World Music Series: Mariachi Las Olas de SB performs Dia De La Candelaria Music from Mexico

Event Date: 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • UCSB Music Bowl

Event Price: 

Admission is free.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230

Mariachi Las Olas de SB performs Dia De La Candelaria music from Mexico as part of the World Music Series on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free! Candlemas in Mexico: Día de la Candelaria, or Candlemas, is celebrated throughout Mexico on February 2nd. It is mainly a religious and family celebration, but in some places, such as Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, it is a major fiesta with bullfights, parades, and music festivals. Led by Juan Zaragoza, Mariachi Las Olas de SB will perform some of the music of this region from Mexico and other popular genres. The World Music Series is co-presented by the Ethnomusicology Program in the UCSB Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center.