Aida Cuevas Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan GALA DE MARIACHI MARCH 17, 2017
Internationally acclaimed as the “Queen of Ranchera Music” and “the greatest mariachi in the world,” Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan unite for Chicago’s first-ever Gala de Mariachi.
TRIO ELLAS WINTER BENEFIT CONCERT DECEMBER 16, 2016
Join us for our Winter Benefit Concert featuring Trio Ellas and a special performance by Mariachi Herencia de México (a Mariachi Heritage Foundation youth ensemble).
Trio Ellas has been making waves with a unique sound that comes from traditional mariachi roots tempered by the melting pot of musical styles and genres that is the Los Angeles music scene. The trio's debut album "Con Ustedes" earned them a nomination for a 2012 Latin GRAMMY®.
The young trio is composed of Suemy Gonzalez (violin and vocals), a graduate of USC's prestigious Thornton School of Music, Nelly Cortez (guitarron and vocals), a fourth generation mariachi musician and recreational pilot, and Stephanie Amaro (guitar and vocals), a versatile musician who performs and records in genres ranging from electronica to mariachi.
All event proceeds directly support the Mariachi Heritage Foundation's mariachi music programs.
LILA DOWNS & Mariachi Los Camperos DÍA DE MUERTOS: CONCIERTO OFRENDA OCtober 28, 2016
Lila Downs and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano unite for Día de Muertos: Concierto Ofrenda. The GRAMMY award-winning artists will pay tribute to the Day of the Dead with an all mariachi concert program at the historic Auditorium Theatre benefiting the Mariachi Heritage Foundation.
2ND ANNUAL CHICAGO MARIACHI FESTIVAL MILLENNIUM PARK SUNDAY, June 26, 2016, 3:00PM FREE ADMISSION
The Mariachi Heritage Foundation is proud to present the 2nd Annual Chicago Mariachi Festival at Millennium Park! This year's world-renowned mariachi headliners include:
Mariachi Cobre (Disney World, Orlando, FL)
Mariachi Internacional Los Perez (Nochistlán, Zacatecas, MX)
Mariachi Aztlán-University of Texas-Río Grande Valley (Edinberg, TX)
Mariachi Monumental De Mexico (Chicago, IL)
The Festival also features a student mariachi showcase performance from MHF schools and programs including, Mariachi Ensembles, Calmeca, Davis, Edwards, Hurley, Gary, and Marsh Elementary.