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Experience the Harmony of Nature and Music During ABQ BioPark Concerts

Tickets on sale now for national and local performances at the Zoo and Botanic Garden.
May 29, 2024

ABQ BioPark Concerts return to the Zoo and Botanic Garden promising an exceptional experience that combines and celebrates the beauty of nature and the power of music. This year's lineup of musical genres range from boleros to blues and reggae to R&B, ensuring there's something for every music lover to enjoy. Tickets to Zoo Music and Garden Music featuring national touring acts and local favorites, respectively, are on sale now at

Zoo Music kicks off on Friday, June 7 from 6-8:30 p.m. with Latin pop from Grupo Bella. Grupo Bella is rooted in Mexican tradition, resilience, and hope, and seek to expand musical language with traditional Mexican instruments and inspire communal connection, story-sharing, and the joy of cultural pride.

Future Zoo Music concerts include:

June 21 - Clay Street Unit (southern country/bluegrass)

July 12 - Paul McDonald & the Mourning Doves (rock/blues)

July 26 - Blair Crimmins & The Hookers (ragtime jazz/rock)

All events are from 6-8:30 p.m. Dusk is one of the more active times for animals, and a great time to learn about the Zoo’s conservation initiatives. Animal exhibits, with the exception of the Penguin Chill, will be open during Zoo Music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Cottonwood Café, and bars will have alcoholic beverages for those 21+.

Tickets range from $9-18. New Mexico BioPark Society Members receive a 50% discount.

Garden Music begins on Thursday, June 20 from 6-8:30 p.m. with Reviva, one of the premiere bands representing the state of New Mexico. The band formed in 2009 and quickly became well known in the Southwest for their energetic live performances and unique blend of reggae, rock, and Latin dance music.

Other Garden Music concerts include:

June 27 - Tracey Whitney (jazz/R&B)

July 18 - Calle 66 (contemporary salsa)

August 1 - Chris Dracup: Funk of the West (American funk/blues)

All events are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Shark Reef Cafe will offer food and drinks for purchase and a variety of bars will have adult beverages for those with a valid ID. The Aquarium, Heritage Farm, and BUGarium will not be open during Garden Music.

Garden Music tickets are $7.50-15. New Mexico BioPark Society Members receive a 50% discount.

Guests to Zoo and Garden Music are welcome to bring chairs, coolers, and picnics. Glass containers, alcohol, sports equipment, tents, and canopies are prohibited. Pets are not allowed at the ABQ BioPark.

Tickets are available at