Joe Hadlock is a musician/producer/composer now living in San Pancho who has worked for 40 years in the music and recording business. He designed and built the now famous Bear Creek Recording Studio on a farm near Seattle in the late 70’s where he worked with many artists including Eric Clapton, Lionell Ritchie, The Foo Fighters, Soundgarden, James Brown, Heart, Bill Frisell, The Seattle Symphony, and many more. Joe’s son and partner, Ryan Hadlock who has brought groups to record in San Pancho, is now running Bear Creek and was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2011 for producing the #1 album for the The Lumineers. Joe produced many records and composed tv and film soundtracks as well as designed and built recording studios in London, New York, and Seattle.
Singer, musician, multi instrumentalist, producer, engineer, voiceover talent, arranger, comedian, and part-time Guru, Gary “Garito” Lanz defies categorization. Joe Hadlock and Gary Lanz have worked together in the studio on hundreds of TV and film soundtracks, records, commercials and live recordings over many decades.
But he is flying in to San Pancho to play bass & guitar for Joe Hadlock’s Garage Entourage. So let’s not ask too many questions… just enjoy the moment.
Karina Burkhanova is a young Russian violinist who graduated from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. She has collaborated on a wide variety of musical projects with her violin, and has an extensive experience on stage performances as a soloist, orchestra member and chamber artist. As an orchestra musician she collaborated with the Symphony Orchestra of Udmurt Republic, the Chamber orchestra of St. Petersburg conservatory, The St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, The Baltic Youth Philharmonic working with renowned conductors such as Neeme and Christian Jarvi, Kurt Mazur.
In 2013 Karina started her own electro/acoustic violin project playing in massive commercial & corporate shows, to mention some, a Concert tour across Russia with Mariinsky, Moris Bejart ballet artists (2013), The Closure Ceremony of Open Tennis in Acapulco 2015 and Arena presentations with singer Cristian Castro (2019) playing her own compositions and arrangements.
Currently, at her studios in Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta, she is working on and producing her own music, which includes her voice and piano. Karina Burkhanova and Joe Hadlock have been composing and recording original music for the past 3 years.
Elian & Gonzalo
Two friends from Argentina will be performing with Joe’s Garage Entourage in the 2020 Music Festival. Elian Espinazo will be playing drums and percussion. He lives in San Pancho and performs with many artists around The Bay of Banderas and beyond. Gonzo Muru Das Aguas (Gonzalo) will be playing accordion again this year. He lives near San Pancho and plays with many groups around the area. He is also a music educator and is currently working with young children.