An Inside Look at One of L.A.’s Only All-Female Mariachi Bands

These women are changing the genre
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Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas, led by Maricela Martinez, stands out in a largely male profession. While musicians traditionally gather at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights to land wedding, quinceañera, and other gigs, Martinez’s group relies on social media. The next generation: Martinez’s eight-year-old twin daughters.

All photos by Joe Pugliese


Maricela Martinez

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Her twin daughters

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese

Photo by Joe Pugliese


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