~Angela Peralta Theater~
The Angela Peralta Theater is located in Centro, on Carnaval in the Plazuela Machado. The box office is open Monday to Friday from 9 am. to 8 pm., Saturdays from 9 am. to 2 pm. and -if there is an event -on Sunday. Please call ahead to be sure – 669 982 4446 ext. 103. Covid protocols are still being followed; the audience is asked to wear face masks inside during the entire performance. Seats are blocked off for social distancing, less tickets are for sale. Tickets for Casa Haas must be bought at the box office, – and only a certain number will be available. Casa Haas is located on Mariano Escobedo [across from Héctor’s Bistro] at the corner of Heriberto Frias. Unfortunately, tickets can still not be purchased online.
Tuesday August 9: Tribute to Brazilian singer, Nelson Ned, 9 pm, Café Bar 500 Noches, 669 4412146
Thursday August 11: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly “senior youth”] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.
Tuesday August 16: Tribute to Buena Vista SC ,9 pm, Café Bar 500 Noches, 669 441 2146
Thursday August 18: Danza Africana with group Ni Horoya, on the patio of Museo de Arte [Sixto Osuna and Venustiano Carranza], 8 pm., $100.
Saturday August 20: Flute Concert, Duo di Flauti featuring Marta Lorenzo and Michele Fiore, 7:30 pm, Casa Haas, $100 [tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office, limited seating.]
Tuesday August 23: Tribute to Ricky Martin,9 pm, Café Bar 500 Noches, 669 441 2146
Thursday August 25: Los Bandits @ La Tentación Mzt, Selena, $100, 669 264 0273
Saturday August 27: Tribute to Alejandro Filio, 10 pm. Café Bar 500 Noches, 669 441 2146
Tuesday August 30: Tribute to Silvio Rodriquez,9 pm, Café Bar 500 Noches, 669 4412146
Thursday September 15: Dia de la Independencia, Independence Day in Mexico. Mexico celebrates 212 years of independence. El Grito, the cry of independence, is led by Mazatlan’s Mayor, Luis Guillermo “El Quimico” Benitez Torres in the Plazuela Republica. The famous Grito de Dolores is a massive synchronized call that dates back to 1810, when Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla cried out to his parish in the small town of Dolores – cried out against the Spanish colonial rule after 300 years. Friday September 16th “is the real date of Mexican independence” – Friday is a national holiday – banks, schools, government offices etc. will be closed.
Wednesday November 2: Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead The parade will return to the Malecon [not in the streets of Centro] as it did last year.
Thursday February 16 – Tuesday February 21: Carnaval 2023.
~DAILY MUSIC NOTES~
THE ALMOST ACCURATE MUSIC SCHEDULE
Be sure to call ahead and confirm that your band is playing there – as musicians move around and some nights they are playing for private gigs – or they take a night off – or summer storms. Many of your groups are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen.
Kannon, [r ‘n’ r]Balché, 4 p.m.♦ Lyra Curiel + Betuquito [“happy music, tropical vibes”] Mr. Lionso, Playa Brujas, 5 pm.♦ ShyNox Paz [good vibes], F.I.S.H., 6 pm ♦ La Cura [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals,Karen Zazueta vocals, romantic duo, pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen], Gaia Bistrot, 7;30 pm. ♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.
Brenster’s Beach Bash[country, rock, pop, ballads], Diego’s Beach & Grill, returns November 1.[if Brenster is new to you: have a listen, or read Brenster’s profile where you can hear his original jingle] $150 cover, drinks not included; $275, non-alcoholic drinks included; $450, all-you-can-drink- alcohol! Read all about the new and improved Diego’s Beach & Grill. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 pm. to 9 pm.♦ Canvas, Vista de Palma, 7 pm.♦ The Truth, Lucky B’s, 6 pm ♦ KraKen, La Catrina, 6:30 pm. ♦La Cura [Pedro Sarabia sax and vocals, Karen Zazueta vocals; pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen],Gaia Bistrot 7;30 pm.♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.
