Welcome to the City of Albuquerque

Musicians & Bands

Information about musicians and bands in Albuquerque.

Audiocociety

Kiel Taylor
908 Alvarado Dr. NE
Albuquerque NM 87108
[email protected]
(505) 702-7014
http://soundcloud.com/kiel_t27
The movement of bringing relevant hip hop back to the forefront.

Bad Katz Blues Band

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

Bambi Wolf

A blend of evolutionary folk & alternative rock, with a splash of Celtic & Classical influence
Contact Name:Bambi Wolf
1008 Stanford NE
Albuquerque NM 87106
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 505-385-0256
Mobile Telephone: 505-385-0256
Website: www.BambiWolf.com
Musician for hire - mostly originals, some covers
Composer for hire - variety of genre, including film scores

brian botkiller

Telephone Number: 505.750.2259
Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Name of Band or Musician: brian botkiller
Type of Music Performed: electronic
Band Members: 'brian botkiller'
Website: http://www.brianbotkiller.com
Music Video URL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13rGASTjFbE&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PL1615D266F1E73F6E
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/brianbotkiller
Myspace : http://www.myspace.com/brianbotkiller

the 505 Chorus

Scott Bustos
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 227-5896
[email protected]
www.the505.org
NM's Premiere Young Men's Chorus. We sing classical choral, A' Cappella & Babershop styles. We have several quartets available in our group as well.

The Blue Hornets

Reggae, Rock-Steady, Ska
Otto Barthel
926 Avenida Estrellita NE
Albuquerque NM, 87110
[email protected]
(505) 266-8191
www.thebluehornets.com
-The Blue Hornets are a 9-piece Ska/Rocksteady band from Albuquerque, NM. They formed in 2009 from the remains of several successful local ska and reggae bands, including Giant Steps, Sub Agencia, Danny Winn and the Earthlings, Cool Runnins, Beat Fetish, and others. They are currently performing locally and regionally to a discriminating and loyal following.
-The Blue Hornets sound is a blend of influences, which includes early Jamaican ska, reggae and rocksteady, British two-tone ska, and American jazz and swing. They maintain an emphasis on fun and engaging live performances, while showcasing a distinct musical style that pays tribute to the early pioneers of Jamaican music. A tight rhythm section, tasty horns, and vocal harmonies drive the Blue Hornets’ sound and has helped add to their rapidly growing reputation as a great live band.

BMP - Ben Martinez Project

Jazz/Fusion/Variety Dance
Ben Martinez, Jr.
100 Camino Montoya
Santa Fe, NM  87507
[email protected]
(505) 667-3750
(505) 795-4717
http://www.reverbnation.com/bmpbenmartinezproject
http://www.newmexicomusic.org/news.php?select=1301

Bonifacio Silas

Soundscapes, Classical and Spanish Guitar
Bo Johnson
1209 Vassar SE
Albuquerque, NM  87106
[email protected]
(505) 249-0979
He's been playing Acoustic and electric guitar for 15 years in may different styles and forms, with a concentration on improvisation and ethereal sounds.

Breaking Blue

Americana
Chrystal Anderson
10200 Matthew Ave NE
Albuquerque NM, 87112
[email protected]
(505) 205-9910
www.breakingblueband.com
Personal Information that Relates to Each Category
Breaking Blue: Shabby-Chic Americana Music. Banjo, Flute, and mellifluous female vocals.

ChamberCHOPS

Classical
Suzzanne Bloom
10215 Burham Rd NW
Albuquerque NM, 87114
[email protected]
(505) 620-9605
www.chamberchops.org
Cooperative effort of accomplished musicians to provide the community with a source of musical enjoyment by the presentation of public concerts.

Cheap Shots

Folk (Swing, Celtic, Old-Time American, New-Time, Bluegrass, Klezmer, etc)
Erika Gerety
13332 Lodestone Trail S
Albuquerque State NM 87123
[email protected]
505-294-6909
Fun acoustic, multi-instrumental, folk music for all occasions!

