This weekend, the second edition of Los Dells takes off with the wildly diverse format that is becoming this midwestern Latino-palooza’s trademark.
By Catalina Maria Johnson on July 20, 2018
The Colombian Fest/El Gran Festival Colombiano brings a stellar cast of artistas colombianos to Chicago to celebrate Colombian Independence Day
By Catalina Maria Johnson on June 5, 2018
A youthful mariachi ensemble from the Mexican American barrios in Chicago shares the exquisite beauty and immense power of mariachi.
By Catalina Maria Johnson on May 8, 2018
Venezuela, USA, Brazil and Colombia PRESENTE as LADAMA brings magical Panamerican grooves from there and beyond to Chicago
By Catalina Maria Johnson on April 9, 2018
The renowned Cuban pianist brings to Chicago a message of hope for dreamers of all ages
By Catalina Maria Johnson on March 9, 2018
Two master musicians from Cuba and Senegal bring their “Transparent Water” magic to Chicago
By Catalina Maria Johnson on March 8, 2018
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the Urban Anthems of Costa Rica’s Nakury and USA’s SLV
By Catalina Maria Johnson on February 16, 2018
Idan Raichel brings his piano solo project to Chicago
By Catalina Maria Johnson on February 15, 2018
Every one of French-Chilean singer songwriter Ana Tijoux’s tunes is powered by the incredibly vital force of her smart, poetic rhymes. Spit in forceful cadence, the words and themes of her songs evoked the “Nueva Canción” of Latin America created by her paisano Victor Jara. Jara died for his songs, and Tijoux’s parents lived in exile for […]
The second most romantic song ever was also written by an adolescent mexicana
By Catalina Maria Johnson on November 20, 2017
Stateside indie musicians from Puerto Rico co-found PRIMA to bring relief to fellow artists in la isla del encanto.
World-Class Music for our World-Class City at the 19th Edition of the World Music Festival