Puerto Vallarta News

Grammy Winning Cellist Donald Moline, Lobo & Friends and Well-Strung at Incanto

Instituto des Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta (IAMPV) presents two cello recitals performed by Grammy Award winner Donald Moline, with Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano. They will present Canciones de Vallarta by John Kreitler, which will be given a world premiere at these events. Mr. Moline played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 39 years and has recorded four solo CD’s. He 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.

Lobo (formerly of Willie & Lobo) and Latcho (Latcho & Andrea ‘The Blond Gypsies’) will reunite after 40 years for a one-night-only performance of ‘Primal Groove’, featuring earthy gypsy flamenco on Sun. Feb. 11 at 7pm. On Feb. 16 at 7pm, Geo Uhrich (Luna Rumba/DUENDE) and Lobo will present another ‘Arte Puro’ concert with music created from just two wooden boxes (violin & guitar). And on Feb. 25 and Mar. 25, Lobo will present his special solo concerts. These events will sell-out quickly. Early reservations are recommended.

Well-Strung, a New York City based singing string quartet, is now playing at Incanto. They blend vocals and strings, fusing classical music with today’s pop hits. Their world-wide popularity continues to soar, and they have consistently played to sold-out crowds season after season. Reserve now through Feb. 28.

Busy Hollywood actor/comedienne Ginny McMath presents her hilarious cabaret show “Salt-Around-The-Rim-Tour” for three nights only with pianist David Troy Francis Feb. 8, 9, 10.

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 in an exciting and very entertaining presentation. Next show Feb. 12 at 9:30pm.

Singer/songwriter Stolie and the La Ruta band present an evening of songs that intertwine various musical genres. You’ll hear music from pop hits to ballads, ranchera to oldies in both English and Spanish. Get the stories behind many familiar favorites. Feb. 12, Mar. 1 & 8.




Singer-songwriter-guitarist Zoe Wood joins the piano bar lineup at Incanto on Mondays at 7:30pm beginning Feb. 12. Zoe’s music includes Flamenco, Bossa Nova, Mexican Boleros, Latin jazz and originals.

Incanto’s ‘Gospelicious’ Gospel Brunch 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. Due to its growing popularity, these events will be held every Sunday through March at 12pm. Advanced paid reservations are requested.

Argentine duo Luis & Andrea of Bohemia Viva present a special Valentine’s Day show on Wed. Feb. 14 at 6:30pm. They will welcome Special Guests Opera Singer/Soprano Vanessa Amaro and violinist Geo Uhrich of Luna Rumba/DUENDE. Luis will also present his solo show, ‘And now I fly’, featuring all original music on Feb. 18 at 7pm. You can see Bohemia Viva every Wed. at 6:30pm.

NYC cabaret veteran Michael McAssey is back in the piano bar. He plays a vast repertoire of ballads and campy comedy favorites, encouraging his audiences to gather ‘round the piano and sing along. Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun. 10pm-close.

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. The Red Suitcases band plays Wed. and Sun. at 7:30pm. Open Mic is Thurs. at 7:30pm. ‘The Joanie Show’ starring Joan Houston with Bob Bruneau plays Fri. at 5pm. Luna Rumba’s DUENDE featuring Pop/Classical, Gypsy Rumba/Celtic covers and originals 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 piano Sun. at 5pm, Mon. at 10pm and Fri. at 7pm with singer Luis Villanueva. Salsa dancing/lessons is on Wed. & 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 Incantopv@gmail.com. Incanto is located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale). Call 322 223 9756 for reservations.