Press Release Ruido Fest– the only place you’ll find savage, sweaty electronica from Mexico, technicolor electronic indie from Spain, folk-infused experimental beats from Colombia, and bilingual soul-pop from Michigan within the same small radius. These are some artists you should keep an eye on. Silverio is a legend, to put it plainly. The electronic musician […]

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Most recently, one of the best parts of summer is the premiere Latin alternative music festival that takes over Pilsen – Ruido Fest! We’re anticipating stellar performances and we’ve chosen to highlight some of the artists we’re most looking forward to seeing.

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By guest contributor Pilsen Alliance, a social justice organization committed to developing grassroots leadership in Pilsen. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King moved to Chicago to seek fair housing and respect for communities in which working-class Chicagoans lived and worked. Today, gentrification threatens these very same neighborhoods. The most recent manifestation of this in Pilsen is […]

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 20 UrbanTheater Company Presents Water & Power Batey Urbano, Chicago
Saturday, July 22 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival Marquette Touist Park, Marquette MI,
Saturday, July 22 SummerDance-Off: Footwork Hamilton Park Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, July 22 Salsa, Mambo, Cha-Cha: Charanga Tropical and Mixed Motion Art Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago
Thursday, July 27 SummerDance at Humboldt with DJ Agúzate Humboldt Park, Chicago
Saturday, July 29 BANTU FEST Midway Plaisance, Chicago, IL 60637, United States,
Saturday, July 29 Peruvian Festival Chicago Kosciuszko Park, Chicago, Chicago
Saturday, July 29 Pilsen raise up – Big community march Plaza Tenochtitlan, Chicago
Saturday, July 29 Salsa: Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros and Arthur Murray Dance Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago
Monday, July 31 Juan Díes: Beyond the Music Mather’s—More Than a Café, Chicago
Tuesday, August 1 Bend it Like Beckham Millennium Park, Chicago
Thursday, August 3 2017 Lollapalooza Lollapalooza, Chicago
Saturday, August 5 Quetzal Art Fest 2017! Sga Youth Family Services, Chicago
Saturday, August 5 50 Years of Verde Luz: Chicago Tribute to El Topo Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Sunday, August 6 Slow & Low: Community Lowrider Festival 600 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616-1820, United States,
Friday, August 11 Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico Waukegan Public Library, Waukegan
Friday, August 11 Festival Cubano 2017 6100 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639-2705, United States,
Friday, August 11 Santana at Ravinia Festival Ravinia Festival, Highland Park
Saturday, August 12 My House Music Festival 2017 18Th St. & Blue Island Ave., Chicago
Monday, August 14 Broadway In Chicago Free Summer Concert Millennium Park, Chicago
Friday, August 18 Kizomba & Bachata: DJ Just Jacob and Latin Street Dancing Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago