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J.Michael Combs

J.Michael Combs

July 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
J Michael Combs

Songs of Labor, Love & Revolution from across the Hemispheres; joined by daughter Beth Valdez as EAGLESTAR, Folk Country Harmonies.

Strolling Scones

Strolling Scones

July 1, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Strolling Scones

A bit of the Beatles…a dash of The Mamas and the Papas…a sprig of Jefferson Airplane…and you’ve got the Strolling Scones! Its new music with a big chunk of “those were the good old days man.” This band has it all – strong vocal harmony, flashy guitar work, memorable, melodic songs,[...]

The Wise Guys

The Wise Guys

July 1, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wise Guys

Think Beatles hits, along with blues, country, and the kind of ranchera that can’t help but get your feet moving. The Wise Guys play them faithfully, and they play them tight. We’re so glad to have them back on the Bandstand!

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Funktasm with Little Leroy

Funktasm with Little Leroy

July 2, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Funktasm with Little Leroy

Get ready to be funkadelicised.

The Saltanah Dancers

The Saltanah Dancers

July 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Saltana Dancers

The Saltanah Dancers of Santa Fe, New Mexico, are Deborah Newberg, Michelle Odom, and Areena Estul. They have been dancing together for over 6 years and share a joyful, artistic, collaborative approach to the beautiful, ancient and modern art of belly dance. This is their fifth appearance at Santa Fe[...]

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band

July 2, 2013 @ 7:20 pm - 8:45 pm
Yo-Mamma-Booty-Band

Think Parliament/Funkadelic, Galactic, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Brownout. Purveyors of original Funk since 2002, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band zoomed onto festival stages nationwide, fueled by a heavy mix of powerful original compositions, triumphant horns, laid back grooves and heavy backbeats. Having fun and feeling good is the[...]

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Polyphony Marimba

Polyphony Marimba

July 8, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Polyphony Marimba

Polyphony Marimba is a nationally touring marimba ensemble based in Santa Fe, NM. Formed in 2010, their music vibrantly conveys a deeply personal contemporary sensibility, while drawing from the ancient rhythms and melodies of southern Africa. Touched by the compelling beauty of Zimbabwean music, songs of this region are always[...]

Simon Balkey & The Honky Tonk Crew

Simon Balkey & The Honky Tonk Crew

July 8, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Simon Balkey

Simon Balkey has made it a point to make country music a part of his life, because for Simon, country music is about life experiences. For him listening to country music and making country music is like listening to a story. He truly enjoys being a part of the country[...]

James “Slim” Hand

James “Slim” Hand

July 8, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
James "Slim" Hand

The Real Deal. “Folks, like I said before and itʼs STILL true, James Hand is the real deal!” – Willie Nelson Although this local Texas legend has been singing all of his life and making music for more than 40 years playing honky tonks, touring the US, and Europe, playing[...]

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Cali Shaw

Cali Shaw

July 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cali Shaw

Cali Shaw is an American singer-songwriter born out of the belly of the Mission District in San Francisco California. Growing up with bohemian parents, Cali Shaw was exposed to many different musical influences while living in San Francisco, Mexico City, Greece, and Seattle. Now based in the dusty yet beautiful[...]

Alex Maryol

Alex Maryol

July 9, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Alex Maryol

The son of Greek-American restaurateurs, Alex Maryol grew up in Santa Fe New Mexico and was raised on the music of Chuck Berry, Fats Domino and Elvis Presley. He began songwriting during his teenage years while performing at smoky bars and coffee shops in downtown Santa Fe. While primarily influenced[...]

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La Familia Vigil

La Familia Vigil

July 10, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Familia Vigil

Cipriano Vigil along with his son Cipriano Jr and daughter Felicita are keeping New Mexican musical traditions alive as La Familia Vigil. If the James Beard Foundation gave awards for music, La Familia Vigil would win- hands down.

