Join the National Museum of Mexican Art for a special celebration of El Grito at Millennium Park
on Saturday, September 15 at 3:00 pm. Commemorating Mexico’s Independence Day, the concert presents four bands, each with a unique sound.
Headliner Mariachi Herencia de México is a Latin GRAMMY®-nominated ensemble of students from Chicago. Bringing a contemporary spin to traditional music, Chéjere combines “mexican son” with the rhythms and sounds of music genres from around the world.
Additionally, the world will come together September 7 – 23 at 17 venues across the city for the 20th Annual World Music Festival Chicago
. Celebrating diverse music from across the globe, this FREE festival is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and is the largest festival of its kind in the United States. The full schedule can be found here