It is Fiesta Flamenca time again and the student dancers have been practicing all winter to show off their patadas in the summer. The performance also will feature music by Alba Flamenca with James Bond on Guitar, Barbara York on Cante, The exquisite Carolina Loyola-Garcia will be dazzling us with her footwork, Lucas Savage on Cajon and I will be playing guitar as well. Their is a $10 dollar donation at the door and food and drinks will be available. Please come out and enjoy some flamenco and get the summer started of just right. Ole y Ole!
I will be performing on Wednesday the 15th of May at the Leaf and Bean in the strip, a Cigar and cafe establishment. This event will be celebrating the Roma-Craft Cigar event and it will start at 6pm until late. I will be performing solo as well as some tunes with Jenny Morgan, a singer/songwriter from Austin Texas. There will other performers there as well as some fine handmade cigars to enjoy. Please come out and enjoy some live music by Jenny Morgan, Luci Tedesco, Jon Banuelos and many more. Should be a great night to proceed my Birthday. See ya there.
Wow, 2013 is just rolling right along and it has been a little quite for me until now. I am very proud to be apart of the emerging legends concert series where I will be performing at the Cup and Chaucer cafe from noon- 1pm on Friday the 22nd of February. Along with Barbara York and James Bond, my partners in crime from Alba Flamenca, we will be playing traditional flamenco along with some Latin jazz tunes. The Cup and Chaucer cafe is located on the bottom floor of the Hillman library in Oakland and the concert is free to the public thanks to the University of Pittsburgh Library system and Caliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music society. this concert will be intimate, as flamenco was intended and should be a great start to your Friday afternoon. Come out and enjoy and as always, Ole!
Come down to Verde this Friday Night for the Fiesta of the Apocalypse. I will be performing from 7 pm to 10 pm and Verde is going to have some amazing Maya infused dishes for this special night. I will be playing Flamenco, Latin jazz, Boleros and Rancheras to toast off the last night of the world. Come on down and Eat, Drink, Dance like it is the last night of the world.
Come join us, Alba Flamenca and Students for a Fiesta Flamenca at the Pittsburgh Center for the arts. I have the great pleasure to be playing for Carolina Loyola-Garcia, Pittsburgh’s best Flamenco dancer as well as her wonderful group of Flamenco dance students. I will be joined with Barbara York, James Bond and Luke Savage. It will a great night so please come out and enjoy the Fiesta.
Come out to Verde next week to enjoy the party. Verde is Celebrating their one year anniversary and I will be providing music from 7-10 pm. It will be a great night of food music and tequila. See you there.
I will Be Playing at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina for a special Dia de Los Muertos Celebration. Come on down and enjoy great food, good music and Some amazing specials. Plus join in on the fun and get your face painted and be a Calavera de verdad. See you then. I will start at 7pm until 10.30pm or when the bar closes.
Thank you to Daniel Bauckley for the great video seen here Jon Michael Bañuelos
It was a very great night of Flamenco guitar. Enjoy.
Hey Pittsburgh Flamencos and Guitar enthusiats, I am now offering Flamenco Guitar Classes for Kids and Adults in My home for the Fall/Winter sessions. My hour seesions are $30 per hour and half-hour lessons are available for $20. Come and learn from the best in Pittsburgh about Flamenco and its culture. Lessons also available in Spanish for an extra $5. Contact info: ph. 520-309-5321 or email me here on my website.