Arts and Entertainment Calendar

Mazatlan Entertains

Around Town Daily Music Galleries 

~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 -2 pm, 4 pm -7pm ; on Saturday 9 am-1 pm. Please call ahead to be sure – 669 982 4446 ext. 103. Wearing a face mask is optional. Expect to pay in pesos, cash. Depending on the concert, often credit cards are not accepted. Tickets for Casa Haas must be bought at the box office. Casa Haas is located on Mariano Escobedo [across from Héctor’s Bistro] at the corner of Heriberto Frias. Unfortunately, tickets can not be purchased online.


Wednesday March 29: Concert, Flemenco del Puerto with Suncai Gitano – 15th Anniversary Concert, This popular Mazatleco group, [Ana Elena Morales, vocals; Dario Avila and Manuel Rosete, guitar and Johann Abitis, percussion] Suncai Gitano “gypsy thoughts’ has been playing around Mazatlan for 15 years. They are known for performing traditional and new ballads with Mexican fire and flamenco fusion. [have listen8 pm, $200 – $350. Cash only.

Friday March 31: Concert, Pascua Barroca, a musical celebration/journey of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and Pergolesi with Camerata Mazatlan, under the baton of Maestro Gordon Campbell. “Pascua Barroca is a concert to lift the spirit and to celebrate life, despite the losses.” 8 pm. $150-$300.

Saturday April 22: Contemporary Dance, c.a.t.a.m.o.n Dance Group performs Somewhere, a new duet that uses sound, movement, and color to question two opposing human impulses: the desire to connect with our surroundings versus the desire to set the limits of our bodies. Somewhere takes us on a journey, exploring how we make distant islands into concrete realities and how we can rebuild the fallen walls around our own islands. 8 pm.

Sunday April 23: Contemporary Dance, EPDM performs Mar de Huellas, 7 pm, $200.  EPDM [Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán] is Mazatlan’s four-year arts/dance program where a few talented graduates will become part of the award-winning Delfos Dance Company. Mar de Huellas, sea of footprints, offers six vignettes, all physically demanding. The performances celebrate day-to-day life – a sea of ideas.

Monday April 24 – Friday April 28: Dance, the annual Festival José Limon, Details , time, dance companies and price to follow. José Arcadio Limón was a dancer and choreographer from Mexico and who developed what is now known as ‘Limón technique’. In the 1940s he founded the José Limón Dance Company, and in 1968 he created the José Limón Foundation to carry on his work. Born in Culiacan [1908-1972] through his choreography, Limón spoke to the complexities of human life as experienced through the body. His dances feature large, visceral gestures — reaching, bending, pulling, grasping — to communicate emotion. Dance companies from around globe perform at this annual festival to celebrate the contribution of this innovative dancer.

Tuesday April 25: Contemporary Dance, Delfos performs Contradicciones, Prismas de Identidad,contradictions: prisms of identity. Three people: three stories, three pasts all filled with happy and sad moments and decisions on what direction to take. Looking deeply into life from all points of view, a prism into humanity. The dancers are Xitlali Piña, Claudia Lavista [co-founder of Delfos], and Harif Ovalle. 8 pm. $150-$300

Saturday April 29, 8 pm; Sunday April 30, noon; Tuesday May 2,10 am. and  noonHistorias de un Grillo, /stories of the cricket- a family concert with ballet,[Escuela Municipal de Ballet Clásico] and the Camerata Mazatlan with guest conductor Sergio Freeman. Choreography by Zoila Fernández. $150-$300. Cash only.

Saturday May 6: Concert, Gala Lirica – Maestro Enrique Patrón de Rueda directs the Camerata Mazatlan and enjoys presenting the audience with some of the most outstanding young voices of opera in Mexico. 8 pm. $200-$350.

Thursday May 11: Concert, Te Deum Laudamus – Concierto de Oro – The concert is dedicated to the Bishop of Mazatlan, Monsignor Mario Espinosa Contreras who will celebrate 50 years of his “priestly ordination”. Guest director Sergio Freeman conducts the Camerata Mazatlan. 7:30 pm, $200-$500.