Kannon, [r’n r], La Corriente, 2:30 pm. ♦ Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 pm. to 9 pm.♦ Canvas, Fisherman’s Mazatlan, 6 pm.♦ Live music [varies] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm.♦ Live Music, Veintiocho/28, 7 pm. ♦ Rex Rocks full band, Lucky B’s, 7 pm.♦ Don Gato Rock Band, Patio Escobedo, 7 pm. ♦ Paloma Guerrero, Alexis Felix [ this duo does it all, have listen], Veintiocho Bar/28, 7 pm.♦La Cura [Pedro Sarabia sax and vocals, Karen Zazueta vocals,romantic duo, English and Spanish, have a listen.]Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 7:30 pm.♦ Adiccion, [heavy r ‘n roll], Veintiocho, 8 pm.♦ Kannon [r ‘n roll], Gus Gus, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics r ‘n r] Cheers Restobar, 9:00 p.m.
Kannon, [r ‘n r], El Velero [Stone Island], 2:30 pm. – 5 pm.♦ Los Brownies [reggae], F.I.S.H., 6 pm. ♦ Canvas, Rico’s Marina, 7:30 pm.♦ Rafael Rodriquez[ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 6:30 pm.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles], El Cielo Restaurant, 7 pm. ♦ Los Bandits, La Catrina, 7 pm.♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix [this duo does it all, have a listen], La Mona Pizza, Marina 7 pm. ♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s/Pinups, 7 p.m.♦ Los Monoz Bichiz, La Mona Pizza Centro [Vincente Guerrero #213] 8 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, [English and Spanish pop, rock], Bar 15 Rooftop Lounge, 8 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile], Agatha Kitchen Bar, 8 pm.♦ Mauricio Rockdriquez [oldies, pop], El Presidio, 8 pm.♦ Bojorquez, Los Zarapes, 8 pm. ♦ La Cura [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals,Karen Zazueta vocals, English and Spanish ballads, have a listen.], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 pm.♦ Live music, Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics [ska]. Pacific Food Park, 9 pm.♦ Grupo Aliado [if not them, other live music], Cheers Restobar, 9:30 pm.♦ Shynox Paz, Simba, 10 pm. ♦ Live music [often La Rezaka], Joe’s Oyster Bar, 10 pm.
♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix [this duo does it all, have a listen],Lucky B’s, 5 pm. – 8 pm. ♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles], El Cielo – Machado, 7:30 pm.♦ Malavista SC, [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] Pedro y Lola, 8:30 pm ♦ Las Chelas, Belisario Brunch & Grill, 8 pm♦ Canvas, Rico’s Olas Altas, 7:30 pm.♦ Suncai Gitano [Spanish ballads, have a listen], Metl Mexcaleria [La Roosevelt] 8 pm♦ La Roots [reggae], La Cerve del Mal Olas Altas, 8 pm.♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [to read more about Rafael – romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 pm.♦ Rex Rock [r ‘n r] Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦ Mandrake and the Magics, Balché, 8 pm.♦ Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop], Los Zarapes, 9 pm.♦ La Rezaka, Cheers, Restobar 9 pm. ♦ Kannon [r ‘n r, heavy metal], Hotel Riu 10 pm.♦ KraKen, La Catrina, 9:00 pm. ♦ Los Bandits, La Tentacion, 9 pm.
Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile] Gaviana Resort, 9 am. – noon.♦ Kannon [ r ‘n r], Hotel Riu, 2:30 pm.♦ Sr. Darrel, Lucky B’s, 5 pm. – 8 pm. ♦ Canvas, Observatorio 1873, 6 pm.♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix, Que Pasa Cantina, 7 pm., [this duo does it all, have a listen.] ♦Rafael Rodriquez [ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 pm.♦ Los Bandits [‘Oldies but goodies”], Veintiocho/28, 7 pm. ♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa Cannobio, 8 pm. ♦ Hammer [r ‘n r], Rub Bbq, 8 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics, Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦ Borjorquez, Los Zarapes, 9 pm.♦ La Rezaka [r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, Todos Santos, 8:30 pm.♦ Live music [pop, rock, ballads, have a listen] Simba Sport Bar, 9:30 pm.♦Jackie y su Son de Tres, La Catrina, 9:30 pm.
