Mariachi maestro José Hernández and his world-renowned Mariachi Sol de México announce dates for their annual Holiday Tour traveling to 15 cities throughout California and the Southwest beginning November 29 and culminating December 23. The tour will be accompanied by a new CD release: A Merry-Achi Christmas. The album includes selections from the show, which showcases the mariachi’s musicianship, playing complex compositions such as Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, performed mariachi-style by one of the most critically-acclaimed mariachi groups.Click here for the complete tour schedule.

A Merry-Achi Christmas CD will go live at 9 pm PST on November 29th, in tandem with the kick-off of the tour in Monterey. Pre-order on November 9 and receive an instant download of “Hallelujah Chorus.” Pre-order on November 16thand receive instant downloads: “Hallelujah Chorus” and “Nutcracker Suite.”  Pre-Order on November 22ndand receive instant downloads: “Hallelujah Chorus,” “Nutcracker Suite,” and “Silver Bells.”

“Our Holiday tour has become an annual tradition across the West,” says Maestro Hernández. “This is our 23rdyear visiting our audiences across California, Nevada and Arizona. We are also happy to include four cities in Texas this year. We’re delighted to bring a great program of joyful music and a new CD to celebrate the holiday season. A Merry-Achi Christmas is an evening for families both young and old, and, you don’t have to speak Spanish to be part of the celebration!”

José Hernández is a fifth-generation mariachi and an eight-time Grammy Award nominee whose passion is to bring mariachi music to audiences around the world. He’s been nominated for a 2018 Latin Grammy for Best Mariachi Album for his sixteenth CD, Leyendas de miPueblo, an homage to the great Mexican Mariachi music icons Jorge Negrete, Pedro Infante, Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Miguel Aceves Mejía, Javier Solís and Vicente Fernandez. He is a world-renowned musician, composer and music educator who continues to break new ground in the world of mariachi music. He is founder of the world-famous Mariachi Sol de México and America’s first all-female professional mariachi ensemble Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles.





Thursday 11-29-18

7:30 PM

Monterey, CA Golden State Theatre

417 Alvarado Street

Monterey, CA 93940

(831) 649-1070


Friday 11-30-18

7:30 PM

Visalia, CA Visalia Fox Theatre

308 W. Main Street

Visalia, CA

(559) 625-1369

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Saturday 12-1

7:00 PM

Sunday 12-2

2:00 PM

Cerritos, CA Cerritos Ctr. For Performing Arts

12700 Center Court Dr.

Cerritos, CA 90703

(562) 916-8510

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Thursday 12-6

7:30 PM

Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield Fox Theatre

2001 H Street

Bakersfield, CA 93301

(661) 324-1369

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Friday 12-7

7:00 PM

Riverside, CA Fox Performing Arts Ctr.

3801 Mission Inn Ave.

Riverside, CA 92501

(951) 779-9804

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Saturday 12-8

7:30 PM

Sacramento, CA Crest Theater

1013 K Street

Sacramento, CA

(877) 987-6487

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Sunday 12-9

7:30 PM

San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall

201 Van Ness Avene

San Francisco, CA 94102

(415) 552-8000

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Wednesday 12-12

7:00 PM

El Centro, CA Jimmie Cannon Performing Arts Theater

2001 Ocotillo Drive

El Centro, CA 92243

(760) 336-0055

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Thursday 12-13

7:30 PM

San Diego, CA Balboa Theatre

868 Fourth Avenue @ E St.

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 570-1100

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Friday 12-14


Las Vegas, CA Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza

770 Twin Lakes Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89107

(702) 229-2787

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Saturday 12-15

7:00 PM

Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Ctr. Perf. Arts

Virginia G. Piper Theatre

7380 E. Second Street

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

(480) 499-8587

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Sunday 12-16

7:00 PM

Palm Desert, CA McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

73000 Fred Waring Drive

Palm Desert, CA

(760) 340-2787

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Monday 12-17

7:30 PM

El Paso, TX Plaza Theatre

125 W Mills Avenue

El Paso, TX 79901

(951) 231-1100

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Tuesday 12-18 Midland, TX Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center

1310 N. FM 1788

Midland, TX 79707

(800) 514-3849


Thursday 12-20

6:00 PM

Kingsville, TX Jones Auditorium TX A&M

855 N. Armstrong

Kingsville, TX 78363

(361) 593-2804

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Friday 12-21

8:00 PM

Austin, TX ACL @ Moody Theater

310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd.

Austin, TX 78701

(877) 435-9849

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Sunday 12-23

3:00 PM

Oxnard, CA Oxnard Per. Arts

800 Hobson Way

Oxnard, CA

(805) 486-2424