Who is Gio?

Live music in San Juan del Sur, Giovanni Sirias playing with the Intruders in San Juan del Sur

Giovanni Sirias grew up in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and learned how to play guitar when he was a child.

He started his professional music career at the age of 28 when he returned to his home town back in 2008 after living and studying in Managua and Granada for 7 years. He has been part of the music scene in the area since then, playing solo gigs or with friends as a vocalist, guitarist, or bass player. Bands he has played includes Los Pobrecitos, San Juan All Stars Blues Band, Balance, Exodus among others.

All of his gigs include several bars and restaurants in and around the San Juan del Sur area. These include Restaurant Vivian, Hulakai Hotel, Pelican Eyes Resort, Magnific Rock, Malibu Popoyo and many more.

He has also played in several festivals in Nicaragua, game tournaments in Ecuador and also was part of the musical scene in Playa Coco, Costa Rica.

Currently he plays in The Intruders Band, in a duet with violinist Tina Forsdyke, as a solo singer/guitarist and with an electric band on occasion around San Juan del Sur.