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2022 Performers


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. 


Caifanes Tribute

A powerhouse of musicians come together to pay tribute to legendary Mexican act rock act Caifanes. 
Alexis Von Kraven is behind the drumkit, while Oscar Rangel rounds out the rhythm section on bass. Angel on guitar with local favourite Saul Torres on vocals.

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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 Cervantes

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.

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Luis Maldonado

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.


Nat Music

Nathalia Santaella has been singing since age 6 & has embraced the arts through song, dance & even comedy. 


Nathalia will be making her Canadian debut to the sound of cumbia!


Kamy Torres

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.


Tamara Sax

Tamara Sax fell in love with the saxaphone & now dedicates her time to playing both contemporary as well as traditional Mexican hits on the saxaphone. Mexican Day Toronto is looking forward to her Canadian debut!

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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!


Silvia Mendez

Silvia has been active promoting Mexican culture across various media including radio, print, TV & streaming services.

A champion of all things in the Latin & Mexican community, we welcome her back to MC the stage!

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