Sergio Avila[sax, to read his profile] Gaviana Resort, 9 am. – noon.♦ Marimba Chiapaneca, Gaia Bistrot, 2:30 pm. – 4 pm.♦ Los Bandits, La Tostaderia Del Mar, 5 pm.Sergio Avila[sax, to read his profile] Vittore Terrazo, 2 pm – 5 pm.♦ Rex Unplugged, Veintiocho Bar, 3 pm. – 6 pm.♦Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop], Los Zarapes, 3 pm., – 7 pm. ♦ La Roots Band, [reggae] Barra al Mar [BAM], 3 pm. – 6 pm.♦ Kraken Sunday Funday [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 4 pm. to 7 pm.♦ Manhatlan, El Shrimp Bucket, 6 pm.♦Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 pm. ♦ Live music, Pedro y Lola, 7 pm.♦ Mauricio Rockdriquez [oldies, pop], El Presidio, 7 pm.♦ Don Gato [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael – troubadour, ballads, romantic songs in English and Spanish, have a listen], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 7 pm. ♦ Mr. Rio & Hirman, Veintiocho, 7 pm.♦ Canvas, Agatha’s, 8 pm.♦La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Los Brownies, Shrimp Bucket, 9 pm.
~ GALLERIES ~
Angela Peralta Theatre Galleries: There are two galleries; the upstairs gallery above the theatre is referred to as the Galeria Angela Peralta and hosts revolving shows as does the downstairs in the gallery, Galeria Rubio. Open week days from 9 am. to 6 pm. but sometimes can be closed due to private events.
Casa Etnika, Benito Juarez #1218, 136 0139, open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Filled with clothes, toys, handicrafts, original art, glass, jewellery, they have it all.
Centro Cultural Made, Miquel Aleman #927 [almost at the docks], open Monday to Saturday from 5 pm. to 8 pm. The hours reflect this is a not-for-profit gallery. Made is owned and operated by three artists: Cristiano Gabrielli [he has the Italian influence], Vanya Saavedra [dancer for Delfos] and Germán Torres. Call 669 129 1683.
Centro Cultural Univeristario: it’s on Rosales, between Melchor Ocampo and Leandro Valle. A huge white building, with many rooms, patios and outdoor spaces. The famous Mazatleco artist, Antonio López Saenz has his own exhibit room there, filled with drawings, paintings and a few sculptures. It’s open to the public, Monday to Friday from 9 am. to 5 pm. and is part of the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa. It’s a little out of the way but the space and the views of the city are worth seeing as well as Antonio’s wonderful work.
Galeria Baupres: Heriberto Frias #1506 – hours vary [maybe 10 am. -2 .m. and then 4 pm. to 7 pm.] call 669 113 0941.
Gandarva Bazar, Constitución #616, 136 0665, open Monday to Saturday at 10 am.
La Roosevelt: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, opens at 10 am to 1 pm. and from 4 pm. to 8 pm. Stop by Mareé for French crépes and coffee, “love at first crépe”, also opens at 10 am. and then explore Baúl concept store. And just opened, Mawe vegan restaurant, 8 am. – 10 pm.The art gallery is entire first floor. On Roosevelt #309 at Carnaval. To learn more about La Roosevelt please click here.
Mind Your Head Gallery, [opened in July 2021], also known as, Región Trópico, on Carnaval #1511 [just north of Angle Flores], a contemporary art gallery. With the pandemic the gallery MAY be open Thursdays and Friday from 4 pm. to 7 pm. and on Saturdays from 4 pm. to 10 pm. You are invited to call 669 148 0898 to make an appointment – some Spanish will be required.
Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlan/MUSAM: Temporarily closed. Located on Sixto Osuna# 76, kitty corner to Macaws.
Museo de Arte: The Museum is located on Sixto Osuna #71 and Venustiano Carranza, Centro. Call 669 985 3502 or 669 981 5592, the phone will be answered in Spanish.The new director’s name is Miguel Angel Ramirez Jardines.The Museo is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 am. to 3 pm. and on Saturdays from 10 am. to 4 pm.
Nidart, Libertad #45, 985 5991, leather masks, ceramics, jewellery, and much, much more. Open Monday to Saturday at 10 am. #17 on ArtWalk
~MAZATLAN FILM AND THEATER AT EL RECREO~
Mazatlan Film and Theater at El Recreo is a not -for- profit community centre, located in Centro on Constitución #209. MF&T has returned! For events in the theatre they are following Covid protocols: face masks; in the reception area face masks will also be required inside the screening room. – it’s all here. Be sure to stay current by visiting http://mazact.com,
Returns in November.