Saturday May 13: Dance, Origenes, performed by the much beloved Ballet Folclórico del Instituto de Cultura. This group has performed together for years under the direction of Javier Arcadia and they adore to show you all the regional dances- Baja, Sonora, Durango, Nuevo León, Sinaloa and lots costume changes. It’s fun, energetic and always colourful. pm, $150-$300.

Friday May 19 and Saturday May 20: Ballet, Tiempos de Amor/times of love, Compañia Ballet de Mazatlan is performing tonight and the dancers are promising a fresh take on the “pas de deux” and some new pieces set to the romantic French composer Charles Camille, Saint-Saëns music.  Director and choreographer for this classic and contemporary performances is Zoila Fernández. 8 pm. $200-$350.

Saturday June 3: Concert, Musica para mil noches/music for a thousand nights, Camerata Mazatlan with guest conductor Sergio Freeman.The performance is in two parts:  music by Felix Mendelssohn celebrating Shakespeare’s play, “Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The second part s music by Rimsky-Korsakov celebrating the famous story teller, Scheherazade [The One Thousand and One Nights, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp. etc.]8 pm. $150-$300.

Friday June 16 and Saturday June 17: Ballet, Peter Pan, Graudates from La Escuela Municipal de Ballet Clasico are performing this classic play directed and choreographed by Zoila Fernández. There are guest dancers as well, 64 ballerinas on stage!  8 pm, $150-$300.

Saturday June 24: Contemporary Dance, graduating students from EPDM always put on a creative out-of-the-box performance. The dance students spend months practicing for this very special evening – live on stage! EPDM[Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán.] EPDM  is Mazatlan’s four-year arts/dance program where a few talented graduates will become part of the award-winning Delfos Dance Company. 8 pm. $200.

Saturday July 1: Contemporary Dance, graduating students from EPDM always put on a creative out-of-the-box performance. The dance students spend months practicing for this very special evening – live on stage! EPDM[Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán.] EPDM  is Mazatlan’s four-year arts/dance program where a few talented graduates will become part of the award-winning Delfos Dance Company. 8 pm. $200

Thursday July 20: Concert- Asi suena el mariachi with tenor Carlos Osuna [this is how mariachi sounds!] Cultura has chosen the famous mazatleco tenor, Carlos Osuna to close the spring/summer season. Carlos will interpret the magic and the success of mariachi music and why it’s such a vital part of the Mexican culture.Carlos is currently living in Vienna and is an important member of the Vienna State Opera. Once in awhile Carlos comes “home” to visit family and Cultura books him for his home stage. 8 pm, $200 -$500.

~Around Town~ 

Monday March 27:  Flower Power -Fundraiser for FloreSer and the Gems of Mazatlan. This event takes place at Patio Escobedo, from 6 pm. – 9, and your $800 ticket includes 2 drink tickets, a decadent taco bar and live music. The goal of tonight is to raise enough money to renovate and improve the girls’ bathrooms and bedrooms at FloreSer. Tickets are available through Doug Lane  – e mail him, and Doug will deliver the tickets to you. This event sold out last year, and with limited seating at Patio Escobedo be sure to contact Doug very soon. You have the power to help these children who have been abused and to escape a violent environment. “Your generosity changes lives.”

FloreSer is an organization that helps at-risk girls discover their dignity as human beings by providing them with a safe place. Help keep these young girls safe by donating tonight.Visit their website, to find out more. Gems of Mazatlan is registered Canadian charity assisting neglected, abused and abandoned children in the Mazatlan area. Visit their website, to find out more. [Patio Escobedo is located in Centro on Mariano Escobedo #207.]

Tuesday March 28: Movie, Belfast, 3 pm. & 7.Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticket booking.

Tuesday March 28: Concert: Voces de mi tierra: sopriano Lucia Beyles, baritone Carlos Rojas, and Pablo Garcias on the piano @ Museo de Arte, 7:30 pm. $250, tickets available at the Museo [Sixto Osuna and Venustaniano Carranza] Monday to Friday from 9-3.

