The ShortGrass Music Festival celebrates its 2018 season with three separate summer evenings of musical performance magic in early June, the mid-July and in late September around aspen time.
The prize winning Zorá String Quartet will open the season June 1 with classical chamber music in the high mountain cool of the former Cimarroncita Ranch Camp 11 miles up the canyon from Cimarron on Hwy 64.
Taking the Cimarron Mercantile stage in the heart of Cimarron's historic district July 20, New Mexico’s own Lone Piñon is an acoustic conjunto from northern New Mexico whose music celebrates the richness of the region's traditional culture.
From Colorado, FY5 presents their own brand of new American roots music September 21, also at the Cimarron Mercantile. The Festival features evenings of big music, small, casual venues and performances that the entire family will enjoy.
Cimarron, located on the Old Santa Fe Trail at the mouth of Cimarron Canyon, is one of New Mexico’s last great Old West towns, the gateway to high country adventure, history and some seriously excellent scenery. Look for museums, shops, galleries and groceries plus fine dining and lodging.
The ShortGrass Music Festival is a non-profit group dedicated to expanding regional educational and cultural resources by bringing live music into the schools and communities of northeastern New Mexico.