Canada’s Ruach Singers present, Vocal Crossroads: Tradition Re-Envisioned, a concert of Jewish a cappella music. Creating innovative liturgical and Hebrew vocal music, the ensemble offers a new take on the traditional Jewish choral sound, with style cues from contemporary jazz/pop a cappella and modern world music. The texts are well-known but innovative melodies and arrangements by their award-winning arranger give them a new feeling, with voices creating instrument sounds, beatboxing, and tight harmonies. “It’s amazing! People love it” – Cantor Eric Moses. One performance only, Feb. 9 at 7pm.
Lady Zen returns in ‘No Ordinary Love’ which combines music, original beats, and autobiographical stories as a southern gospel singer who rose to regional fame to a Fulbright opera student. Featuring songs from Sade, Roberta Flack, Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin as well as original compositions. “All these women are the mother of my voice” – Lady Zen. Jan. 27 – Feb. 6 at 7pm.
Democrats Abroad Forum presents another screening of ‘Active Measures’ about the Mueller investigation on Feb. 1 at 3pm. Half-price tickets to Andrew Johns’ show for attendees. Watch for more films coming featuring current Oscar nominees. See Incanto’s website for more information available soon.
Canadian master-showman Andrew Johns plays dual keyboards and sings the voices of Elton John, Billy Joel, Queen and more. Spot-on vocals and hilarious impersonations in a high energy performance. Final show Friday Feb. 1 at 7pm.
In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, Provincetown’s Scott Townsend, aka Thirsty Burlington, is one of the finest celebrity impersonators in the world. In his signature show, Cher, Live!, he raises the bar to new heights, mesmerizing audiences with all live vocals, gorgeous costumes, and hilarious comedy! “You do me, better than I do me” – Cher. He also stars in the independent film ‘Thirsty’ about his life, currently ranked at 4 ¾ stars on Amazon Prime. Now playing through Feb. 25 at 9:30pm.
After 40 years, Lobo (formerly of Willie & Lobo) and Latcho (Latcho & Andrea – The Blond Gypsies) reunite again at Incanto! This will be another incredible evening of music with two of Vallarta’s premier musicians with Special Guest, Andrea, joining them. A spontaneous session with the pounding rhythms of three guitars. Feb. 10 at 7pm.
Zoë Lewis, aptly described as ‘A band in a body’, plays jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, international folk, and funk originals on everything from the piano to the spoons! Vaudevillian, storyteller, and singer-songwriter, she has toured with Judy Collins, Pat Benatar, and The Indigo Girls. Her original music is upbeat, amusing and perfect for all ages., Now playing through Mar. 20. These are ticketed events in the piano bar.
Todd Barnes is making his Vallarta debut bringing his alter ego back to life in, ‘Tina LeGrand, UNDONE. Divine, Delicious & Duct-taped.’ Tina has played stages from NYC to San Francisco. She is a class act that will delight you with music and stories that will keep you laughing and thinking. All-live vocals, joined by MAC Award-winning pianist Mark Hartman Jan. 30, Feb. 8 & 15 at 7pm.
Incanto’s popular Season Tribute Series continues with spot-on all-live tributes to many of your favorites. Canadian duo, California Dreamin’, sings The Beach Boys and Friends on Jan. 30 at 3pm. The incredible Amberley Beatty stars as Patsy Cline for one night only, Feb. 2 at 7pm. And Angela Seeger sings Adele on Feb. 13 at 7pm, Feb. 14 at 9:30pm. She will also present a tribute to Barbra Streisand on Feb. 15 at 3pm.
Extended again by popular demand, Incanto’s clever and popular adaptation of the off-Broadway hit, Naked Boys Singing! has taken this fun, sassy, and witty musical comedy to new heights! Six young Latino actors sing and dance their way into your heart completely naked in this endearing show that is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Directed by original conceiver/director Robert Schrock, it boasts sold-out performances and standing ovations! Presented in English now through Feb. 27.
Media Luna plays intense, high-energy flamenco, huapango, rock originals and covers. Standing ovations are the norm for this young group originally from San Miguel de Allende. They will welcome a variety of special guest musicians throughout the season. Thursdays at 7pm.
Cheko Ruiz presents ‘The Music of The Gipsy Kings and much more!’ on Sundays at 9:30pm. Featuring many of Vallarta’s premier musicians, including singer-songwriter Zoe Wood, percussionist Danny ‘Choy’ Renteria, and a new horn section.
In the Piano Bar…
Singer-songwriter, Stolie, plays on select Sundays with a variety of originals and covers on acoustic guitar and piano. She’s unique, eclectic, fun, and very popular with audiences. Next shows Feb. 10, 24 at 5pm.
Miguel ‘Mike’ Rodriguez plays Jazz Piano on select Sundays. He is a very gifted musician and plays regularly for Lady Zen. He will welcome some guest musicians to accompany him. Next show Feb. 3, 17 at 5pm.
Singer-songwriters Joby Hernandez and Tongo, who plays his own handmade flutes and drums, play on Mondays at 5pm. English and Spanish.
The Red Suitcases band plays Latin and American classic rock/pop covers in English and Spanish. Most Sundays at 7:30pm. See Incanto’s website for specific dates.
Singer-songwriters Zoe Wood and Eduardo León present Nuevo Flamenco, jazz, swing, and Latin covers and originals with Danny ‘Choy’ Renteria on percussion. They will also welcome special guest musicians. Mondays at 7:30pm. These are ticketed events in the piano bar.
Singer-songwriter George Gracia plays acoustic guitar and sings in English and Spanish in a style similar to James Taylor. Tuesdays at 5pm.
The ‘Blue Knote Jazz Duet’ features seasoned band members Jorge Hernandez (The Zippers) on guitar and vocalist Chris Watters. Smooth Jazz/Bossa Nova. Tuesdays at 7:30pm.
Pianist Jean-Guy Comeau (‘Jay-Gee’) plays French, Latin and American love songs and classics in ‘Totally Romantico’. Wednesdays from 5-7pm.
Singer-songwriter Edgar Roxha sings in English and Spanish and plays in a mellow, easy-listening style. Thursdays at 5pm.
Pianist Dennis Crow plays standards and show-tunes on Sun., Mon., Tues. at 9:30pm. Join him at the piano and sing along!
Award-winning pianist, comedian and Music Director, Mark Hartman, plays piano on Wed., Fri., and Sat. at 9:30pm. Join him at the piano and sing along!
Open Mic is on Thursdays at 7:30pm hosted by Tracy Parks. Sing, dance, play an instrument. No cover. Arrive early to sign up.
The Joan Houston Show, Fridays at 5pm with Bob Bruneau at the piano, features familiar favorites from ‘The Great American Songbook’ and lots of laughs.
Bingo with Pearl is on Saturdays at 4pm. Great prizes including gift certificates, show tickets, and cash with drink specials and live entertainment. Loteria is held on the third Saturday of the month with a variety of guest hosts.
Salsa Dancing/Lessons are on held on Sundays and Wednesdays at 9pm (upper terrace) with professional instructor Francisco Ledezma. Lessons are free with your food/drink purchase. Beginners welcome.
Hours 10am-11:30 pm. Now open for breakfast/lunch Tues.-Sun. Box office is also open. Monday hours 4pm-11:30pm. Happy Hour features 2×1 house cocktails and beer 4-6pm. 2×1 show tickets for select current shows 4-5pm daily. For more information and online tickets visit Incanto’s website www.IncantoVallarta.com. Casual dining is available on two riverside terraces and in the air-conditioned piano bar. Contact them at [email protected] or call 322 223 9756 for reservations. Located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale).