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CHIHUAHUA DESERT- Borderline Fiesta, Traditional Country Western Music, and More!

Chihuahua Desert Trio PicEscape to the musical stylings of Chihuahua Desert, and experience the best Borderline Fiesta and western music around! Dry gultched on The Oregon Trail and left for dead, Western and Cantina Trubador Mark Cash and his pack of gnarly Chihuahuas are probably the greatest fiesta band that nobody has ever heard of… despite riding their burros through 8 Western States for over 200 senior communities, numerous casinos and ski resorts, concerts in the park series, county fairs and festivals, wine shops and breweries, corporate parties, and weddings!

Ingenious miners of American and Mexican iconic musicians like Van Sant of Ft. Worth, Jimenez of Dolores Hidalgo, Freddy Fender of The Rio Grande, The Man-In-Black from rural Arkansas and the Tioga Twins, Autry and Travis, Chihuahua Desert is refreshing ,colorful fun, and humble. Heck, their gritty story songs alone are enough to bring the armadillos to their knees!

Chihuahua Desert has over a 90% re-booking rate. .. many times within minutes of finishing their performance!


Service Fee: Monday – Thursday events typically have lower rates than Friday – Sunday and Holidays rates. Please inquire for details.

Service Areas: Counties: Multnomah, Clackamas, Baker, Benton, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Cook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Union, Wallowa, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill.

Chihuahua Desert is open to travelling to ANY COUNTY IN OREGON, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA,  & IDAHO.

Service Types: Retirement Home/Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing/Rehab, Hospital, Senior Center, Adult Foster Home, Seniors at Home, Private Parties/Locations.

Chihuahua Desert specializes in outdoor events- they come equipped with a concert-level sound system.

Availability: Weekdays, Weekends, Daytime, Evenings, Request on Short Notice, Request in Advance.


Contact Name: Mark Cash

Phone: 503-650-5231

E-mail: chihuahuadesert.mark@gmail.com

Website: https://www.reverbnation.com/ChihuahuaDesert8

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChihuahuaDesert

Don’t forget to tell Chihuahua Desert you found their services using ElderAudience!


Music/Video Samples:

“La Bamba & Ramblin’ Man”

“WHAT Presents Chihuahua Desert”

Chihuahua Desert Stream Pic   Chihuahua Desert Patio Pic






“Thanks to you and the band for a great Cinco de Mayo party yesterday; our residents loved your music. NOW… let’s talk about next year!” Cindy F., Program Director, SpringRidge at Charbonneau

“Mark, Great show on Friday! It was great to have you guys out. Lots of positive comments. Thank you again for working with us!” Thea K., Staff, The Sandy Public Library

“We all loved your music especially our residents and guests. The event was a great success and The Chihuahua Desert Band was a fun addition to the day and we would love to have you back again. Thank You.” Lisa V., Activity Director, Fox Hollow

“Our residents had such a hoot at your performance! It was one of the biggest crowds I have ever seen for a happy hour. I have absolutely nothing negative to say. You were fantastic and I can’t wait to have you back.” Rachael S., Vibrant Life Director, Courtyard at Mt. Tabor The Park

“You played for our Father’s Day BBQ last year here at the Springs at Carman Oaks and you were awesome. I’m hoping we can get you to play for us again this year…” Jan N., Activity Director, The Springs at Carman Oaks

” … about our Western event. You guys were just perfect for the event! I thought you were extremely talented musicians and a tight band, and I enjoyed working with you. “ Laura M., Life Enrichment Director, The Quarry Senior Living

“Chihuahua Desert … We all enjoyed your music [at outdoor Neighborhood Party] and look forward to you performing for us at New Years!” Joanna H., Westmoreland’s Union Manor Entertainment Chair, Civic Club Board (Portland)

“Mark, Thank you so much for entertaining at our Western BBQ. You all were a hit and were loved by all!” Teresa A., Community Relations, Avamere Court

“You were wonderful. … I’d love to reserve you again! “ Stacy C., Activities Director, Powell Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care

“…you do have a fun group and you and your band are so kind and thoughtful. Our residents here at Tahoe Senior Plaza appreciate you visiting us when you come to town. We enjoyed every minute of your performance.” Sheila C., Administrator, Tahoe Senior Plaza 

“…the pleasure was all ours. The most wide-spread comment about your band, and there were a lot of them, was ‘these guys are fun’…you were well-appreciated…Thanks again for your well-polished performance” Ed Z., First Fridays Milwaukie

“Mark Cach of Chihuahua Desert sang and played Mexican “Fiesta” music for us at a belated Cinco de Mayo picnic last week. I really appreciated how interactive Mark was with everyone,and residents and staff all enjoyed his program!” Megan E., Activities Director, Regency Gresham

“I loved your show and thought that the variety was quite amazing. You guys are so versatile, with a high level of musicianship….We will definitely have you back next year.” Betty, Entertainment Chair, Terwilliger Plaza





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