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Thank you to The New York Times and Cecilia Balli for bringing Mariachi music to the forefront in “Mariachi Country”

Most would agree that The New York Times is the pinnacle of American journalism. When the Mariachi Extravaganza started back in 1995 we never imagined.. Read More →

In Memory of Donato “Albert” Avila

We are devastated to announce that Donato “Albert” Avila, age 39, of Corpus Christi, TX, passed away on October 20, 2022, from natural causes. Albert.. Read More →

Mariachi Extravaganza hosts National Mariachi Competitions for the 28th consecutive year

San Antonio, Texas (October 17, 2022)…The 28th Annual Mariachi Extravaganza will host the national mariachi competitions in San Antonio on November 16-18th at the Lila.. Read More →

Finalists Announced for Mariachi Extravaganza Vocal Competition

The Mariachi Extravaganza received a record breaking number of entries in the vocal competition this season. With the immense amount of talent amongst all our.. Read More →