Set your GPS to San Gabriel — Ford on the Road's next destination is ¡Viva la Tradición!, a tribute to the late LA mariachi legend and Grammy-winner Nati Cano! Ford blogger Brian stopped by Don Chente in Downtown LA to meet some of the mariachi artists who're on the lineup:
We’re here to see Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar, but they've popped down to Carson for a gig, literally between shows here at Don Chente, where they play at 8 p.m., 10 p.m. and 12 a.m., Friday through Sunday. Four gigs in five hours – such is the life of the mariachi!
As we eat and wait for Mariachi Garibaldi to return, Susie Garcia of Mariachi Las Colibrí tells me about the Nati Cano tribute she is organizing with Ford on the Road. The show will be the first time that over 60 of Nati's friends and students will come together to celebrate him after his passing...