Mariachi Herencia de México: Herederos
The Palladium // Friday, Feb 9, 8pm ET
The history of mariachi music is rooted in cities such as Guadalajara and Mexico City, but as the ever-evolving genre spread, it reached Chicago and birthed the Mariachi Herencia de México. Emerging from a student music program in the Chicago Public Schools, the energetic, virtuosic group scored a Latin Grammy nomination with its 2017 debut release and has continued to top the streaming charts with a string of albums, most recently 2022’s Herederos. The 13-piece band consists of five violins, three trumpets, three guitars (including the Mexican vihuela), one bass and one harp, with the musicians doubling as singers.