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Lipbone Redding

Lipbone Redding

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lipbone Redding

FOLK. Lipbone Redding has traveled the world with his guitar, nightly sharing music and tales with audiences for the past 15 years. He weaves funky rhythms, catchy original songs, brash humor, soulful singing, and inventive guitar playing with exotic and percussive vocal sounds such as throat singing, bass and beat-boxing,[...]

Stephanie Hatfield

Stephanie Hatfield

July 1 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Stephanie Hatfield

AMERICANA. STEPHANIE HATFIELD invites us into the wonder of her life by shoving us head first into the back seat of a speeding car that is her music with Hot Mess. A vessel of unfeigned guitars, vocals, sex and madness built upon empires of heartache and new-found love. Stephanie was[...]

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Higher Ground

Higher Ground

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Higher Ground

BLUEGRASS. Higher Ground was established in early 1998 when a group of talented New Mexico musicians found they shared a common interest in Bluegrass music. Performing original material penned by members of the group, the band also plays a variety of Bluegrass oriented tunes to include traditional and contemporary selections.[...]

White Buffalo

White Buffalo

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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ROCK. WHITE BUFFALO is a talented, eclectic mix of local musicians. Ben Lucero, a master bass player and songwriter keeps the band beat along with  drummer Jimmy Varela who is argtuably the tightest drummer playing today. James Michael King is a superb lead player who has played with many great[...]

The Wise Guys

The Wise Guys

July 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Wise Guys

CLASSIC ROCK. RANCHERAS. Think Beatles hits, along with blues, country, and (for New Mexicans) the kind of ranchera that can’t help but get your feet moving. The Wise Guys play them faithfully, and they play them tight. “People love our variety, and we have a lot of material,” says Lopez. “I always[...]

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Little Leroy and His Pack of Lies Rock n’ Roll Band

Little Leroy and His Pack of Lies Rock n’ Roll Band

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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ROCK/BLUES/SOUL Little Leroy & His Pack of Lies Rock n’ Roll Band plays dance music covers of the Rolling Stones and other Classic Rock covers of Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, T-Rex, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and the Beatles (to name a few); Blues from BB King, Albert King and[...]

The Pleasure Pilots

The Pleasure Pilots

July 5 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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OLD SCHOOL R&B The Pleasure Pilots are a six piece rockin’ Rhythm and Blues band based in Santa Fe. They specialize in old school styles of R & B as well as their own original music. Playing songs from the greats, Amos Milburn, T-Bone Walker, Albert King, Louis Jordan, and Johnny[...]

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 6

No Bandstand Programming today.

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J. Michael Combs and Eaglestar

J. Michael Combs and Eaglestar

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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SONGS OF LABOR, LOVE AND REVOLUTION FROM ACROSS THE HEMISPHERES. I sing songs and play tunes with Heart, con Corazon. The old new Mexican marchas, cutilios, cuadrillas chotises y polkas; old Texas Blues, Quebecois Reels & Jigs, Gospel & Honky-Tonk, Labor & Union Songs, Folk and Protest songs, a song[...]

Sorela

Sorela

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sorela

CUMBIAS. RANCHERAS. Sorela – D’ette and D’anna have been singing and entertaining for most of their lives, born in Albuquerque New Mexico. In 1997 the girls recorded “Si Quieres Verme Llorar” and “Eres Tu” under the name D’Girlz as they were called at the time. Both songs gained major regional[...]

Tejas Brothers

Tejas Brothers

July 7 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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TEX-MEX HONKY TONK. After forming in the fall of 2006, the Tejas Brothers quickly became the subject of big conversation around the stockyards of Fort Worth.  Within a few short years, they had earned the respect as one of the best live acts in Texas. The group’s debut CD was recognized[...]

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The Porter Draw

The Porter Draw

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Porter Draw

ALT-COUNTRY. BLUEGRASS. Albuquerque’s The Porter Draw is an aggressive Americana band, with their roots firmly planted in bluegrass, country, and punk alike. Combining traditional American music with punk energy and attitude, they pull the whole thing together with excellent songwriting and tight harmonies for a unique sound. The band has[...]

Bill Palmer’s TV Killers

Bill Palmer’s TV Killers

July 8 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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AMERICANA. ROCK. The TV Killers are an original rock band started by Bill Palmer (vocalist/guitarist for Hundred Year Flood and guitarist for Stephanie Hatfield and Hot Mess). Bill is also an award winning record producer & engineer. They could be likened stylistically to Tom Petty, Ryan Adams, Rolling Stones, Neil[...]

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Grupo Samy

Grupo Samy

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Grupo Samy

TRADITIONAL EQUADORIAN FOLK. SAMY is a group. living in Otavalo, Ecuador north of Quito, who have been playing traditional Ecuadorian music for most of their lives.

