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Balloon Fiesta Week in Old Town Features Free Live Entertainment Daily

Cultural performances showcase Albuquerque's diversity and talent.

September 28, 2022 - Mariachi, acoustic nuevo flamenco, and Latin jazz are just a few musical genres visitors to Albuquerque's Old Town can expect to enjoy during Balloon Fiesta Week in Old Town, September 30 through October 9 from noon to 4 p.m. each day. The free performances at the gazebo will provide a soundtrack for strolls through the plazas and Old Town Market Portal and other unique shopping and dining experiences at more than 80 local businesses.

Schedule:

Friday, September 30

12-1:30 p.m. – Mariachi Amigos de Nuevo Mexico – Mariachi

2-4 p.m. – Felix Y Los Gatos – Blues/New Mexican

 

Saturday, October 1

12-1:15 p.m. – Divino – New Mexican

1:15-1:30 p.m. - Santero Market Awards

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Tenampa – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Sunday, October 2

12-12:45 p.m. – National Institute of Flamenco – Flamenco Dance

1:15-2:30 p.m. – Antonio Luis y su Proyecto Cumbion - New Mexican Traditional

3-4 p.m. – Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Monday, October 3

12-1:15 p.m. – El Brujo Trio – Acoustic Nuevo Flamenco

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Tenampa – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Tuesday, October 4

12-1:15 p.m. – Nathaniel Krantz – Country

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Amigos de Nuevo Mexico – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Wednesday, October 5

12-1:15 p.m. – Levi Platero – Blues

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Tenampa– Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Thursday, October 6

12-1:15 p.m. – El Brujo Trio – Acoustic Nuevo Flamenco

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Amigos de Nuevo Mexico – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Terra Trio – Latin Jazz

 

Friday, October 7

12-1:15 p.m. – Lone Piñon – New Mexican Traditional

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Tenampa – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance

 

Saturday, October 8

12-12:20 p.m. – Sun and Fire – Traditional Dance from Jemez Pueblo

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Sol de la Noche – New Mexican

1:40-2 p.m. – Sun and Fire – Traditional Dance from Jemez Pueblo

2:15-3:30 p.m. – Divino – New Mexican

3:35-4 p.m. – Sun and Fire – Traditional Dance from Jemez Pueblo

 

Sunday, October 9

12-1:15 p.m. – Mariachi Norteño – Mariachi

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Mariachi Tenampa – Mariachi

3-4 p.m. – Baila! Baila! – Traditional Mexican Folk Dance