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63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States

June 2019

La Mera Candelaria

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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When it comes to cumbia, Latina artists, from Selena to Li Saumet of Bomba Estéreo, have typically blended the genre’s traditional drum rhythm and percussive heartbeat with contemporary electronic sounds to bring the folkloric music to new, young audiences. But Stephani Candelaria, who fronts the Los Angeles-based band La Mera Candelaria, has taken a different direction. The singer-songwriter fuses cumbia with other traditional rhythms, particularly the relaxed vibes of son cubano, creating a refreshing new musical mix she lades with sassy…

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Baracutanga

June 27 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Voted BEST LATIN BAND and BEST WORLD BAND in the 2018 "Best of Borque" Reader's Poll.

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Meow Wolf’s Monster Battle Party

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Meow Wolf returns to the Plaza with their beloved spontaneous costumed flashmob party!

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July 2019

Carlos Medina

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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New Mexican musician Carlos Medina is a psychedelic Mariachi. His debut album El Cantador pushes the boundaries of the genre into the psych-pop realm, exploring themes of altered states, mystery and illusion. “It’s straight-up mariachi," says Medina. “Songs written by somebody that was born and raised here.” Carlos is a multi-instrumentalist with a DIY background, bootstrapping a career in remote roadside bars, serenading strangers at their tables with dark corridos from the heart. Known to many as “the Tom Waits…

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Nosotros

July 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The 2018 Bandstand Southside Series at SWAN Park picks up where we left off with the award-winning salsa/cumbia dance band Nosotros.

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NO SHOW ON ACCOUNT OF “PANCAKES ON THE PLAZA”

July 3 - July 4
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Happy Fourth of July!

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Alex Maryol

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Alex Maryol’s latest album of original blues rock music is rooted in the rich blues tradition.

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Joe West

July 5 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Joe West, local song writer and producer of the theatrical, returns to the Plaza with his own brand of original folk rock. You will be pulled into a frenzy  as the passion of the evening leads you to the dance floor for an evening of undeniable fun. More Info >>

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Chango

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Local favorites Chango are a band known for turning it up to "11."

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Billy D and The Hoodoos

July 9 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Don't miss this rare chance to hear one of Santa Fe's most beloved blues-rock guitarists.

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David Berkeley

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Santa Fe-based songwriter and author David Berkeley writes songs capable of both breaking and mending the heart. The San Francisco Chronicle calls him a “musical poet,” and the New York Times praises his “lustrous, melancholy voice with shades of Tim Buckley and Nick Drake.” David was a guest on This American Life, and he’s won many songwriting awards and honors including ASCAPs Johnny Mercer Songwriting Award. He’s released six studio albums, one live album, a DVD, and authored two books. David’s last release was a never-before…

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Jim Lauderdale

July 10 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Jim Lauderdale is a 2-time Grammy winning Americana icon, a singer-songwriter whose unmistakable rhinestone-encrusted silhouette has been a symbol for creative integrity and prolificacy for thirty-one albums over decades of recording. He’s an A-list Nashville songwriter whose songs have ruled the country charts while recording an eclectic catalog of albums that run the gamut of American roots styles. Although he never got to work with his idol Gram Parsons, who Jim immortalized in his classic signature song ‘The King of…

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Frank Leto and PANdemonium

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal returns to the Bandstand stage for his sixth appearance.

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The Santa Fe Blues Divas

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The Santa Fe Blues Divas are three friends and powerhouse vocalists who bring together their decades of performance experience to create a musical group that features close harmonies, high energy, and the best that blues has to offer. Each brings their own style that encompasses rock, country, and soul-based blues. Paula Rhae “Little Bird” McDonald, Julie Stewart, and “Sister” Mary Evans represent over 40 years of musical experience, working with some of the best in the business. Backed up by…

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Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia

July 12 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Always a season highlight - don't miss the award-winning Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia.

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Partizani Brass Band

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Partizani is a brass-driven group with 10 players and a massive floor show. Reveling in joyous “honking” Second - Line, New Orleans style percussion driven sound with many twists along the way, not to mention the dance, stilt and theatrical zaniness. They blow through many genres of music from Jazz, Balkan, Bollywood, funk and beyond... Always a Bandstand favorite! More Info >>  

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Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience

July 16 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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For 35 years, two- time GRAMMY award winning artist Terrance Simien, 8th generation Louisiana Creole has been shattering the myths about what his indigenous Zydeco roots music is – and is not. Terrance has become one of the most respected and accomplished artists in American roots music today. He and his band mates have performed over 8500 concerts, toured millions of miles to over 45 countries during their eventful career. He has shared studio and stage with the likes of…

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Lara Manzanares

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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“Dear John,” a new single by Lara Manzanares, is now available online. Get it - it's awesome!

