Incanto lines up new talent and celebrates first anniversary

Incanto celebrates their one year anniversary on Friday, Jan. 26 starting at 5pm with ‘The Joanie Show’ (5-7pm), and a taco bar starting at 6pm. DUENDE plays at 7pm with Special Guests Bohemia Viva in the main theater (ticketed show). Pianist Dennis Crow and singer Luis Villanueva play in the piano bar at 7pm, and Lobo (formerly of Willie & Lobo) will perform a short set during the celebration. At 10pm, NYC cabaret veteran Michael McAssey will entertain at the piano with fun songs and lots of laughs. Drink specials, mariachis and more! No reservations required. No cover.

Well-Strung, a New York City based singing string quartet joins Incanto starting Jan. 30 at 9:30pm. Well-Strung derives their unique blend of vocals and strings by fusing classical and pop music. Members Edmund Bagnell (1st violin), Chris Marchant (2nd violin), Daniel Shevlin (cello), and Trevor Wadleigh (viola) spend their time making new music and touring internationally. Their world-wide popularity continues to grow, and they have consistently played sold-out shows in Vallarta season after season. Early paid reservations are recommended. Jan. 30 – Feb. 28.

Mac is back! Incanto welcomes NYC cabaret veteran and funnyman Michael McAssey back to the piano bar. A successful Broadway and television actor, he is also one of cabaret’s busiest entertainers. He made his debut at New York City’s famous Duplex in Greenwich Village, and won a MAC Award for Outstanding Male Vocalist. Michael debuted Incanto’s new piano bar during their opening season and quickly became a popular draw to the new venue. He has a vast repertoire of ballads and comedic songs, and encourages audience members gather around the piano and sing along. He plays Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun. 10pm-close through early March.

Thirsty Burlington (aka: Scott Townsend) presents ‘Cher’, in an evening of great music with all live vocals, amazing costumes and hilarious comedy through Jan. 27 at 9:30 PM.

The UK’s, Zoë Lewis, now appearing though Jan. 28, is literally ‘A band in a body’! She plays original jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, and international folk on everything from the piano to the spoons! She’s a great storyteller and she juggles plates too!

New Zealander, Folk-Americana singer-songwriter Jackie Bristow plays original music and has opened for Bonnie Raitt, Foreigner, and The Steve Miller Band. She is accompanied by veteran guitarist Mark Punch. Jan. 18 – Feb. 1 with ticketed performances in both the main theater and the piano bar.

Paco Ojeda on Music presents Chopin on Jan. 30 at 4pm. in another in his music lecture series. Learn more about the prolific classical composer and see a screening of Chopin concerts on Thurs. Feb. 1 at 4pm.

Popular acoustic group Media Luna will present several shows in the main theater featuring their full band with Special Guest musicians. They play Flamenco, Rumba, Rock and Huapango (Mexican folk dancing music) in an exciting and very entertaining presentation, allowing audiences to ‘see’, as well as hear the music. First show Jan. 29 at 9:30pm.

Incanto’s all-new Gospelicious Gospel Brunch is light on religion and BIG on entertainment, featuring The Holy Host Singers, with new vocalist Melina Ramirez. Musical Director/David Troy Francis joins at the piano with the Resurrection Band. Hosted by Tracy Parks. Jan. 28 at 12pm. Advanced paid reservations requested. Next available date Feb. 11 at noon.

Singer Hulda Hix presents her new band Vibology in an all-new show as a ticketed event in the piano bar on Jan. 31 at 7:30pm. Vibology has a unique sound originating from a creative blend of traditional reggae with popular American music.

Classic stage comedy ‘Greater Tuna’, starring Ron Spencer and Tracy Parks is now playing through March. With over twenty characters played by just two actors, with forty-two costume changes, it’s a wild, fun ride to smalltown Tuna, TX, chock-full of eccentric characters with small minds and big hearts. Directed by Karen Baker.

Jean-Guy Comeau plays piano on Mon. and Thurs. at 5pm. Joby Hernandez plays classic rock/pop on Mon. 7:30pm and Wed. at 5pm. Stolie plays ‘Acoustic Tuesdays’ during Happy Hour at 5pm. Latcho and Andrea: The Blond Gypsies play gypsy flamenco select Tues. at 7pm. Tongo plays Latin/Cuban rhythms with handmade instruments on Tues. at 7:30pm. Bohemia Viva’s ‘The Sound Garden’ plays on Wed. at 6:30pm. The Red Suitcases play Wed. and Sun. at 7:30pm. Open Mic is Thurs. at 9:30pm. A final performance of ‘The Joanie Show’ starring Joan Houston with Bob Bruneau plays Fri. Jan. 26 at 5pm. Luna Rumba’s DUENDE plays most Fri. at 7pm. Bingo with Pearl is held on Sat. at 4pm. Media Luna plays Sat. at 7:30pm in the piano bar. Pianist Dennis Crow plays standards and showtunes Sun. at 5 & 10pm, Fri. at 7pm with singer Luis Villanueva. Salsa dancing/lessons is Sun. at 8pm on the upper terrace.

Tickets are available at www.IncantoVallarta.com with no online fees. Box Office hours are 9am to 11:30pm daily. Casual dining is always available. Happy Hour 2-6pm daily. Contact General Manager Gilberto Figueroa for group and special event bookings at [email protected]. Incanto is located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale). Call 322 223 9756 for reservations.


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