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Merida Events: Listen to the Music

Merida Events: Listen to the Music

5 October 2015 Events 0

This week in Merida, get ready for a musical tribute to the Buena Vista Social Club, the International String Quartet, Carmen at the Opera and the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra, as well as an AMAZING number of other musical events. There is also an exhibition of Ballroom Dancing. It's time to get out into the streets of Merida and enjoy the cornucopia of talent that is filling the city with dance, theater and music!

Events

  • Music Musical Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club

    • Mon October 5th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    Grupo Yahal Kab is the perfect choice to carry out this tribute to world famous Cuban orchestra Buena Vista Social Club. The songs in this concert will bring back many memories for the Yucatecos who l more »

  • Music Monica Medina in Concert

    • Mon October 5th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Monica Medina celebrates 30 years as one of Yucatan's most beloved voices. Invited guest artists for tonight include: Eduardo Vazquez, Erica Millet, and Marisela Vargas. Enjoy the journey as they cove more »

  • Music Jorge Buenfil in Concert

    • Tue October 6th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Peon Contreras MAP »

    The Aires of Yucatan not only survives, but thrives in yet another century. This dance rhythm has a life and soul of its own. more »

  • Dance Folk Dance: In the Bones of the Catrina

    • Tue October 6th 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    This is a performance by the Soul of Mexico Dance Company. The choreography, by Jose Guadalupe Posada, merges folk dance with contemporary and modern, using a mix of Mexican music and visuals. more »

  • Music Popular Music: Voces del Sol

    • Tue October 6th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This performance is a tribute to the musical tradition of Yucatan and to the 33 year career of Arturo Guzman. Arrangements and compositions are a treat of Trova for string quintet and basic groups. more »

  • Meeting Town Hall Meeting with US Consulate

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free
    • Flamingo's Restaurant in Progreso MAP »

    Meet and greet David Mico, the new US Consulate! Ask questions and learn about what the Consulate has to offer to residents and visitors in Yucatan. more »

  • Film Parole de King

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    A documentary about the drag kings of France. Probably in French with Spanish subtitles. more »

  • Dance Multidisciplinary Dance: Dance Stories

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This is an Enchanted Garden, directed by Tatiana Zuga, that is aimed at bringing children into contemporary dance by means of a colorful spectacle, interactive and playful, and making full use of stor more »

  • Music Classical Music: Contemporary Popular Song

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    This concert, by Hugo Pinto, explores the sounds of contemporary classical music in Mexico. more »

  • Music 25th Anniversary of Dueto Sonido Abierto

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro daniel Ayala MAP »

    This performance features Rudy Vallado and Veronica Cabrera. There will be new Latin songs and lots of Jazz. They will also present the songs that made this duet so successful along the way. more »

  • Music Traditional Yucateca Trova: Raining Trova

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Do get to this event if at all possible! Performances by Fernando Leal and/or his works are as scarce as hen's teeth and you don't want to miss one. This songwriter has influenced trova in Yucatan for more »

  • Film Estrellas Solitarias

    • Wed October 7th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    2014 Drama/Comedy. To the beat of punk & pop, Valentina & Joana pursue their most intimate and deepest dreams. On the road to success, they will find obstacles that will test their friendship. more »

  • Film International Short Films

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 pesos students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    84 minutes of various documentary shorts from around the world. more »

  • Miscellaneous MEL Wine Tasting

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • To be announced Mérida, Yucatán.

    Enjoy an evening of wine and company at a beautiful private home in the centro. Contact Merida English Library to buy tickets. more »

  • Music Mestiza: A New Musical Production

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This event stars Angelica Balado and the Orquesta Tipica Yukalpeten. That means an evening of wonderful, upbeat music, with the entire audience coming away happy to have been there! more »

  • Music Concert: Mia Monforte

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    The name of this performance is Songs of the World. It is a catalog of different musical genres in international music of the 20th century. more »

  • Music International String Quartet

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • $200 pesos
    • Hacienda Xcanatun's Casa de Piedra MAP »

    Jongen - Deux Serenades Barber - String Quartet Op. 11 II. Molto Adagio Beethoven - String Quartet No 7 Op 59 No 1 F major Performed at Hacienda Xcanatun. Call Hacienda Xcanatun to make your res more »

  • Music Merida's Big Band Orchestra

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    You want to be here tonight! The Merida Big Band Orchestra will play a compilation of the most renowned jazz, funk, swing, and rock & roll in their repertoire. Great fun for everyone! more »

  • Dance Women: Yesterday, Today and Forever

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Genres presented include Classical, Folk and Contemporary. Performance by Deyanira Aguilar, with a special performance by Elena Novelo. Features the life and work of Mexican women, such as: La Malinc more »

  • Film Wanja

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    2015 Film from Germany. The former bank robber Wanja is released from a long prison sentence. As her feelings of loneliness escalate, Wanja sets out to find work and hereby a new identity. more »

