The Outpost Jazz Performance Space

Albuquerque's Non-Profit, Member-Supported, Community-Based Performing Arts Center

The Outpost Blog

Fall Is Coming!!

It was a great summer season and now, as we look forward to hot air balloons floating throughout the NM skies, leaves changing color and crisper temps, we also look forward to another exciting season of music and more here at the Space and beyond! Our Fall 2015 newsletter will go out in the mail by mid September, but in the meantime, check out the schedule under the PERFORMANCES heading! TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW and you won't want to miss out on these shows! Cuban-born saxophonist/percussionist returns to open the season on October 1 with French pianist, Baptiste Trtignon featuring their new project, Ancestral Memories. Then it's the legendary Warren Vache; followed by Zakir Hussain's latest project with Dave Holland and Shankar Mahadevan at the Lensic on October 9. And from there... Read More »

Education Spotlight


All classes are taught by the Outpost team comprising saxophonist, Kanoa Kaluhiwa; drummer, Sharon Eldridge; percussionist/trombonist, César Bauvallet; and our most recent addition to the teaching staff, pianist, Jim Ahrend, replacing longtime instructor, Paul Gonzales, who retired from Outpost teaching this summer. Outpost programs aim to build positive attitudes, trust, teamwork, cooperation, confidence, compassion, and a sense of humor—everything you could ever want from music. Read More »