Music and Mexican Immigrant Life in New York

Cathy Ragland
The Museum of the City of New York is set to present Music and Mexican Immigrant Life in New York on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 pm.

With the growth of New York’s Mexican population comes an increased presence of Mexican music, dance, and culture. Cathy Ragland, author of Musica Norteña: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation between Nations (Temple University Press, 2009) traces the various styles of Mexican music that have become part of the city’s musical landscape.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or e-mail

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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