November 23rd 2014 – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

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Mariachi Sol de Mexico

The expression of México’s authentic Musical heritage lives on through the voice of Sol de México®!

Sol de México® embraces the romanticism of México’s land, people and beauty of the heart. Jose Hernandez invites you to enrich your affection for mariachi by experiencing Sol de México’s® dynamic energy and rich cultural expression.

Founded in 1981 by Maestro Jose Hernandez, the platinum selling mariachi band Sol de México® have broken countless barriers in mariachi music, including becoming the first mariachi ensemble to be nominated for a Grammy. Their original rhythms, fresh sounds and inspiring ideas have energized the world of mariachi for over 30 years.

Mariachi Sol de México® continues to travel the world as ambassadors of mariachi music, having performed to sold-out audiences throughout the world including Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, México, China, and North Korea.

Mariachi Sol de México® is truly a traveling cultural icon that symbolizes extraordinary musicianship and communal cross-generational joy.

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 Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles

Enriching the medium as America’s first all female mariachi ensemble, Reyna de Los Angeles® bring sensitivity, beauty, warmth and vivacious spirit to the historic art of mariachi.

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles® has blazed the trail for female mariachi musicians. In a musical landscape where songs are often written by men, from male perspectives, Reyna has created its own history.

Established in 1994, the group had a strong beginning thanks to the mentorship of Lola Bertran, La Reina de La Musica Ranchera. In these early days, Maestro Jóse Hernàndez saw the potential in this all-female ensemble, and fostered the development of the group. Reyna de Los Angeles® has since gone on to record three albums, share the stage with world-renowned musicians like Vicki Carr, Guadalupe Pineda and Lucha Villa, and perform for some of the world’s highest profile celebrities including Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, and Barack and Michelle Obama.

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Mariachi Voz de America

Established in July of 1995, Mariachi Voz de America has had the privilege of entertaining audiences both locally and internationally. They have accompanied a number of international recording artists and have appeared in most of the local television stations and radio stations. They represented the City of Los Angeles in a two-week tour of Jalisco, Mexico in the annual Encuentro del Mariachi International Festival. They were representatives of the Mexican Folklore Culture in a six-week tour throughout France.

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Council Member Jose Huizar is a proud supporter of the 24th Los_Angeles_City_Seal-logo-654B132286-seeklogo.com_AnnualMariachi Festival, part of his District 14 in the heart of Boyle Heights. The Mariachi Plaza Festival Foundation along with participating local organizations would like to give a special Thanks to this year’s sponsors:

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Fruit trees will be available for private property within the City of Los Angeles. Verification will be required (Driver license, ID or DWP electric bill) Trees are distributed on a first come, first served basis while they last and limit is one tree per address.  

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