Consort Un-Caged

Contact Name: Rick DiZenzo
Contact 505-332-8693
Your E-Mail Address:[email protected]
Original Compositions - Electric Flute & Drumset Duo
Band Members: 'Rick DiZenzo - Drumset', '', 'Dana Reilly - Electric Flutes'
Website: http://www.consortuncaged.com/
Music Video URL: http://youtu.be/R6djEhmx8BU
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/consort.uncaged

Coyote Crossing Bluegrass Band

Bluegrass, Gospel, and Original
Steve Morgan
488 Pyrite Dr. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
[email protected]
(505) 385-4815
www.coyotecrossingbluegrassband.com
Coyote Crossing is a bluegrass band performing at local and regional venues including festivals.

David Berkeley

E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Name of Band or Musician: David Berkeley
Type of Music Performed: Folk
Band Members: 'David Berkeley (Santa Fe-based)', 'Bill Titus', 'Jordan Katz'
Website: http://www.davidberkeley.com
Music Video URL:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm6eraq3N40&list=FL9GHR1-kBK5JCo0u3Wx6VNQ

Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/davidberkeleymusic

Daniel Golden

Type of Music:
Latin, Caribbean, South American, North African
1111 Jefferson St. NE Albuquerque NM, 87110
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 505-514-2055
Mobile Telephone: 505-514-2055
Website: dangoldenguitarist.com
Solo guitarist, band leader and composer

Dave Hoover

505-306-9855
Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Name of Band or Musician: Dave Hoover
Type of Music Performed: Celtic Harp
Band Members: 'Dave Hoover- Celtic Harper'
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thewanderingbard
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/thewanderingbard

The Deadtown Lovers

Post-punk, Garage
Rudi Thornburgh
600 1st Street NW
Albuquerque, NM  87102
[email protected]
(734) 277-4773
www.reverbnation.com/deadtownlovers
Live performances, recorded music available for purchase.

Desert Southwest Blues Band

Rock and Blues
Seth M. Greenfield
9609 Salem RD NE
Albuquerque NM, 87112
[email protected]
(505) 920-3136
www.desertsouthwestbluesband.com
Desert Southwest Blues Band embodies the desert southwest experience in a rock and blues format

Diverside

Rock,Metal
Chris Vigil
1340 Moon st NE
Albuquerque NM, 87112
[email protected]
(210) 383-6241
www.reverbnation.com/diverside
Personal Information that Relates to Each Category
Diverside is a local band that has been in the area for five years. We would love to play for a non-profit org. We are looking for label support and at the same time helping the local community.

Double Plow

Revival Rock
Dwayne Norris
10008 Betts NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
[email protected]
(505) 977-0520
www.doubleplow.bandcamp.com
Original Revival Rock in the classic sense.

Familiar Antix

Electronic Dance Music
Danny Whitney
7431 Hawthorn Ave. NE
Albuquerque NM, 87113
[email protected]
(505) 414-9606
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Familiar-Antix/250488184980733
Deep House, Techno, Electro, and Dubstep Producer and Dj. Signed to Atomic Audio and Twisted Beats.

Floozy

Indie/Country, Americana, Pop, Dance, Jazz/Covers, Originals
Tanya Nunez
[email protected]
(505) 417-9146
http://www.floozynation.com
Audiences are buzzed about Floozy's exciting live performance showcasing original compositions and unique interpretations of familiar and sometimes-obscure favorites of varying genres and eras. Floozy is a time traveling acoustic trio of vocalists and multi-instrumentalists. There is nary a spot on the musical spectrum that has not been explored individually or collectively by the women of Floozy.

