Mexican Music

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Tierra Caliente

In southwestern Mexico's Tierra Caliente, Calentana music is played on violins, guitars, and tamboritas.

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La Huasteca

The Huasteca in central Mexico is home to the music, Son Huasteco.

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In February the town of Tlacotalpan, Veracruz holds a festival that celebrates Son Jarocho.

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Costa Chica

The Costa Chica on the Pacific is home to the Afro-Mexican population and their rich musical heritage.

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Otomi Brass Bands

In the indigenous Otomi communities of northern Veracruz, a musical transformation has taken place.