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Trovadores hope that new online directory will help increase bookings

Before the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, trovadores and tríos were ubiquitous in Mérida’s downtown parks and plazas. Now, to help Yucatán's traditional musicians take...

As musical competition launches, trovadores look to win big

The nongovernmental organization Fundación Mayas de Yucatán has launched the Trovirus musical contest. The musical competition was announced to support local musicians and promote traditional...

Belle Delouisse turns a feminist anthem into a ‘love letter’ to...

Young Mérida-born music artist Belle Delouisse has taken a feminist anthem and brought it home. Delouisse's version of Vivir Quintana's “Canción sin miedo” ("Song...

Check out the amazing voice belonging to this Merida girl, and...

Lea Garza can really belt out a tune. She sings well enough, in fact, to have recently won a national contest after covering Demi...

Tango benefit concert at San Pedro Church of Cholul

A Tango Concert for the benefit of the nonprofit organization EdúcaTE Yucatán AC takes place Monday.

Noche Mexicana celebrates 22 years with expanded show

Merida, Yucatan — Noche Mexicana, the free and costume-y Saturday-night program that celebrates the nation's music and dance, celebrates 22 years today. The weekly...

‘Pocket Concerts’ bring chamber music to the Palacio de la Música

Guitarist Cecilio Perera kicked off the first season of Conciertos de Bolsillo, or Pocket Concerts, a new chamber-music concept at the Palacio de la Música.

A free concert for Harry Potter, Queen and ABBA fans

Merida, Yucatan — A free concert with an eclectic program ranging from ABBA and swing to the "Pink Panther" theme is coming 8 p.m...

Ricky Martin returning to Merida, this time for a public concert...

Merida, Yucatan — Pop star Ricky Martin is coming to Merida for the fourth time, but this time his concert will be free and...

Fiesta de la Música carries on a French tradition in Merida

Merida, Yucatan — Thirty-three free concerts, representing a variety of musical genres, begin today during the Alianza Francesa de Mérida's eighth edition of the...

The sound of trova fills the Centro

That sound of soft music wafting throughout the Centro last night, and the night before, was the sound of trova. Merida's International Trova Festival attracted...

Rock-star violinist David Garrett returns to Mérida

The German violinist with a rock-star appeal, David Garrett, returns to Merida on Wednesday as part of his "Explosivo" tour.

Jupiter & Okwess take stage at Cervantino Festival in Yucatán

Jupiter Bokondji, who comes from the troubled capital of Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his band Okwess play music that feels both African and American.

On concert tour, Austrian cellist has a homecoming in Yucatán

With a cello and a piano, the young Flores-Miso duet presents a concert at the Teatro José Peón Contreras tonight at 8.

Yucatán Symphony debuts the warm sounds of the contrabassoon

The warm, velvety sounds of a contrabassoon joins the brass, woodwinds and strings heard this season at the Yucatán Symphony Orchestra.

Gina Osorno turns Mérida into Yucatán’s jazz capital

Singer Gina Osorno embraces jazz, a musical genre that few Yucatecans have dared to interpret.

‘Night Tour’ will raise funds for ESAY to the rhythm of...

Music teachers from ESAY, Yucatán's Higher School of Arts, will lead a series of concerts intended to raise money for their institution.

“El Señor Amor” is romancing crowds in a new neighborhood

For seven years, well-known trova singer Tony Espinosa serenaded audiences in Santa Lucia, but now has a larger, more comfortable spot in Col. Alemán.

Mexico’s world-traveling opera star, Luis Chapa, finally debuts in Mexico City

Mexican opera singer Luis Chapa soon debuts at the Met, but what's more meaningful to the tenor is yet another engagement: in Mexico City.

Symphony welcomes guest pianist from Poland, Anna Miernik

Anna Miernik is returning to Yucatán, and this time she's on stage.

3-day music festival to rock San Miguel

The Magic Town Music Festival in San Miguel de Allende returns for a fifth year with a weekend of folk, rock, soul, country, latin funk, reggae and blues.

1730 opera invites audience to be part of history

Hacienda Xcanatún was a working plantation, not a lush spa and restaurant, when Pergolesi wrote his comic opera buffo, "La Serva Padrona," in 1730.

Over 2,000 pesos to be near Fonsi on stage

The star behind the summer hit "Despacito" will make a stop here in October, and the best tickets are going for a pretty peso.

All the best of Mérida, lovingly set to music

Will a love ballad called "Mi Canto a Mérida," or "My Song to Mérida," catch on?
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