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May 2017

Mole de Mayo Festival

May 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
18th Street, Pilsen, 1400 W, 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble returns to Mole de Mayo, an annual festival celebrating mole, the incredible culinary dish from Mexico. The fest takes place on 18th Street in Pilsen, the cultural heart of Chicago's Mexican community. We'll close the festival with a concert on the East Stage at the corner of 18th & Blue Island. This 3-day event (May 26-28) will include a mole cook-off where local restaurant chefs will compete for one of two awards: 1. Mole de Mayo’s…

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June 2017

IAMS Fiesta Cultural 2017

June 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Inter American Magnet School, 851 W Waveland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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Join us for a summer evening of Mexican son in the shadow of Wrigley Field at the Inter-American Magnet School. It's part of the school's 2017 Fiesta Cultural, which runs from 2 to 8pm. More details on the Festival are at http://www.iamschicago.com/news/fiesta-cultural-2017

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August 2018

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

August 11, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Lincoln Park, Stockton & LaSalle Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
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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 place at Stockton & LaSalle Drive in Lincoln Park just north of the museum. We are on stage Saturday beginning at 4:45PM, but the fest…

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September 2018

El Grito: Mexican Independence Day in Indianapolis

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Garfield Park: Mcalister Center for the Perfoming Arts, 2345 Pagoda Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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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 against their European oppressors, which signaled the beginning of Mexico's war for Independence. The event is sponsored by the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis. Sones de…

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May 2019

Mole de Mayo Festival

May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18th Street, Pilsen, 1400 W 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble headlines on the first day of this three-day festival in Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood. We'll have a few surprises in this special performance as well as recieve recognition from the Mole de Mayo organizers for our 25th Anniversary of promoting Mexican folk music through award-winning programs and performances. We'll be performing on the Luna (east) stage at the corner of 18th Street & Blue Island Avenue. The Mole de Mayo Festival celebrates its 10th edition in…

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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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May 2021

Beyond the Music: Cinco de Mayo Edition

May 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Woodstock Folk Festival’s Woodstock Wednesdays presents Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s “Beyond the Music: A Music Geography of Mexico - Cinco de Mayo Edition” Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 7pm - YouTube Premier at https://woodstockfolkfestival.org  This show includes material not previously shown. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico Join us for this Cinco de Mayo special edition of Sones de Mexico Ensemble's guided musical tour of Mexico. Mexico’s folk music and dance styles are very diverse and largely unknown outside their…

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