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Mariachi El Bronx cover Roy Orbison ahead of UK tour

Mariachi El Bronx

Story by Jack Foley

MARIACHI El Bronx, the alter ego of acclaimed Los Angeles-based punk outfit The Bronx, kick off their Vans Off the Wall European tour headlining in Dublin tomorrow (Friday, November 18, 2011).

To celebrate they have given Roy Orbison’s Only The Lonely the Mariachi El Bronx treatment and are giving it away for free!

Listen here…

Following the release of their well-received second album, Mariachi El Bronx (II) in September, Mariachi El Bronx played storming shows at this year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals and the reaction to the album in their native US has been equally impressive, topping the Billboard alternative chart.

They’ve just finished touring the US with The Foo Fighters and also recently made their debut US national TV appearance on Jay Leno.

You can catch Mariachi El Bronx live on their UK tour at the following shows. Cursive’s Tim Kasher supports on all dates…

November 2011:
18 – Dublin The Workman’s Club
19 – Belfast The Stiff Kitten
20 – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
21 – Newcastle The Cluny
22 – Nottingham Bodega
23 – Manchester Sound Control
24 – Leeds Cockpit 2
25 – Sheffield Leadmill
26 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
27 – Cardiff The Globe
28 – Norwich Waterfront
29 – Brighton Concorde 2

December
17 – London Kings College
18 – Wolverhampton Slade Rooms