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A Conversation with Rodri Rodriguez founder, producer, and host of MARIACHI USA

Mariachi USA

MARIACHI USA’s Milestone Anniversary celebrating 35 Years at Hollywood Bow

By Judy Shields

Los Angeles, California (The Hollywood Times) 05/29/2024

MARIACHI USA, will take place on Saturday, June 8th at the iconic Hollywood Bowl, which has become a cornerstone celebration of mariachi music and culture in the United States. This year promises to be a spectacular event, showcasing the vibrant and timeless tradition of mariachi music with performances from top mariachi bands, breathtaking fireworks, and more.

Rodri Rodriguez, a visionary in the world of mariachi, has dedicated over three decades to curating and producing this beloved festival. Her passion for mariachi music and commitment to cultural preservation have earned her recognition as a leading figure in the Latin music community. Under her leadership, MARIACHI USA has grown into the premier mariachi festival in the nation, drawing thousands of attendees each year.

Here is our conversation with Rodri Rodriguez. Enjoy!

Performances by Mariachi Campanas de America, Mariachi Los Camperos, Mariachi Cobre, Mariachi Divas and Mariachi Los Reyes
Tickets are selling out, but there are still good seats left to purchase, so don’t miss your opportunity for a wonderful way to spend a Saturday with amazing music, dance, food and friends.  Get you tickets HERE

Founded in 1990 by Rodri J. Rodriguez of Rodri Entertainment, MARIACHI USA has established itself as the leading mariachi music festival in the United States. The festival was envisioned as a platform for the artistic expression of mariachi music and a celebration of its rich musical traditions. Taking place at the iconic Hollywood Bowl every year, the event never fails to captivate audiences of all ages.

MARIACHI USA will celebrate the rich tradition in which so many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans take pride, and which has secured its place as one of the most beloved music genres in world music. In addition to the festival, Ms. Rodriguez also established the MARIACHI USA Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing mariachi music education to students in Los Angeles.