Wednesday March 29: Mazatlan Comedy Club presents Tommy Savitt, brought to you by Cheryl Gaudet. Final show of the season @ La Siesta Hotel,[on Olas Altas, beside “Beatle Alley”] doors open at 12:30 pm., show starts 1:30. Reserve your tickets, $300,  via e:

A working comedian for over 20 years…”If laughter were the law, Tommy Savitt would throw the book at you. Well, maybe not. But he will make you laugh out loud.Quitting law school to become a comedian may not be considered the best career choice, but for Tommy, it was the right one. Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, Tommy has survived the school of hard knocks to craft comedic routines that leaves audiences cringes and grins – and a lot of laughing.His law background helps him take logic and break it down in order to make people laugh at just about anything. Tommy is a multi-award winning comedian whose slow and simple delivery on stage makes him a crowd favorite while he mixes education and sarcasm with comedic wit.”

Wednesday March 29: Movie, To have or Have Not, 3 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticket booking.

Thursday March 30: Movie, The Son, pm & 7.Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticket booking.

Friday March 31: Noche Cubana en La Roosevelt/Cuban night at La Roosevelt. It starts at 7 pm but if you wish to have a free salsa class the lesson begins at 6 pm. The price of $800 includes: pre-event salsa class, 1 mojito or a beer, Cuban food and the Cuban music show by Duchesne. Limited seating, reservations are a must, call 669 155 3497. La Roosevelt Art Gallery is located in Centro at Roosevelt and Carnaval. To read more about La Roosevelt, please click here.

Friday March 31: Alexis Felix and Paloma Guerrero absolutely live at Patina, 6 pm.

Friday March 31: Concert, Ska N’ Rock with Mandrake & The Magics, 8:30 pm, $250, courtyard of the Museo de Arte [Centro, Sixto Osuna and Venusiano Carranza, tickets at the office 9 am. to 3 Monday to Friday]. This “big band” formed by Mazatleco Eloy Martinez “Mandrake” integrates many musical genres – Ska, Rock, Reggae, Funk, Cumbia and more!

Organic Market logoSaturday April 1: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza.Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 17 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Saturday April 1: The Golden Zone Market Charity Group, every Saturday at Pinups Fun & Grill from 9 am. to noon. This is one of those wonderful success stories that often happens in Mazatlan when people work together for a common cause. In this case, 40-60 vendors – a healthy mix of expats, Mexicans, Polish, Scottish, Ukrainians decided to start a “happy” market in the Golden Zone with the goal of giving a portion of their proceeds to the charity of their choice. Customers now shop and buy from a huge selection of baked goods, jewelry, art work, plants, fishing gear, natural remedies – knowing that their pesos may help worthy causes such as Mazatlan Animal Rescue, and Gaby’s Salon where the salon team visit the poorer neighbourhoods in Mazatlan. Organizers refer to this Saturday as a “labour of love…we all go there every week to serve our public and to showcase our creations…this is something near and dear to our hearts and we all help each other, so we can help others in need.” New vendors are welcome and the only charge for your display table is a contribution to the charity of your choice. Truly a win-win concept – bring your cloth bags and lots of small change and enjoy a unique sunny Saturday morning shopping experience in the Golden Zone.

Saturday April 1Mexican Culture & Gastronomy Club – learn by tasting! Specialized tastings and experiences guided by local experts on food, drinks, and Mexican traditions. “De chile, mole y pozole” – Juan P. Sánchez King reveals just some of the secrets of a great mole sauce – with a mole Poblano tasting.El Recreo, Mazatlan Film & Theater, Constitución #209, Centro, $500 per session, or seasonal pass for $2,500. Book at 669 102 5649 or buy online All sessions are from 4 pm – 6

Sunday April 2: Concert, Las Chelas Big Girl Band Disco Vol. 2 @ La Mona Pizza, Centro, a disco night channelling Studio 54. 8 pm, doors open at 7 pm. $400. Las Chelas [Mariana, Tanya, Karla, Ferni, Linda, Jules] + Darol Warner, guitar, Denisse Ochoa, sax, + Gladys Casto from Los Bandits, vocals and Paloma Guerrero from Abraxas Blues, vocals. La Mona Centro is located on Vicente Guerrero #213. For more information call 669 154 2151

Monday April 3: Concert, The Stories behind the Songs with Phil Nevile[vocals, keyboard] and Lori Davidson [vocals guitar], plus Philippe Pavulo [sax], Omar Rios [percussion], Hernan Valleja Arias.[bass]. This evening of “original music and conversation” takes place at Patio Escobedo, 7 pm, $300, reservations highly recommended -669 225 8719.

