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Entertainment Guide - September 21, 2019

Monday recitals

Talented musicians of different genres showcased each Monday. 

September 23: Homage to three Latin American trova greats: Silvio Rodríguez, Pablo Milanés and Amaury Pérez. Interpreted by Tapatia singer Marissa (above), along with invited musicians. September 30: Ensamble Supercluster (chamber music quintet). October 7: Piano recital with Abdial Vasquez.


Palcco, Mondays, 8:30 p.m. 100 pesos.

Mumford & Sons

British folk/rock band formed in 2007 shot to fame on both sides of the Atlantic after the release of their award winning first album Sigh No More (2009) that included favorites such as “Winter Winds” and “Little Lion Man.”

Auditorio Telmex, Tuesday, September 24, 9 p.m. 460-1,280 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

To celebrate Mexico’s patriotic month of September, the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra is staging a special concert featuring works by Mexican composers Blas Galindo (Sones de mariachi), Arturo Márquez (“Concierto para flauta y orquesta and Danzón 2”), Eduardo Angulo (“Bacanal”), and Arturo Rodríguez (“Mosaico Mexicano”).

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, September 26, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 29, 12:30 p.m.  90-250 pesos.

Jalisco Jazz Festival

Tuesday, September 24, 8 p.m.  Inaugural concert featuring the Cuarteto Mexicano de Jazz. Teatro Degollado. 80-150 pesos

Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m. Nine groups will be performing on different stages along the Andador 20 de Noviembrecultural and gastronomic corridor in Zapopan centro.   

Friday, September 27, 8 p.m.  Concert with Hernán Hecht X-Pression Quartet, a well-known Latin American band, formed of an Argentinean, Mexican, Cuban and American. Centro Cultural Constitucion. Free.

Saturday, September 28, 5 p.m. Kneebody, Grizz Piña y Los Villanos, Cien Fuegos and Sols play on the Paseo Alcalde, Guadalajara centro.

Jerome Jennings Quartet

The Jazz At Lincoln Center series continues with a performance by a quartet led by drummer Jerome Jennings, who has played every major jazz club in New York City from The Village Vanguard, Birdland and The BlueNote, to Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola.

Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Thursday, September 26, 9 p.m. 250-400 pesos.

Cirque du Soleil

“Crystal” is a Cirque du Soleil production that combines theatrics and acrobatics with ice-skating for the first time. Crystal, the main character, is a young woman who falls through the ice and discovers her own creativity. The show features 43 artists, including 19 figure skaters, 20 acrobats, aerialists and gymnasts, three musicians, a juggler and a comic combining multiple disciplines.


Arena VFG, Wednesday to Sunday, September 25 to 29, with two shows daily Friday to Sunday,  various times. 950 to 4,500 pesos.

The Greatest Circus Show

Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum, this show features  20 accomplished circus artists of various nationalities.

Palcco, Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, 6 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, September 29, 1 and 5 p.m. 200-900 pesos.

National Ballet of Cuba

Renowned Caribbean dance troupe presents “Giselle,” one of the world’s most-often performed classical ballets but also one of its most challenging to dance.


Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Sunday, September 29, 6 p.m. 380-900 pesos.

Musical Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 1: Ensamble Supercluster (chamber music quintet). Tuesday, October 15: Galatea (ancient music ensemble)

Teatro Degollado, 8 p.m. Free.

Dave Matthews Band

U.S. rock band formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991 in concert.

Auditorio Telmex, Thursday, October 3, 9 p.m. 1,150-2,550 pesos.


An instrumental music group from Toronto, Ontario, known for their interpretations of hip hop tracks.

Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Wednesday and Thursday, October 2 and 3, 9 p.m. 700 pesos.

Swan Lake

Moscow State Ballet interprets the genre’s most celebrated work.


Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Saturday, October 5, 6:15 and 9 p.m. 450-850 pesos.


The Ballet de Jalisco, the state’s only  professional ballet company, performs “Carmen,” choreographed especially for the troupe by leading Canadian choreographer Mark Golden.(Carmen kicks off a busy fall season for the Ballet de Jalisco. They will also be performing their acclaimed production of “Swan Lake” on the lake in the Parque Metropolitan from October 24-27, and then the Christmas favorite, “The Nutcracker,” in November and December.)

Palcco, Saturday, October 5, 8:30 p.m. 150-250 pesos.

Youth orchestra

The Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de Guadalajara interpret works by De Falla, Beethoven, Gershwin, Von Suppé, Tchaikovsky, Orff. Piano soloist: José Luis González Moya.

Palcco, Sunday, October 6, 12:30 p.m. 150-250 pesos.

Raul Di Blasio

Concert by Argentine pianist known for his catchy, melodic tunes.

Palcco, Friday October 11, 8:30 p.m. 450-2,490 pesos.

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

One of Canada’s most beloved classical music groupings.

Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Sunday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. 200-500 pesos.

Live from the Met

“Turandot” opens a new season of operas broadcast live from New York. Thrilling dramatic soprano Christine Goerke brings her fierce portrayal to Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, October 19, 11:55 a.m. 120-290 pesos.

Hungarian National Ballet

One of Eastern Europe’s most celebrated dance troupes comes to Guadalajara, performing a double bill: Carmina Burana and Don Juan.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, October 20, 6 p.m. 300-700 pesos.

Javier Camarena

Concert by internationally acclaimed Mexican tenor. Camarena made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in October 2011 in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, singing the role of Count Almaviva. On April 25, 2014, Camarena became only the third singer in the history of the Metropolitan Opera to perform an encore on stage and on March 12, 2016 became the second singer to perform multiple encores.

Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Thursday, October 24, 8:30 p.m. 600-2,200 pesos.

Gerald Cannon Quartet

More from Jazz At Lincoln Center featuring group led by U.S. double bassist Gerald Cannon.

Conjunto Santander de las Artes, Thursday, October 24, 9 p.m. 250-400 pesos.

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