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July 2014
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Agalu – spirit of African drums

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
Sponsor: Lucchese Boot

AFRICAN DRUMMING. Agalu (“Spirit of the Drum”) is led by Akeem Ayanniyi, who is the ninth generation of his family to play the traditional Yoruba talking drum.  Ayanniyi, from the Western Nigerian town of Erin Oshun near the historic art center of Oshogbo, has been performing since the age of five and has toured much of Africa as well as Germany, Brazil, Sweden and the United States as a performer and teacher. He settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1993…

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Paw Coal & The Clinkers

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: Lucchese Boot

BLUEGRASS. Clink-er n. the stony residue from burned coal. With over 100 years of picken’ between them, Paw Coal & The Clinkers bring enthusiasm and energy to Bluegrass, Old Time, and Americana music.  The band hails from the “greater Madrid-Cerillos metropolitan” area of New Mexico on the turquoise trail just outside of Santa Fe.  Paw Coal (Joe Dietrich) started his musical journey in Pennsylvania coal mining country playing bluegrass and old time banjo with The Buffalo Chipkickers, doing field work for Bob Doyle, a student of Sam…

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The Bruce & Kelly Show

July 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: Lucchese Boot

COUNTRY. FOLK. AMERICANA. “I don’t know if it was ever some big idea,” says Kelly Willis with a musical laugh. “It’s just something we’ve always sort of done. Our Christmas shows were always so fun, and obviously we’ve always been part of each other’s records. But we’re also our own people. We’ve always been very careful about not losing sight of that. We didn’t want to get lost in a duo because we are so different, and we’ve each worked so hard to establish…

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Tierra Sonikete

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: Keep It Co-Op!

JAZZ. FLAMENCO. The exciting new group ‘Tierra Sonikete’ includes Joaquin Gallegos, guitar and vocals, J.Q. Whitcomb, trumpet, and John Bartlit, percusion. The group plays Gallegos and Whitcomb’s compositions as well as pieces by Paco de Lucia and other maestros. Don’t miss it! PROGRAMMING NOTE: Tonight’s Bandstand performance begins at 6:30pm.

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Bert Dalton’s Brazil Project

July 24 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
Sponsor: Keep It Co-Op!

JAZZ. Enjoy the festive and seductive rhythms of the music of Brazil consisting of pianist Bert Dalton, vocalist Patty Stephens, bassist Rob “Milo” Jaramillo, percussionist Frank Leto, and drummer John Bartlit. Their music is a blend of traditional, contemporary, and original Brazilian jazz. Samba and bossa nova rhythms, the excitement of carnival, sensuous songs in Portuguese and English, fiery percussion, and top-flight jazz and Latin improvisations make the Brazil Project one of the most exciting new bands in the Southwest.…

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 25
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Busy & The Crazy 88

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bandstand Southside,
3466 Zafarano Drive Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
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HIPSTER POP JAZZ-O-RAMA. Hipster Pop Sci-Fi Jazz-o-Rama dusted with Country Western Funk and cinematic New Mexican Hip-Hugger Boogaloo Soul. Tripped out. Shaken ‘and’ Stirred. In other words: Imagine yourself inside a Quentin Tarantino movie……. This band has no musical boundaries, they take a lot of experimental musical adventures and they have a lot of fun doing it! Busy McCarroll may be one of Santa Fe’s most recognizable and well-known musicians. She’s been singing in and fronting Santa Fe bands for…

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Manzanares, with Max and the Maxpack

July 26 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Bandstand Southside,
3466 Zafarano Drive Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
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NUEVO FLAMENCO AND LATIN ROCK. SERVED WITH A SIDE OF STANDARD JAZZ CLASSICS. MANZANARES is hot Spanish guitar, sizzling Latin percussion, and soulful vocals; a high-energy and fiery sound with a dazzling repertoire that ranges from Spanish and Middle Eastern guitar melodies to Flamenco to Pop to Latin Rock. Led by brothers David and Michael Manzanares and accompanied by some of the best musicians in the industry, MANZANARES has been labeled one of the hottest latin acts to hit the music scene and has gained…

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 27
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Every week until August 24, 2014
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Flamenco’s Next Generation: Maria Benitez Youth Dance Troupe

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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YOUTH FLAMENCO. Flamenco’s Next Generation (FNG) is the Institute for Spanish Arts’ dynamic youth company of local dancers and guitarists. Formed in 2002 by focused, disciplined, and committed young students, FNG is now into their 10th year as a youth Flamenco company. This Santa Fe youth flamenco group strives not only to perform at the highest possible level but also to give back to their community with the same passion. Working closely with Maria Benitez to further their skills in…

