From Merry-Achi Christmas to Flor de Toloache, mariachi music is alive and thrumming at the Fox Theatre this season. But did you know just how big of an impact mariachi music and culture has had on our local community, and how influential Tucson has been on the national mariachi scene? How about the striking, local impact of women on this historically male genre?
Daniel Buckley will explore all of this in an informal chat and story session, taking attendees on a fascinating journey. Stop by the Fox’s lobby or hop on Zoom for a mid-week, mid-day treat! Register above for more information on live attendance or to receive the zoom link.
Daniel Buckley has worn many hats. Known for his work as a journalist, music writer, historian and documentary maker, he is also an accomplished photographer, videographer, composer, performance artist and sound designer. Since his start at the Tucson Citizen in 1987 and before at the Tucson Weekly, Buckley has written about mariachis, the Tucson International Mariachi Conference and the larger Latino cultural scene. In 2013 Buckley was inducted into the Mariachi Hall of Fame and is currently producing a film and book project, “The Mariachi Miracle,” that documents the impact of the youth mariachi and folklórico dance movement on Tucson.