Thursday April 6 – Sunday April 9: Semana Santa, Holy Week.

motoweek dog Wednesday April 12 – Sunday April 16Motoweek 2023. HQ is the Convention Centre.

Friday April 14: The 16th Annual ArtWalk in Centro, 4 pm. – 8 pm. This is a free self-guided tour that everyone looks forward to. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists of Centro Historico and for the artists it gives them a chance to promote their work. Perhaps you’ll want to buy something, perhaps you won’t, there’s never any pressure. There will be approximately 40 artists in 24 locations all within walking distance. ArtWalk promotes painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, fine jewelry and ceramics. Centro is bursting with new restaurants, cafes and bars – they often participate in this popular monthly event with special drinks, food and music. Happy Friday! Printed maps with the artists and galleries are available now in various Centro locations as well as online. To plot your route please click here.

Saturday April 15: The Annual Motoweek Parade: from Olas Altas to Valentino’s, around 4 pmMany people like to reserve tables along Olas Altas’s restaurants to watch the bikers and their stunts. Many people prefer to leave the area due to excessive noise. Organizers are predicting 15,000 motorcycles from various countries will be visiting Mazatlan.

Tuesday April 25 – Sunday April 30: Theatre, plays, in Spanish, Muestra Local de Teatro. The “samples of theatre” are all taking place at Casa Haas.Tickets are available at the Angela Peralta Theatre, times vary pm. $100, cash only. Tuesday April 25: Entre Pavos y Guajolotes; Wednesday April 26: Los Camaleones; Friday April 28: Alaska; Saturday April 29: Hojuelas; Sunday April 30: Rio de Futuros.

Friday May 5: Concert – Concierto a la Ghibli – Sergio Castellanos, piano; Adriana Arámburo, violin; Marysol Calles, soprano. This idea has been simmering for two years. The artists noticed the popularity of Japanese animation and decided to bring it to the stage with songs like: A Town with an Ocean View, The Summer of Goodbye, Take me Home Country Road, Always with Me etc. It’s a 90 minute performance. CasaHaas, 7 pm. $250. Remember, your tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office. Cash only.

Friday May 19: Concert – Concert Trio, This recital features Nina Farvarshchuk, violin; Gabriel Kobylyansky Farvarshchuk, cello; Eduardo Pérez, piano. The program celebrates Rachmaninov, Grieg, and Schumann. Casa Haas, 7 pm. $200. Remember, your tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office. Cash only.

Thursday May 25: Art Exhibit – Exposición Colores Coloridos – children who have been taking art classes from the school enjoy displaying their art work, sculptures etc. Families take great pride in this evening. Galerio Rubio [street level beside the Angela Peralta Theatre]. 7 pm. Free, everyone is welcome.

Thursday June 1: Art Exhibit: Exposición Illusión del tiempo by artist Miguel Flores Garcia. Galeria Rubio [street level beside the Angela Peralta Theatre] 7 pm, free, everyone is welcome.

Friday June 2: Concert: celebrating Puccini’s opera La Boheme, soprano Lucia Beyles, Mimi; tenor Manuel Bernal Dávalos, Rodolfo; baritone Carlos Rojas, Marcello; soprano Ana Cecilia Ruiz, Musetta and Juan Pablo Garcia on the piano. Casa Haas, 7 pm. Remember, your tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office, $300, cash only.

Saturday June 10: Dia de la Música is back! The streets of Centro are alive with music stages – classical, pop, banda, reggae, jazz, opera, funk,  rock and roll, -there will music everywhere and for everyone. Free,  7 pm.

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Saturday June 17: Gay Pride Parade – details to follow.

Thursday July 6: Art Exhibit, Lápices y pinceles, pencils and brushes curated by Manuel Carlock. Seventeen students of Manuel are displaying their art work. Galeria Rubio [street level next to the Angela Peralta Theatre], 7 pm. free, everyone is welcome.