Mariachi Aztlan

Mariachi Aztlan

July 10, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
by Ricardo Lara

Culture and Heritage. This is the third year in a row that Mariachi Aztlan has taken first place at the Houston Rodeo Mariachi Invitational Competition. One of the countryʼs top non-professional groups, the highly celebrated 15- member group of student musicians from UTPA, know as Mariachi Aztlan is racking up[...]

Severo Y Grupo Fuego

Severo Y Grupo Fuego

July 10, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Severo-Y-Groupo-Fuego

Baila Me. Severo Y Groupo Fuego are winners of the 2012 NMHEA CD of the Year Award! Latin superstar Severo brings spicy cumbia flavor with a pinch of tropical rhythm to the Latin music genre. All-around entertainers, Groupo Fuego is guaranteed to put on a high-energy show that will make[...]

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Cloacas

Cloacas

July 11, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cloacas

Listening to Cloacas is like traveling sideways in time. This ensemble invokes elements of folk, Americana, Classical, and American gothic styles as well as whatever their acoustic instruments inspire. Click HERE for more info on Cloacas.

Sage Harrington

Sage Harrington

July 11, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Photo by Claude Stephenson

Sage Harrington does not sing sad songs. With her new CD (Maybe, 2012) currently available everywhere fine music is downloaded, Sage describes her music as “indiegrass,” complete with catchy melodies, ringing dobros and weird lyrics … but not sad ones. With a handful of singing lessons under her belt, Sage[...]

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

July 11, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A Hawk and a Hacksaw

Joined by an ever expanding and contracting line-up of musicians, A Hawk and A Hacksaw seeks to create an ecstatic sound much like the village bands of old- virtuosity is appreciated but not over-emphasized- and it is the communal aspect of folk tradition and musicianship that becomes important. They were[...]

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Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey (featuring Gilbert Levy)

Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey (featuring Gilbert Levy)

July 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Suzanne Teng

At last year’s Bandstand show, Mystic Journey led the Plaza crowd on a musical mystery tour through Egypt, Africa, China, and the American Southwest.  Nothing short of stunning!  We’re ready for another trip. Santa Feans, and husband and wife, Suzanne and Gilbert are joined by their band mates Dann Torres and[...]

Azadeh Dance Company

Azadeh Dance Company

July 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Azadeh-Dance

Wagogo

Wagogo

July 13, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Wagogo

Wagogo is a strong dose of Zimbabwean mbira, Roots music from the islands and native New Mexican groove, with lyrics in English, ChiShona, and Spanish. They were so good last year, we let them keep playing long after curfew. They’re that good. Friends of Outside In since 1994. Click HERE[...]

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Floozy

Floozy

July 15, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Floozy

Classical, pop, flamenco, rock, folk, Americana, soul…there is nary a spot on the musical spectrum that has not been explored individually or collectively by the women of Floozy. “. . . a lipstick-smeared excursion into electro-acoustic folk-punk, with a shot of Thelma and Louise . . .”   — Mel Minter, Musically[...]

Busy + The Crazy 88!

Busy + The Crazy 88!

July 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busy + The Crazy 88

Busy McCarroll, Santa Fe’s Funky Diva and Beatnik Spy Girl, is back, this time with her latest incarnation, which she calls “Hipster Pop Jazz-O-Rama.” She’s been playing in the Santa Fe music scene for over three decades and has never failed to keep us entertained with her soulful lyrics, edgy[...]

JQ Whitcomb

JQ Whitcomb

July 15, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
JQ Whitcomb

Trumpeter and composer J.Q. Whitcomb doesn’t just play jazz.  He creates moods.  From poignant, reflective tenderness to brash and boisterous exuberance, his compositions evoke adventures and romances, his trumpet playing the ever-adaptable thespian that commands every ear’s attention to the end. J.Q.’s debut album Airports was released to critical acclaim in April[...]

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Anthony Leon & The Chain

Anthony Leon & The Chain

July 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Anthony Leon & The Chain

Anthony Leon & The Chain are a High Energy Two-Steppin’-Head-Bangin’ Alternative Country Band based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. For three years the band has created a sound so unique it deserves it’s own genre. A Hybrid of Bluegrass, Honky Tonk, and Rock & Roll, the band uses great lyrics[...]

