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NM Jazz Festival in Old Town at Old Town Albuquerque

July 14, 2012 from 5pm to 8pm
5 - 6 p.m.                                 Hilary Smith and Chris Dracup6 - 8 p.m.                                 Leni Stern & the Masters of African Percussion Leni Stern has won five consecutive Gibson Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year awards and always defied expectations. An expert instrumentalist, she is also a singer-songwriter who has much to share from her travels throughout the world. She has released several CDs, including her 2007 release, Alu Maye (Have you heard) which…See More
Jul 10, 2012
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NM Jazz Festival in Old Town at Old Town Albuquerque

July 13, 2012 from 5pm to 8pm
5 - 6 p.m.                                 Hilary Smith and Chris Dracup6 - 8 p.m.                                 Leni Stern & the Masters of African Percussion Leni Stern has won five consecutive Gibson Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year awards and always defied expectations. An expert instrumentalist, she is also a singer-songwriter who has much to share from her travels throughout the world. She has released several CDs, including her 2007 release, Alu Maye (Have you heard) which…See More
Jul 8, 2012
All Things Art commented on Friends of Old Town's event NM Centennial Festival Series – Dixieland
"It was an awesome show, July 7, with the band, Jazz a la Carte, playing non stop for two hours!  Many local talented guest vocalists and musicians singing and playing with the band in tribute to Dick Trask.  Thanks for a…"
Jul 7, 2012
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NM Centennial Festival Series – Dixieland at Old Town Albuquerque

July 6, 2012 at 6pm to July 7, 2012 at 5pm
Lovers of jazz will fill the Plaza and beyond on Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th when the latest in a series of FREE programs celebrating New Mexico’s Centennial will feature the energetic sounds of Dixieland. The concert is a tribute to the late Dick Trask, a long-time fixture on the Albuquerque jazz scene. With a professional background as a civilian employee of the U.S. Air Force, and decades of involvement in the aerospace industry, his true love was jazz. Trask was a founding…See More
Jul 7, 2012
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NM Centennial Festival Series – Dixieland at Old Town Albuquerque

July 6, 2012 at 6pm to July 7, 2012 at 5pm
Lovers of jazz will fill the Plaza and beyond on Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th when the latest in a series of FREE programs celebrating New Mexico’s Centennial will feature the energetic sounds of Dixieland. The concert is a tribute to the late Dick Trask, a long-time fixture on the Albuquerque jazz scene. With a professional background as a civilian employee of the U.S. Air Force, and decades of involvement in the aerospace industry, his true love was jazz. Trask was a founding…See More
Jun 29, 2012
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Old Town Americana Centennial Festival - Americana at Old Town Albuquerque

June 8, 2012 at 5pm to June 9, 2012 at 5pm
Blues Band Indigenous Leads Lineup of Americana Music at FREE Event Albuquerque, NM—Next up in Old Town’s celebration of the New Mexico Centennial is a free public event on Friday, June 8th and Saturday, June 9th that celebrates all things “Americana.”The headliner for the event, the American blues-rock band, Indigenous, members of the Nakota Nation who grew up on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota, came to prominence in the late 1990s. The Native American band was originally…See More
Jun 5, 2012
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Old Town Americana Centennial Festival - Americana at Old Town Albuquerque

June 8, 2012 at 5pm to June 9, 2012 at 5pm
Blues Band Indigenous Leads Lineup of Americana Music at FREE Event Albuquerque, NM—Next up in Old Town’s celebration of the New Mexico Centennial is a free public event on Friday, June 8th and Saturday, June 9th that celebrates all things “Americana.”The headliner for the event, the American blues-rock band, Indigenous, members of the Nakota Nation who grew up on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota, came to prominence in the late 1990s. The Native American band was originally…See More
May 24, 2012
Friends of Old Town replied to Carolyn Kuehn's discussion Summer camps
"As you know the summer classes fill up quickly, the Albuquerque Museum has some great teachers teaching wonderful classes at reasonable prices. http://www.cabq.gov/museum/museumschool.html"
May 1, 2012
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NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL SERIES "Youth in the Arts" at Throughout Old Town Albuquerque

