Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico: Art Institute of Chicago

Sones de Mexico Ensemble will give an outdoor presentation of its musical and geographical national tour program with this presentation hosted by the Art Institute of Chicago’s 2nd Annual Block Party. Enjoy live renditions of at as many as 12 different folk music and dance styles from different areas of Mexico, each unique and often […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Ensemble continues this national NEA funded tour program with this free presentation at Chicago State University in Chicago’s South side, hosted by the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Jazz Academy. Mexico’s folk music and dance styles are very diverse and largely unknown outside of Mexico. There is son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico: Springfield, IL

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 […]

St. Benedict Fest

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 […]

Orbert Davis’ Jazz & Family Fun Festival

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 […]

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 […]