The 2017 National Cuatro Festival is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the Harris Theater in Chicago. Invited performers and other details will be announced at a later date. Click here to join our mailing list for updates.

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The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance is very proud to host the Emmy Award Winning National Cuatro Festival, an annual music and cultural festival that brings the internationally acclaimed cuatristas and other talented Latin musicians from across the country to Chicago. The festival impacts an estimated 6,000 audience members each year, including 1,500 attendees who attend the culminating evening concert. The National Cuatro Festival has become a tradition for thousands from throughout the country and is known as the largest event of its kind nationwide.

The 2016 National Cuatro Festival took place Saturday, November 5th, 2016, at the Harris Theater in Chicago. The 2016 Festival lineup included: Christian Nieves y Herencia Musical, Alvin Medina, the Latin Music Project Ensemble, and the Mariachi Heritage Foundation. The festival was dedicated to Carlos Tortolero, President and Founder of the National Museum of Mexican Art.

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