Best Mexican Mariachi Bands for Hire in Wakefield

Hire a Mariachi band in Wakefield for your birthday party, wedding or corporate event. Made famous in the UK by the Doritos advert, booking one of these upbeat groups is sure to bring all energy of a Mexican fiesta to your party! Browse over 19 of the best, authentic Mariachi bands local to {{location}} below and find the perfect group to wow your guests. All are available in Wakefield.

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Hire Beato Burrito
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£7 - £900
Mariachi bandLondon

We are a comedy mariachi band, performing songs from Abba to the Pistols, in a mariachi style!

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Hire Mariachi Amigo UK
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£500 - £2700
Mariachi bandLondon

We are a professional mariachi band and we will be delighted to be part of your birthday, wedding, or event!

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Hire Mariachi Ole
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From£600
Mariachi bandLondon

Mariachi Ole is a professional Mexican Mariachi band based in London who provide services to the UK and its surroundings.

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Hire Mariachi Las Adelitas UK
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£750 - £2000
Mariachi bandLondon

An all female, authentic mariachi band, based in London

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Hire Mariachi Los Soneros
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£450 - £970
Mariachi bandLondon

Our vivacious guitars, contagious beats, strong vocal harmonies and inimitable style guarantee you'll have an unforgettable celebration!

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Hire Mariachi Fiesta
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Mariachi bandLondon

Mariachi Fiesta is the freshest Mariachi band in UK. Mixing youth, vast experience, everlasting smile and professionalism.

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Hire MARIACHI EL MEXICANO DE PABLO AGUILAR
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£450 - £2700
Mariachi bandLondon

Truly Mexican experience here in the Uk and Europe, Number one party Mariachi band in London and surroundings, Surprise serenade guaranteed.

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Hire MARIACHI WEY
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£540 - £2400
Mariachi bandBristol

The Premier Mariachi Band in Wales and The South West.Mariachi Wey is a collective of musicians that we have performed in all the UK& abroad

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Hire Los Mariachi Bros
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£750 - £2700
Mariachi bandLondon

A fun, charismatic & entertaining band with the best energy, We count with our amazing team of professional & enthusiastic musicians.

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Hire Mariachi Loco
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£625 - £1125
Mariachi bandLondon

We are a professional Mariachi band based in London, and we perform nationwide. We are always ready to entertain at your event!

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Hire The Mexican Way
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£625 - £1100
Mariachi bandWembley

We bring the Fiesta to your Party!

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Hire Desperados
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£600 - £800
Mariachi bandLondon

Mariachi duo, playing the best traditional Mexican, Latin and Spanish hits.

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Hire Danger Goat
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£1000 - £2500
Mariachi bandLondon

Interweaving infectious grooves with irresistible melodies that you know and love, Danger Goat promises to get everyone up and dancing!

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Hire Latin Funkers
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Mariachi bandLondon

The freshest Latin band in the UK. Bringing a unique concept in Latin music entertainment.

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Hire Los Soneros
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£440 - £960
Mariachi bandLondon

Very accomplished and professional authentic Latin musicians that guarantee you a great display of talent and a fantastic atmosphere.

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Hire Daniel Docherty
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£350 - £450
Mariachi bandGlasgow

I've played hundreds of weddings and events! European tour with Calum Scott! Happy to learn requests to tailor the music to your event! :)

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Hire Zona Vallenata - (Latin Band)
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£600 - £3000
Mariachi bandLondon

A fun, charismatic & entertaining band with the best energy, We count with our amazing team of professional & enthusiastic musicians.

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Hire Femmes Fusion
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From£480
Mariachi bandLondon

A three-piece band with an exciting & original sound drawing inspiration from multi-cultural fusions including flamenco, jazz, pop & soul.

Hiring a Mariachi Band in Wakefield

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Mariachi, Latin, Jazz
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June, July, September

How much does it cost to hire a Mariachi Band in Wakefield?

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What are mariachi bands?

