The ‘Adelitas’ were brave Mexican women who took to arms in the Mexican revolution either accompanying their husbands or rebelling against the many injustices of the time
Formed in London in 2013 this unique band was born out of the desire to shatter stereotypes within this traditionally male-dominated genre.
A 7- piece band originally from Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, and the U.K they are the only female Mariachi band in Europe.
In July 2018, they played at the Women’s Mariachi Festival in L.A, California where they shared the stage with twice Grammy award-winning Mariachi Divas, received a standing ovation, and were interviewed and played live on both Univision and Telemundo TV channels, as well as featured in countless publications such as El Diario New York, WAPA the Spanish beauty magazine, EFE, ADN40 Mexico, El Plural.com, El Milenio- Mexico, El Confidencial- Spain, La Opinion- Los Angeles.
Other past clients/ venues include the Mexican & U.S Embassies in London, the British Museum, the Victoria & Albert museum, IKEA, Disney, the British Library, the Camden Roundhouse.
They serenaded Salma Hayek at her private birthday celebration in London in September 2019 and have also played for pop star Sophie Ellis Bextor.
They played for the opening of the Arcade Fire concerts in London’s Earls Court.
Each member is a fantastic instrumentalist, and there are no less than three lead vocalists, all with the vocal power and clarity expected from any serious mariachi band.
The Mariachi classics are included in their repertoire, plus beautiful arrangements of well-known songs including classics in English arranged in an authentic mariachi style, which makes the band unique and versatile.
Their outfits and instruments are sourced from Mexico.