The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Bank of America Theatre presents eclectic pan-Latin songbird Nacha Mendez, November 18, 2021, 7:30 p.m. Nacha Mendez grew up in the tiny border town of La Union, in southern New Mexico, where she began singing and playing the guitar at an early age. She learned traditional Ranchera canción from her grandmother and performed in border towns near El Paso with her cousins, the Black Brothers, sons of ex-Mothers of Invention drummer Jimmy Carl Black. Since those early days she has gone on to receive multiple awards, as well as both critical and public accolades. Nacha’s performance is part of the inaugural Oralidad Festival, which serves to promote the oral tradition of storytelling and to establish a collaboration between artists from New Mexico, Spain, Latin America and the rest of the United States, to create new works. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $17. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Casino presents the rough-or-tumbled Santa Fe Rock, Gem & Mineral Show, November 20-21, 2021. This free event is the place to see exquisite rocks, gems and minerals as well as rare gemstones, crystals of distinction and handmade jewelry, knives and unique art. Meet and talk with the artists behind their crafts at this two-day event. Times are Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, … Read More
The Tumbleroot patio presents New Mexico’s own DJ Earway, every Saturday from 6-9 p.m. Earway serves up sets lusciously influenced by post punk, dark wave and sexy funk. Can you dig it?
Performance Santa Fe presents Cécile McLorin Salvant, at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m. Today’s reigning jazz vocalist returns to Santa Fe after her smash debut in 2017. The irrefutable heiress of the “Big Three” — Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald — Cécile McLorin Salvant has been making waves in the jazz world since she won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in 2010. Over the last decade, Salvant has skyrocketed from … Read More