Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan Live in Concert!

Saturday - May 8th 2021 @ Burbank Starlight Bowl Amphitheatre. Opening ANTONIO AGUILAR hijo

Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlanra

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Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán is a Mexican folk ensemble of mariachi music created in 1897 by Gaspar Vargas. From 1950 it has been under the artistic guidance of Rubén Fuentes. The group's musical direction had been the responsibility of Don Jose "Pepe" Martínez from 1975 to around 2013-14. Now the ensemble is under the direction of Carlos Martínez (ex-director of Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan).

Current Band Members:
1. CARLOS MARTÍNEZ ARREGUÍN - Guadalajara, Jalisco (Director Musical, Violín y Voz) miembro desde 2014.
2. DANIEL MARTINEZ RODRIGUEZ - Saltillo, Coahuila (Violín y Voz) miembro desde 1985.
3. ENRIQUE DE SANTIAGO MARISCAL - CDMX (Guitarrón) miembro desde 1989.
4. GUSTAVO ALVARADO GUILLÉN - Ario de Rosales, Michoacán (Trompeta) miembro desde 1990.
5. ARTURO VARGAS BASULTO - Guadalajara, Jalisco (Guitarra y Voz) miembro desde 2002.
6. ANDRÉS GONZÁLEZ ANAYA - Guadalajara, Jaloisco (Violín y Voz) miembro desde 2007.
7. LUIS FERNANDO VELAZQUEZ ZAVALA - Tepatitlán, Jalisco (Trompeta) miembro desde 2008.
8. GILBERTO AGUIRRE MACÍAS - Guadalajara, Jalisco (Vihuela) miembro desde 2013.
9. OSCAR ORTEGA ORNELAS - Guadalajara, Jalisco (Violín y Voz) miembro desde 2017.
10. JONATHAN PALOMAR VILLAGRÁN - CDMX (Guitarra y Voz) miembro desde 2017.
11. VÍCTOR ALVAREZ CONTRERAS - Xalapa, Veracruz (Arpa) miembro desde 2018.
12. ROBERTO LÓPEZ ARIAS - San Francisco, California (Violín y Voz) miembro desde 2018.
13. ANGEL LÓPEZ JIMÉNEZ - San Luis Potosí (Violín y Voz) miembro desde 2018.
14. AGUSTIN SANDOVAL QUINTERO - Guadalajara, Jalisco (Trompeta) miembro desde 2019.

From 1937 until now (2009), the Mariachi Vargas has produced over 50 recordings, whose contents are Huastecos sones, waltzes, popurris, polkas, huapango, cumbias, among others.  Danzones (1964 RCA)  Mariachi *Colección Original (BMG Latin, 1999) –This is a recording recompilation made while 1958–1968 -. Lo Mejor de lo Mejor (BMG Latin, 2000) –This is a recording recompilation made while 1958–1967 -.  Tradicionales de México Lindo Y Querido (LIDERES, 2001).  Sinfónico With Orquesta Filarmónica del Estado de Querétaro (2001) –Directed by Maestro José Guadalupe Flores-. 5ta. Generación (2002).  Sinfónico II With Orquesta Filarmónica del Estado de Querétaro (2002) Directed by Maestro José Guadalupe Flores-. Penas, Desengaños Y Amores (2004).  Y aquí estamos (2008).

Opening Acts


Antonio Aguilar hijo was born on October 9, 1963 in Mexico as Jesús Antonio Aguilar Jiménez II. He is an actor, known for Astucia (1986), Soy el hijo del gallero (1978) and Las noches del Blanquita (1981).

Antonio Aguilar, Hijo is the son of Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silverstre, two of the most popular musicians in Mexican music.

He began his own recording career in the '90s, earning Latin hits with singles like "Por Ti No Voy a Llorar."

He was a guest at the White House in Wasington D.C. along with his younger brother Pepe Aguilar and his famous parents Antonio Aguilar and Flor Sylvestre, while they visited with President Carter. He and his brother and Mother got a private tour of the White House while his famous father met in private with President Carter.

My father has always told my brother and I "No matter what happens, the show must go on".

Date & Time

Saturday May 8th 2021

Parking lot opens 5:00PM

Gates open 6:00PM

Entertainment @ 7:00PM


Tickets are $40 to $125.

All sections have their own unique benefits. You can bring your picnic basket at any section (no outside alcohol is permitted. Sodas & water ok). For grass area, bring along your blankets or lawn chairs. 

To view each section's view, click on Starlight Bowl tab above. To make your ticket purchase, visit the Tickets link above.


The main entertainment of headliner the evening will be Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan and opening entertainment by ANTONIO AGUILAR hijo. About 3 hours of live authentic Mariachi music night.


  • Be sure to car-pool as much as possible for easy parking.
  • If you have not visited the Starlight Bowl before, you are welcome to bring along your ownfood and soft drinks and enjoy the show! Visit the main Starlight Bowl website for complete details and to see the entire line-up of the summer concert series.

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