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Serenata a la Virgen de Guadalupe

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.

Sones de México Ensemble’s 25th Anniversary Gala

SAVE THE DATE! The Board of Directors of Sones de México Ensemble invite you to join us in Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the band that became the leading Mexican Folk Music organization in the nation. Enjoy a gourmet Mexican meal, cocktails, good conversation, networking and the […]

Día de los Muertos with Maru Montero Dance Company

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.

Día de los Muertos Concert

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 […]

In Concert: St. John’s Episcopal Church

Formed in the artistic heart of Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood, Sones de México Ensemble is the country’s premier Mexican folk music organization. Grammy-nominated and voted “Best Latin Entertainer” at the Chicago Music Awards (2015-2018), the group is helmed by co-founder and ethnomusicologist Juan Díes, who was recently awarded a USA Fellowship. With an impassioned mission […]

In Concert: College of Lake County

Sones de México Ensemble visits the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County. Formed in the artistic heart of Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood, Sones de México Ensemble is the country’s premier Mexican folk music organization. Grammy-nominated and voted “Best Latin Entertainer” at the Chicago Music Awards (2015-2018), the group […]

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted […]

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted […]

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted […]

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Beyond the Music

Sones de Mexico Ensemble kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month and the Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival with our signature “Beyond The Music” lecture demonstration. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some […]