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City hosts traditional mariachis – no ear-splitting trumpets!

If you wish to be disabused of the notion that mariachi music automatically includes an eardrum-piercing phalanx of brightly-polished brass instruments, then we suggest you attend one or more of the events scheduled in the city’s 16th Traditional Mariachi Festival, running Monday, August 14 through Sunday, August 20.

Jalisco Jazz Festival: Bringing improvised music to the people

On a cool evening on the roof terrace of a snazzy Zapopan mall complex ringed by the soaring husks of new construction, a month and change of jazz-related events in Guadalajara both educational and diversionary came to a head in five hours of live music, speechifying and canapes.

Entertainment Guide - August 5, 2017


The Festival de las Artes de Jalisco (FESTA) kicks off with an inaugural concert by Leiden, a 29-year-old Cuban-Mexican folk-rock singer.

Famed local artist accused of plagiarism

A local sculptor is claiming his work has been plagiarized by one of the artists commissioned to create a piece for Guadalajara city hall’s polemic Arte Publica project.