Free “Music in the Park Series” begins

Monday, May 20, 2013 - 2:14pm

The City of Las Cruces presented its annual “Music in the Park Series” of free outdoor concerts this Sunday, May 26, with the Jazz Fest starting at 6 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. The concert will feature John Tank Group from Silver City, NM, Billy Townes Group W/Michael Herndon from El Paso, TX, & Albuquerque, NM, and the NMSU Jazz Quartets.

The “Music in the Park Series” is a 14-week musical extravaganza offering Las Crucens an eclectic mix of music performed by local, regional and nationally recognized artists. All concerts are free and start at 6 p.m. each Sunday.

The following is the 2013 schedule:

Young Park,1905 E. Nevada Ave., 6 p.m.
Mayor's Jazz Fest
May 26
John Tank Group Jazz Silver City, NM
Billy Townes Group W/
Michael Herndon Jazz El Paso &
Albuquerque, NM
NMSU Jazz Quartet Jazz Las Cruces

June 2
The Yarbrough Country/Swing Las Cruces
Honky Tonk
The Buzztones Variety Las Cruces

June 9
Oldies but Goodies Oldies Las Cruces
Tequila Nights Variety Las Cruces

Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave., 6 p.m.

June 16
Phat Soul R & B Las Cruces
24/7 Blues Band Blues Las Cruces

June 23
Play Me Neil Diamond Music Mesilla, NM
Chris Collins/ Tribute to John Denver Music Houston, TX
John Denver

Klein Park, 155 N. Mesquite St., 6 p.m.

July 7
Juntos Unidos Rancheras/Cumbias Bernalillo, NM
Mariachi Espuelas de Plata Mariachi Las Cruces, NM

July 14
Natajja Variety Las Cruces
Mariachi Flores Mexicanas Mariachi El Paso, TX

Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., 6 p.m.

July 21
Triple Jack Rock & Blues Las Cruces
Satisfied Blues/Classic rock Las Cruces

July 28
Tumbleweeds Western Albuquerque, NM
Kenny Arroyos Western music Las Cruces
Bruce Carlson Folk/Americana Las Cruces

Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave., 6 p.m.

August 4
Colin McAllister Latin Jazz
Project Latin jazz El Paso, TX
La Cella Bella Chamber Music Las Cruces
August 11
“Remember Then”…a class act Oldies Las Cruces
August 18
Steve Smith & Hardroad Bluegrass Las Cruces, NM
The Salty Dogs Bluegrass Las Cruces, NM
August 25
Flow Tribe American Funk/Rock/
Zydeco/Jazz, New Orleans, LA
The NMSU Jazz Quartet Jazz Las Cruces, NM

The schedule may be subject to change without notice. City of Las Cruces policy does not allow pets on city property during special events.


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