Mariachi is a traditional style of music from Mexico. There are a number of Mariachi bands in Vancouver including Mariachi del Sol.
In 2022 one of the world’s most famous bands comes to Vancouver. Mariachi Vargas performs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on July 22nd.
For tickets to the concert in July of this year click Mariachi Vargas 2022.
Mariachi Vargas in Vancouver
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán is arguably the oldest and most famous mariachi band in the world. Named after its founder, Gaspar Vargas, they have been performing since the late 1890s. In 2022, as part of their North American tour, they have a concert in Calgary on July 21st and in Vancouver on July 22nd.
If you like Mexican music, or want to enjoy a truly amazing Mexican cultural experience, the concert on July 22nd will be an exceptional opportunity and something you won’t forget!
Mariachi Vargas performs in 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Friday, July 22nd, as part of the ensemble’s 125th Anniversary World Tour. The concert begins at 8 pm. Also performing at the concert are the Flamenco dancer Valeria Pineda and musician Zerah.
LATIN CULTURE IN VANCOUVER
If you like Latin music, then, in addition to seeing the Mariachi Vargas concert, also consider checking out Carnaval del Sol. It’s the largest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest! Carnaval del Sol takes place in Vancouver on the weekend of July 8th to 10th in 2022. It’ll whet your appetite for even more Mexican music!
Vancouver’ Mariachi del Sol
Mariachi del Sol is a really good Vancouver-based Mariachi band. Founded in 1992 by a group of both Canadian and Mexican musicians, they perform at various events around the Lower Mainland each year. They can also be hired for private events.
Led by Octavio Carrillo, today Mariachi del Sol includes Johnny Guzman, Eduardo Rincon, Miguelito Valdes, Jamie Croil, Antonio Bernal, Cameron Wilson, Mark Ferris, Robert Clark and Sandra Fiddes.
To learn more about the local band that’s hosting the Mariachi Vargas concert in Vancouver in 2022, see Mariachi del Sol‘s website.
Other articles that might be of interest include the following:
- Carnaval del Sol
- Queen Elizabeth Theatre
- Vancouver Mexican and Latin American Restaurants
- Vancouver Events in July
- Lower Mainland Festivals & Events
- Shows & Entertainment Calendar