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 […]

Corrido: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop

Corrido is a Mexican ballad tradition that dates back to the 19th Century and that continues to be one of the most popular forms of Mexican music today. Corridos are narrative poems that often celebrate the lives of regular people who show courage in the face of tragic situations, violence and death. Learn to write […]

El corrido: Summer course at UNAM Chicago

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOUR WEEK COURSE HAS BEN CANCELLED. INSTEAD, A FREE, ONE SESSION CLASS WILL BE PRESENTED ON THURSDAY, JULY 28 AT 6PM. NO REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY. “Corridos: Mexican Tragic Ballads” / “El corrido: balada trágica mexicana” Learn something new this summer! Sign up for this 4-week course to explore the history and […]