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Local Band Showcase

A day full of great local music, food trucks, and local brews.

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3rd Annual Local Band Showcase: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Civic Plaza from Noon to 5 p.m.

Presented by The City of Albuquerque and Civic Plaza Presents.

This free music event will feature a variety of local bands playing original music, live on Civic Plaza. Revel in the sounds of your favorite musical artists and gain new favorite tunes.

Enjoy an entertaining afternoon of music on two stages, while enjoying sweet & savory treats from various food trucks at this family-friendly event. Music fans 21 years of age and up can enjoy local beer or wine.


Stage 1

Stage 2

Food & Drink

While listening to your favorite bands, grab some grub from a local food truck. Some of Albuquerque's most desired food and beverages from Om Nom Nom, Pop Fizz, Loretta's Lattes, Blazin 'Zia, Urban Hotdog and Street Food Institute will be available throughout Civic Plaza. Enjoy the afternoon with a cold brew or a glass of wine in the Microbrew Garden for those 21 years and older.

Children's Activities

Bring the children. Young music fans can get their face painted and rock-out while they jump around to the music.

Admission & Transportation

Local Band Showcase is free for the public to attend. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event.


Underground parking will be FREE at Civic Plaza. Other parking may be found at the Convention Center, on the street or in other lots near the event and may have fees. 

Bike Valet

Esperanza Bicycle Safety Education Center will be providing free bike valet. Enjoy the beautiful weather and bike to Civic Plaza.



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