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CALENDAR

Jun
28
Fri
Entreflamenco Summer @ El Blamenco
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 1 @ 10:00 pm

TICKET PRICES
Section 1 $40/seat, Section 2 $32/seat, Section 3 $25/seat

GROUP DISCOUNTS
Group of 10 or more 10% off  /  Group of 25 or more 15% off

DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN (12 and under)
Each child must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.
Daily: $25 tickets in all zones.Free admission Thursdays. Call for reservations

 NM RESIDENTS DAY
Thursdays $10 off Sections 1, $5 off  Section 2. Only available at the door. Must present NM ID. Cash Only.
Aug
22
Thu
Southwest Pickers Bluegrass and Old Times Music Annual Festival
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day

45th Annual Southwest Pickers Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival

August 22-25, 2019 – Southwest Pickers & Red River Bluegrass present The 44th Annual Southwest Pickers Bluegrass and Old Times Music Festival.
At this annual event you can look forward to bluegrass, old time and americana bands, instructional workshops, dancing, food, beer garden and vendors. Join us at various Venues accross town to be a part of this exciting annual event!

Aug
23
Fri
Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Aug
24
Sat
Leasburg Dam State Park Music & the Stars @ Leasburg Dam State Park
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Music & the Stars
Sat. June 22, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for our Monthly Night Sky Program, with two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris ( Folk, Rock, Country), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to answer questions. Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. July 20, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – John Hyndman (Bluegrass), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.  Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. August 24, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – “The Deming Fusiliers” ( Dennis Daily/ Rus Bradburd ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. September 21, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – Nichole Martinez, followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. October 19,2019
 5pm-7pm (music)  7pm – 8pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris (Folk, Country, Western, Rock ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.

Go to www.nmparks.com for map and directions. For directions, including a map, visit http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

12712 State Park Road
Radium Springs, NM 88054
575-524-4068

Aug
25
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Aug
30
Fri
Zuni Annual Tribal Fair @ Zuni Pueblo
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Fall celebration of Zuni arts & culture! Traditional arts market, dance performances, arts raffle, demonstrations and more at the Visitor Center. Traditional Harvest Dance involving hundreds of Zuni community members in traditional dress at the historic Middle Village.

(505) 782-7238; zunitourism.com

Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Aug
31
Sat
Chuckwagon BBQ Supper & Shows @ WildLife West Nature Park
Aug 31 all-day
Chuckwagon Supper Shows  June 15, June29, July 13, July 27, August 10, August 21, August 31  Saturday Nights 6 PM  Featuring The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
crowd_fsOur Saturday night Chuckwagon Supper Shows are a local favorite. Suppers include a traditional barbecue dinner of brisket and chicken (vegetarian option is always available), wildlife presentation, our unique falcon show, and live music–typically western, bluegrass or an acoustic mix. Shows take place rain or shine in our all-weather amphitheater or our enclosed and heated Bean Barn. Sign up for Park updates. New Mexico can get cool after sunset, so make sure to bring a jacket or other warm garments! $27/adults, $25/seniors, $12 children 5-11 years and children under 4 are free. Call the park for reservations. Local – (505) 281-7655 Toll-Free – (877) 981-9453

Chuck Wagon Suppers

Join us for dinner and music at one of central New Mexico’s most enjoyable attractions, just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque in Edgewood! The park is open to chuckwagon guests at 5:30; the falcon show begins at 6:00; hayrides run from 6:00 to 7:00; and dinner is served at 7:00. The music starts approximately 8:00 and usually runs for about an hour._DSC9754

 

Sep
1
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Sep
5
Thu
New Mexico State Fair @ Expo New Mexico
Sep 5 – Sep 15 all-day

Located in the heart of Albuquerque, the New Mexico State Fair is one of the largest fairs in the country, with Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo and nationally known country recording stars, plus Indian and Spanish villages. Visitors can explore art, agriculture, animals, entertainment, food, carnival rides, exhibits, and shopping all in one place.

