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Celebrate Mexico 2010

Millennium Stage

On this page: List of all the festival events in the Millennium Stage genre.

Free performances every day of the year at 6 p.m. - no tickets required!

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Eugenia León

One of Mexico's most famous "divas," Eugenia León's recording career is prolific, including 24 solo records spanning three decades. With a repertoire that pairs contemporary composers with traditional music of Latin America and Mexico, she regularly packs top venues in Mexico, fulfilling her fans' expectations of quality songs, passionately delivered. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010 and the 26th Annual Open House Arts Festival.

Sat., Sep. 11, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad Veracruzana

Under the direction of Miguel Vélez, Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad Veracruzana vividly expresses the traditions and folklore of its people through music, songs, and dances. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Sun., Sep. 12, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Tlen Huicani

The versatile musicians of Tlen Huicani, one of the most faithful interpreters of the traditional folk music of Veracruz and much of Latin America, play pre-Hispanic dances to son jarocho to mariachi music and more. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Mon., Sep. 13, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Fiesta Mexicana

Celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexico’s Independence with a Fiesta Mexicana featuring the civic ceremony of El Grito (8-8:30) and performances by Tlen Huicani and Trio Tlayoltiyane (6-7), Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad Veracruzana (7-8), and Mariachi Los Amigos with José Ortega and Jesus Hernandez (8:30-9). Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Wed., Sep. 15, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Rana Santacruz

Accordionist and singer/songwriter Rana Santacruz, whose music has been called "Mexican Bluegrass" or "Irish Mariachi," mixes the sounds of Ireland, Appalachia, New Orleans, and Mexico. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Thu., Sep. 16, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Nortec Panoptica Orchestra

The ensemble was created in 2008 by Mexican producer Roberto A. Mendoza (a.k.a. Panoptica), former front man for electro-industrial band Artefakto and the electronica-fusion project Nortec Collective. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Fri., Sep. 17, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Paté de Fuá

Paté de Fuá fuses jazz, tango, and classical music with their eclectic instrumentation of accordion, bandoneon, banjo, trumpet, cabrófono, guitar, dobro, bass, drums, and vocals. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Sat., Sep. 18, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Nayas

Nominated “Best Latin Duo/Group 2009” by the Washington Area Music Association, the band mixes rhythms of cumbia, reggae, rock, and ska with songs in English, Spanish, and Spanglish. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Tue., Sep. 21, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Papago Warrior

Papago Warrior (aka P-Dub) plays their brand of waila music—the traditional social dance music of the Tohono O'dham Native Americans of southern Arizona that is a hybrid of popular European polka and waltzes with a variety of Mexican influences. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Fri., Sep. 24, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Troker

Blending rhythms of jazz, hip hop, break beats, and cumbia, Troker breaks the mold of Mexican pop culture with their eclectic genre mix. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Sat., Sep. 25, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Locos Por Juana

Locos Por Juana (aka Latin Urban Orchestra), coined Miami's Best Latin Alternative band, plays a combination of cumbia, reggae, rock and myriad other worldly influences. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Sun., Sep. 26, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

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Tambuco

Among the finest percussion quartets today, the musicians of the three-time Grammy-nominated ensemble refuse to be tied down to one style, with a repertoire ranging from structuralist percussion music to a wide range of ethnic drum music and avante garde sound interpretation. Part of Celebrate Mexico 2010.

Fri., Oct. 1, 2010, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance in the Terrace Theater

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