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Route 66 Summerfest

Free, family, fun, concert-series.

2018 Route 66 Headliner Irma Thomas on Wood and Tin

Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 3-10 p.m.  

Historic Nob Hill 

This free event features fun for the whole family including the Old Route 66 Car Show, Mother Road Art Market, Kids' Zone & Youth Central, food trucks and live entertainment throughout Nob Hill.

Presented by the City of Albuquerque, Nob Hill Main Street and New Mexico Jazz Festival

Entertainment 

Grammy Award-winning singer, Irma Thomas is also known as the Soul Queen of New Orleans and is one of New Orleans' most beloved and iconic entertainers. This powerhouse performer sings warmly with R&B and jazz stylings. In 2008, Thomas was honored as the subject of the prestigious New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival poster. Thomas has a rich, expressive voice with an impressive technical range and is unlike so many other soul divas. Experience this icon’s talent and heart as she takes the stage at the 2018 Route 66 Summerfest.

 2018 Route 66 Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky is a Charleston, South Carolina based quintet that performs the timeless music of Gullah culture. “Gullah” comes from West African language and means “a people blessed by God, and the music ranges from “playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies.” These accomplished artists have come together to revive the "Heartland of American Music". Audiences will be swinging their hips and nodding their heads to their spirited songs.

Food & Drink

Great food and delicious drinks can be found on just about any corner in Nob Hill. Grab a bite to eat from a local food truck or relax in one of the many restaurants in the area.

Mother Road Art Market 

Shop local! Browse through a variety of local handcrafted artisans ranging from pottery, housewares, and baked goods to clothing, body products and jewelry. There will be plenty to choose from and these local artisans have what you're looking for. 

Don't forget to stop by local boutiques and businesses throughout Nob Hill, in and around the event. 

Become a Vendor

Be a part of the most anticipated summer concert series in Albuquerque! Apply today:  Food & Artisan Summerfest Vendor Application

Kids' Zone & Youth Central 

The kids' area is full of fun activities including free face painting, an inflatable bounce house, slides and games and a 25-foot rock climbing wall presented by the City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation Department.

Getting There 

Parking

Parking lots and street parking is available in the surrounding area, please be sure to follow all parking laws.

 

Route 66 Summerfest is free to the public. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event. 

Sponsors 

2018 Pep Boys Logo  Xfinity logo for Summerfests  The Peak logo 2018    The Edge logo 2018     Big I logo 2018   94 Rock logo 2018   Hot logo 2018   The Bull logo 2018  AARP logo  EcoWater Systems Logo 2018  2018 Metro PCS Logo  Sit Means Sit 

Transportation Sponsor

The official Transportation Sponsor of Albuquerque Summerfest, Lucky Boyz Limousine.

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