¡Qué viva México! Join us as we raise a glass in celebration of Mexico’s Independence! On this, the 202nd anniversary of its independence, check out our Mexican Independence Day station! Pandora offers up an eclectic mix, which crosses genres and boundaries, highlighting the incredible richness and diversity of Mexican cultura and its varied musical expressions. Whether you’re festejando with family and friends at a house party, or enjoying an intimate dinner with your loved ones, we’ve got the perfect selections to set the ambiente, no matter what your mood is this 16 de septiembre!

mexicanflag.JPGFrom the classic rancheras of Mexico’s most revered composer, José Alfredo Jiménez, to the unparalleled bravado of Antonio Aguilar and Vicente ‘Chente’ Fernández, as well as the refined power of Lola Beltrán and Lucha Villa, you’ll be serenaded al estilo mariachi. Nostalgic for boleros? We’ve got your angst-filled expressions of unrequited amor covered, with Eydie Gorme y Los Panchos, Los Tres Ases and Javier Solis.

Feel like dancing the night away after El Grito? We’ve included norteño heavyweights Ramon Ayala, Los Tigres del Norte and Los Tucanes de Tijuana to get the baile started. Or do you prefer el tamborazo? You’ll hear legendary bandas like Banda El Recodo, Banda El Limón, and Banda Machos. In a tropical mood? Fito Olivares, Rigo Tovar and Celso Piña will have you dancing cumbias hasta el amanecer!

And of course there’s a healthy dose of all of today’s hottest Regional Mexican artists, like, Gerardo Ortiz, 3Ball MTY, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón, Voz de Mando, Grupo Móntez de Durango, Roberto Tapia, Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda, Banda Los Recoditos, Larry Hernández and Calibre 50. Puro party!

We even threw in a touch of traditional sones and huapangos, with groups like Son de Madera and Los Camperos de Valles, for those of you who long for a simpler time.

You’ll find all these artists and many many more, allowing you to tailor your Mexican Independence experience to fit whatever celebratory mood you’re feeling. We have even more Mexican genre stations on Pandora right here:


¡Viva México y qué viva la independencia!

Marcos (Curation Team)


  1. magdalena segura kuykendall
    September 14, 2012 at 8:37am
    Super !
  2. Marr Sanchez
    September 14, 2012 at 9:07am
    Yea, you guys can start by allowing letting Mexicans listen on Pandora in Mexico.
  3. Kelly
    September 14, 2012 at 11:30am
    You have a misspelling in the first line of your post. It w\should be "MexiCo's Independence" Great station!! Kelly
  4. Alex
    September 14, 2012 at 3:31pm
    What about Rock and Alternative like La Ley, El Tri, Maldita Vecinada, Mana, Molotov, Plastilina Mosh, and Caifanes
  5. johana soto
    September 19, 2012 at 6:36pm
    What doesn't kill you can only make you stronger
  6. Arnau
    October 10, 2012 at 12:05pm
    Dear Tim I had emailed the senator for California to ask for fairness to the internet radio. I support your cause and therefore wrote the senator a letter and told her about the importance of fairness to promote entrepreneurship and the viability of internet radio. Pandora saved my day so many times. THANKS

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