Thirsty Burlington, Zoe Lewis, Lady Zen return and Tina LeGrand makes her Vallarta debut at Incanto

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In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, Provincetown’s Scott Townsend, aka Thirsty Burlington, is regarded as one of the finest celebrity impersonators in the world. In his signature show, Cher, Live!, he raises the bar to new heights, mesmerizing audiences with all live vocals, gorgeous costumes, and hilarious comedy! “You do me, better than I do me” – Cher. He also stars in the independent film ‘Thirsty’ about his life, currently ranked at 4 ¾ stars on Amazon Prime. Now playing through Feb. 25 at 9:30pm.

Zoë Lewis, aptly described as ‘A band in a body’, plays jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, international folk, and funk originals on everything from the piano to the spoons! Vaudevillian, storyteller, and singer-songwriter, she has toured with Judy Collins, Pat Benatar, and The Indigo Girls. Her original music is upbeat, amusing and perfect for all ages., Zoe will partner with Zoe & Leon and Stolie for a couple of shows. Details to be announced. Now playing through Mar. 20.

After a decade, she’s back! Lifelong performer and musician Todd Barnes is making his Vallarta debut bringing his alter ego back to life in, ‘Tina LeGrand, UNDONE. Divine, Delicious & Duct-taped.’ Tina has played stages from NYC to San Francisco. Voted one of the top ten entertainment acts not to miss, she is a class act that will delight you with music and stories that will keep you laughing and thinking. All-live vocals, joined by MAC Award-winning pianist Mark Hartman Jan. 30, Feb. 8 & 15 at 7pm.

Lady Zen returns in No Ordinary Love which combines music, original beats, and autobiographical stories as a southern gospel singer who rose to regional fame to a Fulbright opera student. Featuring songs from Sade, Roberta Flack, Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin as well as original compositions. “All these women are the mother of my voice” Lady Zen. Jan. 27 – Feb. 6 at 7pm.

Incanto’s popular Season Tribute Series continues with spot-on all-live tributes to many of your favorites. Canadian duo, Tequila Sunrise, pays tribute to The Eagles on Jan, 26 at 7pm. California Dreamin’ sings The Beach Boys and Friends on Jan. 30 at 3pm. And the incredible Amberley Beatty stars as Patsy Cline for one night only, Feb. 2 at 7pm. Watch for more of your favorites coming this season.

Recently rated five stars on Tripadvisor, Canadian master-showman Andrew Johns plays dual keyboards and sings the voices of Elton John, Billy Joel, Queen and more. Spot-on vocals and hilarious impersonations in a high energy performance. Now playing Mondays and Fridays through Feb 1.

Extended again by popular demand, Incanto’s clever and popular adaptation of the off-Broadway hit, Naked Boys Singing! has taken this fun, sassy, and witty musical comedy to new heights! Six young Latino actors sing and dance their way into your heart completely naked in this endearing show that is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Directed by original conceiver/director Robert Schrock, it boasts sold-out performances and standing ovations! Presented in English through Feb. 27.

Miss Margarida’s Way, a clever stage play by Roberto Athayde, transports audiences back to the eighth grade, where Miss Margarida teaches the real facts of life. This “tragicomic monologue for an impetuous woman” is interactive, hilarious, and ultimately poignant, as this dark comedy attempts to create order out of chaos. Audience members are encouraged to become part of the show and interact with Miss Margarida as if in a real classroom. Starring Celeste Innocenti and directed by Ramiro Daniel (Princesas Desesperadas), Presented in English Jan. 3 – Feb. 28 at 3:30pm.

Media Luna plays intense, high-energy flamenco and huapango originals and covers. Standing ovations are the norm for this young group originally from San Miguel de Allende. They will welcome a variety of special guest musicians throughout the season. Thursdays at 7pm.

Cheko Ruiz presents ‘The Music of The Gipsy Kings and much more!’ on Sundays at 9:30pm. Featuring many of Vallarta’s premier musicians, including singer-songwriter Zoe Wood, percussionist Danny ‘Choy’ Renteria, and a new horn section.

In the Piano Bar…

Singer-songwriter, Stolie, plays on select Sundays with a variety of originals and covers on acoustic guitar and piano. She’s unique, eclectic, fun, and very popular with audiences. Next show Jan. 27 at 5pm.

Miguel ‘Mike’ Rodriguez plays Jazz Piano on select Sundays. He is a very gifted musician and plays regularly for Lady Zen. He will welcome some guest musicians to accompany him. Next show Feb. 3 at 5pm.

Singer-songwriters Joby Hernandez and Tongo, who plays his own handmade flutes and drums, play on Mondays at 5pm. English and Spanish.

The Red Suitcases band plays Latin and American classic rock/pop covers in English and Spanish. Most Sundays at 7:30pm

Singer-songwriters Zoe Wood and Eduardo León present Nuevo Flamenco, jazz, swing, and Latin covers and originals with Danny ‘Choy’ Renteria on percussion. They will also welcome special guest musicians. Mondays at 7:30pm.

Singer-songwriter George Gracia plays acoustic guitar and sings in English and Spanish in a style similar to James Taylor, Tuesdays at 5pm.

The ‘Blue Knote Jazz Duet’ features seasoned band members Jorge Hernandez (The Zippers) on guitar and vocalist Chris Watters. Smooth Jazz/Bossa Nova that is a hit with audiences. See website calendar for dates/times.

Pianist Jean-Guy Comeau (‘Jay-Gee’) plays French, Latin and American love songs and classics in ‘Totally Romantico’. Wednesdays from 5-7pm.

Singer-songwriter Edgar Roxha sings in English and Spanish and plays in a mellow, easy-listening style. Thursdays at 5pm.

Pianist Dennis Crow plays standards and show-tunes on Sun., Mon., Tues. at 9:30pm. Join him at the piano and sing along!

Award-winning pianist, comedian and Music Director, Mark Hartman, plays piano on Wed., Fri., and Sat. at 9:30pm. Join him at the piano and sing along!

Open Mic is on Thursdays, now at a later time, 9pm, hosted by Tracy Parks and Joby Hernandez. Sing, dance, play an instrument. No cover. Arrive early to sign up.

The Joan Houston Show, Fridays at 5pm with Bob Bruneau at the piano, features familiar favorites from ‘The Great American Songbook’ and lots of laughs.

Bingo with Pearl is on Saturdays at 4pm. Great prizes including gift certificates, show tickets, and cash with drink specials and live entertainment. Loteria is held on the third Saturday of the month with a variety of guest hosts.

Salsa Dancing/Lessons are on held on Sundays and Wednesdays at 8pm (upper terrace) with professional instructor Francisco Ledezma. Lessons are free with your food/drink purchase. Beginners welcome.

More info

Hours 10am-11:30 pm. Now open mornings for breakfast Tues.-Sun. Mondays 4pm-11:30pm. Happy Hour features 2×1 house cocktails and beer 4-6pm. 2×1 show tickets for select current shows 4-5pm daily. For more information and online tickets visit Incanto’s website www.IncantoVallarta.com. Casual dining is available on two riverside terraces and in the air-conditioned piano bar. Contact them at Incantopv@gmail.com or call 322 223 9756 for reservations. Located at Insurgentes 109 (at the Rio Cuale).

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