Sylvie and Jorge rock the house and opera returns to Incanto

Tuesdays may never be the same, as Sylvie Scopazzo and Jorge Hernandez of The Zippers band continue their weekly duo show of classic rock in Incanto’s popular piano bar. Sylvie has often been likened to jazz great Diana Krall and rocker Chrissie Hynde of the popular 80’s band The Pretenders. Her rich, uninhibited vocals, accompanied by the talented Jorge on electric guitar and backup vocals, create an evening of soulful rock and jazz. Born in The South of France, Sylvie has been singing since a young age and was drawn to ballads and rock classics. She started the band The Zippers in Vallarta in 2005, and their popularity continues today. Her day jobs have included working with children with special needs and most recently as a tour arranger featuring power-walking and hiking.

Originally from Guadalajara, Jorge Hernandez has been playing guitar for over 20 years, having earned a degree in music at the University of Guadalajara. A single dad of a 5 year-old son, Jorge balances his time between home and a sales job during the day, and playing music at night. His musical influences include Bossa Nova, Lounge and Classic Rock. Together, he and Sylvie rock the house to packed houses featuring everything from Elvis to Sonny and Cher, and a blend of 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s classic rock. Sylvie and Jorge play Tuesdays in the piano bar (except July 4 &11) starting at 8pm. No cover.

Opera fans will be thrilled to learn that Incanto will present an all new show, ‘Two Tenors’, on July 4th & 5th at 8pm in the cabaret theater. Starring tenors Jorge Echeagaray of Mazatlan and Luis Bañuelos of Tepic, they will present an evening of opera classics as well as some contemporary compositions. Both classically trained by some of the best singers in Mexico, they are each amazing talents in their own right, and together are a veritable feast for the ears. Fans will remember Jorge from previous concerts with soprano Vanessa Amaro earlier this season. The talented Salvatore will accompany on piano. Online tickets are now available at Incanto’s website and at the box office.

Azúca plays Gypsy swing and Latin jazz on Wednesdays & Sundays at 7:30pm. Spanish guitarist Gabriel Reyes plays ‘Last call’ at a new time on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30pm. Open Mic hosted by Tracy Parks with Chris Kenny on guitar is every Thursday at 7pm. The Joanie Show starring Joan Houston with Bob Bruneau is on Fridays at 7:30. Chris Kenny plays blues and classic favorites on Saturdays at 8pm. And the hilarious BINGO with Pearl fundraisers are held on Saturdays at 5pm with Special Guests, including dancers from Ballet Folklorico Tradicionales and ‘Amber’ the sexy male belly dancer. Proceeds benefit local organizations. No cover.

Incanto is open 9am -11:30pm Tuesday thru Sunday, with piano music by Salvatore starting at 10am. Happy Hour is 2-6pm with 2×1 beers all day during June. Incanto also hosts public and private events. For more information contact General Manager, Gilberto Figueroa, at [email protected] They are located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale). Box Office opens at 10am. Phone them at 322 223 9756 for reservations. Closed Mondays.

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