Mariachi Band Guarantees Enjoyable Mexican Fiesta in Kelowna

Los Dorados, Canada’s premiere 12-piece mariachi ensemble, is coming to Kelowna Community Theatre on September 13.

Established in Vancouver in 2003, the group has played at festivals and events across Western Canada, the US, and Mexico. They performed at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the 2011 and 2012 Calgary Stampedes, and numerous Guadalajara International Mariachi Festivals. They’ve also shared the stage with Mexico’s some of top mariachi groups: Big Sugar, Mariachi Vargas and Mariachi Los Camperos.

(Photo Credit: Mexican Fiesta Productions)

Mexican Fiesta Productions is hosting Los Dorados at the Kelowna Community Theatre for a night of Salsa and Latin dancing, “Discada” tacos, a Mexican “Tienda”, Mexican dessert cake, and prizes to share their passion for Mexican culture. “There is something very mystical about mariachi music,” says band leader, Alex Alegria. “It always tells a story, with its great mixture of culture, history, romance and elegance. It’s a musical style that brings people together, no matter who they are.”

(Photo Credit: Mexican Fiesta Productions)

Doors will open at six. Please ensure to bring a non-perishable donation for the Kelowna and West Kelowna food banks.

Tickets are $25 before August 25, and $32 afterwards. They’re on sale at Los Jarros Cafe inside Rona, Los Jarros in West Kelowna, and the KIWO Mexican market. You can also buy them online at www.etickets.okbc.tv.

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