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Ryan Finn Big Band

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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JAZZ. After graduating from Los Alamos High School in 2000, Ryan Finn moved to New Orleans, where he studied music education at Loyola University – New Orleans.  While in New Orleans, he had the opportunity to perform with many great jazz musicians, including Tony ‘Oulabula’ Bazley, Dave Liebman, Randy Brecker, Wyclef Gordon, John Mahoney, Johnny Vidocavich, Tony Dagradi, New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Troy Andrews (a.k.a. Trombone Shorty), and Big Sam’s Funky Nation. Finn played regularly around the city as well as…

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JQ Whitcomb

July 28 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States

JAZZ. J.Q. was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he started playing professionally as a teenager in a variety of musical styles including jazz, classical, funk, ska, and reggae.  He graduated with a B.M. in Jazz Performance and a B.A. in Chinese Language from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music, having studied trumpet with jazz trumpet masters Marcus Belgrave and Kenny Davis there. After working primarily as a jazz musician in Shanghai, China for 8 years, J.Q.…

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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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HOT BLUEGRASS. COOL ROOTS MUSIC. Since Frank Solivan left the cold climes of Alaska for the bluegrass hotbed of Washington, D.C., he’s built a reputation as a monster mandolinist — and become a major festival attraction with his band, Dirty Kitchen. Solivan and banjoist Mike Munford (2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year), guitarist Chris Luquette (IBMA Instrumentalist of the Year Momentum Award winner) and doghouse bassist Dan Booth simmer a bluegrass/newgrass stew from instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills so…

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Peter Rowan

July 29 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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BLUEGRASS. A Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of Bluegrass veteran Bill Monroe, to his time in Old & in the Way and breakout as a solo musician and bandleader, Rowan has built a devoted, international fan base through a solid stream of records, collaborative projects, and constant touring. Peter’s early career included stints with Earth Opera, Sea Train, Muleskinner,…

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Clan Tynker Family Circus

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: PNM

FAMILY CIRCUS. CLAN TYNKER is a troupe of brothers and sisters who perform a stunning array of talents in a fanciful “Vaudeville” style of Circus. Their all-ages show presents an amazing menagerie of entertainment from “around the world” set to an exciting live musical soundscape. Dazzling juggling skills are on display! Other highlights of the show consist of stage magic, stilt walking, unicycle riding, Central Asian dance, comedy, audience participation, sword swallowing and fire-eating. The show culminates with a dizzying…

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Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: PNM

MARIACHI. Mariachi Nuevo Sonido is a complete Mariachi ensemble featuring full instrumentation. Nuevo Sonido performs the entire range of Mexican and New Mexican folk and popular music. Their high energy show is dedicated to the perpetuation of the vast range of Mexican traditional music and New Mexican music of the past and present, and to the celebration and maintenance of the continuing influence between Mexican and New Mexican culture. Mariachi Nuevo Sonido emphasizes authenticity and tradition and reflect the current international…

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Radio La Chusma

July 30 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: PNM

REGGAE. CUMBIA. ROCK. Representing the beauty and complexity of the border culture, the reggae/ cumbia/ rock band known as Radio La Chusma, is sparking up the music scene. They make uplifting the people with their message and hard hitting rhythms, look easy. With four part harmonies and battling solos, this new “Pachuco sound” takes the reggae vibration to a whole new level. Bringing their unique perspective to the rest of the world, Radio La Chusma breaks down the borders of…

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Pawn Drive

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: Diva Diamonds

FOLK. AMERICANA. Members of Selsun Blue  and the Rivet Gang join forces to resurrect Pawn Drive. Rooted in the world of Folk and Americana with a dusting of grit und drang. “Rising like a stoned phoenix out of its own ashes, resurrected foursome Pawn Drive features members of Rivet Gang and Selsun Blue. In this writer’s opinion, the new Pawn Drive outdoes its predecessors with dependably beautiful, off-kilter, slide-heavy noodling weirdness in the vein of early Fugs/Holy Modal Rounders recordings.”–Weekly Alibi, July 2013…

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The Handsome Family

July 31 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Fe Bandstand,
Santa Fe Plaza National Historic Landmark Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sponsor: Diva Diamonds

AMERICANA. New Mexico’s The Handsome Family is a 20-year songwriting collaboration between husband and wife, Brett (music) and Rennie Sparks (words). Their lyrics and music are very intense, highly descriptive and full of meticulously-researched narrative and exhilarating musical re-imaginings of everything from Appalachian holler, psychedelic rock, Tin Pan Alley and medieval ballad. Of course you don’t have to be a music historian to love these songs. They are full of romantic longing for nature’s mysterious beauty and the tiny wonders…

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August 2014

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

August 1 - 2
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