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Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán returns to San Antonio as part of the 24th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza on Sunday, November 18 at the Lila Cockrell Theatre (200 E. Market) at 7:00 p.m. Year after year, this 7-day music festival continues to be the premiere mariachi music event in the nation and one of the most prominent in the world. For six generations the Mexico City based Mariachi Vargas has set the standard for mariachi music across the world, continuing to shape and define the genre with an iconic sound and style. Under the musical direction of Carlos Martinez, the 14-piece ensemble continues to amaze audiences with their high energy performances that keep the Mexican and Mexican-American traditions alive. Mariachi Vargas collaborates with many high-profile arts organizations internationally, including the Orfeón Donostiarra of Seville, Spain, Orquestra Filarmónica de Jalisco from Guadalajara and the Houston Grand Opera from Texas. During 2018 Mariachi Vargas has accompanied international superstar Luis Miguel during his Mexico Por Siempre tour in more than 50 cities throughout Mexico, the United States, Canada and Spain. Tickets for the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza concert range from $36-$206 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, the Alamodome Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For a complete listing of all events associated with the 24th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, visit mariachimusic.com.