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June 2018

Levitt AMP Music Series

June 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wiley Park Galva, IL 61434 United States + Google Map

The Galva Arts Council and the Levitt AMP Music Series present Sones de México Ensemble in a free, outdoor show for the whole family in beautiful Wiley Park in the center of Galva, Illinois. Also performing are the traditional Americana band Bone Jugs from Urbana, IL.

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August 2018

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

August 11, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Lincoln Park, Stockton & LaSalle Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
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$5.00

There may be a Chicago Style hot dog, but this fest presented by the Chicago History Museum will take in a wide range of preparations from 14 neighborhood stands across the city. Sones de Mexico Ensemble will take its place among bands from many neighborhoods as well, proudly representing Chicago's Mexican community. The fest takes place at Stockton & LaSalle Drive in Lincoln Park just north of the museum. We are on stage Saturday beginning at 4:45PM, but the fest…

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September 2018

¡Que Viva México! Film with live music by Sones de México

September 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Detroit Institute of the Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Mexican Consulate in Detroit in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. Director Sergei Eisenstein's restored silent film masterpiece "¡Que Viva México!" with live musical accompaniment by Sones de México Ensemble. On a 1927 visit to the Soviet Union to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Diego Rivera met Sergei Eisenstein, a giant of early film making and the director of the groundbreaking silent film "The Battleship Potemkin". Rivera was impressed…

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El Grito: Mexican Independence Day in Indianapolis

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Garfield Park: Mcalister Center for the Perfoming Arts, 2345 Pagoda Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble will headline the official Indianapolis Mexican Independence Day ceremony. Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day by coming to Garfield Park for food, crafts and music. Enjoy a traditional celebration which includes the glorious “Grito” (shout) that Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla once used to garner support of the people to rise and take arms against their European oppressors, which signaled the beginning of Mexico's war for Independence. The event is sponsored by the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis. Sones de…

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November 2018

Día de los Muertos Concert and Workshops

November 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave.
Evansville, Indiana 47715
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Sones de Mexico Ensemble celebrates Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos with a day of activities for kids and adults at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville, IN. All activities are free and open to the public. 11:00am: Danza del Sol Workshop 11:30am: Corrido Songwriting Workshop 1:30pm: Viejitos Mask Making for Kids 3:30pm: Día de los Muertos Concert The Corrido Songwriting Workshop is presented with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts. More…

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Ballet Folklórico Xochitl 18th Anniversary Celebration

November 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Little Village Lawndale High School Campus, 3120 S Kostner Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60623
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Ballet Folklórico Xochitl celebrates its 18th season with "Mexico de Mis Recuerdos", a public performance in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. The show will feature 45 company dancers and a special guest appearance by the GRAMMY-nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble. Our goal is to exhibit our rich and diverse Mexican Heritage through dances from all around Mexico.

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Erendira & Juan: Master Apprentice Duo Recital

November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Back of the Yards Coffeehouse & Roastary, 2059 W. 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60609 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble members Juan Dies & Erendira Izguerra present a duet recital to show their work completed under their 2018 IACA Master/Apprentice Grant featuring Mexican folk music for violin, clarinet, saxophone, guitars, and bass. Musician and Executive Director of Sones de Mexico Ensemble, Juan Dies (guitars/bass/voice), and musician Erendira Izguerra (violin/clarinet/sax/voice), will perform selections from various regions in Mexico and showcase their wok together under the 2018 Illinois Arts Council Agency Master/Apprentice Program. Erendira met one-on-one with Juan…

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December 2018

Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concert with Billy Branch

December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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The Chicago History Museum presents Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concerts with Chicago’s Billy Branch and Sones de México Ensemble Two Chicago based GRAMMY® nominated artists will share one stage when Mexican folk music ensemble Sones de México Ensemble joins forces with blues harmonica master Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues at DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. The concert, presented by the Chicago History Museum in support of “Amplified”—a current exhibit on the history of the…

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Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concert with Billy Branch

December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th Street
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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The Chicago History Museum presents Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concerts with Chicago’s Billy Branch and Sones de México Ensemble Two Chicago based GRAMMY® nominated artists will share one stage when Mexican folk music ensemble Sones de México Ensemble joins forces with blues harmonica master Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. The concert, presented by the Chicago History Museum in support of “Amplified”—a current exhibit on the history of the…

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Family Night: Fiesta Mexicana and Workshops

December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prairie Oak School, 1427 Oak Park Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
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Sones de México Ensemble and Berwyn North School District 98 present a free night of workshops followed by Fiesta Mexicana, a concert based on our Parent's Choice Award-winning album of the same name. 5pm - 7pm Free workshops with Sones de Mexico Ensemble members • Danza de Viejitos Mask Making Workshop WATCH VIDEO: youtu.be/hTzrax3zOLk • Mexican Percussion Workshop WATCH VIDEO: youtu.be/kTihc7mQsJM • Danza del Sol: Aztec Dance Workshop WATCH VIDEO: youtu.be/G4gPelVMCe0 7pm: Fiesta Mexican interactive family concert. Free and open…

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