Schedule

July

18 Jul 6:00 pm
Wednesday

Ranky Tanky in Santa Fe

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Ranky Tanky, which translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” is a C ...

19 Jul 7:30 pm
Thursday

Ranky Tanky in Taos

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

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20 Jul 8:00 pm
Friday

Ranky Tanky in Albuquerque

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Ranky Tanky, which translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” is a C ...

21 Jul 3:00 pm
Saturday

Route 66 Summerfest featuring Irma Thomas, Ranky Tanky + 15 Local Groups on 4 Stages

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Grammy Award-winning singer, Irma Thomas is known as "the Soul Queen of New Orlean ...

22 Jul 2:00 pm
Sunday

Dave Grusin: Film Preview: “Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time” and Solo Concert

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Each year, the New Mexico Jazz Festival honors legendary jazz artists living here ...

24 Jul 6:00 pm
Tuesday

Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra featuring Hillary Smith

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

The 19-member Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra (AJO), founded in 1982 by Pancho Romero, ...

25 Jul 7:30 pm
Wednesday

Charles McPherson Quartet in Santa Fe

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

For more than 50 years, saxophonist Charles McPherson has been one of the most exp ...

26 Jul 8:00 pm
Thursday

Charles McPherson Quartet in ABQ

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

For more than 50 years, saxophonist Charles McPherson has been one of the most exp ...

27 Jul 2:00 pm
Friday

A.B. Spellman & Dee Dee Bridgewater: Meet the NEA Jazz Master

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Continuing a New Mexico Jazz Festival tradition begun in 2006, A.B. Spellman, reti ...

27 Jul 7:30 pm
Friday

NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater Quartet

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

2017 NEA Jazz Master, three-time Grammy and Tony award winner and UN Ambassador fo ...

27 Jul 7:30 pm
Friday

Charles McPherson Quartet in Taos

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Presented in partnership with the Santa Fe Jazz Collective, the Taos Jazz Bebop So ...

28 Jul 7:30 pm
Saturday

Chucho Valdés & Gonzalo Rubalcaba: Trance

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

Tonight it's two 9' concert grand pianos on the Lensic stage played by Chucho Vald ...

29 Jul 7:30 pm
Sunday

Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran: Black Wall Street in ABQ

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

A staged concert created by noted mezzo soprano Alicia Hall Moran, in collaboratio ...

30 Jul 7:30 pm
Monday

Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran: Black Wall Street in Santa Fe

NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL

A staged concert created by noted mezzo soprano Alicia Hall Moran, in collaboratio ...

August

02 Aug 7:30 pm
Thursday

(RE)Verse: Sonic Poetics by John Maestas & Hakim Be + AAG (Arnaldo Acosta Group)

23rd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights

In the words of the artists: “What happens when two forward thinking & creat ...

09 Aug 7:30 pm
Thursday

Carla Van Blake’s Simple Truth Jazz Band + Jim Casey’s Miles Goes Wes

23rd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights

Vocalist Carla Van Blake, who was last heard at Outpost in the fall of 2016, as we ...

16 Aug 7:30 pm
Thursday

Claudio Tolousse + Ryan Montano

23rd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights

Claudio Tolousse is a soul jazz singer, composer, and guitarist who combines genre ...

23 Aug 7:30 pm
Thursday

Kadish, Gagan, Bartlit Trio + Toni Morgan and Soulful Sounds

23rd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights

Formed in 2015 by longtime friends and colleagues, the trio comprising bassist Jon ...

24 Aug 7:30 pm
Friday

Roust the House Teen Performance Night

Outpost’s Roust the House Teen
Performance Nights feature local teen bands
a ...

 

SUMMER 2018

23rd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights 2018
June 14-August 23, 2018

 

New Mexico Jazz Festival 2018 Schedule at a glance!

13th ANNUAL NEW MEXICO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018. JULY 11- 30, 2018
  • Wednesday, July 11 | John Lewis Youth Clinics and Concert (African American Performing Arts Center, 9:30 am-1:30pm)
  • Thursday, July 12 | Tootie Heath Trio (Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, 8pm)
  • Friday, July 13 | Spanish Harlem Orchestra  (in partnership with New Mexico Jazz Workshop at the Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater, 7pm)
  • Saturday, July 14 | Eric Bibb (South Broadway Cultural Center, 5th Annual John Lewis Celebration, 7:30pm)
  • Sunday, July 15 | Inpost Artspace Jazz Art Reception: Musicians Making Art (Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, 2-4pm)
  • Sunday, July 15 | Eric Bibb (First Presbyterian Church- Santa Fe, 7:30pm)
  • Wednesday, July 18 | Ranky Tanky (St John’s College Music on Hill, Santa Fe)
  • Thursday, July 19 | Ranky Tanky (Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership, Taos, 8pm)
  • Friday, July 20 | Ranky Tanky — Route 66 Summerfest Weekend Opening Concert (Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, 8pm)
  • Saturday, July 21 | Irma Thomas, Ranky Tanky + 15 local bands on 4 stages Route 66 Summerfest in Nob Hill, Albuquerque, 3-10pm)
  • Sunday, July 22 | Dave Grusin Film Screening & Performance  (Lensic Performing Arts Center, 2pm)
  • Tuesday, July 24 | Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra featuring Hillary Smith/John Maestas & Hakim Be Open (Santa Fe Bandstand, Santa Fe, 6pm)
  • Wednesday, July 25 | Charles McPherson Quartet in Santa Fe (Santa Fe Music Collective at SITE Santa Fe, 7:30pm)
  • Thursday, July 26 | Charles McPherson Quartet (Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, 8pm)
  • Friday, July 27 | Charles McPherson Quartet (Taos Jazz Bebop Society, Taos, 7:30pm)
  • Friday, July 27 | AB Spellman & Dee Dee Bridgewater Meet the NEA Jazz Master (Lensic Performing Arts Center, 2pm)
  • Friday, July 27 | NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater (Lensic Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm)
  • Saturday, July 28 | Chucho Valdés & Gonzalo Rubalcaba (Lensic Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm)
  • Sunday, July 29 | Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran: Black Wall Street (in partnership with Opera Southwest at the African American Performing Arts Center, Albuquerque, 7:30pm)
  • Monday, July 30 | Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran: Black Wall Street (in partnership with Opera Southwest and SITE Santa Fe, SITE Santa Fe, 7:30pm)
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