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April 2024 Events

Tuesday, April 2

7:30 p.m.
DRUM TAO
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of Drum Tao deliver an edge-of-your-seat, tour-de-force evening of strength and driving rhythms.

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Wednesday, April 3

7:30 p.m.
KENNY BARRON AND REGINA CARTER
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Revered innovators of two generations of jazz music join forces for a very special performance: pianist Kenny Barron and violinist Regina Carter. Both Barron and Carter have the distinguished honor of being named NEA Jazz Masters, Barron in 2010 and Carter in 2023. They appear in celebration of Barron’s 80th birthday.

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Thursday, April 4

7:30 p.m.
CHRIS BOTTI
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Chris Botti returns to the Lensic once again for a stunning night of music! The Grammy-winning trumpeter has been one of the most popular instrumentalists in the world for nearly three decades.

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Saturday, April 6

7:30 p.m.
AN EVENING WITH TONY
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Come spend an evening with the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus as we bring some of the best songs from Tony award-winning musicals. Get ready for intimate solos, touching ensembles, and big showstoppers from some of your favorite shows. instrumentalists in the world for nearly three decades.

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Sunday, April 7

7:30 p.m.
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL WITH BILL HEARNE
Lensic Performing Arts Center
For over fifty years, Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson has been traversing the globe as an ambassador of Western swing music and introducing its irresistible sound to generation after generation.

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Wednesday, April 10

7:30 p.m.
JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN WITH MITCHELL S. JACKSON
Lensic Performing Arts Center
John Edgar Wideman chronicles contemporary life while considering the historical and existential questions that underlie it. A novelist, short story writer, essayist and critic, he has contributed to a new humanist perspective in American literature, distilling personality and history, crime and mysticism, art and the exigencies of material life into his work.

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Friday, April 12

7:30 p.m.
THE WAILERS
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The Wailers are a rare breed of musicians who have earned their place in the annals of music history. Their culture-defining music, embodying the spirit of the 70’s reggae movement, has left an indelible mark on the world.

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Saturday, April 13

3:00 p.m.
Randy Houser
Buffalo Thunder
Don’t miss Randy Houser live at Buffalo Thunder

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5:30 p.m.
Snow Ball 2024
Eldorado Hotel
Put on your best 70’s attire and get ready to groove with ASPNM at the Snow Ball gala, a festive evening featuring dinner, amazing silent and live auctions, entertainment & more!

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Sunday, April 14

3:00 p.m.
QUATUOR ÉBÈNE
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The Northern Lights—musical conversations from 18th century Prussia, 19th century Norway, and 20th century Russia.

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Monday, April 15

7:30 p.m.
ANGEL OLSEN
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Singer/songwriter Angel Olsen plays a rare solo set at the Lensic! Her latest album, Big Time, is about the expansive power of new love, but this brightness is tempered by a profound sense of loss. These are songs not just about transformational mourning, but of finding freedom and joy in the privations as they come.

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Tuesday, April 16

7:30 p.m.
JORDI SAVALL AND HESPÈRION XXI
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Be transported to a world of emotion and beauty by the true maestro of the early music movement! For more than 50 years, Jordi Savall, one of the most versatile musical personalities of his generation, has rescued musical gems from obscurity and given them back for all to enjoy. Now, he and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI bring music of the Baroque revolution in Europe (1560-1660) to Santa Fe.

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Wednesday, April 17

7:30 p.m.
ORGAN RECITAL SERIES—PART III
St. Francis Auditorium | NM Museum of Art
Immerse yourself in the beautiful sounds of David Solem’s organ at the Organ Recital Series Part III, in collaboration with the New Mexico Museum of Art.

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Thursday, April 18

Angel's Dine Out 2024

Angel’s Dine Out 2024

This heaven-sent event celebrates the power of food and eating together. Enjoy a decadent evening while supporting the 25th Anniversary of Angels Dine Out. The more you eat, the more you give. Kitchen Angels mission is to provide free, nutritious meals to homebound Santa Fean’s facing life-challenging conditions. For 32 years Kitchen Angels has prepared and delivered over 2 million nutritious, free meals to 8,500 clients by 5,000 volunteers…and counting.

 

7:30 p.m.
PEKING ACROBATS
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Rescheduled from February 1st to April 18th. The Peking Acrobats defy gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. Accompanied by live musicians, they perform awe-inspiring acrobatic feats with high-tech special effects that have astounded audiences for generations.

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Friday, April 19

7:30 p.m.
CHRISTONE “KINGFISH” INGRAM
Lensic Performing Arts Center
GRAMMY-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has quickly become the defining blues voice of his generation. From his hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi to stages around the globe, the young blues star has already headlined multiple U.S. and European tours, and amazed fans in Australia, New Zealand, and India.

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7:30 p.m.
TAKÁCS QUARTET AND JULIEN LABRO
St. Francis Auditorium | NM Museum of Art
The almost fifty-year legacy of the Takács Quartet is one of constant discovery and rediscovery. This season, Takács Quartet is joined by bandoneon player Julien Labro for two new commissions by Bryce Dessner and Clarice Assad for quintet. To bring us home, Takács closes the program with Ravel’s String Quartet, the composer’s first masterpiece.

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8:00 p.m.
GIN BLOSSOMS & EVE 6
Buffalo Thunder
The Gin Blossoms and Eve 6 are teaming up for an unforgettable night at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. Known for their ’90s chart-toppers like “Hey Jealousy” and “Til I Hear It From You,” the Gin Blossoms bring a nostalgic vibe, while Eve 6’s hits including “Inside Out” and “Here’s to the Night” promise an energetic performance.