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Bill Hearne

July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Local troubadour and studio owner Jono Manson calls him "one of the most intuitive players I've ever recorded;" his nephew and sometimes musical partner Michael Hearne insists there's nobody in the world quite like like him; onetime bassist Margaret Burke says "there is no star power hierarchy in his dealings with humanity." He's shared a stage with Willie, recorded with Lyle Lovett and maintained a residency at the Hotel La Fonda for over a quarter-century. Legend is an overused term…

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The HollyHocks

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The HollyHocks are a recent addition to the Santa Fe music scene. The members are proud to call Northern New Mexico their home.

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Margaret Burke and Friends

July 18 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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For more than two decades, Margaret Burke has been a beloved and omnipresent figure in Santa Fe's vibrant music scene. As a vocalist, bass player and guitarist, Margaret has done stints with serious pickers (Bill Hearne), iconic alt-county crooners (a multi-decade collaboration with Joe West) and outright rockers (Gary Farmer & Terry Diers.) With this celebration of her recording project, "Santa Fe City Limit," Margaret moves to the front edge of the stage and interprets a roster of songs that…

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Sol Fire

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sol Fire is a rock group formed in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Lumbre del Sol

July 19 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Santa Fe's favorite Chicano Rock band since 1973.

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Chuy Martinez y Trio Los Trinos

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Chuy Martinez is a musician and folklorist who has performed all over New Mexico.

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Edmar Castañeda

July 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Since arriving in the United States in 1994, Colombian-born harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda has forged his own distinctive path in music. He brings not only an unfamiliar instrument but a wholly original voice to jazz, branching out into a world of different styles and genres. His wide-ranging career has been remarkable for discovering a brilliant role for the harp in jazz, then continuing to innovate and spark creativity from a wealth of formidable collaborations. His latest CD, Live in Montreal,…

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The Restless Age

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The Restless Age rose to national attention backing Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, as "The Nightflyers" on his 2017 national tour.

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Amy Helm

July 24 @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The daughter of The Band’s legendary drummer and singer Levon Helm and singer/songwriter Libby Titus, Helm began her musical career as a founding
member of the alt-country collective Ollabelle.

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Fiesta

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Fiesta is a high energy, crowd pleasing dance band from Santa Fe led by Glenn Holmes. This popular band has been entertaining crowds in New Mexico for more than 25 years, playing a huge variety of dance music including, Spanish, cumbias, classic rock and roll, and country. Fiesta has recorded 4 CD’s and has won numerous awards. Most recently, the band recorded a CD with Al Hurricane Jr. entitled “Que Viva La Fiesta." The CD was nominated for awards by…

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Lone Piñon

July 25 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Lone Piñon is an acoustic conjunto from Northern New Mexico.

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Hella Bella

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Hella Bella is New Mexico’s favorite drag rock cover band, riveting audiences since 2016.

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The Sticky

July 30 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Without a doubt, Santa Fe's premier funk band.

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Santa Fe Opera Apprentices

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The finest classic arias sung up close and personal.

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Hillary Smith’s Tribute to The Queen of Soul

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Musical and cultural icon, Aretha Franklin, crossed over on August 16, 2018...even in death, she remains the reigning and undisputed “Queen Of Soul.” This summer the Santa Fe Bandstand presents New Mexico’s own Hillary Smith as she takes the stage to honor the Queen, featuring a fleet of Albuquerque’s finest: Jim Casey, guitar; Jim Ahrend, piano; Milo Jaramillo, bass; and Mo Roberts, drums; plus the horn section comprising Glenn Kostur, saxophone; and Brad Dubbs, trumpet, powerhouse vocalists, Toni Morgan and…

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August 2019

DK and The Affordables

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Green Chile fueled Southwestern Vintage Rock n Roll! Hailing from Los Alamos, NM, DK & The Affordables kick out a jiving, jumping variety of roots music that is intended to get you moving and inspire good will amongst the sexes. Gyrating, swinging bodies topped by smiling faces have accompanied many an Affordables show. Couple all of that with twangy guitar, a ripping rhythm section, greasy hair, and some pointy boots and you've got yourself a classic dance party on the…