  • Music Mauricio Bonfiglio & The Police Jazz Band

    • Thu October 8th 2015
    • 9:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    If you are looking for the rhythm of Yucatan, you will certainly find it, in large part, right here with Mauricio Bonfiglio. This particular concert is based on the classic songs of Sting and his lege more »

  • Film Los Ausentes

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 pesos students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    (2014 Mexico) A poor man in his mid seventies lives alone in a house near the beach in Mexico. He doesn't have the land deed, so he ends up losing the property and his house gets demolished. more »

  • Dance Contra Dance Lessons

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Cultural Carlos Acereto MAP »

    We will learn new contra dance moves and dance two or three dances that feature those moves. And we will include some swing dance and country western line dance, if time permits. Dancers should bring more »

  • Music Gilberto May Gil Gil & The Guitar in Time

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    You are invited to come and enjoy the great classics of World Music, as well as excellent versions of the music of Yucatan, where they appreciate Latin Jazz to a great degree. more »

  • Music Sasha, Benny and Erick: Around the Sun Tour

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $700-1200 pesos
    • Hacienda Chichi Suarez MAP »

    Sasha, Benny y Erik are a pop band from Mexico. The group was formed by 3 former members of the Mexican pop group Timbiriche, consisting of Sasha Sokol, Benny Ibarra and Erik Rubin who are close frien more »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 4

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Tickets at box office
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theater MAP »

    Pieces by Dvorak and Beethoven are played with the help of guest artist Santiago Lomelín on piano. more »

  • Music 25th Anniversary Concert: Yanina and Rachel

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This performance is a retrospective on the body of work these two have done, both as performers and as composers. more »

  • Dance VII National Exhibition of Ballroom Dancing

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    David Lizarraga is the director of this event, with a performance by Superacion Compania de Danza. This Ballroom Dance Competition has taken place right here in Merida every year since 2012 and it loo more »

  • Film Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo

    • Fri October 9th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his more »

  • Fiesta Oktoberfest

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • $60 pesos, children under 15 free
    • Parque Carta Clara, Periferico MAP »

    For two days, the biggest German festival in Merida, including music, costumes, food and lots of beer. more »

  • Film Alamar

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    A young boy and his father learn about living in harmony with nature in this languid drama from filmmaker Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio. A man from Mexico (Jorge Machado) travels to Italy and falls in love wit more »

  • Theatre Carmen by Bizet

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Sala Mayamax del Gran Museo del Mundo Maya MAP »

    The opera, written in the genre of opéra comique with musical numbers separated by dialogue, tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery Gy more »

  • Film Señoritas

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    Set in Bogotá, Colombia, the simmering feature debut from Toronto filmmaker Lina Rodriguez intimately examines a young woman's exploration of sex, desire and identity. Released in 2014. more »

  • Music Musical Magazine

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    This is an old fashioned variety show. To really enjoy the political and social jibes, it would be best if your Spanish skills are in fairly good order. more »

  • Music Gala Concert: Sergio Esquivel

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    If Yucatan had such a thing as musical royalty, Sergio Esquivel would be King. The people never see enough of him. Do plan on taking this opportunity to hear the crown jewel in Yucatan's modern musica more »

  • Music The Twangs and Invited Guest Performers

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    This performance crosses the decades of Rock. It is produced by Grupo Artistico Teatro Viejo. more »

  • Dance VII National Exhibition of Ballroom Dancing

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    David Lizarraga is the director of this event, with a performance by Superacion Compania de Danza. This Ballroom Dance Competition has taken place right here in Merida every year since 2012 and it loo more »

  • Film Nos Pintamos Solas

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    No description available. more »

  • Music Reggae Sound System

    • Sat October 10th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos
    • Bistro Cultural MAP »

    Reggae music!! Come celebrate Bistro Cultural's 2 Year Birthday with live and DJ music and dancing! more »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 4

    • Sun October 11th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Tickets at the box office
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theater MAP »

    Pieces by Dvorak and Beethoven are played with the help of guest artist Santiago Lomelín on piano. more »

  • Dance Vivir Vivir (Living Living)

    • Sun October 11th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    This is the closing performance by the Endedans Dance Company, from Cuba. Yucatan and Cuba have cultural ties that bind them tightly together, but with enough differences to make something special of more »

  • Music America... As I Feel You

    • Sun October 11th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    It never hurts to check on the perceptions of young people when it comes to world views. This time, Grupo Dar (Juan Carlos and Flavio Marban) take a musical trip through the Americas, all the way from more »

  • Lecture The Benefits of Birding

    • Thu October 15th 2015
    • 7:30 pm
    • $50 pesos
    • Palapa Xoco Loco at Casa Hamaca MAP »

    The Yucatan Peninsula is considered a hot spot for birding aficionados, with over 550 different species residing here throughout the year. Collen Shaffner with Filippo Aureli will be discussing their more »

 

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