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August 2017

Beyond the Music: Solar Eclipse Concert

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:15 pm
Turley Park, 101 N Glenview
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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A rare total solar eclipse will pass directly over Carbondale, IL on the afternoon of August 21, so Sones de Mexico Ensemble is heading to the path of totality to present Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico  outdoors at Lemus Turley Park, 109 N Glenview in Carbondale. The total eclipse occurs at exactly 1:21PM. There will be music both before and after, starting with Zenen Zeferino from Veracruz, Mexico with the Encuentro de Jaraneros of the Midwest. After…

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September 2017

Beyond the Music: Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Detroit Institute of the Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble celebrates Mexican Independence Day with a concert at the famous Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of the Arts. The Detroit Industry fresco cycle was conceived by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera as a tribute to the city's manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s. Rivera completed the twenty-seven panel work in eleven months, from April 1932 to March 1933. It is considered the finest example of Mexican mural art in the United States, and…

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October 2017

The Mercado on Fifth (Moline, IL Farmers Market)

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercado on Fifth, 1122 4th Ave
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble travels to the Quad Cities for an outdoor public concert at the Mercado on Fifth. Mercado on Fifth is a night market that runs every Friday from 5 PM to 9 PM in the Floreciente neighborhood on 5th Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets in Moline. The open-air, multicultural market, features 30-plus food and crafts vendors. This is a free and family friendly event. For more information, visit http://www.mercadoonfifth.com/  

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Juan Díes: Beyond the Music

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley, 338 6th St.
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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Juan Díes, ethnomusicologist and founding member of Sones de México Ensemble, presents a solo version of “Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico.” Learn about the forms of music that comes from Mexico’s many regions and the cultures that created them in this lecture and demonstration that includes music. Free and open to the public. “Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico” is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and is…

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Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd
Beloit, WI 53511 United States
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Do you know where Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, Calentanos and other regional styles of Mexican music come from? What are the people like who created them, and how did their music, dance and traditions come to be like that? Our Beyond the Music series holds the answers.   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with lively and informative musical demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and…

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Día de los Muertos Concert (Evanston, IL)

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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The Evanston Starlight Concert Series presents: Concert for the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) with Sones de México Ensemble and guest dancers. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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