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24th Annual National Cuatro Festival
The Emmy Award-winning Annual National Cuatro Festival (NCF) is a unique music event that brings the best Cuatro musicians “Cuatristas” from Puerto Rico and the mainland to Chicago for a one-of-a-kind concert experience. The Cuatro is regarded as the national instrument of Puerto Rico and is revered by the Puerto Rican community as an important part of our history. It is recognized and acknowledged as “our guitar” and holds important traditional and historical value.
This cultural music event includes legendary, rising star, and youth musicians. These musicians will perform beloved traditional Puerto Rican songs highlighting the Cuatro in Folk, Caribbean, Latin American, and popular songs. Audience members will experience musical interpretations that explore the artistic expression and the vitality of Puerto Rican and Latin American music.