Ranked by SmartAsset.com as one of the top 10 state fairs in the nation (press release here), the New Mexico State Fair includes a PRCA rodeo and performances by nationally-known country recording stars, plus Indian and Spanish villages, all in the heart of Albuquerque. Visitors can explore art, agriculture, animals, entertainment, food, carnival rides, exhibits and shopping at one of the largest state fairs in the country.

SEPTEMBER 5TH- 15TH, 2018

10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday – Saturday
ADMISSION
Adults (age 12-64): $10
Seniors (age 65 and up): $7
Children (age 6-11) $7
Little Ones (age 0-5) FREE

RIDE WRISTBANDS

Monday – $25
Tuesday – $15
Wednesday- $1 Admission & $1 Rides ($10 Minimum)
1st Thursday- $15
2nd Thursday – $20
Friday-Sunday – $35

MIDWAY HOURS

Monday-Friday 
Open at 2 pm
Saturdays & Sundays
Open at 10 am

KIDDIE LAND RIDES

Monday-Friday
Open at 12 pm
Saturdays & Sundays 
Open at 10 am

Dollar Day $1 Admission + $1 Rides all day ($10 Minimum)

Sep
6
Fri
Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Sep
8
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Sep
13
Fri
Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Sep
14
Sat
ABQ Megaband Jam – 2019? @ Apple Mountain Music
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“The Albuquerque Megaband” is an open community band which provides an opportunity for musicians to get together and play acoustic string band music. Megaband practices are held on the second Saturday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Apple Mountain Music, 10301 Comanche Rd. NE (www.applemtnmusic.com/). The Megaband is also meeting at Winning Coffee Co., 111 Harvard SE, (http://www.winningcoffeeco.com/)  on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 to 4pm. Please join us!

Sep
15
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Sep
20
Fri
¡Globalquerque! Annual World Music Festival @ National Hispanic Cultural Center
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day

15TH ANNUAL ¡GLOBALQUERQUE! WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

  • Dates: September 20, 2019 – September 21, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • 1701 Fourth St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102

2019 Lineup:

47SOUL (Palestine/Jordan)
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones (USA)
Natu Camara (Guinea)
La Cuneta Son Machín (Nicaragua)
Dat García (Argentina)
Garifuna Collective (Belize)
Lucibela (Cabo Verde)
Carlos Medina (Las Vegas, New Mexico)
Mdou Moctar (Niger)
Sahba Motallebi (Iran)
Pamyua (Inuit/Yup’ik)
Le Vent du Nord (Quebec, Canada)
Yandong Grand Singers (China)
And more to be announced!

Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Sep
21
Sat
Leasburg Dam State Park Music & the Stars @ Leasburg Dam State Park
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Music & the Stars
Sat. June 22, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for our Monthly Night Sky Program, with two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris ( Folk, Rock, Country), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to answer questions. Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. July 20, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – John Hyndman (Bluegrass), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.  Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. August 24, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – “The Deming Fusiliers” ( Dennis Daily/ Rus Bradburd ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. September 21, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – Nichole Martinez, followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. October 19,2019
 5pm-7pm (music)  7pm – 8pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris (Folk, Country, Western, Rock ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.

Go to www.nmparks.com for map and directions. For directions, including a map, visit http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

12712 State Park Road
Radium Springs, NM 88054
575-524-4068

Sep
22
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Sep
24
Tue
Albuquerque Film & Music Experience
Sep 24 – Sep 29 all-day

 

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience is a socially conscious and impactful event that represents creative achievement in film, music, arts and entertainment. AFME programming includes new media and technology, domestic and international movies, food and art, engaging conversations, panels and time with industry leaders in attendance. This year’s international program will spotlight filmmaking and artistry from Latin America. There will be incredible networking events, screenwriting, art and photography competitions for students, poetry readings by celebrity guests, a star-studded pet fashion show and opportunities to share stories as we gather with some of the most creative minds in the industry.

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX) is Albuquerque’s premier film and music festival. Now in its 7th year, AFMX features domestic and international movies, engaging industry panels and workshops, exciting networking events and parties, live music and more.