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. […]
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 […]
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.
Come and sing with us to celebrate one of Mexico’s high holidays for the season. In Mexico, the pilgrimages and the tradition of singing and dancing to the Virgin of Tepeyac (aka Our Lady of Guadalupe) transcends religion; it is a symbol of Mexican Culture that predates Christianity and dates back to the worship of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]