Gilbert Lechuga & The Shysterzz

Phone: 505-480-5166
Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]
New Mexico Spanish, Western ,Oldies and Originals.
Band Members: Gilbert L. vocals/guitar,Luis L. vocals/ guitar, Marlayna,vocals/drums,Mike B. bass'
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gilbert-Lechuga-The-Shysterzz/174556229272974?ref=hl

Gimme My Moon Back

Indie-Rock
Contant: Evan Webb

Band Members:
'Sean Sutten - Vocals and Guitar', 'Evan Webb - Bass Guitar', 'David Salazar - Drums'
505-506-1872
email: [email protected]
website: https:www.reverbnation.com/gimmemymoonback
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Gimme-My-Moon-Back/142792595757607

Goddess of Arno

traditional Balkan folk music, and Rom (Gypsy) music
Beth Cohen
Downtown SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
[email protected]
(505) 243-6276
https://www.facebook.com/GoddessofArno
Pioneers of the world music scene in Albuquerque - Goddess of Arno has been performing, teaching, & studying Balkan folk music for over 30 years. This award-winning 5-6 piece ensemble accompanies beautiful solo & multi-part vocals with traditional ethnic string and percussion instruments as well as violin, guitar, saxophone, and electric bass. The band weaves the exotic rhythms and scales, which the southern Balkans absorbed from the Ottoman Empire, together with the passion of the Rom music, which offers opportunities for instrumental improvisation. In 2002, Goddess of Arno released its award-winning CD:Balkan Dance Party!

Good Green Band

Blues/Funk/Reggae/Jazz
Colleen Elvidge
303 Gore Ave SE
Albuquerque
NM
87105
[email protected]
(505) 702-6434
www.reverbnation.com/goodgreen505
We play FunkyBlues/Reggae and Jazz and play for the love of music! We are Chris Chavez, Colleen Elvidge, Vic Maese, Romeo Alonzo, Julian Griego

High Desert Pipes and Drums

Celtic-Bagpipes and Highland Drums
Lorraine McInnes
1500 15th St NW
Albuquerque, NM  87104
[email protected]
(530) 227-0690
www.hdpd.org
High Desert Pipes and Drums formed 19 years ago with the mission of bringing Scottish Bagpipe music to New Mexico. Now, through the direction of Pipe Major Bill Horn and Drum Sergeant Daron Peters, they enjoy a statewide following and a worldwide reputation that includes becoming the first pip and drum band from the U.S. to be named Grade 4 World Champions.

Higher Ground Bluegrass

Fred Bolton
391 Connie Avenue
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 670-1958
[email protected]
www.highergroundbluegrass.com; www.facebook.com/highergroundbluegrass
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.

Jayel

Rap
317 Parsifal St NE
Albuquerque, NM  87123
jonathanlares45@gm[email protected]
(505) 550-4254
(505) 702-2245 (cell)

JD Strait

Country music
746 Chamisal Albuquerque NM, 87107
[email protected]
(985) 991-6161
www.jdstrait.com
JD Strait has been writing and singing for 20 years. Won "Country Song of the Year" from Hollywood Music and Media.

Jeez LaWeez

Eclectic / Folk
Nancy Harvin
815 Old Church Rd.
Corrales NM, 87048
(505) 235-5131, cell (505) 235-5131
www.jeezlaweezmusic.com
All female trio. Luscious harmonies. Eclectic mix of playful originals and classics. Family friendly fun.

The Jimmy Stadler Band

Jimmy Stadler
PO Box 25
Taos, NM, 87571
(575) 776-8234, Mobile (575) 770-7712
[email protected]
www.jimmystadler.com
Variety with over 600 songs in play list. The Jimmy Stadler Band has been consistently and successfully performing for over 20 years!

JJ Raschel

Rock, Pop, Blues
JJ Raschel
State Rd 334 #748 Cedar Grove Court
Edgewood, NM  87015
[email protected]
(505) 236-8959
www.myspace.com/musicalkingdom
Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist who has performed for 10 years in ABQ at numerous venues, under numerous groups: "Coalition" (Metal), JJ Raschel (Guitars, Vocal), Chris Giovenco (Bass), Justin Marez (Drums) 2000-2008. "The Kingdom" (Rock, Pop), JJ Raschel (Guitars, Vocal), Kevin Hughes (Bass), John Valdez (Drums) 2009-ongoing. Now working on a solo career.

