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Since 1983, New York’s Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino has not only been captivating audiences throughout the New York Tri-State Area, but also other states and countries with their energetic shows, strong vocals, stirring melodies, and masterful execution of classical, traditional, and contemporary arrangements alike. Mariachi Tapatio appeals to audiences of all generations and heritages.

 Under the direction of Don Alvaro Paulino and the musical direction of his son Alvaro Paulino Jr., Mariachi Tapatio’s performances are in high demand throughout the New York Tri-State and Northeast area.

Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino have collaborated and/or shared the stage with world class artists such as Wyclef Jean former Fugee, Jose Jose “El Principe De La Cancion”, Maria Elena Beltran – hija de Lola Beltran “La Reina De La Cancion Ranchera”, Pablo Montero.

 They have performed at many prestigious events and venues; most notably Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral!

 Mariachi Tapatio has been featured in NBC’s comedy show “30 Rock” with Tracy Morgan and Tina Fey, ABC’s romantic comedy show “Cupid”, Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer, MTV, MTV3, MGM movie “The Zookeeper” starring Kevin James which premieres Summer 2010 and much more!

 In addition, they have traveled internationally, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cayman Islands, Panama, and Costa Rica.

 Mariachi Tapatio takes great pride in being “The Northeast’s Finest Mariachi from New York City” and serving as role models for the future generation of mariachi musicians in New York City and the rest of the Northeast. Various members of Mariachi Tapatio are mariachi educators throughout schools and after school programs.

 Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino has performed at:

 2003

• Jose Jose's “El Principe De La Cancion” 40th Career Anniversary in New York, NY, February 2003
• Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Huntington, NY, October 3, 2003

 2004

• Harborfest in Oswego, NY, July 22-25, 2004

• 1st Mexican Independence Day celebration at City Hall in New York, NY, September 16, 2004

• Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Huntington, NY, October 1, 2004

• Latino Leadership Alliance Banquet and Fundraiser in Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2004

 

2005

• David Letterman Show in New York, NY, May 4, 2005

• ASUKA Cruise in Cayman Islands, Panama and Costa Rica June 18 – 22, 2005

• TARGET wake up calls for Black Friday Sale Nationwide November 2005

• ABC’s Good Morning America in New York, NY, May 5, 2006

 

2006

 • III Congreso Mariano in New York, NY, May 21, 2006

• Premios Sin Limite in Long Island, NY, June 15, 2006

• El Diario De Mexico 4th Anniversary in New York, NY, August 25, 2006

• Casa Puebla, Yvonne Limon’s Art Expo in New York, NY August 25, 2006

• Madison Square Garden, Irish Ropes Boxing (John Duddy vs. Yory Boy Campas) in New York, NY, September 29, 2006

• St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, NY, December 12, 2006

 

2007

• Copa Cabana in New York, NY, May 4, 2007

• Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY, May 5 – 6, 2007

• McDonald’s Promotion on 93.1 Amor in New York, NY, June 14, 2007

• Maria Felix Expo at Rockefellar Plaza in New York, NY, July 16, 2007

• Pier 61 South Street Seaport in New York, NY, July 26, 2007

• Workshop for Mariachi Juvenil Colotlan en Colotlan, Jalisco, MX August 5, 2007

• 97.9 FM La Mega Studios in New York, NY, August 13, 2007

• 92.7 FM La Que Buena in New York, NY, August 18, 2007

• NYTVF 2007 (New York Television Film Festival) Video Shmideo Screening in New York, NY September 5 • 9, 2007

• Mexican Cultural Center for the Mexican Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, PA September 16, 2007

• PEPSI Bottling Group Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Somers, NY, October 11, 2007

• Brooklyn Borough Hall for Brooklyn’s President Marty Markowitz in Brooklyn, NY, October 4, 2007

• Dia De Los Muertos – Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders / Cultura Mexicana Sin Fronteras in New York, NY, November 2, 2007

• Musical performance with Lola Beltran’s daughter, Maria Elena Beltran in Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2007

