead More
Ellen TV
On Cinco de Mayo Ellen Degeneres celebrated in her favorite (and festive) way… by scaring people with a hidden mariachi band singing “Cielito Lindo”! The Ellen DeGeneres Show is an hour-long, five-days-a-week, talk-variety show. Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American stand-up comedian, television host and actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. DeGeneres has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys. http://www.ellentv.com [sale]Available on these music compilations:[/sale]Read More
Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán
MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the golden age of mariachi, thousands of music lovers would crowd into theaters and fancy restaurants or fill the Plaza Garibaldi in the heart of the capital just to hear their favorite tunes played on guitar and violin. On a recent evening in the same plaza, that golden age was a distant memory. Roving bands of musicians chased down cars on one of the city’s busiest avenues, leaning into windowsRead More
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Dia de los Muertos is anything but dead, and it’s increasingly coming to life in Southern California in old and new ways. With Mexico’s traditional Day of the Dead approaching, the number and kinds of events are growing in the Southland. Concert promoters, art galleries featuring Mexican folk art and merchants — big and small — are taking advantage of these celebrations and in some cases extending the merchandising of Halloween. Once observed quietly in Latino communities, U.S.Read More
We are putting the band back together, and now we have a tour bus! Vieja pero bien buena! We will be driving by your neighborhood soon…flag us down for a free sticker and some music! Follow us on Twitter and we will let you know where we are at! We would like to thank El Primo Jack for donating the paint job! Discography Now Available on Calaca Records!Read More
What is Posole? Posole (or pozole) is a traditional soup in Mexico, often served Christmas eve, and in many parts of the country on Thursdays and Saturdays all year round. This posole rojo, or “red” posole, is made with pork shoulder or shanks, red chiles, and lots of hominy corn. Typically just the simple soup with pork and hominy is served, and the add-ins, or garnishes are set at the table for all to pickRead More