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Eclipse Over Little Egypt

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Date(s) - 04/08/2024
All Day

Alto Vineyards


When the rare total solar eclipse travels through Mexico, the United States and Canada on the afternoon of Monday, April 8, 2024, the two-time GRAMMY™ nominated Mexican folk music organization and performing group Sones de México Ensemble will be right there on the path of totality to greet it with an outdoor workshop and concert at Alto Vineyards.
Sones de Mexico will also live webcast this special daytime concert to pay musical tribute to this rare cosmic phenomenon!!!
10:00am-11:00am “La Danza del Sol” (the Dance of the Sun) – Aztec Dance Workshop
11:30am-12:45pm 30th Anniversary Concert by two-time GRAMMY™ Award Nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble
12:45pm-3:15pm 2024 Solar Eclipse (totality = 1:58pm-2:03pm)
5:00pm Beyond the Music: A Music and Culinary Geography of Mexico – a lecture-demo feat. the expertise of Chef Dudley Nieto
5:30 pm-7:30pm “Fandango en la viña” open jam session with music and percussive dance
See Alto’s Events Calendar here:…/eclipse-2024-celebration
PARKING passes available for purchase ($20) in advance here:…/alto-vineyards-eclipse—cosmic…
Reservations strongly suggested! Email:
This project is free and open to the general public and is generously supported by:
Illinois Arts Council Agency Artstour and Live Music – One state together in the arts.
Illinois Humanities Council Foreground Rural Initiative – providing funding to support the arts and humanities in rural communities and small towns across the state.
National Endowment for the Arts-Art works!

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