• Shoot for RPI/MTV 52/52 Bands: Wyclef Jean and Melissa Jimenez in New York, NY, December 7, 2007

 

2008

• Fundraiser for National Dance Institute of Manhattan at Lincoln Center on April 7, 2008

• The Times Center in NYC on April 28, 2008

• Turnstone Casino in Verona, NY May 2 – 3, 2008

• “Cinco De Mayo” concert at Flushing Meadow, Park in Queens, NY on May 4, 2008

• Backed up Pablo Montero, Maria Elena Beltran, and Tigre Lupercio at Flushing Meadows, Queens, NY May 4, 2008

• 97.9 FM La Mega studio on the #1 morning “El Vacilon De La Mañana” in NYC on May 5, 2008

• McDonald’s promotion for Southern Style chicken biscuit and sandwich in NYC on May 15, 2008.

• America’s Society Gala on Cipriani Wall St. in NYC on June 4, 2008.

• Mexican Co. “Televisa” on World Yacht Marina Pier 81 in NYC on June 11, 2008.

• TV show “The Whitest Kids You know” Nov. 2008

• Holiday Online Card on www.myfacelol.com Dec. 2008

 

2009

• ABC TV show “Cupid” Summer 2008 – Winter 2009

• MTV Tres commercial for ESL Jan, 27, 2009

• Jose Cuervo “Silver” Promotion party Jan 30, 2009

• “Suburban Adventures” TV shoot Jan 31, 2009

• Television show “Make My Day” with Vivica Fox and Montel Williams in NYC May 29, 2009

• Concert at Rockefeller Center for NYC Restaurants reception June 8, 2009

• Tribute to “The Beatles” concert in Union Square NYC on Sept, 9,2009

• Flim shoot for MGM movie “Zookeeper” with Kevin James in Boston, MA on Sept 27-29, 2009

• NBC comedy show “30 Rock” with Tina Fey and Tracy Morgan Oct. 26, 2009

• Sketch film shoot for in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn NY Dec. 6, 2009

• Concert at “Museo Del Barrio” Dec. 20, 2009

 

2010

• NYC 090909 Case Study Project “The Beatles” Feb 2010

• NYU Student Film Camilo Tranquilo Feb. 17, 2010

• NBC’s Award winning comedy 30 Rock Episode with Tina Fey and Tracy Morgan March 2, 2010

• TVLands show "How'd You Get So Rich?" with Joan Rivers March 3, 2010

• Assembly Concert at P.S.128 March 6, 2010

• Performance for Alec Baldwin in NYC March 9, 2010

• Concert Astoria Library Theatre in Queens, NY April 1, 2010

• TeleFiesta Telemundo TV Performance April 3, 2010

• Aztecaville Restaurant Grand Opening April 13, 2010

• VIP Performance for Tequila Brand AmbassadorJose Cuervo & Tequila Don Julio April 21, 2010

• Episode 3 Commons on TV April 24, 2010

• Concert at City Hall Supporting the Immigrants May 1, 2010

• Performance for NIKE May 5, 2010

• Performance at Mediavest May 5, 2010

• Episode for Spike TV May 5, 2010

• Performance at Gabriela's Rest and Tequila Bar May 5, 2010

• Performance at La Esquina Restaurant May 5, 2010

• Performance at Tantra Lounge May 5, 2010

• Movie Shool called “Mildred Pierce" at Steiner Studios May 6, 2010

• Season Premiere of the AY QUE FUNNY show at the National Comedy Theatre May 6, 2010

• Third Annual La Guardia High School Auction 3 Serenades May 8, 2010

• AY QUE FUNNY show at the National Comedy Theatre May 13, 2010

• 1st Mariachi Festival in Brentwood, NY May 22, 2010

• Concert at Chelsea Piers May 30, 2010

• Student Assembly at Princeton University May 30, 2010

• Princeton, NJ Memorial Parade May 31, 2010

• VIP Performance at The Plaza Hotel June 3, 2010

• AY QUE FUNNY show at the National Comedy Theatre June 3, 2010

• Private tasting boat party for Jose Cuervo Tradicional 100% Agave June 14, 2010

