Las Altenas - All-Female Mariachi Print
Saturday, August 28, 2010

 

Texas' Finest All-Female Mariachi
Saturday, August 28, 2010
8:00 PM
Texas Crown Performance Hall

 

Click on the play button below to hear a sample of Las Altenas'  song entitled De Cigarro en Cigarro.

 

 

Considered Texas' finest all female mariachi, Las Altenas has been captivating audiences throughout the United States since 2002.  these 10 remarkably talented women are brought together by their passion to perform and promote the majesty of mariachi music.  Known for their exceptional stage presence, musical performances and strong harmonious vocals, Mariachi Las Altenas appeals to audiences of all generations and heritages.

 

Under the direction of Valerie Vargas and the musical direction of Cirilo Campos, Mariachi Las Altenas' performances are in high demand throughout Texas and the rest of the U.S.  They have performed at many prestigious events and venues; most notably the famous Mariachi USA Festival at the world renowned Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA for three consecutive years and also at the AVA Amphitheater in Tuscon, AZ.  They have performed at the 16th Annual Mariachi Spectacular in Albuquerque, NM, alongside Mariachi Sol de Mexico at the Viva El Mariachi Festival in San Diego, CA, opened up for Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan at the LULAC National Convention in Little Rock, AR, and at the popular Mexican Fiesta in Milwaukee, WI.  For 2 consecutive years in Houston, TX they mesmerized a crowd of over 67,000 fans at the annual Go Tejano Mariachi Competition where they proudly brought home 1st Place for "Best Mariachi", and have been nominated several times for Premios a la Musica Latina in different regions.  Other notable performances have been in Memphis, TN, Chicago, IL, Las Vegas, NV, Kansas City, KS, Kansas City, MO, Hobbs, NM, Oklahoma City, OK and of course all throughout Texas.  They have also accompanied the legendary el Trio Los Panchos in concert, and have been featured in several radio, and print appearances locally.  Most recently, Mariachi Las Altenas was invited to represent San Antonio on Good Morning America in New York City!

 

In a predominantly male industry, this all female mariachi has made its' mark.  Las Altenas' success goes beyond their music; they animate audiences to applaud with joy and emotion.  In short, they'll steal your heart.  They're young, they're driven, and with them, every night is ladies night.