Thursday July 13: Art Exhibit, Singularidad, Galeria Angela Peralta [upstairs at the theatre], 7 pm, free, everyone is welcome.

Friday December 1 – Sunday December 3: Grand Pacific Marathon – returns after three years.

Thursday February 8 – Tuesday February 13: Carnaval 2024.



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.  Many of your groups are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen

 Jay Burns and Nanno, Legends BFD, 3 – 6 pm. ♦Kraken, Casanova Cantina, 4 pm – 7 pm. ♦ Kannon, [r ‘n’ r] Balché, 4 p.m.♦John & Sandy [50s to 80s music], El Rincón de Nasha, 5 pm – 8 pm.♦ ShyNox Paz [good vibes], F.I.S.H., 6 pm.♦ El Guitartistas, Macaws, 6 pm.♦ Los Bandits [oldies goldies], La Catrina 6:30 pm..Rex Full Band, Legends BFD 7 pm.♦ “These Guys”, –Kiki & Arturo, Bar 28, Veintiocho, 7:30 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.  $150 cover, drinks not included; $300, all-you-can drink non-alcoholic; $450, all-you-can-drink- alcohol!♦ Abraxas – [six piece R&B, soul, blues, funk] Paloma Guerrero [vocals], Alexis Felix,[guitar, vocals], Jose Felix [drums], Luisso Felix [bass], Eduardo Dueñas [keyboard] Lucky B’s, 3 pm – 6 pm. ♦ Aaron Halliday, [country] The Last Drop, 5:30 pm.♦ Neptuno , Friends Diner, 6 pm ♦ 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. ♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [smooth grooves, soul, rock, reggae] Austin BBQ, 6 pm. ♦ Barefoot Bob, Raices de Mar [Machado], 6 pm. – 9 pm.♦ KraKen,[classic rock] La Catrina, 6:30 pm.♦ The Laheys, Veintiocho/28, 7 pm.♦ Jay Burns and Nano, Water’s Edge Bistro, 7 pm.♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Patio Escobedo, 7 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Balché, 7 pm ♦Gravedad Zero Rock, Cerveza Bichola, 7:30 pm.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles, r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 7 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.♦ Phoenix,  Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ La Roots Band [reggae] Bichola Sport Bar, 9 pm.


Kannon, [r’n r], Pacific Cafe [Machado]  2 pm.♦ Aaron Halliday’s Alan Jackson & Friends [country], Mr. Lionso, 2 pm – 5 pm.♦ RexDuo, Legends BFD, 3 pm. ♦ The Truth, [4 piece blues band],Alexis Felix [vocals and guitar], Jose Luis Felix [drums], Chuck Viada [bass], Mario Hernandez [keyboard], Lucky’B’s 3 pm.-6 pm.♦ Jay Burns and Nano,  Que Pasa, 3 pm. – 6 pm.♦ Lori Davidson [vocals, guitar]; Dario Avila [guitar], Omar Rios [drums], Casanova Cantina [667 105 6590], 6 pm.♦ Suki & Famba, Friends Diner, 6 pm. ♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [smooth grooves, soul, rock, reggae], Toto’s Cucina Italiana, 5;30 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile], Topolo, 6 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.Tanya Carrum, [rock, ballads, English, Spanish, have a listen]  La Catrina, 6:30 pm♦ Don Gato, La Siesta, 6:30 pm.♦ Playa 23, Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦ Mr. Rio [ r ‘n r, pop], Veintiocho/28, 7 pm.♦ Phoenix [country rock] Austin BBQ, 6 pm. ♦ Rex Rocks full band, Lucky B’s, 7 pm.♦ El Guitartistas, Patio Escobedo, 6:30 pm. ♦ Kraken [ r’ ‘n roll ++], Ruido Bar, 7 p.m.♦ Mundo Sánchez, [troubadour, have a listen],Kafe Dende, 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.♦Nameless Jazz TrioEdgar Reyes[drums], Miguel Velarde [clarinet], Samuel Chiquete [guitar] [jazz], Pedro y Lola, 7: pm.♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Legends BFD, 8 pm.♦ Lolos [live country music] with Javier, Greg, Dave, Benito, La Catedral [Plazuela Machado], 8 pm.♦ Kannon [r ‘n roll], Gus Gus, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics r ‘n r] Cheers Restobar, 9:00 p.m. ♦ La Rezaka, [hard rock]Pacific Food Park, 9 pm.


