Music & Performance

New Mexicans enjoy life. In every corner of New Mexico, visitors can find festivals, performances, concerts and music. From the Santa Fe Opera to the world music festival at Globalquerque, there is an event or festival to capture the imagination of everybody in the family. Come out and enjoy the world that is New Mexico.

¡Globalquerque!

New Mexico’s annual celebration of world music and culture. Roam between indoor and outdoor stages, sampling music from around the world, visit craft booths, grab international snacks and local beer and wine. Dance under the stars or relax in the theater. It's all part of the ¡Globalquerque! experience!

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Taos Solar Music Festival

Since 1999 Kit Carson Park has been the site of this music festival and sustainable energy fair. The festival offers entertainment from the best of national and regional artists each June.

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Santa Fe Opera

From the unlikeliest of beginnings—an opera company located hundreds of miles from any major city, featuring American singers in a wide-ranging and challenging repertory, and treating theatrical and musical values as equally important in its productions—The Santa Fe Opera has grown to become recognized as one of the world's leading cultural festivals.

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Since it was founded in 1972, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world’s preeminent music festivals, guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation. Contributing to its magic is the Festival’s unique Santa Fe setting, nestled amid the timeless splendors of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

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Music From Angel Fire

Join the many friends of Music from Angel Fire who gather at summer’s end in the Rocky Mountain region of northern New Mexico. The summer temperatures are cool, the leaves are beginning to turn and music is in the air. Music from Angel Fire’s Summer Festival plays a leading role in the cultural life of the rural communities of Northern New Mexico by presenting world-class chamber music through concerts and educational programs.

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Taos Chamber Music Group

The Taos Chamber Music Group continues a tradition of creativity and artistic excellence. For years, the Taos Chamber Music Group has tapped into the Land of Enchantment by presenting the imaginative and inspirational performances for which it has become known. Its programs celebrate the universal language of music and reflect the unique cultural diversity of the Taos area, earning TCMG a reputation as one of Northern New Mexico’s most innovative and successful music series.

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Clovis Music Festival

The Clovis Music Festival began in 1987 and is held the second weekend in September. It shows that “Clovis Rocks” by inviting the entire community – and people from around the globe – to celebrate a rich musical heritage with performances from some of the greatest musicians of all time. The festival is a tribute to the influential musicians that recorded their music in the Norman Petty recording studios and had an impact on Clovis. Along with the music festival, other events include the Desert Cruzer’s Annual Rod Run and Classic Car Show at Hillcrest Park, tours of the Norman Petty recording studios, special events and jam sessions at the Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum and much, much more. 

Las Cruces Country Music Festival

The Las Cruces Country Music Festival is a three day celebration of country music in Las Cruces.  Taking place in late April or Early May each year, the festival features heritage and up-and-coming country acts straight from Nashville. Previous performers include country legends Kenny Rogers and the Charlie Daniels Band, rising stars Dustin Lynch, The Swon Brothers, RaeLynn, Chase Bryant, Craig Campbell, Greg Bates, along with little Texas, Darryl Worley and many more!

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