Billy D and The Hoodoos

Billy D and The Hoodoos

July 16, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Billy D & The Hoodoos

Born on the south side of Chicago, Billy Desmond grew up surrounded by the Blues and early Rock & Roll — a powerful attraction. He started playing professionally at teen dances and parties at the age of fourteen, and by eighteen he was sneaking into the blues clubs of Chicago[...]

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Blue Moon Prairie

Blue Moon Prairie

July 17, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blue Moon Prairie

Blue Moon Prairie is the convergence of 3 vocal stylists/songwriters: Robyn Adams, Laura Melanie Stein, and Caroline Jenney – all currently living in northern New Mexico. While their backgrounds are different (rock, country, folk, bluegrass), they all meet on the same musical playing field – and the result is wondrous![...]

Felix Y Los Gatos

Felix Y Los Gatos

July 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Felix y Los Gatos

Felix y Los Gatos is an Albuquerque-based roots band, and is widely considered to be New Mexico’s best party band! They play great dance music, and put on an exciting and riveting live show, blending elements of zydeco, swing, tex-mex, blues and country music. They have been featured at Thirsty[...]

Curley Taylor

Curley Taylor

July 17, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Curley-Taylor

Zydeco Trouble!! Hailed as an infusion of fresh young energy to the Zydeco circuit, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble know how to get an audience out on the dance floor. Curley Taylor was born and raised in Louisiana and has been around music all of his life. He began performing[...]

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The Gregg Daigle Band

The Gregg Daigle Band

July 18, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gregg Daigle

Gregg remembers the first time he heard bluegrass music blaring over the loudspeakers in a warehouse where he picked, packed and shipped for a record company in the early 90’s.  He immediately searched out a banjo and learned to play it while performing in the subways and squares of Boston,[...]

The Free Range Ramblers

The Free Range Ramblers

July 18, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
The Free Range Ramblers

The Free Range Ramblers are a 5 piece string band playing rowdy good time music from the Appalachians to the Southwest. Featuring traditional fiddle tunes, bluegrass, original songs and contemporary Americana music. Jake Bier-guitar, vocals, Greg Butera-fiddle, vocals, Dave Badstubner-Bass, vocals, Elise Southwick-Banjo, Slide Guitar, vocals, and Benito Plaza-Mandolin, vocals[...]

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Clan Tynker

Clan Tynker

July 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Clan Tynker

A family of siblings who perform a wide variety of talents in a whimsical “Old World/ Vaudeville” style of entertainment. The show is an enchanting kaleidoscope of skills from around the world performed to live music. An impressive variety of juggling skills are displayed including balls, clubs, machetes, contact spheres,[...]

Ryan Christopher Montano

Ryan Christopher Montano

July 22, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ryan Christopher Montano

Trumpeter, songwriter, actor, and model Ryan Christopher Montano quietly smiles as he confesses that his life is anything but ordinary. “I never know what’s going to happen next and I want that every day of every month of every year for the rest of my life.” he says Born and[...]

Max Baca of The Texmaniacs

Max Baca of The Texmaniacs

July 22, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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Polkas, rancheras y un Grammy! Max Baca has a wide range of experience touring and recording with everyone from his father’s family conjunto, Flaco Jimenenz, the original Texas Tornados, Los Super Seven and even the Rolling Stones. Max is a legend on the bajo sexto, a twelve string guitar-like instrument,[...]

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The Mil-Tones

The Mil-Tones

July 23, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

New Orleans Second-Line brass band. This is gonna be fun!

Larry Mitchell

Larry Mitchell

July 23, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Larry Mitchell

Larry Mitchell is a Grammy award-winning producer, engineer and performer who has toured the world playing guitar with well-known artists including Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé. In his original compositions, Larry skillfully weaves guitar textures that showcase his virtuosity as a solo artist and ensemble player.[...]

