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December 2019

Serenata a la Virgen de Guadalupe

December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Epiphany Roman Catholic Church, 2524 S Keeler Ave, Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois 60623
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Sones de México Ensemble visits Chicago's La Villita (Little Village) neighborhood to perform a traditional serenade to the Virgin of Guadalupe to celebrate this important Mexican religious holiday. This special concert is free and open to the public.

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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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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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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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April 2020

[Postponed] American Mariachi featuring Sones de México Ensemble

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60601
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$35

NOTE: The COVID-19 crisis has required the postponing of the Chicago premiere of "American Mariachi". Stay tuned for news on rescheduled dates. Thank you. _______ Sones de Mexico Ensemble is pleased to announce that they will have an on-stage featured role as mariachi musicians in the Goodman Theatre production of "American Mariachi", written by José Cruz Gonzáles and directed by Henry Godinez. Familia, amor and tradición are at the heart of this hilarious and heartwarming new comedy about the freedom…

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June 2020

Beyond the Music: Live Stream Concert for Census 2020

June 11, 2020 @ 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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September 2020

Online Master Class: A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Event

You are invited to join Pilsen Center for Cultural & Contemporary Arts'  first annual Back-to-School Virtual Masterclass Series curated and hosted by the best artists and educators in the Chicago-land area and across the USA. FREE admission with preregistration at www.pilsenccca.org/masterclass-2020 Click the link and sign up to secure your spot and receive access information! Ages 8+. For this session, two-time GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Juan Dies of Sones de Mexico Ensemble, a specialist in Mexico's diverse folk music and dance styles…

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Canceled: 25th Anniversary Concert

September 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Due to safety precautions and procedures related to the COVID 19 pandemic, our 25th Anniversary Concert has been canceled. Sones de Mexico Ensemble will celebrate a quarter-century of being the nation's preeminent Mexican Folk Music organization and performing ensemble with a FREE concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. Save the date for this all-star show tracing Sones de Mexico's history featuring dozens of special guest musicians and dancers. More information coming soon!

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November 2020

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Event
Free

Sones de Mexico Ensemble and Miami University Ohio present a special live stream version of our signature "Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico" program on Zoom. 5:00 PM central / 6:00 PM easten time. 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, and a dozen…

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December 2020

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

December 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event
Free

The National Museum of Mexican Art presents “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” streamed live on the NMMA's Facebook & YouTube pages. In the midst of travel bans and sheltering in place, why not end 2020 with A VIRTUAL MUSICAL TRIP TO MEXICO, expertly guided by the GRAMMY™ nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble, produced by the band during the pandemic. With the help of a map and a collection of dozens of authentic musical instruments, the band will…

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February 2021

Beyond The Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Event
Free

Sones de Mexico Ensemble and the Consulate General of Mexico - El Paso, TX “Viernes Cultural” series present a special live stream version of our signature "Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico" program. 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, and a dozen other…

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