13th Annual SocorroFest
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 12:00pmPure pleasure is on the horizon for the 13th Annual Socorrofest! Let your heart sing and toes tap to great New Mexico music at the Historic Plaza, Capitol Bar and Twisted Chile Stages with bands at most Socorro restaurants on Friday eve, and a venue shuttle, culminating on the Plaza. Read more...
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:30pmLas Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. A remix of traditional Son Jarocho sounds, LAS CAFETERAS add Afro-Caribbean marimbol and cajón, poetry in English and Spanglish, and instruments like jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone and a wooden platform called the Tarima. Read more... Buy tickets online
Imago Theatre's "Zoo Zoo"
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:30pmImago’s shows have been described as Cirque Du Soleil-evoking acrobatics mixed with Mummenschanz-like mime, set in a unique, yet accessible, French-influenced, avant-garde playground. ZooZoo is penguins playing musical chairs, a cat trapped in a giant paper bag, hippos with insomnia, anteaters as waiters, and a madcap revue of illusion, comedy and fun that has inspired audiences nationwide. Imago has performed in China, Europe and at some of North America’s most revered festivals. Read more... Buy tickets online
Presidential Chamber Music Series II: Piano Quartets
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 7:30pmWilly Sucre on viola, will be joined by Ivone Figueroa on piano, Guillermo Figueroa on violin, and Joana de Kayser on cello to perform Turina: Piano Quartet in A minor Op. 67 and Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor. Read more...
Grace Kelly Quartet
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:30pmWhile a current Kelly concert might delight jazz purists with Great American Songbook standards, it could just as easily inspire mainstream listeners with Grace-ified takes on the likes of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, Coldplay’s Magic or Sia’s Chandelier. Her recent cover of Ellie Goulding’s Love Me Like You Do features a drum pattern inspired by the Beach Boys, while exciting recent tracks like Don’t Wake Me and All the Way Down - which could be a kissing cousin to the Rolling Stones classic Miss You - embrace electronica, surprise the listener with funky foundations and certainly don’t shy away from the magic of the pop hook. Read more... Buy tickets online
NDI-NM "Rollin' on the Rio"
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 7:00pmSocorro County youth dance in a gala culmination performance of three weeks of intense dance instruction. NDI-NM teaches excellence, discipline, team work, self-esteem, theatre, dance and music, physical fitness, healthy eating, and more than anything, to always Do Your Best! This is NDI's 19th year in Socorro, one of their longest running residencies in NM. Read more...
Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 7:30pmSwirling dresses, lively violins, and the sights and sounds of folkloric dancing accompanies the clear peal of trumpets in our holiday tradition, Mariachi Christmas. The show rings in the holiday season with exuberant mariachi music and dance to represent the traditions of Mexico at Christmastime. Read more... Buy tickets online
Presidential Chamber Music Series III: String Quartets
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 7:30pmWilly Sucre and Krzysztof Zimowski on violins, will be joined by viola Shanti Randell on viola, and Lisa Donald on cello to perform String Quartets by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven. Read more...
Street Corner Symphony
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 7:30pmStreet Corner Symphony are a 6-man cappella group from Nashville TN. They came to international notoriety in 2010 when they became runners up on NBC's The Sing-Off. Since then, the men of SCS have performed around the world, giving benefits, clinics, and concerts, as well as recording two full albums and numerous singles. The six men of Street Corner Symphony are Adam Chance, Mark McLemore, and Kurt Zimmerman, along with brothers Jeremy, Jonathan, and Richie Lister. As experts in multiple styles of music, SCS are comfortable moving between most any genre of music, appealing to young and old alike. Read more... Buy tickets online
20th Annual Community Arts Party
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:00amHands-on Arts Workshops for all ages! Typical workshops include: Center-Piece Group Project by Founding Artist Rebecca Taylor Titus, aka Rodaki Deiner; Mr. Squiggly Coloring Me Pages; Tie-Dye; Pottery Wheel; Play Dough; Candle Dipping; Weaving; Masks; Jewelry; Sculpture; Banners; Valentine Cards; Decoupage; Cornstarch Mush; and lots more!!! Read more...
Hooking Up With The Second City
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:30pmThe Second City knows a few things about love – we’ve been looking at and laughing about relationships for over 55 years. Hooking Up With The Second City makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love. This gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between. Read more... Buy tickets online
"March Fourth!" Marching Band
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:30pmA kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy mere “mortal” bands cannot compete with, Aside from their marching band themed costumes, and multi member drum and brass corp, M4 is far from a “marching band” in any traditional sense (though this group of about 20 has been known to parade down Main Street before taking the stage). The show will take you on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the gypsy camps of eastern Europe and through the deepest grooves of American funk, rock, and jazz then boiling it all together in cinematic fashion with high-stepping stilt-acrobatics and dazzling dancers. They’ve headlined too many major festivals to name, multiple times, as well as playing prestigious venues from The Kennedy Center to a cultural exchange tour of China. “The kind of spectacle that deserves the word awesome.” – Atlanta Journal Constitution Read more... Buy tickets online
State St. Ballet's "Carmen"
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:30pmBy melding familiar storylines with exciting dance movement and multi-media visuals, State Street Ballet gives each tale a modern, passionate and unique twist. This inspiring mix of movement, music, lighting, scenery and acting is successfully reaching new audiences, introducing dance as mainstream entertainment while honoring classical training, style and tradition. Read more... Buy tickets online
Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: Piano Trios
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 7:30pmWilly Sucre on viola will be joined by Jerilyn Jergensen on violin and Cullan Bryant on piano to perform Mendelssohn: Trio for Violin , Viola and Piano in C minor and Brahms: Trio for Violin, Viola and piano in E flat Op. 40. Read more...
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 7:30pmBarrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moore, the original creators of the hit show Barrage. Utilizing the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage was known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family. The "8" in the name represents a re-imagining of the string octet: 4 violins, 2 violas, cello and double bass. This instrumentation drives a rich and powerful sonic palette that further explores the musical diversity in the Barrage 8 compositions and arrangements. Read more... Buy tickets online
Cirque Zuma Zuma
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 7:30pmAudiences and critics in Europe and Australia agree – Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score. Read more... Buy tickets online
Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:30pmRising star opera singers perform works from popular operas and musicals, and, an original one-act operetta. Read more...
24th Annual 4th of July Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016 - 11:00amFree outdoor festival featuring family entertainment, a lineup of some of New Mexico’s favorite bands, water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale, and NM Tech’s Famous Fireworks Display at Dark. Read more...