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December 2018

La Posada (Pilsen)

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Ann School Gym, 2211 W. 18th Place
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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We're celebrating our guitar program graduation with a traditional Christmas posada open to the public. friends, Families and neighbors are welcome! Our graduating students will play seasonal songs with help from members of Sones de México Ensemble. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, ponche, cookies, turrón, colación, etc. We'll provide the piñata! Students will also be able to register in person for our Winter class session (starting January 5, 2019), Registration online is also available at sonesdemexico.com/school.

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La Posada (Rogers Park)

December 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centro Romero, 6216 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL United States
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We're celebrating our guitar program graduation with a traditional Christmas posada open to the public. friends, Families and neighbors are welcome! Our graduating students will play seasonal songs with help from members of Sones de México Ensemble. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, ponche, cookies, turrón, colación, etc. We'll provide the piñata! Students will also be able to register in person for our Winter class session (starting January 5, 2019), Registration online is also available at sonesdemexico.com/school.

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May 2019

Ballet Folklorico Estrella Del Mar 4th Anniversary Showcase

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mother McAuley High School Auditorium, 3737 W. 99th Street
Chicago, IL 60655 United States
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$5 – $15

Sones de México Ensemble will provide the live music for this dance spectacular. Ballet Folklorico Estrella del Mar (BFEDM) will be celebrating its fourth anniversary. Please join them as they showcase the Mexican culture through dance with special live musical performances. BFEDM is a Mexican Folkloric dance group from St. Mary Star of the Sea School. Founded in August 2015, BFEDM consists of over 60 schoolchildren. In addition to encouraging discipline, teamwork, attention to detail, and an appreciation for the…

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Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wood Dale Junior High School, 655 N Wood Dale Rd, Wood Dale, IL
Wood Dale, IL 60191
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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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July 2019

Orbert Davis’ Jazz & Family Fun Festival

July 13 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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