• "Make My Day" TV show with Vivica Fox and Montel Williams. Episode "Fashionista" June 16, 2010


• 4th of July Parade in Florham Park, NJ July 4, 2010

• Performance for The Brooklyn Cyclones sponsored by The New York Mets July 8, 2010

• Concert at "Best of Brooklyn Summer Plaza Concert Series at Brooklyn Borough Hall July 28, 2010

• Paulino/Tapatio Tour in the country of Mexico to the following cities: Campeche, Cancun, and Merida August 6 – 12, 2010

• Mano a Mano a new project, "Mexicanidad" – Mariachi Workshops August 18, 2010

• WPIX Channel 11 Studios in NYC Times Square August 25, 2010

• 8º Encuentro Internacional del Mariachi Nueva York with Verónica Contreras T47 TELEMUNDO Sept. 3-4, 2010

• Mariachi Extravaganza Concert with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan at The Santa Fe Opera house in Santa Fe, NM Sep. 8, 2010

• Matinee Mariachi Concert at The Lensic Theatre in Santa Fe, NM Sept. 9, 2010

• Hispanic Heritage Festival at The Langston Hughes Auditorium Sept. 23, 2010

• The Mexican Piramide Restaurant Sept. 29, 2010

• Performance in St. Patrick's Cathedral Altar on Fifth Ave Oct. 1, 2010

• Chile Pepper Fiesta at Brooklyn at The Brooklyn Botanical Garden Oct. 2, 2010

• Jose Cuervo Tequila Party at Centennial Golf in Carmel, NY Oct. 5, 2010

• Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, NC Oct. 16, 2010

• Make The Road New York at City Hall, NYC Oct. 19, 2010

• Central Park VIP Performance Oct. 30, 2010

• Mano a Mano Day of The Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) Celebration Oct. 31, 2010

• La Esquina Restaurant Day Of The Dead Celebration Oct. 31, 2010

• Encuentro de Mariachis en Honor a Santa Cecilia Celebration in Brooklyn, NY Nov. 24, 2010

• National Latino Restaurant Association The Art and Nightlife Awards at La Boom Dec. 2, 2010

Sweetwater Resturant Dec. 7, 2010

• Concert at La Boom Queens, NY Dec. 8, 2010

• Christmas Viral Video Shoot for Betty White's cousin. Dec. 9, 2010

• Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York Virgen de Guadalupe Celebration tours Dec. 10 – 13, 2010

• Readers Digest NYCMC Performance/Workshop New York, NY Dec. 14, 2010

• Mano a Mano Christmas Concert at The Brooklyn Music School Dec. 15, 2010

• Jose Cuervo Tequila Tasting Reception New York, NY Dec. 17, 2010

• Mano a Mano's Posadas and Postorelas at the Museum of the City of New York Dec. 19, 2010

• Workshop/Lecture at The Brooklyn Music School Brooklyn, NY Dec. 21, 2010

• Posadas at La Ofrenda Restaurant New York, NY Dec. 22, 2010

 

2011

• Jorge Ramos Telemundo VIP Performance New York, NY Jan. 8, 2011

• Nominacion Grupera at Tren 7 "The Best Mariachi in NYC award" Queens, NY Jan, 14, 2011

• Catholic Underground Concert New York, NY Jan, 19, 2011

• El Especialito newspaper interview Jan 26, 2011

• La Ofrenda New York, NY Feb. 5, 2011

• Live Performance on Mun2 Direct TV Channel 410 Feb, 6, 2011

• Performance in Times Square New York, NY Feb. 12, 2011

• Global Weekend Latin American Arts Festival at the Museum of Natural History New York, NY March 19, 2011

• Mexican Catholics in New York Faith and Community Conference March 25 – 26, 2011