Mariachi bands are traditional Mexican musical groups that specialise in performing mariachi music, a genre that originated in the western regions of Mexico, particularly in the state of Jalisco. These bands are renowned for their lively performances, colourful attire (such as charro suits), and energetic renditions of traditional Mexican songs. Mariachi music covers a broad spectrum, including rancheras (traditional Mexican folk songs), boleros, sones (folk dances), and other popular Mexican tunes. Mariachi bands are often seen performing at festivals, weddings, corporate events, and other special events, both in Mexico and around the world, serving as cultural ambassadors for Mexican heritage and music.

Why is it called mariachi?

The term "mariachi" has uncertain origins, but it is widely believed to come from the French word "marriage," introduced to Mexico during the French intervention in the 1860s. The music style itself is a blend of indigenous Mexican, Spanish, and African influences. As the genre evolved, these musicians, often performing at weddings and other celebratory events, became known as mariachis. Another theory suggests that "mariachi" stems from the Coca language, spoken by indigenous people in the regions where this music style originated, although this etymology remains debated. Regardless of its origins, mariachi music has become an essential part of Mexican culture, celebrated for its lively melodies, colourful attire, and energetic performances.

Is Mariachi band Spanish or Mexican?

Mariachi bands are distinctly Mexican in origin and culture. While the musical style has been influenced by Spanish, indigenous Mexican, and African traditions, it emerged in the region of Jalisco, Mexico. Mariachi music is an integral part of Mexican heritage, celebrated for its lively performances, colourful attire, and traditional mexican folk music. While Spanish influences can be found in various aspects of Mexican culture, including music, mariachi bands are specifically associated with Mexican traditions and are considered a symbol of Mexican identity and pride.

How many people are in a mariachi band?

The number of people in a mariachi band can vary, but traditional mariachi bands typically consist of around six to eight members. A standard mariachi ensemble includes: 1. Violins: Usually two or more violinists provide the melody and harmonies. 2. Trumpets: Mariachi bands commonly feature two or more trumpets, which add a bold and brassy sound to the music. 3. Guitarrón: A large, deep-bodied acoustic bass guitar unique to mariachi music, providing the low-end rhythm. 4. Vihuela: A small, high-pitched guitar with five strings, often used for rhythmic accompaniment. 5. Guitar: One or more standard string guitars provide additional rhythm and harmonies. 6. Harps: In some mariachi bands, especially in the traditional style of Jalisco, harps are used instead of guitars, adding a distinctive element to the ensemble. Additionally, mariachi performances may include vocalists, and occasionally other instruments such as accordions or flutes, depending on the preference and regional style of the band. The number of members can vary based on the specific requirements of the performance or the preferences of the musicians involved.

Would a mariachi play at a funeral?

Mariachi music plays a significant role in various life events, including celebrations of life, commemorations, and funerals. During funeral services, mariachi musicians may play soulful and mournful tunes, providing a unique and heartfelt tribute to the deceased. The choice to have a mariachi band perform at a funeral often reflects the cultural and personal preferences of the deceased and their family, offering a way to honour the person's life and heritage in a meaningful manner.

What do mariachi players wear?

Mexican mariachi bands are known for their distinctive and colorful attire, often referred to as "charro suits”. These traditional outfits are inspired by the clothing worn by Mexican horsemen, known as charros. A typical mariachi outfit includes: - Sombrero: Large, wide-brimmed hats made of felt, often decorated with intricate designs and embroidery. - Traje de Charro: A suit made of matching pants and jacket, often adorned with ornate embroidery, silver buttons, and intricate detailing. The jacket is typically cropped and fitted, and the pants are snug-fitting. - Bow Tie or Ties: Mariachi members usually wear bow ties or neckties that complement the colours of their suits. - Ruffled Shirt: A white, long-sleeved, ruffled dress shirt is worn underneath the jacket, adding a touch of elegance. - Boots: Black or white leather cowboy boots are commonly worn, completing the charro ensemble. - Bolero: A short waist-length jacket, often worn open over the shirt, is a common accessory in some mariachi outfits. The vibrant colours, intricate embroidery, and traditional elements of the charro suits contribute to the lively and festive appearance of mariachi bands, enhancing the overall visual appeal of their performances. You can take a look at our collection of professional mariachi bands for hire to get an idea of the outfits they wear when performing.

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