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Tribute artist Joni Lambert brings vocals of the great Céline Dion to Incanto

Well-Strung, a New York City based singing string quartet has broken all attendance records, selling out show after show at Incanto. This popular foursome blends vocals and strings, fusing classical music with today’s pop hits. Their international popularity continues to soar and reviews have been excellent. Reserve now through Feb. 28.

The Vallarta Vocalista Ensemble presents its 2018 concert series, In Perfect Harmony: From Baroque to Broadway, with six performances starting Feb. 22. Concerts will include the seldom-heard baroque jewel, Durante’s “Magnificat”, excerpts from “Carmina Burana”, “Les Miserables”, Mexican favorites and well-loved jazz standards.

Tribute artist Joni Lambert brings the excitement and unmistakable all-live vocals of the great Céline Dion to Incanto. She performs dialog and many popular well-known hits, often moving audiences to tears. One performance only Feb. 19 at 9:30pm.

Luis Lujan, composer, singer, musician, and one half of Argentine duo Bohemia Viva presents a solo concert ‘And now, I fly’ on Feb. 18 at 7pm. With a wide range of influences, a defined style, and a big vocal range, he will offer a very special repertoire of original music. See Bohemia Viva’s The Sound Garden every Wednesday at 6:30pm.

Lobo (formerly of Willie & Lobo) will present two special solo concerts featuring a blend of Gypsy, Latin, Celtic, Flamenco, Middle Eastern, Tango and Salsa on on Feb. 25 and Mar. 25 at 7pm, These events will sell-out quickly. Early reservations are recommended.

Instituto des Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta (IAMPV) presents two cello recitals performed by Grammy Award Winning Cellist Donald Moline, with Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano. Mr. Moline played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 39 years, has taught at several universities and has performed all over the world. Event proceeds support musical education for children in Puerto Vallarta. Feb. 17 & 24 at 7pm.

Luna Rumba’s DUENDE, featuring new music and a unique blend of instruments, technology, and dance plays most Fridays at 7pm.

Paco Ojeda on Music presents A Cappella Music celebrating the wonders of the human voice and remarkable performances by some of the most important a cappella ensembles of today. Paco will be joined by special guests Vallarta Vocalista Ensemble, a Puerto Vallarta-based vocal ensemble, and Benjamin Schatz, also known as Rachel of the The Kinsey Sicks, America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet. One performance only, Monday Feb. 26 at 4pm.

Media Luna presents several shows featuring their full band and Special Guest musicians. Recent transplants from San Miguel de Allende, they play Flamenco, Rumba, Rock and Huapango. Next show Feb. 26 at 9:30pm.

Zoe Lewis, ‘a band in a body’, returns for five shows only starting Feb. 21 with ‘A Touch of The 20’s’ featuring prohibition era jazz, saucy swing, travel tales and quirky originals played on anything from the piano to the spoons! These are ticketed events upstairs.

‘Fun and uplifting’ perfectly describes Incanto’s ‘Gospelicious’ Gospel Brunch, that is light on religion and BIG on entertainment. Hosted by Tracy Parks and featuring The Holy Host Singers with creator and Musical Director/David Troy Francis and the Resurrection Band. Every Sunday through March at 12pm.

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Zoe Wood plays in the piano bar on Mondays at 7:30pm. She is currently working on a new collection of all originals. Zoe also performs Nuevo Flamenco, Jazz and Latin standards with her own special style. No cover.

Classic stage comedy ‘Greater Tuna’, starring Ron Spencer and Tracy Parks is now playing through March. With twenty-two characters played by just two actors, it’s a wild 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. Stolie plays ‘Acoustic Tuesdays’ during Happy Hour at 5pm. Latcho and Andrea: The Blond Gypsies play authentic 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 with varying theme nights weekly. Joby Hernandez plays pop/rock favoirtes on guitar Wed. at 7:30. NYC’s Michael McAssey plays ballads and campy comedy favorites Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun. 10pm-close. The Red Suitcases band plays Wed. and Sun. at 7:30pm. Open Mic is Thurs. at 7:30pm. ‘The Joanie Show’ plays Fri. at 5pm. Loteria with Pearl and Bev is on Sat. Feb. 17 at 4pm. Media Luna plays Sat. at 7:30pm in the piano bar. Pianist Dennis Crow plays Sun. at 5pm, Mon. at 10pm and Fri. at 7pm with singer Luis Villanueva. Salsa dancing/lessons is held on Wed. & Sun. at 8pm on the upper terrace.

Tickets are available at www.IncantoVallarta.com with no online booking 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 Incantopv@gmail.com. Incanto is located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale). Call 322 223 9756 for reservations.

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