When: Sun., March 17, 7 p.m. 2019
Mariachi Herencia de México, a remarkable ensemble of students from Chicago’s immigrant barrios ranging in age from 11 to 18, scored a surprise hit with their debut album of traditional Mexican music. The recording reached number two on the iTunes Latin chart and went on to earn a Latin Grammy nomination. These impressive young musicians now perform at major mariachi festivals and have recorded with some of the genre’s most respected artists. Their live performances offer an uplifting message to the world about the power of young people celebrating their cultural heritage.