The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is one of the largest mariachi music festivals in the world. This week-long event hosts thousands of mariachi students who take part in vocal and group competitions, and instrumental workshops. The event culminates with a concert headlined by El Mejor Mariachi del Mundo Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán.
The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is one of the largest and longest-running mariachi music festivals in the world. Since 1995 the event has been held annually to celebrate culture and traditions through world-class performances. The most important event held during the weeklong event is a concert featuring the world renowned and Mexico City based Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán and National Mariachi Group and Vocal Competition winners. Mariachi Vargas is well known for their iconic sound, style, unique arrangements, recordings and live performances. Its current sixth generation represents the state of the art in mariachi music with world-class vocalists and instrumentalists, precise ensemble work, flawless arrangements and spellbinding showmanship. Their deep-rooted history spans over 100 years and influences hundreds of young artists who compete for a chance to open for the group. A complete schedule for the 27th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is available at mariachimusic.com