Los San Patricios: The Irish Soldiers of Mexico

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The Irish American Heritage Center present the triumphant return of Los San Patricios:  The Irish Soldiers of Mexico to the The Mayfair Theatre. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate two of Chicago’s most vibrant cultures in music and dance! Join Sones de Mexico and the Irish Music School of Chicago as they share the stage to present a tribute to the the St. Patrick’s Battalion (Batallón de San Patricio).

In 1846-48, during the Mexican-American War, a group of gallant soldiers formed mostly by recent Irish immigrants to the United States, who called themselves the St. Patrick’s Battalion (Batallón de San Patricio), fought alongside Mexico against the U.S. invasion. The San Patricios fought under a green silk flag emblazoned with the Mexican coat of arms, an image of St. Patrick, and the words “Erin Go Bragh.”

Sones de Meico, Chicago’s premier folk music organization specializing in Mexican “son” music, and the Irish Music School of Chicago bring their production of Los San Patricios: The Irish Soldiers of Mexico to the Mayfair Theatre for a can’t-miss evening as part of iBAM! and it’s 2023 program.

Tickets on sale here for the Saturday, May 18th event. Tickets are $35, $30 for IAHC members. Group discounts for ten or more tickets purchased at one time. Call the office at 773-282-7035, extension 10. Los San Patricios