Events & Festivals

Information about music events and festivals in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque Folk Festival

Peter Esherick
PO Box 4837
Albuquerque, NM 87196
(505) 294-6909
[email protected]

Bad Katz Blues Band

Annamarie Anglada
1020 Vista Grande Dr NW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 463-3273
[email protected]

Our original blues combined with R&B, jazz and rock can be done for all venues. We perform for city events, festivals, private parties, restaurants and pubs.

City Lights

Class Rock Oldies
Frank Dempsey
PO Box 686
Sandia Park, NM 87047
[email protected]
The City Lights Band provides a highly professional and exceptional party experience.  They have played professionally in the entertainment industry for many years and know how to make your party event successful.  This band plays all styles for any occasion, from concerts, special events, to back yard BBQ parties.  These guys make the party.

Entourage Jazz

Emerson Susan Corley
3901 Georgia St., NE; Suite A-4
Albuquerque NM, 87110
Phone:  (505) 400-4384

[email protected]

Entourage Jazz specializes in performing jazz standards and was voted one of ABQ's best jazz artists by Local IQ Magazine 2014.  EJAZZ starts as a trio and expands to a 12 piece for larger events and festivals.

The Gathering of Nations

University of New Mexico Arena ("The Pit")
Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Native American Music and Culture Festival


Neal Copperman / Tom Frouge
National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Info:(505) 771-3166
Box Office: (505) 883-7800
[email protected] / [email protected]

Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque

214 Gold Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 242-7600
fax: (505) 277-1865

Flamenco Festival featuring International National, regional and local performers

Higher Ground Bluegrass

Fred Bolton
391 Connie Avenue
Los Alamos, NM 87544
[email protected];

Original, traditional, and contemporary acoustic American roots music. Higher Ground plays "bluegrass without the twang" - seasoned musicians and vocalist performing original, traditional, and contemporary music informed by American bluegrass, folk, country, and rock & roll.

Insurgo Creative

Nika Lawrie
P.0. Box 28134
Albuquerque, NM, 87154
(505) 933-9391
[email protected]
Entertainment and lifestyle marketing, advertising, public relation and event services, as well as music and fashion consulting. Marketing, advertising, public relation, event production, music, fashion, consulting, PR, Social Media, Digital, Design.

The Jimmy Stadler Band

Jimmy Stadler
PO Box 25
Taos, NM, 87571
(575) 776-8234, Mobile (575) 770-7712
[email protected]

Variety with over 600 songs in play list. The Jimmy Stadler Band has been consistently and successfully performing for over 20 years!


Beth Cohen
Nahalat Shalom,
3606 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM
[email protected]
A 3-day festival of concerts, workshops, dance parties & more featuring 'Klezmer' - the exciting traditional dance & music of the Eastern European Jewish people. Internationally recognized guest artists vary each year and a wide variety of events for everyone with prices ranging from free to $20 are presented.

KMA (Kiss Me Again)

Classic Rock
3212 San Ildelfonso Loop
Albuquerque NM, 87144
[email protected]
(505) 688-7069
KMA is a Classic Rock Band.  They have played at weddings, private parties, and other main places in NM.

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival & Highland Games

3002 Wilson Place NE.
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 266-6704
[email protected]

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