 Kannon, [r ‘n r], El Velero [Stone Island], 2:30 pm. – 5 pm. Aaron Halliday,”Alan Jackson& Friends” [country] Lucky B’s, 3-6pm.♦ Rocky Road [ oldies, country, blues r ‘n r], Balaché, 4 pm. – 7 p m.♦ Canvas, Observatorio 1873, 4:30 pm.♦ Barefoot Bob, Belisario Brunch and Grill, 6 pm. to 9 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Azul Cantina Fina, 6 pm. ♦Los Brownies [reggae], F.I.S.H., 8 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. ♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix [this duo does it all, have a listen], La Mona Pizza, Marina 7 pm.♦ Don Gato Rock, Lucky B’s, 7 pm. ♦ Jorge Camberos, & Benito Meschoulam [guitar], Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm. ♦ Manhatlan,[classic rock and latin music] La Catrina, 7 pm..♦ Playa 23, or other group, varies, Patio Escobedo, 7 pm.♦ Los Cryps, [Beatles, oldies], El Cielo, 7:30 pm.♦ Los Monoz Bichiz, La Mona Pizza Centro [Vincente Guerrero #213]  8 pm. ♦ Lyra Curiel & Betuquito [tropical rhythms], Fat Fish, 8 pm.♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s/Pinups,7 pm.♦ Las Chelas, [English and Spanish pop, rock], Bar 15 Rooftop Lounge,Holiday Inn, 8 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax] Agatha Kitchen, 7 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.♦ Rex Full band [“the best classic rock in Mazatlan”], Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦ The Runners [pop funk] Habitat 180, 8 pm. ♦ Maurico Rockdriquez [oldies, pop, 70s] El Presidio, 8 pm.♦ Live music [varies], Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics [ska]. Pacific Food Park, 9;30 pm.♦ Grupo Aliado [if not them, other live music], Cheers Restobar, 9:30 pm. ♦ La Rezaka [hard rock], Joe’s Oyster Bar, 10 pm.


Barefoot Bob, Friends Diner, 1 pm. – 4 pm. ♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s, 4 – 7 pm. ♦ Rex Unplugged, Que Pasa? Cantina, 3 – 6 pm.♦ BAD – Benito,Alan, Dario, Belisario, 6 pm – 8 pm ♦  Aaron Halliday, [country] Roy’s Restaurant,  5-8 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Friends Diner, 6 pm ♦ Christian Vega [sax], Angelina’s, 7 pm. ♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen].7 pm. Water’s Edge  ♦ Samuel [vocals, trombone, guitar] & Miguel [clarinet], Patio Escobedo, 7 pm.♦ Matriz, Balaché, 7 pm.♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [jazz, rock, reggae, tropical, funk],Raices [Machado],7 pm.,Canvas, Rico’s Marina, 7:30 pm.♦ Phoenix, [country rock], Legends BFD, 7 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, Azul Cantina Fina[Mariano Escobedo #96], 7 pm.♦ Los Dixon, 28, Veintiocho, 7 pm.♦ Los Cryps [olides, The Beatles], El Cielo, 7 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, 7:30 pm♦ La Cura  [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals,Karen Zazueta vocals, romantic duo, pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen], Los Zarapes [Av. Gaviotas #27, Playa Bonita Hotel, 8 pm. Rex Rock Full band [r ‘n r] Lucky B’s,  8 pm ♦ Live music [varies], Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm ♦Kannon [hard rock ‘n r], Hotel Riu, 9 pm. ♦ KraKen,[classic rock] La Catrina, 9:00 pm.♦ Shynox Paz, [r ‘n r], La G del Gato, Marina, 9 pm.♦ Mandrake and the Magics, El Nuveau Crustaceos, 9:30 pm. ♦ Don Gato [ rock], Sunset House, 9 pm.  La Rezaka, [hard r ‘n r]Cheers, Restobar 10 pm♦ Los Bandits, La Tentación, 10 pm.

 Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile] Gaviana Resort, 9 am. – noon.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, goldies], Surfs Up, 2 – 5.♦Rex Unplugged, Lucky B’s, 4-6 pm. ♦ Canvas, Observatorio 1873, 4:30 pm.Jay Burns, La Catrina, 5 -8pm.♦ Aaron Halliday [country], El Velero, Stone Island, 2 pm- 5.♦ KraKen [classic rock], BAM, 4 – 7 pm. ♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix, [this duo does it all, have a listen.] Torres Mazatlan, La Palapa Restaurant, 5 pm. – 8 pm.♦ MI & Country Guys, Friends Diner, 5:30 pm.♦ Barefoot Bob, Raices de Mar [Machado], 6 pm. – 9 pm. ♦ Lori Davidson [vocals/guitar], Omar Rios [drums],Philippe Pavula [sax], Phil Nevile [keyboard and vocals], Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦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.♦ LolosLola Parks [guitar and vocals], Benito Meschoulam[guitar], Dave Oakey, Lola [blues, pop, country], Macaws, 6 pm. ♦ Los Cryps  [oldies, Beatles, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa Cannobio, 8 pm. ♦ KraKen, [classic rock], Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦ Las Chelas [girl band], Raices de Mar, 7 pm.Rex Rock Full Band, Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦Mandrake and The Magics, Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦Live Music, [varies] Pedro y Lola, 8 pm.♦Kannon [rock ‘n roll] Cafe Pacifico, 8:30 pm.♦ Manhatlan, Los Zarapes, 8 pm. ♦ Live music [varies] Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ Don Gato [rock], Rub BBQ, GZ, 9 pm. ♦Shynox Paz, [r ‘n r], La G del Gato, Marina, 9 pm.Jackie y su Son de Tres,  La Catrina, 9:30 pm♦ La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 10 pm.

 Sergio Avila [sax], Hotel Gaviana, Beach Grill, 9 am. – 12.♦ Curtis Avery [folk, pop, country, oldies] Friends Diner, 1 pm – 4 pm♦ Barefoot Bob, Balché Restaurant, 1 pm. – 4 pm.♦ Richard Eager,[guitar] Max Carreón [vibraphone] [Sunday afternoon delight tunes], Gaia Bistrot, 2:30 pm. – 5 pm.♦ La Roots [reggae], Barra al Mar, 3 pm. – 6 pm. ♦ Aaron Halliday [country] Que Pasa, 1-4 pm. ♦ Sergio Avila[sax, to read his profile] Vittore Terrazo, 2 pm – 5 pm. ♦ Kraken Sunday Funday [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 3 pm.-6 pm.♦ Lori Davidson, Raices del Mar [Machado], 5 pm. ♦Los Bandits, Balché, 5 pm.♦ Rex Unplugged, Veintiocho Bar/28, 6 pm. Los Cryps, [oldies, Beatles], Friends Diner, 7 pm, ♦ Sergio Avila [sax], La Palapa Torres, 6:30 pm.♦ La Roots Band, [reggae] Barra al Mar [BAM], 3 pm. – 6 pm.Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 pm.  Davey Oakey [keyboard/vocals], Gregorio O’Brady [guitar/vocals],Lola Parks, Dario Avila [guitar], Benito [vocals/guitar] and Javier Murillo [folk, rock, blues] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm. Don Gato [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 7 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, 7pm.♦ Canvas, Agatha’s, 7:30 pm.♦ Phoenix [country rock], Legends, 8 pm. ♦ Live music [varies] Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 10 pm. 


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.
Gandarva Bazar, Constitución #616, 136 0665, open Monday to Saturday at 10 am.

La Roosevelt: The Art Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 4 pm. to 8 pm. Baul de Monerias concept store and fashion is also open Thursday to Sunday 4 pm. to 8 pm. While you are in this beautiful building you may want to eat or drink: METL Mezcaleria, [mezcal and Mexican menu], closed Monday and Tuesday, 6 pm to 1 am; , closed Tuesdays, 4 pm. to 12 am.; Mawe Vegan Restaurant, closed Tuesdays, 8 am. 10 pm.; Maree Crepes & Coffee, Closed Tuesdays, 10 am. to 10 pm. If you wish to phone ahead, 669 315 1283. 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 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,