Joanie & Combo Special

Blues fueled originals and old school goodies for dance & listening
Larry Freedman
1428 Saunders Rd. SW
Albuquerque NM, 87105
[email protected]
(505) 877-0544
www.combospecial.com
Musicians & Bands
Joanie & Combo Special is a hot New Mexico band of well seasoned musicians playing a tasty selection of tunes with a unique and original flavor! For over 25 years, Joanie Cere (formerly Joanie Griffin) has been a fixture on the music scene in Albuquerque, belting out the blues, harmonizing with her sisters (the popular Rhinestones)and has shared the stage with some of the most accomplished musicians in New Mexico and held her own. She spent several years as an administrator with the New Mexico Jazz Workshop, and is still an active participant in many of its events.

Jose Antonio Ponce

505-269-7777
[email protected]

Jose Antonio Ponce
Acoustic Jazz, Blues, R & B, Standards, and Americana
http://joseantonioponce.com
https://www.facebook.com/jose.ponce.12177276

Acoustic music customized for your event.  Composing for film, TV and private events.

Keith Drummond

Albuquerque, NM
(505) 293-5666
[email protected]
www.keithdrummond.net

Old style country / songwriter. Mixed with crunchy flippant Southwestern rock-n-roll.

Kellie Whittlinger

Country/Classical
8401 Pan American Fwy NE, Lot 142
Albuquerque, NM  87113
[email protected]
(505) 573-4399
reverbnation.com/kelliewhittlinger
She is a country performing artist and songwriter. Her voice is powerful, dynamic, yet intimate. She is formally classically trained in voice, cello, and piano. She's toured Europe and the US as a performer and has years of experience in traiditional choirs and orchestras.

Little Hawk

Rock
Garrett R. Quintana, Jr.
3162 Chama Meadows
Rio Rancho, NM  87144
[email protected]
(505) 891-8540, (505) 379-9159 (cell)
reverbnation.com/littlehawknm
Formed in May 2011, the band's ("Little Hawk") debut was at the Rio Rancho Summer in the Park Series in Rio Rancho, NM. The focus and style of the six man group is "Classic Rock" which includes the likes of Carlos Santana, Grand Funk Railroad, The Rolling Stones, and Neil Young to mention a few. Affilliated with Midgy Moo Music, LLC the group is currently in the studio working on their first project called 'First Flight.' It will include originals written and arranged by Usti Towadi, David Siddoway, and Matt Tuttle and other members of the group, along with a cover of Neil Young's - "Rocking in the Free World."

Lori Michaels

Jazz and Adult contemporary
Lori Michaels 505-710-0585
Jeff Miller 505-385-9006
5400 Territorial Rd NW
Albuquerque NM 87120
505-710-0585
505-385-9006
[email protected]
lorimichaelsmusic.webstarts.com
lorimichaels.biz
Performing JAZZ Artist in the New Mexico and surrounding states.

Los Primos

Traditional Mexican, Trio, Mariachi
Juan Lucero
413 Mesilla NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
[email protected]
(505) 839-2286, cell (505) 839-2286
www.theserenata.com
Trio, Mariachi, weddings, ceremony, traditional mexican folk music, Latin

Lost Lingo

Funk, Rock, Jam, Folk, Hip Hop, Electro
Lane Glover
1209 Girard NE
Albuquerque NM, 87106
[email protected]
(575) 937-5866
www.lostlingo.com
Funk, Rock, Jam, Electronic, Psychedelic, West African, Folk, Jazz and Hip Hop genres

Michael Mauldin

12713 Summer Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 293-5666
[email protected]
www.mmauldin.com

Composer and Music Teacher. I teach piano, voice and composition. Solo, Concert, Chamber & Film.

