Feel the Heatwave Intensify February 8-11, 2018

4 nights and 3 days of non-stop entertainment just for you!

Live Music

We present an unforgettable dancing experience in an elegant Grand Ballroom where Latin Music's top artists and salseros connect. Enjoy four nights of non-stop dancing on our spacious dance floor until 3:00 AM to the hottest sounds of yesterday and today. The Chicago International Salsa Congress Concert Series is unmatched in celebrating Latin Music's timeless presence in honoring the legendary pioneers while inviting a forward vision as new, young artists take up the torch and carry it forward.

Stay tuned for the 2018 Concert Series!

We have quite a wonderful and rich history of bringing exceptional quality music to this annual weekend of Latin Music and Dance immersion. Our passion revealed, check out the past music artist that have ignited the CISC stage and click below!

CISC live music history






2002 Cheo Feliciano Andy Montañez La Sonora Ponceña Gilberto Santa Rosa
2003 Ismael Miranda Jose Alberto "El Canario" Tito Nieves Michael Stuart and Roberto Roena
2004 Ray De la Paz, Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad Jimmy Sabater, Jose Mangual Jr & NY Salsa Express w/ Special Guest Jimmy Bosch Jose Alberto "El Canario" y su Orchesta Tito Allen, Angel Melendez and the 911 Mambo Orchestra w/ Special Guest Jimmy Bosch
2005 Johnny Polanco Orchestra featuring Herman Olivera Andy Montañez Los Soneros del Barrio featuring Frankie Vazquez Eddie Palmieri & La Perfecta
2006 Primi Cruz & Orchestra Larry Harlow & The Legends Orchestra Adalberto Santiago & Orchestra El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
2007 Spanish Harlem Orchestra Azuquita, Julito Alvarado & Alfredo de la Fe Sammy Garcia & Sabor de Puerto Rico Puerto Rican Power w/ Luisito Ayala
2008 Ocho Y Mas Grupo Gale w/ Jerry Galante Sammy Garcia & Sabor de Puerto Rico Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound
2009 The Spanglish Band, Salsa Chicago Mambo All-Stars, Papo Santiago y Orquesta Infraverde La Sonora Carruseles Wayne Gorbea & Salsa Picante, Orquesta Tropical Luis Gonzalez Orchestra w/ Adalberto Santiago
2010 Salsa Chicago Mambo All-Stars, Papo Santiago y Orquesta Infraverde, Mannix Martinez Edwin Bonilla & Su Orquesta Julito Alvarado Y "Del Sur Al Norte"with Special Guest Nino Segarra Jose Alberto "El Canario" y Su Orquestra, Special guest appearance Anissa Gathers (star of Celia El Musical )
2011 San Juan-Habana Grupo Niche Sammy Garcia & Orquesta Sabor de Puerto Rico Jose Alberto "El Canario" y Su Orchestra
2012 Salsa Chicago Mambo All-Stars, Nabori Fruko Y Sus Tesos Cuco Valoy and "La Japonesa Salsera" Yoko Tito Nieves
2013 Nabori, Rica Obsession Hermanos Lebron Choco Orta, Luisito Rosario Grupo Niche
2014 Ray De La Paz Cachao's Mambo All-star Orchestra Moncho Rivera and Mimi Ibarra Porfi Baloa Y Sus Adolecentes
CISC live music history