Tucson’s Orkesta Mendoza Blends Music From Both Sides Of The Border

By Sarah Ventre
Published: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 4:20pm
Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 6:14pm
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Orkestra Mendoza
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Orkestra Mendoza's latest album is Vamos A Guarachar!

Tucson musician Sergio Mendoza is known for his loud, high energy, sweaty live shows and for creating a sound that incorporates elements of music from both sides of the US-Mexico border.

His band, Orkesta Mendoza, is currently touring in Europe, and is releasing a new album called Vamos A Guarachar!, which comes out on Nov. 11 in the US.

Mendoza talks about his new record and how growing up on the border influenced his music.

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