Veronica Robles

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Veronica Robles

Veronica Robles is a Mariachi singer by trade but has become a cultural icon for Latinos in Boston. She has effectively utilized the power of arts and culture to bring the community together by raising awareness on the importance of diversity and she has empowered youth by employing them, and teaching them about their roots and culture.

As a singer, Veronica has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Providence Performing Arts Center, and The Dallas Convention Center.

Veronica Robles credits

Veronica Robles was honored by Mayor Walsh with a mural with her image on her Mariachi outfit on Pari Street in East Boston; Mayor also appointed her to the leadership board for the Boston Creates initiative; and serves as vice-president of East Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Robles is Co-founder and Director of the Veronica Robles Cultural Center, a non-profit organization that supports community action and economic growth in East Boston. offers Latin American arts and culture programs while also providing jobs for youth.

Veronica Robles awards

Veronica Robles has received countless awards, and the most recent include the “Community Hero Award” by ABCD, “Extraordinary Woman In Cultural Enrichment” by Governor of Rhode Island, and “2016 East Boston Woman of The Year” by East Boston Times.

She is recipient of the 2016 Creative Cities Grant by New England Foundation for the Arts, 2012 Nominee to the Artist Fellowship Program in Traditional Arts by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She is also a New England States Touring (NEST) Artist, and she works with Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire and Hartford Performs in Connecticut.

Recently, Veronica was awarded the 2018 Live Arts Boston grant to support her project, “Veronica Robles Female Mariachi singing songs of the world”. Veronica is a women of courage and principles. As a cancer survivor, she lives her life to the fullest, filled with joy, passion, and love. Veronica Robles work honors the memory of her only daughter who passed away as a teenager.

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Country United States
City Boston
State/Province Massachusetts
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5 responses to “Veronica Robles”

  1. Gary Bechtold says:

    Thanks again for the great workshop/presentation with us at the Warren-Prescott. We learned, we laughed, we clapped, we danced, we sang… Together. – Gary Bechtold, teacher/site coordinator, BPS Summer Academy Enrichment Program, MA, 2011

  2. Kerry Dunne says:

    Today’s concert was such a treat! I wanted to thank you very much for your wonderful performance today. It was very well received by teachers and children. Everyone loved you and would love to have you back again. – Kerry Dunne K-12 Social Studies Director and TAH Grant Program Director, Arlington Public Schools

  3. Boston Globe says:

    With her powerful voice, her smile, and expressive black eyes, she is a forceful stage presence. “[This artist] has the charisma of the kind you can only see in Mexican soap operas!! – Boston Globe, 2005

  4. Sonia Chang Diaz says:

    “[This artist] is a cultural gem in the state of Massachusetts. Songstress, educator, media producer, businesswoman, community activist, and cultural ambassador –she brings it all to the table. She is an incredible role model for young women and an enormous contributor to our cultural wealth.” – Massachusetts Senator Sonia Chang Diaz, 2010

  5. Astrid Galvan Segura says:

    I would like to express a special recognition for her support and worthy collaboration in Mexican cultural events in Dallas Metroplex in Association with Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas. The participation we received from [this artist] was extremely professional and attach to the principals and essence of the traditions of our Mexican community and we are deeply grateful for it. Her knowledge in Mexican Traditions as well as Mexican music and dancing is well versed. – Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas, TX, 2011 Astrid Galvan Segura, Department of Cultural and Economic Affairs

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