Welcome to the Tiki Central 2.0 Beta. Read the announcement
Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop

Pages: 1 4 replies

Z
Zeta posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 8:15 AM

Name:Manu Kai
Type:bar
Street:Hamburgo
City:Mexico City
State:
Zip:
country:Mexico
Phone:
Status:defunct

Description:

Z
Zeta posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 8:15 AM

On 2009-01-14 10:03, bigbrotiki wrote:
Great work, Zeta, even if so little remains...now that last Tiki is gone, too. Did you find any surviving personnel of this place? Anything about the MANU-KAI?

Z
Zeta posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2009 8:17 AM

Never seen before... World premiere:

Manu Kai swizzle stick

Cool. You are doing some serious diggin there...
Two Tiki places on the same street.
Mexico es grande.

Z
Zeta posted on Sat, Apr 17, 2010 11:46 AM

Gracias caballeross,

I found this artist who performed in the Manu-Kai, from his website, http://www.vamosconcharlie.com he talks about his begginings as a profesional pianist in 1957in "Beatnik" bars... (Text in Spanish, translation needed)

Mis Inicios

Pianista profesional desde al año de 1957 alternando mis estudios. Mis primeros trabajos fueron en los llamados Café-Cantantes: “Beatniks”, Pau-Pau, El Zotano, La Rana Sabia, Schiafarello, Sinoe, Punto de Fuga, Coyote flaco y El Convento inagurándolos a su tiempo.

Nombre Artístico: “El Caballero del Ritmo” (1957 - 1960).

En 1960 fundé mi propio grupo musical: “The Showmaker’s Trio” en el Hotel Bamer - Hotel San Francisco

Entertainer

He trabajado como cantante y entretainer en innumerables bares y restaurantes de México y Estados Unidos como:

  • Restaurant Bar El Camichín del Hotel Alameda.
  • Bar Veranda del Hotel María Isabel
  • Restaurant Bar Manu-Kai del Hotel Hotel Bamer
  • Bar Impala del Hotel Regis
  • Restauran Bar El Huichol del Hotel Agnes
  • Restaurant Bar Delmónicos
  • Restaurant Bar La Mancha del Hotel Aristos
  • Bar El Galeón del Hotel Melía Purúa
  • Bar El Pájaro Loco del Señorial
  • Bar Camichín del Hotel Alameda
  • La Naranja del Hotel Aristos
  • Piano Bar Holiday Inn Zona Rosa
  • Restaurant El PUB
  • Restaurante El Cícero
  • Restaurant Piano & Bar y Discoteque Casa Morada
  • Restaurant Les Ambassadeurs
  • Piano Bar del Hotel Plaza Lancaster
  • Centro Nocturno Stilus
  • Piano Bar Siqueiros
  • Restaurante Piano Bar Los Pedales
  • Restaurante DÁlbino
  • Restaurante Bar Besame Mucho

Pages: 1 4 replies