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Summer Concert Series

Zoo Music

The Zoo Music concert series showcases regional, national and international talent playing a variety of music, including country Latin rock, Afro-Cuban, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and pop-rock. See the 2015 Zoo Music schedule below.

Summer Nights

Summer Nights musical concerts highlight local and regional talent in the beautiful ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, highlighting folk and Americana sounds. See the 2015 Summer Nights schedule below.

Go Wild! Benefit Concerts

Go Wild! Concerts are a special benefit series whose proceeds go to the New Mexico BioPark Society, a non-profit organization supporting the ABQ BioPark. See the 2015 Go Wild! schedule below.

2015 Zoo Music Schedule

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Tickets

Online ticket sales coming soon.

  • $10 adults
  • $5 seniors (65+)
  • $3 children (3-12)
    Children 2 and younger are free.
  • BioPark Members half-price

Tickets will also be available from any BioPark cashier 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m. daily and starting at 6 p.m. on concert nights. No telephone orders.

  • June 12--The Weepies
  • June 19--Tommie Castro and the Painkillers
  • June 26--The Revelers
  • July 10--Humming House
  • July 17--Peter White
  • July 24--Chatham County Line
  • July 31--Brian Culbertson
  • August 7--Barleyjuice

Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine! Animal exhibits are open until 8 p.m.

Seating, Food and Drinks

General lawn seating. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, but please do not bring glass containers, sharp knives or alcoholic beverages into the Zoo. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.

2015 Summer Nights Concert Schedule

caption:

Tickets

Online tickets coming soon.

  • $10 adults
  • $5 seniors (65+)
  • $3 children (3-12)
    Children 2 and younger are free.
  • BioPark Members half-price

You will also be able to buy tickets from any BioPark cashier 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m. daily and starting at 6 p.m. on concert nights. No telephone orders.

  • June 4--JeeZ LaWeez
  • June 11-- Chris Trapper
  • June 18-- The Greg Daigle Band
  • June 25-- Eliza Gilkyson
  • July 9--Wagogo
  • July 16-- Todo Mundo
  • July 23-- Don Conoscenti
  • July 30-- The Shook Twins
  • August 6-- Barnaby Bright
  • August 13-- Breaking Blue
  • August 20-- Cactus Tractor
  • August 27-- Jazz a la Carte

Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at 7 p.m., rain or shine!

    Seating, Food and Drinks

    General lawn seating. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, but please do not bring glass containers, sharp knives or alcoholic beverages into the Botanic Garden. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.

    Beyond the Music

    Most Botanic Garden exhibits are open until 8 p.m. Stroll the grounds and check out the Garden's model train, Heritage Farm, and Sasebo Japanese Garden. (The PNM Butterfly Pavilion is not open at night.) The Aquarium also is open during concerts.

    Hula hoop with the Ritzy Rouge Hula Hoop Troupe from 6-8 p.m. The Clan Tynker Family Circus will also join the fun with magic shows.

    Go Wild! Benefit Concerts

    caption:Musicians perform at the Zoo's Bandshell. Photo by Ray Watt.

    2015 details coming soon.

    Concert Details

    Concerts happen rain or shine! Some animal exhibits are open until 8 p.m.

    Seating

    General lawn seating.

    Food and Drinks

    You may purchase food from vendors at the Zoo, or you may bring your own picnic. Beer and wine are available for purchase. You may not bring your own.

    Thank You Sponsors!

    Zoo Music Sponsors

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    Summer Nights Sponsors

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