Miserable Crush

Matthew White
Telephone Number: (432) 290-9764
Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Name of Band or Musician: Miserable Crush
Type of Music Performed: Alternative Rock, Folk
Band Members: 'Mitchell White - Drums', 'Matthew White - Vocals, Guitar, and everything else'
Website: http://www.miserablecrush.com/
Music Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSlMzU9ouPk
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/MiserableCruhs
Myspace URL: http://www.myspace.com/miserablecrush

New Mexico Gay Men's Chorus

Dustin Whitener
1025 Broadway Boulevard SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
[email protected]

(505) 569-0097
http://www.nmgmc.org
Our mission is to reduce homophobia and intolerance and create a positive image of the GLBT community through high-quality, public musical performances.

Our Winter Cabaret will feature performances by soloists, duets, ensembles and the full Chorus in songs that recall high school reunion and all the feelings those memories awaken: joyous and poignant and everything in-between. Buy tickets online athttp://www.nmgmc.org/tickets or at the door; Admission: $20 General, $15 Student/Military/Senior (Age 60+).

Next 2 the Tracks

Contact Name: Todd Seelau
Telephone Number: 915-269-3758
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Type of Music Performed: Outlaw Rock
Band Members: Christian Talamantes, Todd Seelau, Jonny Baird
Website: http://www.next2thetracks.com

Music Video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahe2JEYeswQ

Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/next2thetracks

Myspace URL: http://www.myspace.com/next2thetracks1

Nosh

Steven Selby
5020 Rising Sun Rd.
Las Cruces, NM 88011
High energy...original..saxophone...rock/jazz/afrobeat
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 574-312-0241
Mobile Telephone: 575-312-0241
Incredible music in New Mexico

of god and science

Jeremy Fine
PO Box 4058
Albuquerque, NM 87196
(505) 265-0949
[email protected]
www.ofgodandscience.com
Live Music, Recorded Albums
rock, indie & Brit pop

Pimentel Music Entertainment

all genres
Rick or Robert Pimentel
3316 Lafayette Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM  87107
(505) 884-1669
[email protected]
http://www.pimentelmusic.com
They provide guitar music of all genres for weddings, performances, concerts, parties, corporate events, and all other types of celebrations.

Polar Caps

Alternative Pop

Owen Hughes-Holland
Owen Hughes-Holland (all instruments and vocals)
[email protected]
http://www.polarcapsmusic.com
http://youtu.be/lbr6TbVMQzy
http://www.facebook.com/polarcaps
http://www.myspace.com/polarscaps

The Rebbe's Orkestra

Klezmer, Sephardic, East European-traditional folk-mix
Beth Cohen
Downtown SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
[email protected]
(505) 243-6276
https://www.facebook.com/therebbeorkestra
From Spain to Iraq, Poland to the Mediterranean: The Rebbe's Orkestra plays tunes and songs as widely divergent as the geography and yet with surprisingly similar themes-and so lively as to make any Rebbe-and anyone jump & dance. The band's first CD "Klezmer y mas" was released in 2010 to widespread critical acclaim.

Rebecca Arscott

Pop/Soul/Reggae
Margret
12050 Candelaria NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
[email protected]
(505) 634-6985
(505) 716-5717 (cell)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rebecca-Arscott/152662054823771?fref=ts
http://www.reverbnation.com/rebeccaarscott
Singer Song Writer, Pop-Soul-Reggae, Keyboard 2 person/live music, Performing at Holiday

Red Light Ramblers

Bluegrass, Old Time, Irish, Cajun, Folk-esque

Band Members: Barb Belknap, Steff Chanat, Mike Hill, Marc Robert

Barb Belknap: 505-867-5603

Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]

http://redlightramblers.com

https://www.facebook.com/RedLightRamblers

Rock Me Baby Records

Susie Tallman
P.O. Box 57002
Albuquerque NM, 87187
(505) 254-7744
fax (505) 242-0931
[email protected]
www.susietallman.com
,
www.facebook.com/susietallmanandfriends

Creating quality music that enriches children at each stage of development.

