Music

DJ Masaya’s Beats

A few years back, the Guatemalan DJ Esteban Masaya – known as ‘DJ Masaya’ – set off on a trip to Sweden to make his name known in the world of electronic music: his great passion. DJ Masaya’s music is renowned for integrating the sound of the national instrument of Guatemala – la marimba –...

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Christmas Concert: Bajo la Estrella de Belén

This year’s Christmas celebrations are almost upon us, and the Trust for the Conservation, Restauration and Rehabilitation of the Monumental Site of San José Catedral of La Antigua Guatemala have been working hard to put together a unique concert in La Antigua. The Trust proudly presents a show comprised of Christmas music from Antigua, Guatemala...

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Zanate N Stereo and their Chapín Reggae

You may have heard about Zanate N stereo – a Guatemalan reggae group that’s become one of the favorite reggae bands in the country because of its unique style and the quality of the music. The band was formed in 2008, and over the years its popularity has grown, something which has led to...

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The Blue Roots

Along the way to becoming known in La Antigua’s music scene, the group now known as The Blue Roots began playing sporadically and informally in late May of 2014 when they began appearing occasionally at a local restaurant. Finding acceptance of their music, within a few months the musicians found that they needed to...

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Handel’s Messiah

Once again, the Asociación Civil Arte por la Educación is preparing for the annual holiday presentation of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Solo artists will be Julia Taylor, soprano; Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano; Sam Lowry, tenor; and Phillip Hill, baritone. A special addition this year will be the presence of Dr. Jonathan Griffith, Founder and Director...

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The Friday Band

The central parks of various cities in Guatemala are the heart of community life. These spaces are used by people of all ages, both young and old. Sometimes teenagers can be seen at La Antigua’s Parque Central, meeting with friends and walking around the park again and again while having animated conversations with their...

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Na’ik Madera takes the rhythm to the South

Na’ik Madera is a group that’s as unique as each of its members. This group of proudly Guatemalan women – who are artists, musicians, and visionaries – was founded in 2003 with the sole aim of promoting equal rights for women and generating social awareness through songs whose rhythms are irresistible and which lead...

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Artists of the Month: La Horchata Regular Band

Homegrown Music Makers Music for dancing and thinking In the beginning, the group was formed as a cover band called La Parrokia, which played covers of ska and reggae bands like Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Panteon Rococo, and Rabanes, among others. The Horchata Regular Band was formed in June 2003 after the breakup of La...

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LOCAL SOUND AND SONG

EVENT OF THE MONTH: CASASITO’S ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL, children from Sacatepéquez villages will demonstrate their musical talents at CasaSito’s 3rd Annual Music Festival. On August 6th, CasaSito Association will host the 3rd Annual Music Festival at la Cooperación Española in La Antigua. Between 9 AM and 1 PM, Antigüeños, tourists, volunteers, and local NGOs...

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Ladies Night Music Project

One funky and fun show dedicated to all those ladies who can always get you out on the dance floor! For the third consecutive year, the city of Antigua will host the Ladies Night Music Project: a group composed of local and foreign musicians such as Jonathan Bermudez, a polyrhythmic percussionist known for his...

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