When: Fri., Aug. 21, 7 p.m. 2009
The Mariachi Gala is a first-time Chicago musical experience that unites three of the world's most renowned mariachi groups: -Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano -Mariachi de America de Don Jesus Rodriguez de Hijar -Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan The Mariachi Gala is a mariachi's and music-lover's treat, featuring some of the best musicians from Mexico. The unique, two-hour concert will feature famous songs and melodies made popular by the mariachi genre. The three mariachi groups will be directed by the internationally acclaimed director Hector Guzman and will be accompanied by Chicago's very own Chicago Sinfonietta. Tickets range from $35.00 to $195.00. Sales via www.ticketmaster.com and via phone at 800-982-ARTS(2787), or in person at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office-50 E. Congress Parkway, Monday-Friday, Noon to 6 p.m. The Mariachi Gala Concert is presented by Mexico's Natinal Mariachi Company in partnership locally with the Mexican Civic Society of Illinois. Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University .