Santa Fe Opera Apprentices

Santa Fe Opera Apprentices

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Opera

OPERA. The Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Program for Singers is internationally recognized as one of the finest programs of its type. On average each year approximately 40 apprentice singers are chosen from a competitive applicant pool. Those who are selected will participate in a rigorous program of training and performances,[...]

Joe King Carrasco

Joe King Carrasco

July 9 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Joe King

TEX-MEX. ROCK AND ROLL. SURF. Known as the King of Tex-Mex rock and roll, Texas native Joe “King” Carrasco has devoted his career to re-creating the Tex-Mex, Farfisa organ rock & roll sound of such ’60s groups as the Sir Douglas Quintet and Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs. Joe King creates a stylistic borderland of pop[...]

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The Rifters

The Rifters

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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BLUEGRASS. AMERICANA. The Rifters formed in 2002 in the fertile and creative music scene of Taos, New Mexico from members of two popular bands already active in the area. Jim Bradley and Don Richmond of Hired Hands, and Rod Taylor of the Rounders, who had all known one another for[...]

The Ballroom Thieves

The Ballroom Thieves

July 10 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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The room is dark, as feet shuffle and people slowly mill about the open space in front of the barely-lit stage. The hiss as beer cans are cracked open mixes in with the swilling of whiskey and the dropping of ice in glasses and throwaway cups. It’s a lively, talkative[...]

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FOLK ART MARKET WEEKEND

FOLK ART MARKET WEEKEND

July 11

No Bandstand Programming today.

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Terra Plena

Terra Plena

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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SALSA. TIMBA. Terra Plena focuses on traditional Son and modern Timba, two Cuban styles of music which, together with strong syncopation, melody, and conscious lyrics, are powerful and well-respected forms of music worldwide. Cuban Timba in particular, a modern variation of Salsa, was created over the last 10 years by[...]

Nosotros

Nosotros

July 12 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Nosotros

SALSA. Nosotros seamlessly combines Latin rhythms with the elements of Flamenco, Jazz, Salsa, and Rock, creating an original sound that is unmistakably Nosotros. But M.E. Schenck of Hyperactive Music Magazine may have interpreted their sound best by saying “Nosotros’ music is not to be explained, it is to be felt[...]

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 13

No Bandstand Programming today.

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American JeM

American JeM

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
American JeM

ACOUSTIC AMERICANA. Audiences have fallen in love with American JeM’s beautifully crafted three-part harmonies, high-energy performances, and its perfectly-selected Americana repertoire.  This is acoustic Americana at its best! American JeM’s music includes both original and cover tunes that draw from Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Rock, Gospel, and Traditional genres.  It won’t be long before you’ll understand why “This is[...]

Santa Fe Chilies Dixie Jazz Band

Santa Fe Chilies Dixie Jazz Band

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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DIXIELAND JAZZ. Dixie, or Dixieland is a name given to the style of jazz performed by early New Orleans Jazz Musicians. The name is a reference to the “Old South”. Dixieland which was developed in New Orleans, is one of the earliest styles of Jazz music. The style combined earlier[...]

Alex Maryol

Alex Maryol

July 14 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Alex Maryol

BLUES. ROCK. 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[...]

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As In We

As In We

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
As In We

POST-ROCK. MATH-ROCK. METAL. Hailing from the high desert of Santa Fe, NM, As In We is a group of lifelong friends working to transmute their individual surroundings and collective inspiration into one distinct, animated voice. Beginning in 2009 as a magnetic three piece comprised of Haven Willis (guitar), Ben Durfee[...]

The Strange

The Strange

July 15 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
The Strange

DESERT ROCK. Born of blood, sweat and tears, The Strange is the culmination of many lives who have influenced what would become one of The Southwest’s most creative and hard-working true rock acts. Described as “young outlaws” the members of The Strange have battled through many a hardship and hurdle[...]

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Albert Martinez & Sierra

Albert Martinez & Sierra

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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CLASSIC COUNTRY/ROCK. Albert Martinez and Sierra are a dynamic three piece band with strong vocals and a tight rhythm section. Pack a lunch and come down to the Plaza for this exceptional noontime treat. Whether you come to dance or just listen, be prepared to be totally entertained. This Santa Fe-based trio[...]

Baile Español

Baile Español

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Baile Espanol

TRADITIONAL HISPANIC DANCE TROUPE. Led by Angie Miller, the Baile Espanol dance troupe has been performing locally for 32 years and is dedicated to preserving Hispanic culture and heritage through dance. Always a visual spectacle- puro cultura.

Nacha Mendez

Nacha Mendez

July 16 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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LATIN DIVA. Nacha Mendez has been around. Born in Chicago, raised in the tiny border town of La Union, New Mexico, years spent in New York City, now settled back in the Santa Fe area. Her musical history is just as varied: she has been playing music since she was[...]

