Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale

Greek saxophonist and composer Athanasios Zervas and Sones de México Ensemble join Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic for the culmination of this years edition of the CJP’s Immigrant Stories project. The concert also features immigrant members of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Argentinian pianist Leandro Lopez Varady, Bulgarian violinist Zara Zaharieva and Lebanese oud player […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site presents our lively and informative musical lecture demonstration Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Learn about regional styles like Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos and the people that created them. Discover […]

Mole de Mayo Festival

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 […]

Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert

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 […]

Ballet Folklorico Estrella Del Mar 4th Anniversary Showcase

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 […]

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Pilsen

Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s Juan Dies, Victor Pichardo, Eric Hines and Erendira Izguerra join forces with Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to explore the Mexican experience in Chicago through a jazz perspective at the National Museum of Mexican Art February 21. CJP’s artistry of cross-genre collaborations will meld with the musical culture of […]

Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concert with Billy Branch

The Chicago History Museum presents Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concerts with Chicago’s Billy Branch and Sones de México Ensemble Two Chicago based GRAMMY® nominated artists will share one stage when Mexican folk music ensemble Sones de México Ensemble joins forces with blues harmonica master Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues at the National […]

Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concert with Billy Branch

The Chicago History Museum presents Blues & Sones: Cross Cultural Concerts with Chicago’s Billy Branch and Sones de México Ensemble Two Chicago based GRAMMY® nominated artists will share one stage when Mexican folk music ensemble Sones de México Ensemble joins forces with blues harmonica master Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues at DuSable Museum […]

Ballet Folklórico Xochitl 18th Anniversary Celebration

Ballet Folklórico Xochitl celebrates its 18th season with “Mexico de Mis Recuerdos”, a public performance in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. The show will feature 45 company dancers and a special guest appearance by the GRAMMY-nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble. Our goal is to exhibit our rich and diverse Mexican Heritage through dances from all around […]

Día de los Muertos Concert and Workshops

Sones de Mexico Ensemble celebrates Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos with a day of activities for kids and adults at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville, IN. All activities are free and open to the public. 11:00am: Danza del Sol Workshop 11:30am: Corrido Songwriting Workshop 1:30pm: Viejitos Mask Making […]