Mariachi Mexico Amigo
Jorge Lopez formed his Mariachi Band, Mexico Amigo, in 1987 due to a lack of authentic Mariachi music in Canada.
Since then, Mexico Amigo has evolved into a fan-favourite ensemble bringing an exciting, vivid representation of Mexican culture & music to life with authentic costumes, instrumentation & extensive repertoire.
Ballet Puro Mexico
Jezreel Vazquez is a native of Mexico City & began his studies of Mexican folklore at the age of nine, later enrolled at the National Institute of Fine Arts & was an award-winning choreographer.
Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico was founded in 2003 & has performed all around Toronto & beyond. With over 40 members, Puro Mexico continues to teach, perform & celebrate Mexican culture.
Los Grandes del Norte
Bringing the Norteno sound to Canada, Los Grandes del Norte started as a group of friends playing together before picking up steam & bringing their high energy, rhythm heavy sounds to the city.
Combining elements of pop, cumbia & traditional songs into their Norteno sound, Los Grandes are a fan favourite & bring a unique flavour to Toronto stages.
Rosy is a singer, songwriter, actor & composer of Mexican origin. She studied with Julio Garcia, a prominent Mexican professor. In 2002 she founded the musical project "La Sana Rabia" & performs solo as easily as she does with a band mixing contemporary as well as traditional songs.
Rosy has been awarded for her social justice efforts & has won grants from the Toronto Arts Council for musical projects.
Viva Mexico Mariachi
Viva México Mariachi Band is based in Toronto since 2001 & has become an icon not just in Toronto, but throughout Canada. The Multiculturalism of its membership is VMM’s brand. With a solid Mexican foundation of experienced musicians Romeo Ovando singer, vihuela player & unique audience entertainer, along with Cecilia Guerrero’s voice and impressive vernacular performance style, VMM is one of the most recognized and requested mariachi bands around!
Grupo Folklorico Tonatiuh
‘Tonatiuh’ is the God of the sun in the Aztec language, but the name was chosen in honour of a dance professor.
The group was created in 2001 by Luz Adriana Castillo, a dancer from the Mexican School of Folkloric Dance in Mexico City. In 2012, she decided to start dancing & teaching again with a focus on children with a mission to pass on Mexican tradition & history through dance.
Luis started singing at age nine & once he landed in Toronto in 2019, he started to find his footing. He was part of Mariachi los Gallos with some friends & has since gone on to perform throughout the city with the support of many others in the Mexican community.
Watch for Luis around town as he continues his musical journey representing his roots of San Juan del Rio & Quertaro.
Kamy Torres sent us a demo, we booked him & he belted out a great set for us playing the classics with his impressive voice.
Originally from Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Kamy's a professional singer with 20 years of experience & comes to us with a romantic & fresh style of "Reggae Fusion".
Mariachi Los Gallos
Mariachi Los Gallos is a unique Mexican group of professional, talented and enthusiastic musicians from diverse areas of Mexico playing the traditional classics.
Founded in 2012 by Roberto Mestizo, Mariachi Los Gallos has built its own distinctive sound & identity.
Its success story has positioned it, as an iconic role model for old and new mariachi bands in Canada.
Farms Music Band
FARMS Music Band Association was formed in 2019 mainly by migrant farm workers. Some community members added their musical talents to play and share their Latin & Mexican music & culture to different communities including the migrant farm worker community, who is so essentail to Canadian food security!
We welcome the band with their unique form of cultural enrichment & development!