El Grito: Mexican Independence Day in Indianapolis

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 […]

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

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, […]

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

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 […]

Levitt AMP Music Series

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.

Day of the Dead Concert (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Northwest Suburban Community Concert Association presents: CONCERT for the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) with Sones de México Ensemble and guest dancers. Tickets are $20 For box office and more info www.nscommunityconcerts.org

Native Heritage Month: Day of the Dead Concert (Washington, DC)

Sones de México Ensemble travels to the nation’s capital to celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Potomac Atrium of National Museum of the American Indian. The concert will also be webcast live at http://nmai.si.edu/explore/multimedia/webcasts/ This collaboration between the Smithsonian Latino Center and the National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Native ancestors and connect with living Native cultures. This program […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did it come to sound like that? Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with our lively and informative multimedia performance presentation. Find out […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

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 […]

Juan Díes: Beyond the Music

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 […]

The Mercado on Fifth (Moline, IL Farmers Market)

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 […]