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Mexico City temple to mariachi music celebrates its 90th birthday
Located in Mexico City's Plaza Garibaldi, the Salón Tenampa has attracted mariachi lovers from across the country and from around the world.
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In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, a norteño musician with his accordion waits for customers in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. Northern Mexican music features the accordion as well as the bajo sexto, a 12 string instrument resembling a guitar. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 12, 2015 photo, a jarocho band plays for patrons inside Salon Tenampa restaurant and bar in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. The local is famous for its tradition of mariachi music, but also jarocho music from the Gulf state of Veracruz, with players standing apart in their white guayabera shirts, pants, and hats. The genre uses a harp and jarana, a small guitar-shaped instrument with eight strings. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this July 29, 2015 photo, 90-year-old mariachi Jose Jesus performs inside the Salon Tenampa bar and restaurant in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. The mural features late Mexican mariachi legends Pedro Infante, left, and Javier Solis. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, a jarocho musician walks up the stairs to the terrace of the Tenampa Salon restaurant and bar in Mexico City. Here, visitors want the experience of classic Mexico in the music, the food, and the drinks, said bartender Abraham Manilla. At least four songs were written here in the restaurant. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 6, 2015 photo, a trio of musicians waits for clients to hire them in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. The downtown square is famous for open-air performances by strolling musicians. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 20, 2015 photo, Max Anya holds his electric shock machine called "Los toques" inside the Salon Tenampa bar and restaurant in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. Anya said the drunker the client is, the more willing he or she is willing to try his machine, for a fee, and can hold on longer to the contraption that emit volts of electricity. The winner of the drinking game is the one who lets go last. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, tequila fills the upstairs bar at the Tenampa Salon restaurant in Mexico City. The original bar was constructed in 1925 when the restaurant was founded, and this year to celebrate its 90th anniversary, a terrace was opened with a view of Garibaldi Plaza. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 19, 2015 photo, Michelle Ramírez, left, sings to mariachi music with her friends Fernanda Camerena and Adrian Román on the patio bar at the Salón Tenampa in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. With a longstanding tradition of tequila, mariachi music and dancing, the cantina is an iconic destination in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 21, 2015 photo, mariachi Carlos Castaneda plucks his violin as he waits for customers at the Tenampa Salon restaurant and bar in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. Traditional mariachi groups usually have at least two violinists, and Castaneda plays alongside his brother, Oscar. He added that mariachi music is a family tradition. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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This Aug. 17, 2015 photo shows the decorative vest buttons and accessories on the three-piece suit of a mariachi musician inside the Salon Tenampa bar and restaurant in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. âItâs like a symbol of Mexico,â said the restaurantâs founder, Juan I. Hernandez, pointing out that UNESCO named mariachi music an âintangible cultural heritageâ in 2011. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

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In this Aug. 8, 2015 photo, mariachi Jose Jesus, left, passes the time waiting for clients by playing cards with a fellow musician outside Salon Tenampa restaurant and bar in Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City. To mark this years anniversary, the restaurant has opened a small bar that overlooks the plaza, a traditional gathering spot for mariachi bands where musicians play cards or check their cellphones as they wait for potential customers. (AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo)

Mexico City temple to mariachi music celebrates its 90th birthday

Located in Mexico City's Plaza Garibaldi, the Salón Tenampa has attracted mariachi lovers from across the country and from around the world.

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