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“This summer we’re celebrating celebrations, from big to small, and all the joy that they bring. Here, an ordinary New York City subway ride turns extraordinary with the sounds of an all-female mariachi band, Flor de Toloache. Have a listen.”

Kate Spade, New York

“Female mariachi band Flor de Toloache spoke about the group’s origins as well as obstacles faced in the male-dominated genre.”

Harry Connick Jr., Harry

They are a fresh, youthful interpretation of mariachi that both respects tradition and represents the ways it can (and should) evolve.

The song’s soulful yet ominous melody is visualized in the video, which was directed by Daniel Leeb and Andrei Averbuch. Donning charro suits with black rebozos over their heads, a few of the members of Mariachi Flor de Toloache sing wistfully in scenes set in the desert and in a church.

JESSICA DIAZ-HURTADO, NPR Music

Meet the all-women mariachi band, Flor De Toloache, that’s challenging the status quo and empowering women through their music.

NBC, News