Legendary music producer, David Foster said, “Enrique has a very sweet but powerful voice” when describing popular vocalist Enrique de Allende, crooner extraordinaire, who will sing many of your favorites by Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, and many more when he makes his debut performance at Incanto on two nights only, March 30 at 7pm and April 6 at 8pm. He will be accompanied by award-winning Mark Hartman at the piano. Visit Incanto’s website for more detailed information and online tickets. Early reservations are recommended.
Tenor Alejandro Peña was recently discovered when he performed at several popular local venues including Incanto and Julie Guerrero’s No Way Jose! restaurant, where he mesmerized audiences with his stunning operatic vocals. He will present an evening featuring well-loved arias and contemporary hits accompanied by Mark Hartman at the piano. One night only, April 2 at 7pm.
Captivating poet, singer-songwriter, storyteller, and mezzo-soprano, Lady Zen, sings the music of Bessie Smith, as only she can. “This show has theatrical elements in the stories I tell about how the ‘Empress of the Blues’ shaped my voice.” – Lady Zen. Final show March 31 at 7pm.
Award-winning veteran cabaret star, Kathy ‘Babe’ Robinson, appears in Incanto’s cozy piano bar for a limited run accompanied by MAC award-winning pianist and Music Director, Mark Hartman. ‘Babe’, as she is well-known as on stage, earned her chops in the NYC cabaret scene over the past twenty-years with sold-out appearances in well-known nightspots including The Rrazz Room (w/ Michael Ferreri), Bob Egan’s Supper Club, and The Celebrity Room (w/ Mark Hartman) among numerous others. A NYC Bistro-award winner, Kathy has opened for Maureen McGovern, as well as sharing a mic in Mykonos with Queen Latifah. Performances begin April 5 at 7:30pm..
The UK’s Cousin Alice’s unique singing and playing are gritty, heartfelt and sweet, delivered with humor and a captivating personality. She seduces audiences with her smokey voice and antique banjo-ukulele playing, whether it be a large music venue or intimate cabaret club. Cousin Alice is a magnetic, talented singer/songwriter and performs a collection of jazz standards, pop, nostalgia, blues, and originals, including ‘Kukerichoo’, a number one hit in South Korea. Based in London. she draws on a rich infusion of Maori, Polynesian, Caribbean and Calypso culture. Performances begin April 7 at 8pm, accompanied by award-winning pianist Mark Hartman.
Vallarta Vocalista Ensemble presents a diverse mix of songs from the ‘Great American Songbook’ as well as some traditional Mexican songs. Emmy Award-nominated vocalist/percussionist, Patsy Meyer, will accompany the group beginning March 28 at 7pm. Patsy will also appear in her own show with Mark Hartman in the piano bar for one night only, April 12 at 7:30pm.
Incanto and Democrats Abroad Forum have added additional screenings of recent select Oscar-winning films. All shown in the comfortable theatre on a big screen with state of the art sound. Visit Incanto’s website for more information. All showings 3pm.
Popular Vallarta entertainer, Dwight Blake, presents ‘Memories of Motown’ accompanied by The Groove Brothers Band. Dwight’s performances are high-energy and always lots of fun. Come ready to dance! Final show, April 5 at 9:30pm.
Extended again through April, Naked Boys Singing! is a fun, sassy enduring musical comedy now celebrating twenty-years off-Broadway. It stars six young local Latino actors who sing and dance their way into your heart, all while completely nude! Directed by original conceiver/director Robert Schrock, this very popular show has grabbed Vallarta by the tail with countless full-houses, standing ovations, and numerous well-deserved accolades. Presented in English, now playing through April 27.
Media Luna plays fiery flamenco, huapango, rock originals, and covers. Originally from San Miguel de Allende, they are well-known for their stellar performances often resulting in several standing ovations and encores. They welcome a variety of special guest musicians to join them throughout the season. Their next performances are at a later time. March 28 and April 4 at 9:30pm in the theatre.
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 and percussionist Danny ‘Choy’ Renteria. Final show for the season, March 31 at 9:30pm.
In the Piano Bar…
Singer-songwriter Stolie presents originals and covers on select Sundays. March 24 and April 7, 21 at 5pm. Happy Hour 4-6pm. No cover.
Miguel ‘Mike’ Rodriguez plays Jazz Piano on select Sundays. He welcomes guest musicians to accompany him. March 17, 31 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. Sundays at 7:30pm.
Award-winning pianist, singer, and comedian, Mark Hartman, appears in the piano bar most evenings at 9:30pm beginning March 31. He will also accompany several other acts through April 16.
Pianist Dennis Crow plays standards and show tunes on select nights starting at 9:30pm. He loves requests, so gather around the piano and sing along. See our website calendar for specific dates.
Singer-songwriters Zoe Wood and Eduardo León present ‘Thaumata’ with The Renteria Bros. band. Nuevo Flamenco, jazz, swing, Latin covers/originals Mondays at 7:30pm. Also, see The Renteria Bros. band play Latin/Afro-Cuban rhythms on most Wednesdays at 7:30pm in the piano bar.
Singer-songwriter George Gracia plays acoustic guitar and sings in English and Spanish. Tuesdays at 5pm. Smooth vocals and an easy-listening style.
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 acoustic guitar in a mellow, easy-listening style. Thursdays at 5pm.
Open Mic is on Thursdays at 7:30pm hosted by Tracy Parks and special guests. 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. Pianist Dennis Crow fills in for Bob for several weeks.
Bingo with Pearl is on Saturdays at 4pm. Prizes include gift certificates, show tickets, and cash, with drink specials and live entertainment by Ballet Folklorico Tradiciones. Loteria is typically held on the third Saturday of the month with a variety of guest hosts.
Zarapes de Neón. A group of musicians from Mexico and Colombia plays Salsa, Samba, Bossa Nova and more. Saturdays at 7:30pm.
Salsa Dancing/Lessons are held on Sundays and Wednesdays at 8pm (upper terrace) with professional instructor Francisco Ledezma. Lessons are free with your food/drink purchase. Beginners welcome.
Hours 9am-11:30pm daily. Breakfast is served on the riverside terrace 9am-2pm. Box office opens at 10am. Lunch is served 12pm-11pm. Casual evening dining is available on two riverside terraces and in the air-conditioned piano bar 4-11pm. Happy Hour features 2×1 house cocktails and beer 4-6pm. 2×1 show tickets for select current shows during ‘The Zen Hour’ 4-5pm daily. For more information and online tickets visit Incanto’s website www.IncantoVallarta.com. Contact them at [email protected] or call 322 223 9756. Located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale).