Concerts & Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2017  ♦  8:30 PM

Musical Tribute to Victor Jara on his 85th Birthday

Featuring Paola and Nelson Sosa, Raices del Ande, and Los Sudakas
World Music Wednesday

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000

  • World Music Wednesdays

    A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.

    Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

  • Join the Old Town School for a musical tribute to Victor Jara, the great Chilean poet, singer-songwriter, and social activist, to celebrate his 85th birthday. Award-winning Latin American historian Steve J. Stern will team up with Chilean musicians Nelson and Paola Sosa and the Andean ensembles Raices del Ande and Los Sudakas to tell the story of Victor Jara's life, ideals, and music. Hear the extraordinary music that moved people in Chile and around the world. Stern served as an expert witness in the 2016 jury trial of a former Army officer responsible for the torture and murder of Víctor Jara in the days following the 1973 military coup.

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000