Mariachi Los Románticos play Mexican folk music with a lineup of Spanish vocals, guitar (Mexican bass guitaron), trumpets, and violins and stunningly embroidered traditional uniforms. A seven piece mariachi includes two trumpets, two violins, guitar, guitaron and vocal.
Los Románticos has performed for corporate appearance as well as at many festivals around Australia, previously performed at the “footy show” on channel 9th , where we performed a song which was translated into Spanish.
2007- Geelong Skadia Festival Of Sail
Canberra National Folk Festival
Featuring on the premiere screening of Coxy's Big Break on Channel 7 (filmed at Port Fairy) Channel 7's Postcards.
2006- Adelaide Latino Groove Festival
2005- Los Romanticos have also appeared on channel 7's ‘Last Man Standing’.
2005- Los Románticos was recorded live in concert at the ABC's Awaki Auditorim in Melbourne and subsequently broadcast on Radio National's ‘Music Deli’.
2005- Los Románticos combined with Geelong's ‘Bay City Strings’ a 16 piece youth orchestra, culminating in one amazing Mexican Fiesta!
2004- Los Románticos was also a feature of every T.V. station's [7,9,10 and the ABC's] 2004 Australia Day Celebrations' presentation.
2004- The Queenscliff Music Festival, Pako Festa, and was a highlight of the 2004 Port Fairy Folk Festival,
2004- Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) World Music Café, as part of the Brisbane Ethnic Music and Culture program,
We also perform in schools as a part of Pan Events (who scheduled much of the Sydney Olympics' music program) Cultural Infusion Program and get a great response from the kids who find our music very fun and engaging.
Interstate performing is regularly in Brisbane and Perth for the local Central American communities.
Julio, William and their father Jose Martinez left El Salvador 21 years ago searching for a better life. On arrival to our shores, brothers William and Julio with their father José, began to recreate their musical identity and play the Mariachi music of their homeland. Their songs embody the essence of México, telling stories of yesterday, today and tomorrow.