November is around the corner, and many of our favorite musicians are about to make their first appearances of the season. I would be misleading you if I didn’t admit I am so excited to see Media Luna and their smiling faces once again on Sunday, November 3, at Babel Bar on the River Cuale Island with their exhilarating new music. Fresh in from their summer in Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende, the Cabrera brothers, Caleb and Jair, and cousin Gibran will fill the house so don’t delay in reserving a table for you and your friends from 1-3 in the afternoon. The lovely outdoor setting of Babel Bar is a perfect venue to hear this marvelous band, and they are sure to thrill us with new innovative arrangements of extraordinary gypsy rumba and Latin fusion music! BabelBar is located on the island of the River Cuale at Aquiles Serdan #437 just across the hanging bridge at Aguacate, or you can take a short walk from the bridge at Insurgentes, and find it on your right just before the Cultural Center at the far end of the island.
Two days later, on November 5, The fiery flamenco group Tatewari made up of maestro flamenco guitarist Esaú Galván, guitarist Alfredo “Mimi” Ramirez, bassist Dani Marquez, all from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and Canadian Sonny Davis on cajón, will perform at Incanto Cabaret Theater at 7:00 pm. Fresh in from their Western Canada tour, they too will have surprises for us, including the addition of the lovely and talented Perla Alarcón, who adds a new dimension to their already breathtaking music. The group performs innovative arrangements of traditional flamenco and original themes as well as Mexican favorites, all enhanced by Perla’s magnificent performance. Tickets are available at the box office on Insurgentes at the River Cuale Bridge or online at incantovallarta.com. These two exclusive shows are going to make you know why you chose to live in this wonderful community.
I have already been enjoying the new season of Los Bambinos that started last week. Many of us have been following the four Morales brothers, Carlos, Lazarro, Immer, and Giorgio since they were indeed bambinos. The fellows are in great form after a summer of family and travel and have come up with three great new shows for their fans. At their restaurant/music venue Trattoria Los Bambinos on Aguacate and Carranza, they also serve tasty Italian cuisine. Reservations are recommended.
For Eagles fans, the Monday night show is sure to carry you back to the more carefree times of youth. The harmonic style of the Bambinos showcases these enduring pieces.
The Bambinos have been called the very best Beatles cover band found anywhere today, and the selection of pieces they have for us this year on Wednesday nights is thrilling.
For Friday the Latin Fiesta on Friday evening, the foursome brings us the latest in Latino music as well as their arrangements of traditional Mexican favorites. No wonder they were selected by readers of the Vallarta Tribune as the 2018 favorite band. (https://www.bambinostrattoria.com)
So the season is heating up, and we are in store for even more as the month rolls along. Happy listening!
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