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July 2019

Orbert Davis’ Jazz & Family Fun Festival

July 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Island Park, P O Box 665 79 Mill St.
Momence, Illinois 60954
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Sones de Mexico Ensemble is the guest of Chicago jazz composer, trumpeter and Chicago Jazz Philharmonic leader Orbert Davis at his first annual Jazz & Family Fun Festival. We are also collaborating with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic for the world premiere of Chicago Immigrant Stories II July 22 at Millennium Park in Chicago. Enjoy an afternoon of Food, Family, Fun, and Music at Momence Island Park in Momence, IL (near Kankakee). Also performing are the Swing Kids, The Chicago Jazz…

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St. Benedict Fest

July 13, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Benedict School, 2339 York St, Blue Island, IL 60406
Blue Island, Illinois 60406
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A Catholic School Fundraiser sponsored by the Sánchez family in memory of Gregorio and Josefina Sánchez, a teacher immigrated from Irapuato, Guanajuato in 1914 and whose descendants continue to make a strong impact on the community. All proceeds benefit the students of St. Benedict School. Free Admission Fun for the entire family! Festival starts at 2pm

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Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert

July 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LIncoln Home National Historic Site, 426 S 7th St.
Springfield, IL 62701
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Free

Fiesta Mexicana is an interactive concert for kids and their parents based on our Parents Choice Award-winning album of the same name. The program includes songs, storytelling and interactive games between the songs that are delivered in English and Spanish. The group embarks on a journey through Mexican music and the magic world that surrounds it. Children begin by learning about the four sacred elements of nature for the Aztecs: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water. Then they learn songs about…

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August 2019

Navy Pier Quinceañera Concert

August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Free

Señioritas quinceañeras, join us for Quinceañera at Navy Pier! On the 17th of August, celebrate your 15th birthday with us and enjoy an unforgettable experience like only Navy Pier has to offer. After meeting in the Crystal Gardens, all participating young ladies will be treated to a free, professional photo to commemorate the occasion, along with one complimentary ticket to ride the Centennial Wheel. Sones de México Ensemble will celebrate along with them by performing a concert at 6:30 (after…

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October 2019

Día de los Muertos Concert

October 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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Free

The City of Evanston Parks Recreation and Community Centers presents a family friendly Day of the Dead Celebration. Enjoy a puppet show, costume parade, art stations for making ofrendas, Mexican food & beverages plus a CONCERT for the Day of the Dead by Sones de México Ensemble and guest dancers. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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November 2019

Día de los Muertos with Maru Montero Dance Company

November 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets, NW Washington, DC 20001 + Google Map
Free

Sones de Mexico Ensemble and Maru Montero Dance Company perform a special concert celebrating Día de los Muertos. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with live music, Mexican folk dance, artist demonstrations and art workshops. The concert and workshops takes place in the Kogod Courtyard. Free and open to the public.

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December 2019

Concierto Guadalupano

December 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Procopius Church, 1641 S Allport Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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Free

Come and sing with us to celebrate one of Mexico’s high holidays for the season. In Mexico, the pilgrimages and the tradition of singing and dancing to the Virgin of Tepeyac (aka Our Lady of Guadalupe) transcends religion; it is a symbol of Mexican Culture that predates Christianity and dates back to the worship of mother goddess Tonantzin. The concert will include a selection of Aztec dances, Catholic chants, and Regional “rancheras” and “son jarocho” observant of the holiday. This…

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Christmas Posada in Pilsen!

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Holy Trinity Croation Roman Catholic Church, 1850 S Throop St.
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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Free

Join Sones de México Ensemble in Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood for a Christmas Posada for the whole family! Featuring members of Sones de Mexico Ensemble and a recital by graduating students from our Mexican Guitar School. We will have a Christmas carol singalong, a piñata, and certificates for the graduates. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, cookies, ponche… The event is free and open to the public: friends, families and neighbors are welcome!

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Christmas Posada in Rogers Park, Chicago

December 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centro Romero, 6216 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL United States
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Free

Join Sones de México Ensemble in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood for a Christmas Posada for the whole family! Featuring members of Sones de Mexico Ensemble and a recital by graduating students from our Mexican Guitar School. We will have a Christmas carol singalong, a piñata, and certificates for the graduates. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, cookies, ponche… The event is free and open to the public: friends, families and neighbors are welcome!

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June 2020

Beyond the Music: Live Stream Concert for Census 2020

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
World Wide Web
Free

Sones de Mexico Ensemble is proud to join CALOR and Rincon Family Services to present a special live stream version of our signature "Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico" program on Facebook & Instagram Live. facebook.com/sonesdemexico instagram.com/sonesdemexico Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire, and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas,…

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