Scream Machine

Rock
Brandon Bryant/Joanne Ladisa
1210 Luthy Circle
Albuquerque, NM  87112
[email protected]
(505) 296-2259
(505) 249-4270 (cell)
http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/complete_profile/1220829#!/screammachineinabq
Scream Machine is a local Albuquerque 2 piece band. All songs are original Hard Rock. They are a husband and wife duo who would like to play more around the Albuquerque area. They would love to be considered for events/concerts around town.

Spero

Bryan Gilliland
5800 Osuna Rd #164
Albuquerque NM, 87109
[email protected]
(505) 203-0895,  cell 505-203-0895
Musicians & Bands
I am a song writer/artist, and I am looking to build relationships with publishers/record labels.

Taxi Dancer

Blues
Bill Zerbe
9928 Brunswick NW
Albuquerque NM, 87114
[email protected]

(505) 620-7688
cell (505) 620-7688
www.taxidancerband.com

TAXI Dancer is delighting audiences with their own select combination of bumpin' blues tunes, offering up rousing renditions of Chicago/ Kansas City jump, New Orleans gumbo, and Louisiana swamp style blues. They give folks the perfect excuse to jump up and dance like nobody's watching.

Ted Blacker

Telephone Number: 505-990-1520
Your E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Name of Band or Musician: Simple Sounds Handbell Ensemble
Type of Music: 5-octave Handbell Music
'We have about 25 members in the handbell ensemble. You can check out the list on the wiki page (simplesounds.wikispaces.com).
Website: http://simplesounds.wikispaces.com
Music Video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqxW9_CgLbI

The Palace Flophouse

Todd Howell
575-642-2884
[email protected]
Americana/Folk/Bluegrass/Country
Band Members: 'Todd Howell - Guitar/Fiddle/Mandolin/Vocals', 'Angelica Baca - Mandolin/Vocals', 'Justin Thompson - Guitar/Harmonica/Vocals'
http://thepalaceflophouse.bandcamp.com
http://www.facebook.com/thepalaceflophouse

Tracey Whitney

Jazz Standards, Smooth Jazz, Soul
1001 Tramway Blvd NE, #246
Albuquerque, NM  87112
[email protected]
(505) 804-4188
www.babydollentertainment.com
She's a jazz standards, smooth-jazz and soul vocalist available for live gigs and session work.

Vinyl Tap

Type of Music: Classic Rock
Contact Name: Kristian Thompson
Street Address: 
4955 Zirconia Dr
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 505-249-5648
Website: www.vinyltapband.net
Dave Becker: vocals and bass
Bill Kornke: guitar and backing vocals
Kristian Thompson: drums and vocals

Vinyl Tap is a three piece classic rock band that perform songs stretching from the 60's thru the 90's. (Primarily 70s and 80s however) Vinyl Tap tries to select songs that you can dance too and that are a little more creative than the same old standards played by all the other cover bands.

 

World Hip Hop Beats

Instrumental Hip Hop
Contact name:  Roberto
5555 Zuni SE suite 20, Albuquerque, NM 87108
[email protected]
505-346-0030
http://www.worldhiphopbeats.com/free_hip_hop_beats.html
Download free instrumental music from Albuquerque affiliated producers.

Zoltan Orkestar

Contact: Zoltan
Telephone Number: (505) 264-0062
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Type of Music: Circus Swing
Band Members: 'Zoltan Szekely, Glynda Szekely, Terry Bluhm, Nick Baker, John Keith'
Website: http://zoltanszkly.wix.com/zoltanorkestar
Music Video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBWuI0Qg5PA

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