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Los Straitjackets

August 1 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Los Straitjackets are the leading practitioners of the lost art of the guitar instrumental. Using the music of the Ventures, The Shadows, and with Link Wray and Dick Dale as a jumping off point, the band has taken their unique, high energy brand of original rock & roll around the world. On the heels of their just announced collaboration with labelmate Nick Lowe, Los Straitjackets take their talents to TV Land on Channel Surfing, out June 21, on Yep Roc…

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Baile Español de Santa Fe

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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For 38 years, Baile Español has been performing traditional Spanish and folkloric dance all around Northern New Mexico, including in Los Alamos during a visit by President Bill Clinton, as well as in Texas and Colorado. Angie Miller, the leader of Baile Español, was trained by the late Lily Baca. "Our main goal is to keep our heritage alive," says Miller. Currently, dancers in range in age from two to thirty-two years old. More Info >>

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Manzanares

August 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Manzanares' dazzling repertoire ranges from Spanish guitar melodies to Flamenco to Pop to Latin Rock

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Judge Bob and The Hung Jury

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Blues, Rockabilly and Classic Rock and Roll. Playing their red-hot blend of rockabilly, blues and classic rock, Judge Bob and the Hung Jury is rapidly acquiring a large, rabidly enthusiastic fan base throughout the Southwest. Led by singer/guitarist Bob Parker, and driven by longtime Santa Fe musicians James Wheeler (bass) and Geraldo Rodriquez (drums), Judge Bob and the Hung Jury turns every show into an event, with originals songs and rocking covers of popular tunes. More Info >>

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Fireballs Friends featuring Jimmy Gilmer

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Hailing from Raton, New Mexico in the late 50's, the Fireballs were New Mexico's first Rock & Roll recording band to become internationally known. The group was christened the FIREBALLS after their standing ovation performance of "Great Balls of Fire" at the Raton High School PTA talent contest in New Mexico, USA...January 1958. By the year's end they had auditioned for the late Norman Petty at his already internationally famous recording studio at 1313 W. 7th Street, Clovis, New Mexico, where it stands today…

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The Rifters

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The Rifters are an annual Bandstand treat - one of our favorite nights of the season!

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Eliza Gilkyson

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Eliza Gilkyson is a twice Grammy-nominated (2006/2015) singer songwriter and activist who is one of the most respected musicians in Folk, Roots and Americana circles. Her songs have been covered by Joan Baez, Bob Geldof, Tom Rush and Rosanne Cash and have appeared in films, PBS specials and on prime-time TV.  A member of the Austin Music Hall of Fame, and a recent inductee into the Austin Songwriter Hall of Fame, she has won countless Folk Alliance and Austin Music…

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Lipbone Redding

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Lipbone has taken his singular vocal instrumental style to a new level by playing guitar and producing all of the instrument sounds while simultaneously singing and storytelling without the use of electronic effects nor a loop pedal.  He has shared the stage with many great artists including Marcia Ball, John Mayall, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Jimmy Hall, Jonathan Edwards, Rita Wilson, Shemekia Copeland, Tommy Castro and others. More Info >> "From New York’s subway to…

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Davina and The Vagabonds

August 8 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Since exploding onto the scene in 2005, Davina and the Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles on the international stage. In recent years they have performed in 45 states, 2 Canadian provinces and 12 European countries. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band draws from the last 100 years of American music. Their shows are filled with…

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Native Drum Circle

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Don’t miss this chance to experience authentic Native American drumming circles up close on the Plaza.

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Robert Mirabal

August 9 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal returns to the Bandstand stage for his sixth appearance.

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Matthew Andrae

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Matthew Andrae has earned his place among Santa Fe's most respected and beloved musicians. His music is featured in movies, television shows, blogs, and events such as the Winter Olympic Games, the World Expo, and Imogen Heap's international tour. His music combines the groove of Stevie Wonder with the emotional charge of a Tracy Chapman. Completely unique - completely beautiful.  More info >> “He's one of those rare people who can combine instrumental talent, instrumental innovation, and vocal talent with…

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Jono Manson

August 10 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Historic Santa Fe Plaza, 63 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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The 2019 season comes to a close with one of our all-time favorite rockers - Mr. Jono Manson

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