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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.

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History

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

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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
2015
Edwin Sanchez and Friends Grupo Gale Raulin Rosendo & Ray de la Paz Larry Harlow and the Latin Legends Band
2016
Edwin Sanchez Project Willie Rosario Charlie Aponte y Su Orchestra Sammy Garcia y Sabor de Puerto Rico with Azuquita
2017
Capracho y Su Super Combo Tromboranga Jimmy Bosch & His All Star Orchestra with Yoko The Japanese Salsera featuring Edwin Sanchez Herman Olivera & Nelson Gonzalez
CISC live music history