The Mariachis are the official band of the Doritos TV commercials. Commencing June 2012, the campaign featured them singing pop classics with a Mexican twist, with their versions of the Human League’s ‘Don’t You Want Me’, East 17’s “Stay Another Day’ and Joan Jett’s ‘I Love Rock & Roll’. They received over 13.5m online video views and 500,000 Facebook likes.
The four band members all hail from South America and have appeared at major music festivals including Glastonbury, Wireless, Henley & Cambridge, along with international events such as the Autostadt festival in Germany. 2016 saw them play UK festivals including The Lunar Festival, Grillfest, Bedford River Festival, The Chilli Festival and alongside Major Lazar at the Fiesta De Los Muertos, Dubai.
They are also the ‘go to’ mariachi band for UK TV shows, with notable appearances in 2016 on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and ‘Ant & Decs Saturday Night Takeaway’. They have also appeared on ‘The One Show’, ‘Good Morning Britain’, ‘Paul O’Grady’and ‘Graham Norton’.
2016 also saw them chosen by Rod Stewart as support act for his UK stadium tour, performing to over 1,000,000 people. The band can also be heard performing on Tinie Tempah’s single ‘Mamacita’.