Mariachi music originated in Mexico, consists of string, brass and wind instruments and is a genre typically dominated by men. But rules are meant to be broken. Enter Mariachi Flor de Toloache, New York City’s only all female mariachi group.
Named after a flower native to Mexico, the band consists of a rotating number of female musicians from all over the world.
Here is a soundslide from an interview with one of the bands singers, Shae Fiol, talks about the bands and start how people react to the band.