The Outpost Jazz Performance Space

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

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12th Annual NM Jazz Festival Closes with René Marie; + Herbie Hancock; & More…

What a great 12th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival! And it all comes to a wonderful close with Grammy award winning vocalist, René Marie and her band, Experiment in Truth at the African American Performing Arts Center (AAPAC) on Saturday, August 5, 7:30pm! The concert is also the kick off and celebration for the AAPAC's 10th Anniversary season and we are pleased to be partnering with them to present this event. Also coming up, is the great Herbie Hancock, Wednesday, August 16, 7:30pm at the Kiva Auditorium! Presented in partnership with AMPConcerts, this concert is also a benefit for the Espanola Valley Humane Society - a great cause indeed! Meanwhile, Outpost's 22nd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights series continues ... Read More »

Education Spotlight


All classes are taught by the Outpost team comprising saxophonist, Kanoa Kaluhiwa; percussionist/trombonist, César Bauvallet; and pianist, Jim Ahrend. 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 »