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Nuevo Mariachi - Omar Naré

California Style Mariachi Music

Nuevo Mariachi - Omar Naré Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 6-7:30pm When you hear the word "Mariachi," a certain picture comes to mind. The shiny buttons down the side of the pants, the big bass guitar holding down the low end, the trumpets, the enormous hats. But Fresno-based Omar Naré is bringing to the world a unique take on the traditional Mariachi music that he loves. Naré digs deep into the roots of Mariachi, then combines it with a modern, Californian sensibility, infusing it with elements of jazz, funk, soul and the singer-songwriter tradition to create something entirely new. Omar Naré was recently featured on NPR and The New York Times . This Saturday we are honored to feature him on our Up The Creek Live stage from 6-7:30pm. People often ask what ties together the various elements at Up The Creek - the vinyl records, the hand-made jewelry, the Vintage Electric bikes - I call it a "Brand-New, Old-World" aesthetic. The same could be said for the music of Omar Naré. It reaches back in time, capturing the soul of a beautiful tradition and placing it firmly in a contemporary context. To that, I say "Ay, jai jai jai jaiiiii!"

Date & Time

February 24, 2018

6:00PM - 7:30PM

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Event Website

(925) 954-1261


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