Music festival celebrates Mexican aural tradition

Originially Published by TheStarNews, March 2016 National City’s Pepper Park will be swinging this weekend with the signature sound of Mexico, mariachi. The National City Mariachi Festival and Competition, Sunday, March 13, will bring top professional mariachi and showcase student mariachi on two stages. “It’s a festival environment.  There’s food booths, there’s a whole children’s…

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March is for Mariachi

Originally published by The Star News, February 2016 With the National City International Mariachi Fest and Competition as their flagship event, organizers of the festival are working on programs to grow Mariachi instruction in South Bay schools and connect students to the area’s Latino roots. This is the fourth year that the National City Chamber…

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