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Friday, April 19- Sunday, April 21

 

BEYOND THE BINARYBeyond The Binary- Wise Fool New Mexico
Wise Fool New Mexico
Beyond the Binary explores our relationship to gender and liberation through an immersive, magical circus extravaganza. The show presents a looking-glass journey of self-discovery that takes us through the natural world and concepts of gender throughout history, questioning the origins of our modern colonial gender roles and highlighting the incredible diversity of life and expression on this planet.

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Saturday, April 20

11:00 a.m.
THE MET: LIVE IN HD | LA RONDINE
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Puccini’s bittersweet love story stars soprano Angel Blue and tenor Jonathan Tetelman in Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, which transports audiences from the heart of Parisian nightlife to a dreamy vision of the French Riviera.

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8:00 p.m.
RODNEY CARRINGTON
Buffalo Thunder
Get ready to laugh your night away with Rodney Carrington live at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. As a comedian, actor, and country music artist, Carrington brings a unique blend of humor and music to the stage. His hilarious stand-up routines, coupled with his witty and sometimes irreverent songs, promise an evening filled with non-stop entertainment.

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Sunday, April 21

4:00 p.m.
OCEANA
Lensic Performing Arts Center
In Celebration of Earth Day and presented in partnership with WildEarth Guardians, Oceana presents Native American composer Jerod Tate’s Chokfi’ (Rabbit)—Sarcasm for String Orchestra and Percussion, Handel’s Water Music, and Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme, introducing cellist Gabriel Martins, 2020 Sphinx Competition First Prize winner.

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Tuesday, April 23 –Wednesday, April 24

7:00 p.m.
ARTSPRING 2024
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Experience the artistic brilliance of New Mexico School for the Arts-Art Institute at ArtSpring 2024, our much-anticipated annual celebration of student creativity!

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Thursday, April 25 –Sunday, April 28

2024 SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL
The Santa Fe Film Festival focuses on bringing together distinguished industry specialists and all movie lovers through accessible screenings, panels, workshops and parties!

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Saturday, April 27

12:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Locals Only Music and Goods Festival
Immerse yourself in local music and culture at the Locals Only Festival in Santa Fe – On Saturday, April 27th, 2024, locals and visitors alike are invited to surround themselves in the vibrant music and culture of Santa Fe at the one-day Locals Only festival. Hosted at The Mystic, a historic Route 66 motel recently renovated into a hub for craft cocktails and live music, this event promises a day filled with electrifying performances and opportunities to support local independent vendors.

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Saturday, April 27

9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
SANTA FE SINGS! 
The United Church of Santa Fe
Do you love to sing? Then come join the Santa Fe Desert Chorale for Santa Fe Sings!, a singing workshop filled with top-notch instruction, supportive community, and beautiful music!

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Saturday, April 27 – Sunday, April 28

7:30 p.m.
THE MOZART REQUIEM
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Santa Fe Pro Musica’s season ends with Mozart’s Requiem, a powerful masterpiece, paired with Anna Clyne’s poignant Within Her Arms, a tribute to her late mother.

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Last Friday Art Walk
Santa Fe Railyard Plaza
Last Friday of Every Month, 5 – 7 p.m.
For an exciting world-class contemporary art experience, visit Santa Fe’s hip Railyard Arts District for the Last Friday Art Walk.

Meow Wolf
10 a.m – 8 p.m., Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday
An arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms.
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Santa Fe Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Voted one of the Top Ten Farmers’ Markets by Sunset Magazine, this is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country.
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Margarita Rail
Sky Railway
In a nod to the famous Santa Fe Margarita Trail, you’ll get amazing views and live music on a tour de tequila, as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy. Ticket includes seat, a complimentary drink, and live entertainment.
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The Stargazer
Sky Railway
See the New Mexico night sky through the eyes of professional guides who will entertain you with tales of the stars, constellations and planets that have been passed down for generations, as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy. Ticket includes seat, a complimentary glass of champagne and live music.
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New Mexico Ale Trail
Sky Railway
Sit back and enjoy unique locally crafted suds and the gorgeous views of the New Mexico landscape, as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy. Ticket includes seat, samples, a complimentary beer and live entertainment.
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Serenata Flamenca
Sky Railway
Enjoy Flamenco music and dance, along with the beautiful scenery of the Galisteo Basin, as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy. Ticket includes seat, a complimentary glass of champagne and live entertainment.
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90s Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Monday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to remember your youth on 90s Night, every Monday.

 

LGBT “Plus Plus” Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Thursday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to their weekly LGBT “Plus Plus” Night, every Thursday.

 

The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
New Mexico’s oldest and most award-winning microbrewery, with concerts happening weekly.
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La Fiesta Lounge
Enjoy casual New Mexican cuisine, enticing cocktails and eclectic live music by talented locals every night of the week.
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Meow Wolf
Named one of the best small music venues in the country by Yelp, catch eclectic performers from around the world, every week.
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Social Kitchen + Bar
Located inside the Sage Hotel in the heart of Santa Fe, this fun little bar dishes up south by southwest comfort cuisine, alongside themed nights, and music by regional favorites Second Chances on Wednesday nights, and the Widow Oxley on Friday nights.

Tesuque Casino
Northern New Mexico’s newest casino offers up a limited menu and live music seven days a week, from popular bands and musicians.
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Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Grab a bite and an award-winning brew, or a signature drink, and listen to the best music Santa Fe has to offer, from local legends to national touring acts.
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