7th Annual Day of the Immigrant Concert & Workshop

Danza de Viejitos

Sones de México Ensemble joins the 7th Annual Day of the Immigrant event sponsored by the Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project. The all-day event runs from 2 to 11PM. The band will perform an hour long concert beginning at 7PM. They will share the bill with the renowned Grupo Bryndis from Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, Mexico […]

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?   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live demonstrations by the […]

Mexico en el Corazón with Ballet Folklórico of Guadalajara

NAIMA and FEDEJAL is proud to present, in a Millennium Park premiere, directly from Jalisco, The Ballet Folklórico of Guadalajara. Sones de México Ensemble joins Ballet Folklórico de Guadalajara, Mariachi Juvenil Colotlan and Mariachi Herencia de Mexico at Pritzker Pavilion of Millennium Park for a celebration of the dances and music from Jalisco, the birthplace […]

Beyond the Music: Solar Eclipse Concert

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 […]

Navy Pier Group Quinceañera Concert

Navy Pier is celebrating the quinceañeras of young ladies throughout the Chicagoland area with free professional group photos on the 15th of July. Navy Pier has teamed up with the National Museum of Mexican Art to host a photo shoot for 15-year-old birthday girls on the base of the Pier’s Wave Wall staircase on the […]

Danza de Viejitos: Family Mask Making Workshop

Members of Sones de México Ensemble bring our popular children’s educational program to the Woodridge Public Library. We’ll teach children how to make a mask out of paper plates and tell them about the traditions of the Pur’hepecha people of Michoacan. At the conclusion, they’ll lead everyone in the the dance of “old people” (viejitos), […]

Cinco de Mayo Concert: Beyond the Music

Sones de México Ensemble presents “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” for First Fridays Downtown Aurora on Cinco de Mayo! Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live (and lively!) demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music (but […]

Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert

Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert is a fun and engaging program based on the Parent’s Choice Award-winning Sones de México Ensemble album “Fiesta Mexicana: Mexican Songs & Stories for Niños & Niñas and Their Mamas & Papas”. It’s an interactive show with music, dance and stories for the whole family. We’ll be performing for local school […]

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 live demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you […]