Friday night and everyone is certainly feeling alright. Perfect time for the unexpected.

Alex Wilson is the opening act. He looks Hispanic, sounds British, and his first piano solo is a cover of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”. The evening gets super interesting quickly.

A nice enough guy named Ulysses asks if he can sit by me ( it’s the only spot left in the packed arena), offering Wild Turkey in exchange for his intrusion. I smile and accept the invitation. We talk about Rodrigo y Gabriela while they jam on their guitars with unadulterated fervor.

I fall hard for Gabriela.

The music was so pure that the clips below are from last nights show.

Viva Mexico City!

Wench, bring my ale, what say you?

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