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The Railyard Reunion Band

The Railyard Reunion Band

July 24, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Railyard Reunion Band

The Railyard Reunion Band emerged in December, 2009, from musicians who jammed for years at the Cowgirl Bluegrass Jam Sessions. They’ve reunited as a dedicated band to share their version of Bluegrass and Americana styles of music.  More info on The Railyard Reunion Band can be found HERE.

Baile Espanol

Baile Espanol

July 24, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Baile Español

The cutest, best-dressed traditional Spanish dancing kids in Santa Fe. Always a season highlight!

Manzanares

Manzanares

July 24, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Manzanares

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[...]

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hONEy hoUSe

hONEy hoUSe

July 25, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
hONEeyhoUSe

“hONEy hoUSe” is a unique acoustic trio combining the talents of three very diverse and seasoned artists into one unexpected powerhouse force. Consisting of award winning R&B/Gospel soulstress Hillary Smith, earthy Blues/Folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea, and sweet voiced Mandy Buchanan, “hONEy hoUSe” seamlessly melds the lines of musical genres with[...]

Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia

Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia

July 25, 2013 @ 7:15 pm
Zenobia-Jay-Boy-Adams

Singer, songwriter and guitarist, Jay Boy Adams, dyed-in-the-wood Texan who has shared concert bills with such acts as ZZ Top, The Allman Brothers Band, Joe Cocker and Bonnie Raitt, has joined forces with three-time Grammy nominee, singer, songwriter and keyboardist, Zenobia, who has appeared on Broadway in the rock musical HAiR, toured[...]

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Fiddlin’ Doc Gonzales

Fiddlin’ Doc Gonzales

July 29, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Doc Gonzales

A New Mexico Classic.

Lipbone Redding

Lipbone Redding

July 29, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Photo by John Mazlish

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, “voice-stramentalist” and former subway musician, Lipbone Redding travels the world with his guitar, sharing his original music and bringing back stories of the open road. An entertainer with a flair for the weird and comedic, Lipbone weaves his own story with funky rhythms, catchy melodies, brash humor,[...]

Round Mountain

Round Mountain

July 29, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Round Mountain

Blending dusty American grit with a worldly amalgam of global influences, Santa Fe-based duo Round Mountain presents a singular take on folk music that is both foreign and familiar. The multi-multi-instrumentalist band of brothers has travelled the globe absorbing bits and pieces of musical cultures, returning to filter them through[...]

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Treemotel

Treemotel

July 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Treemotel

BEST ALBUM OF 2012 IN SANTA FE – “Treemotel’s second release of 2012, ‘Girls’, would easily have topped the charts on any eighties college radio station. From Mark Williams’ clear and snuggle-worthy vocals gliding over the top of the murky composition of ‘Lillian’s Jetset’ to the punk-inspired thrumming of ‘Lorretta’s[...]

Jupiter Spiral

Jupiter Spiral

July 30, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Jupiter Spiral

Jupiter Spiral is a five piece band from Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos, New Mexico. Created around the songwriting of singer,multi-instrumentalist David Smith. Indie,Psych and Post Rock influences combined into unique moments of tension and release as atmospheric Keyboards and Guitars swirl and reverberate through carefully constructed arrangements “The label ‘space[...]

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Nacha Mendez

Nacha Mendez

July 31, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Photo by Kerry Gallagher

Nacha Mendez grew up in the tiny border town of La Union, in southern New Mexico, where she began singing and playing the guitar at an early age. She learned traditional Ranchera canción from her grandmother and performed in border towns near El Paso with her cousins, the Black Brothers,[...]

Mariachi Buenaventura

Mariachi Buenaventura

July 31, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariachi Buenaventura

New Mexico’s favorite all-female Mariachi band returns!  Mariachi Buenaventura delivered a mesmerizing set last seaon-we’re so happy to have them back! The group was formed in September, 2005 and has been together since then. Their repertoire consists of a wide variety of traditional, contemporary, and original songs. They pride themselves on their arrangements of pop songs,[...]

Lumbre Del Sol

Lumbre Del Sol

July 31, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Lumbre del Sol

Forty plus years and still going strong. Santa Fe’s absolute favorite Chicano rock band. Don’t miss this show!  

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