When: June 22 and 23, 10am-4pm
Location: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
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Live music by local and regional bands will be featured at the Historic Railroad Train Station, Gene Torres NMHU Golf Course, Las Vegas Arts Council/ Breezeway and on Douglas Avenue on Saturday, May 12!
The Las Vegas Arts Council, New Mexico Highlands University and MainStreet have teamed up for this day of live music throughout downtown and at NMHU Golf Course. This year’s of musicians include Low Down Daddies, Los Tropicales, Smooth Riders, Corn Courage, Carl Bernstein & Marilyn Priddy, Rainy Morning Blues Band.
It’s an afternoon and evening of live music by Las Vegas’ best musicians to entertain locals, families of those graduating from NMHU and Luna and visitors who want a taste of an authentic New Mexican town.
The afternoon performances are free (thanks to our great sponsors below), and the evening will feature a dance at the Plaza Hotel featuring Don Richmond and the Rifters. Tickets for the dance will help us continue the festival next year, and can be purchased at the Plaza Hotel. This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Music at the historic railroad depot (500 Railroad Avenue)
4:30 p.m. Low Down Daddies
5:30 p.m. Los Tropicales
6:30 p.m. Rainy Morning Blues Band
Music at the Gene Torres Golf Course/5th Quarter Grill (Mills Ave. between 7th and Grand)
12 p.m. Boris and the Salt Licks
3:30 p.m. Corn Courage
5 p.m. Open string jam party on the patio. Special “pick and putt” golf rates for all musicians who show up to play.
Music at the Las Vegas Arts Council (140 Bridge Street)
4 p.m. Smooth Riders
5 p.m. Carl Bernstein and Marilyn Priddy
6 p.m. Los Gallos
El Zocalo Cooperative Art Gallery (212 Plaza)
1 to 3 p.m.: Chuck & Dewey’s “EZ” Band
Plaza Hotel Ballroom
8 p.m. Dance to the music of Don Richmond and the Rifters. $10/ticket to raise funds for next year’s festival.
Grab your guitar, banjo, mandolin, resonator or bass and join us on for an open jam party on the patio at the Gene Torres Golf Course from 5-8p.m. Show up early to hear live music from Boris and the Salt Licks and Corn Courage or take advantage of the Golf Course’s special Puck and Pick package.