May 4, 2012 at 5pm to May 5, 2012 at 5pm
On Friday and Saturday, May 4th and 5th, Youth in the Arts theme will celebrate music, theater and dance as well as the visual arts with competitions for awards and cash prizes.On Friday, May, 4th, from 5 – 8 p.m. Youth in the Arts will present performances by three school orchestras:5 p.m.   Madison Middle School Orchestra6 p.m.   Taylor Middle School Orchestra7 p.m.   Sandia High School OrchestraAnd on Saturday, May 5th, from 2 – 5 p.m., vocal groups will perform:1 p.m.   “Voces de Coronado”…See More
May 1, 2012
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Albuquerque’s 306th Birthday in Old Town/Founder's Day at Old Town Albuquerque

April 21, 2012 from 11am to 5pm
Join us on Saturday, April 25th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. as we celebrate Albuquerque’s 306th birthday in Old Town. Live entertainment that celebrates the five eras of New Mexico history will be positioned throughout the area.  The Native American Era will be celebrated on Romero at Church Street with the exciting addition of the Navajo Code Talkers in front of Trader Barb’s, the United Native Council dancers and several popular bands.At Plaza Hacienda, the Spanish Era celebration will feature…See More
Apr 19, 2012

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Weekly Events - 2010 Season Featuring:

Wild Card Wednesdays - A variety of live local music

Cultural Sunset Thursdays - Celebrating Albuquerque's rich cultural diversity

First Fridays - A cocktail of music and fine art

Alt. Fridays - From Salsa to Folk, your guess is as good as ours

Saturdays - Entertainment throughout the hidden patios of Old Town

Sundays - Theatrical and dance performances, New Mexico Gunfighters association

October Balloon Fiesta Fun – Free Live Entertainment

October Balloon Fiesta Fun – Free Live Entertainment

2nd & 3rd Old Town Santero Market featuring Mariachi & Flamenco Days

The popular Santero Market returns to Old Town in time for Balloon Fiesta visitors to join the crowd and enjoy lots of live entertainment as they visit the many artists and artisans who display and sell their creations.

Saturday is “Mariachi Day” at the Santero Market, with live music throughout the day. Performers include:

• 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Mariachi Nuevo Sonido
• 11:00 a.m. – Noon Mariachi San Jose – Advance Group
• Noon – 5:00 p.m. Mariachi Talent Show
• 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Mexico

Sunday is “Flamenco Day” at Santero Market, with live music throughout the day. Performers include:

• 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dancers from Yjastros, Alma Flamenca and Niños Flamencos join together to make it an unforgettable day of dynamic performances and fascinating discussion of flamenco topics. Castanets, palmas, cante, history and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the fascinating world of flamenco with the very best!

• 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Sara de Luz, Ronaldo Baca Flamenco Dance Company
Sara and Ronaldo bring their passion for flamenco together to create an exciting performance that puts the audience on the edge of their seats, ready to join in. Be enchanted as Sara dances with power and grace to the accompaniment of Ronaldo's exquisite guitar and rich flamenco voice in song.


October 4th & 9th
Monday – Saturday
Schedules Vary

Old Town is adding a special treat to the usual shopping and dining in Old Town during Balloon Fiesta—live entertainment! From Monday through Saturday special activities will take place to enhance the Old Town experience for our many visitors. Some of Albuquerque and New Mexico’s most popular groups will perform during this special week.

Monday, October 4th

• 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Los Primos – Legendary Mariachi

• 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Mexico

• 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Harry Irizarry and Friends

• 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Mariachi San Jose

Tuesday, October 5th

• 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Harry Irizarry and Friends

• 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Mexico

• 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Los Primos

• 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Mariachi San Jose


Wednesday, October 6th

• Noon – 5:00 p.m. New Mexico Americana

• 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Fiesta de Colores – music and dance

Thursday, October 7th

• 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. New Mexico Marimba Band

• 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

• 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. New Mexico Institute of Flamenco

Friday, October 8th

• 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Los Primos

• 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

• 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Shelly Morningsong & Fabian Fantonalli

• 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ABQ Folk Festival’s Cheap Shots

Saturday, October 9th

• Noon – 5:00 p.m. United Native Council Exhibition – Native

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