Mariachi Los Palmeros was born in 1997 to Director and trumpet player Aurelio Garnica. Edna Vazquez joined the band in 1998 becoming the first woman and mariachi vocalist/vihuela player in the Pacific Northwest. For more than a decade, Mariachi Los Palmeros has performed in the Oregon area, dedicated to engaging community at weddings, quinceañeras and Cultural Festivals as well as many other social events and occasions of all sorts. They have performed all over Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Montana, and North California and are well known in the Latino community. Over the years they have accompanied Latin American celebrities including Yolanda del Rio, Maribel Guardia, Federico Villa, Beatriz Adriana, Rosenda Bernal, Juan Valentin, and many others.