music

El Papo Vecino, Live @ La Casona de las Brujas

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img_4188Last Friday I went to see some live music at Casco Viejo in Panama City (Panama). I had heard from my cousin Clarisse and her co-worker Picho (Pureza Natural bass player) that this band called “El Papo Vecino” was going to have a gig at la Casona de las Brujas venue, place which I love for its bohemian/indie/rustic vibe.

I got there late, at the end of the musical interlude by Carlos Mendez, a rock solo artist Read the rest of this entry »

Reggae roots at “One” Panama – Pureza Natural (live)

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Clarisse (Yellow shirt), Giordano (light blue and white) and me (smiling at the background)Last Night, my cousin Clarisse picked me up around 10 p.m. to go to the Reggae Roots nights at One Panama. I was happy to see her again,a and even happier to hang out with her and her brother Giordano. We got there really early for Panamanian standards, but the roots was skanking and the vibe was filled with positive energy. The night progressed as the Dj kept on “rootsing” and the crowd started to grow by 12 p.m. the place was packed with a variety of people: ghetto people, zonies, foreign (maybe Europeans and Gringos) and some Rastafarian… Read the rest of this entry »