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Ready to Rock Albuquerque

“Bands of Enchantment” kicks off Season 3 with a Red Carpet Premiere.
January 10, 2024

The Emmy Award-winning international music television series, Bands of Enchantment Albuquerque Sessions, is set to impress audiences with the red carpet premiere of its highly anticipated third season at the KiMo Theatre on Friday, January 19 at 7 p.m. Season 3 was filmed at the KiMo in front of live audiences over 10 nights last September.  

The third season's premiere will showcase Albuquerque's own Prism B!tch, capturing the essence of the vibrant local music scene. A second episode will feature Grammy-nominated artist BJ the Chicago Kid.

The red carpet premiere is free, however, reservations are required at

Doors open at 6 p.m. allowing attendees the opportunity to indulge in the culinary delights of 505 Central Food Hall's Moonwalk Bar and other local vendors, offering a tasty array of drinks and nibbles for purchase. 505 Central Food Hall will host a pre-party from 4-6 p.m. with live music and happy hour food and drink specials.

“This series continues to share the strength and energy of our city’s live music scene with audiences around the world,” said Mayor Keller. “It not only creates a showcase for our local musicians, but a vibrant entertainment opportunity for fans of all ages.”

“We are incredibly excited to share the new season of this now Emmy Award-winning music television series,” said Creator/Director/EP Ken C. Peterson. “The red carpet premiere is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in bringing this production to life. We can’t wait for audiences to experience this new season!”

Bands of Enchantment Albuquerque Sessions is a highly praised international music television series that celebrates rock, indie, country, hip-hop, blues, electronic, and folk against the picturesque backdrop of beautiful New Mexico. The show is known for its exceptional production quality and has garnered acclaim for showcasing both local and international musical talent.

Season 2 premiered on NMPBS and aired nationally on PBS stations in all major cities. It now streams on PBS and All Arts, and streams worldwide on Amazon Prime and Tubi. Season 1 was nominated for a Midwest Emmy and Season 2 won a Silver Telly Award for Television Series. More information about Bands of Enchantment can be found at