Merry-Achi Christmas Concert

Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez kicks-off the holiday season on Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m. with a Merry-Achi Christmas Concert -- the only mariachi Christmas event in the Midwest.

Mariachi Institute of Chicago (MIC) welcomes you the Merry-Achi Christmas Concert and the return of internationally recognized Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernandez for an evening of traditional mariachi music, Mexican posada songs, and favorite Christmas classics.

This year, the spirit of the season goes into full effect upon hearing the signature sounds and horns of the Mariachi Sol de México the day after Thanksgiving. Watch founder of Mariachi Sol de México, Maestro Hernández passionately direct this exuberant, Merry-Achi Christmas Concert with his ensemble and MIC’s very own Embajador de Mexico under the theater’s breathtaking star-filled sky ceiling.

Bring the family to enjoy this mariachi themed-holiday show for a one-time performance in the Midwest. Create a new holiday tradition. Buy your tickets today! Tickets: $75 - $40.

CD’s and posters will available for sale. Cash bar available.

About Merry-Achi Christmas Concert Tour
Maestro Jose Hernandez, creator of the Merry-Achi Christmas Concert tour travels through California, Nevada, Arizona, and Illinois. This annual concert attracts repeat attendance from multi-general to generational guests and has been running for 19 years.

About Mariachi Sol de México® de José Hernández
Founded in 1981 by Maestro José Hernández, the platinum-selling mariachi band Sol de México® have broken countless barriers in mariachi music, including becoming the first mariachi ensemble to be nominated for a Grammy. Their original rhythms, fresh sounds, and inspiring ideas continue to energize the world of mariachi.

About Mariachi Institute of Chicago (MIC)
Founded by Dr. Blanca Murillo, the Mariachi Institute of Chicago (MIC) is a mariachi conservatory that provides quality instruction in violin, guitar, trumpet, vihuela, guitarrón, harp, vocals and very soon folkloric dance. In addition to providing low-cost instruction to students 8 to16 years-old, MIC works to increase performance and teaching opportunities to professional mariachi musicians along with creating culturally enriching experiences for audiences throughout the Chicagoland area.

Proceeds from the ticket sales help support the Mariachi Institute of Chicago’s music programs, scholarships, and travel to the annual International Mariachi Conference.

$32.00 - $75.00


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Please note that children that are 2 or under can sit on the lap while children over 3 need a ticket.

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