Barro Fest 2023 Rock Music Festival in El Valle

Barro Fest brings live rock music and camping on January 27th & 28th to Coclé Panama! See bands like Los Espíritus from Argentina, Naked Giants from the US and Ulpiano Vergara from Panama.

The full lineup for Barro Fest 2023 in El Valle 

Ulpiano Vergara Díaz (San José, Los Santos, July 7, 1948) is a Panamanian accordionist and composer of typical music, leader, and founder of the Conjunto Ulpiano Vergara y Los Distinguidos.

Naked  GIANTS This American power trio was formed in 2014 in Seattle, Washington. Mixing psychedelia, post-punk and classic rock they will perform in the backyard of Kare Coffee: it is a garden covered by many-year-old treetops. 

Los Espíritus is an Argentine rock band that emerged on the independent scene in the city of Buenos Aires in 2010 and has achieved great recognition over the years. They will perform at the Hotel Campestre live.

Carlos Méndez is one of the leading independent alternative rock artists from Panama. Carlos has prepared some surprises for his concert at Barro Fest 2023, with a show different from any of his previous presentations.

Xantos Jorge, was a Panamanian rock and ballad rock music group formed in 1993 and formally separated in 2000. Since then, they have only performed reunion concerts without any new musical production. 

"En Otro Sol" contains a concept from beginning to end, apart from being enriched by countless arrangements (winds, analog keyboards, samplers, piano, organ, mejoranera, flute, percussion) for which musicians were present. guests. The style of this album ranges from classic Rock with Latin and Beatlerian influences, the strength of the guitars with intense leads and a fresh drum beat. All the songs on this album are mixed and can be heard as a single piece or in tracks.

Los GUAYAS Alternative Latin rock band originally from Panama, musically inspired by Latin sounds mixed with rock and folklore, and show in their music their love for their land: Santiago de Veraguas.

Némula is a Dance Synth-Pop project by Panama-based independent artist and producer Gianfranco Alessandria, known for his work with his band Pepe Bahía.

Inspired by the music of The Bee Gees, LCD Soundsystem and Nine Inch Nails, Némula brings us gothic, funky, and neo-psychedelic synth pop. Their concerts present a show full of color and dancing.

The Cossacks are a gang from Panama City. They have two released albums, Julio (2016) and II (2022). This latest album is characterized by being a key musical evolution in the band, proposing an atmospheric electronic funk, with nuances of 70s rock, considered a plea in defense of hedonism, passion, and love. 

Lemmiwinks is: Beni, Poti and Walbert. Power trio that mixes absurdity and psychedelia at high/low speeds. Active since 2005, Lemmi’s sound fuses punk, alternative, stoner, and progressive rock crafted with a Central American sensibility and communicated in Spanglish. 

It is a Latin indie rock band, Fulmonti is characterized by its diversity of rhythms and genres displayed in different original songs.


Stage of the Handsome Bull (Combos Parrandero and Berraco)

Main street of the Town of Valle de Antón (in front of Bodhi Hostel)

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Folkloric performances (no ticket required, free admission)

5:30 pm: Area evacuation

6:30 pm: Box Office and Doors Open (ticket required)

​7:30 pm - 8:15 pm: The Cossacks

8:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.: Fulmonti

​9:30 pm - 10:15 pm: Los Guayas

10:40 pm - 3:00 am: Ulpiano Vergara and The Distinguished

Cucuá Platform (Berraco Combo)

9:00 pm: Doors Open (ticket required)

11:15 p.m. - 12:15 a.m.: Naked Giants

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.: Lemmiwinks

2:oo am: END.​


2:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Meeting of Embarra Coclesana enlivened by typical groups. 

6:00 pm: The Barronians land // Indie Rock Party Starts

​7:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Xantos Jorge // En Otro Sol Live @BarroFest

9:25 pm - 10:25 pm: Nemula

10:40 pm - 12:00 am: The Spirits

​12:25 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.: Carlos Mendez

1:30 am: Alternative AFTERPARTY

​3:00 am: The beginning of the end

​4:00 a.m.: END

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