• Sueños Restaurant for Tequila Cazadores tasting party March 29, 2011

• Larry The Cable Guy on Thie History Channel April 16 – 18, 2011

• Pio Pio Restaurant New York, NY April 22, 2011

• Cinco de Mayo en Flushing Meadows Corona Park with Nadia and Maribel Guardia Queens, NY May 1, 2011

• Martha Stewart office New York, NY May 5, 2011

• Herald Sqaure New York, NY May 5, 2011

• 9no Encuentro Internacional del Mariachi Nueva York Brooklyn, NY May 6, 2011

• Cinco De Mayo Mexicanidad Concert at BMS Brooklyn, NY May 7, 2011

• Festival Del Mariachi Comite Salvadoreño Independiente NY Brentwood, NY May 27, 2011

• Princeton, NJ Memorial Parade May 30, 2011

• NYU Ethnomusicology Research Interview June 1, 2011

• Mariachi Brunch Saturdays at Chicas Locas New York. NY July 2, 2011

• Mariachi Tapatio and Ballet Folklorico performance New Brunswick, NJ July 3, 2011

• Florham Park, NJ 4th of July Parade July 4, 2011

• MGM movie "Zookeeper" Premiere New York, NY July 8, 2011

• Mariachi Brunch Saturdays at Chicas Locas New York. NY July 9, 2011

• Mariachi Brunch Saturdays at Chicas Locas New York. NY July 16, 2011

• Nyria Melchor Interview Albuquerque, NM July 19, 2011

• Mariachi Brunch Saturdays at Chicas Locas New York, NY July 20, 2011

• Copacabana Sunset Cruise New York, NY July 21, 2011

• Mariachi Brunch Saturdays at Chicas Locas New York. NY July 23, 2011

• Copacabana Sunset Cruise New York, NY July 28, 2011

• Montel Williams New York, NY August 2, 2011

• Stupid Funny Productions and Laughaholic Productions music video New York, NY August 6, 2011

• MTV3 “Quiero Mis Quince” New York, NY August 14, 2011

• Santa Fe Plaza Santa FE, NM Sept. 9, 2011

• Santa Fe Fiesta Committee Court for the Senate Santa FE, NM Sept. 8, 2011

• Concert with Irma Infante at The Grand Armory New York, NY Sept, 15, 2011

• Mariachi Festival at Hostos Center Bronx, NY Sept. 17, 2011

• Performance for Actress Leelee Sobieski New York, NY Sept. 23, 2011

• Mariachi Workshop at Mariachi Academy of Connecticut SCOW Sept, 29, 2011

• Chile Pepper Fiesta at Brooklyn at The Brooklyn Botanical Garden Oct. 1, 2011

• The Mexican Food Factory Marlton, NJ Oct. 8, 2011

• NYC’s Immigrants, Workers, Seniors, Youth and LGBTQ Community New York, NY Oct. 12, 2011

• Hispanic Heritage Concert at Suffolk County Community College Oct. 23, 2011

• Mano a Mano Day of The Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) Celebration Oct. 29, 2011

• NYCMC Mariachi Workshops in Puebla, MX Nov. 3 -6, 2011

• NYCMC Mariachi Workshop at Scholastic Auditorium Queens, NY Nov. 12, 2011

• Grand Marquis VIP Old Bridge, NJ Nov. 18, 2011

• Encuentro de Mariachis en Honor a Santa Cecilia Celebration in Brooklyn, NY Nov. 23, 2011

• NBC's Comedy TV show "Thirty Rock" with Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan and Alec Baldwin New York, NY Dec. 5, 2011

• The Wall Street Journal Interview Dec. 7, 2011

• Roman Catholic Archdiocese of NY Virgen de Guadalupe Celebration tours Dec. 9 – 13, 2011

• 32BJ Rally in Times Square NY Dec. 14, 2011

• Mano a Mano's Posadas and Postorelas at the Museum of the City of New York Dec. 17, 2011

• LA BOOM's VIP Christmas Party Dec. 20, 2011

• Casa Pepe Brooklyn, NY Dec. 30, 2011

 

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