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The Bus Tapes

The Bus Tapes

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bus Tapes

FOLK. ROCK. Two time New Mexico Music Award winners, husband and wife duo Case and Heather Tanner, bring together a range of talented musicians for fun and interactive shows, taking audiences by the hand and leading them through a “what’s-cool” tour of music. Their eclectic mix of originals and covers,[...]

Tiho Dimitrov

Tiho Dimitrov

July 17 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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BLUES. ROCK. The first European Invasion of American Blues being re-imagined happened back in the 60’s by British bands. Tiho Dimitrov is spearheading the next wave of European-born musicians playing the Blues, spiced-up with influences from the Old World, contemporary American rock music, and adding something new, the fingerprint of[...]

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Sol Fire

Sol Fire

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sol FIre

ROCK.  Sol Fire is a rock group formed in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are known for their unique sound that merges rock with pop, r&b and latin influences. The band is led by guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Amado Abeyta and his brother guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Buddy Abeyta. The concept of brothers collaborating in a[...]

Lumbre del Sol

Lumbre del Sol

July 18 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Lumbre del Sol

HISPANIC ROCK. Forty-two years and still going strong. Santa Fe’s  favorite Chicano rock band. Always a Bandstand season highlight- Don’t miss this show!

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 19

No Bandstand Programming today.

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 20

No Bandstand Programming today.

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Fiddlin’ Doc Gonzales

Fiddlin’ Doc Gonzales

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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COUNTRY/BLUEGRASS/HISPANIC Elmer (“Fiddlin’ Doc”) Gonzales is an amazing fiddle player from Northern New Mexico.  Don’t miss this rare treat to see a true and authentic music talent. Here’s a video clip from last year’s Bandstand:   DOC GONZALES VIDEO CLIP

La Sociedad Colonial Espanola

La Sociedad Colonial Espanola

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm
La Sociedad

TRADITIONAL HISPANIC DANCE. The love of dancing has throughout history been second nature to Spanish people, especially in Northern New Mexico. Refugees who fled their homeland during the Polish Revolution in the early 1790s and other settlers from Europe to Mexico introduced many traditional dances from their home countries. These[...]

La Familia Vigil & The Northern New Mexico Folk Ensemble

La Familia Vigil & The Northern New Mexico Folk Ensemble

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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TRADITIONAL NORTEÑO FOLK MUSIC. Cipriano Vigil, of La Familia Vigil, is one of the greatest folk musicians to emerge from New Mexico. Cipriano was born in Chamisal and first learned traditional music by listening to older musicians who performed for dances, weddings and fiestas in nearby communities. Cipriano has performed[...]

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Cal Haines 5 Play Ray Charles

Cal Haines 5 Play Ray Charles

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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JAZZ. Ray Charles was known for his own style of jazz, featured in this lively tribute to the legendary musician. His memorable melodies burst through in an all-instrumental concert highlighted by a full range of woodwinds, two keyboard players, bass and drums. Glenn Kostur on saxes, Bert Dalton and Jim[...]

Raúl Midón

Raúl Midón

July 22 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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JAZZ. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón has earned renown as one of music’s most distinctive and searching voices. He is “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” according to The New York Times. Midón has collaborated with such heroes as Herbie[...]

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Agalu – spirit of African drums

Agalu – spirit of African drums

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Agalu

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[...]

Paw Coal & The Clinkers

Paw Coal & The Clinkers

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Paw Coal

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[...]

The Bruce & Kelly Show

The Bruce & Kelly Show

July 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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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[...]

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Tierra Sonikete

Tierra Sonikete

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tierra Sonikete

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.

Bert Dalton’s Brazil Project

Bert Dalton’s Brazil Project

July 24 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Bert Dalton

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[...]

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 25

No Bandstand Programming today.

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Busy & The Crazy 88

Busy & The Crazy 88

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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[...]

Manzanares, with Max and the Maxpack

Manzanares, with Max and the Maxpack

July 26 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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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[...]

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NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

NO BANDSTAND PROGRAMMING

July 27

No Bandstand Programming today.

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Flamenco’s Next Generation: Maria Benitez Youth Dance Troupe

Flamenco’s Next Generation: Maria Benitez Youth Dance Troupe

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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[...]

Ryan Finn Big Band

Ryan Finn Big Band

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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[...]

JQ Whitcomb

JQ Whitcomb

July 28 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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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[...]

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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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[...]

Peter Rowan

Peter Rowan

July 29 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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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,[...]

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Clan Tynker Family Circus

Clan Tynker Family Circus

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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[...]

Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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[...]

Radio La Chusma

Radio La Chusma

July 30 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Radio La Chusma

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[...]

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Pawn Drive

Pawn Drive

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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.[...]

The Handsome Family

The Handsome Family

July 31 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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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[...]

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