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Show Up ABQ

Information about Albuquerque's newest showcase


Saturday, July 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at Civic Plaza

Presented by the City of Albuquerque Cultural Services Department & Mayor Tim Keller. 

Show Up ABQ. A new talent showcase in Albuquerque aiming to feature a diverse lineup of performing artists while celebrating the many talents and abilities found throughout the city. 

Finalists will be invited to compete on Saturday, July 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at Civic Plaza. 

Submit today! 

We are now recruiting performing artists regardless of genre or practice. Singers, dancers, musicians, jugglers, acrobats, comedians, ventriloquists, and other performing artists are encouraged to try out.  

Online submissions can be made at, Performers should be prepared to submit a performance demo or links (YouTube, Soundcloud, etc.) along with their contact information. Original art is preferred. 

Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 22 at 5 p.m. 


Show Up ABQ is free and open to the public. Will be held rain or shine. Friendly pets on leashes are welcome. 

Paid parking is available at the Civic Plaza underground garage, the Convention Center and nearby lots or street parking.