Norteño, Corridos, and Mariachi: Culture and Conflict in Border Music with Celestino Fernández


Thu, 10/25/2018 - 18:30

Born, developed, or enjoyed in zones of frequent migration, border music has always been shaped by the intermingling of cultures and identities. SBS Emeritus Professor of Sociology Celestino Fernandez will relate the fascinating histories of musical genres performed in the Mexico-U.S. border region, including norteño, corridos, and mariachi, helping us see and hear the border in a new light. His talk will also incorporate a live corrido singer and a local mariachi band!

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