This Thursday, September 29 at 7pm, Gregorio Luke will be doing a lecture on the history of Mariachi music with a live band, El Mariachi Imperial de Mexico directed by Mario Rodriguez. They will talk about its history and main stars like Jorge Negrete, Pedro Infante and Javier Solis as well as the philosophy of composers like Jose Alfredo Jimenez. The Mariachi will demonstrate the different instruments and rhythms involved.
The program will be held at Birch Park (210 N Birch in Santa Ana, CA). The show is outdoors so bring a sweater. It’s free and open to the public.