In southwestern Mexico's Tierra Caliente, Calentana music is played on violins, guitars, and tamboritas.
The Huasteca in central Mexico is home to the music, Son Huasteco.
In February the town of Tlacotalpan, Veracruz holds a festival that celebrates Son Jarocho.
The Costa Chica on the Pacific is home to the Afro-Mexican population and their rich musical heritage.
In the indigenous Otomi communities of northern Veracruz, a musical transformation has taken place.