May 2024 Events - SantaFe.com

May 2024 Events

 

Saturday, May 4

6:00 p.m.
THE PARADOX OF ECONOMIC HARDSHIP
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Author of The Poverty Paradox noted sociologist Mark Rank will present a new way of understanding and addressing poverty and inequality in America. Rank will discuss a paradigm shift and a new foundation for a holistic and effective set of solutions to poverty and economic inequality.

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Saturday, May 4

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
BE KIND TO YOUR MIND FESTIVAL
The Life Link
Join The Life Link at the Genoveva Chavez Center for the Be Kind To Your Mind Festival. This FREE EVENT will include Keynote Speakers and Presentations, Live Music and Sessions throughout the day. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Sunday, May 5

6:00 p.m.
30TH SEASON SPECTACULAR
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Join the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association for their 30th Season Spectacular! This concert will showcase the incredible talent of young musicians from the Santa Fe area and beyond, who have been honing their skills and passion for music through SFYSA’s programs.

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Saturday, May 4- Sunday, May 5

OUTDOOR EXPO 2024
Buffalo Thunder
Join us for an adventure-packed weekend filled with excitement and exploration, and best of all, admission is absolutely free! Bring the whole family and discover the latest in boats, RVs, off-road vehicles, and everything outdoors!

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Monday, May 6

7:30 p.m.
CITY AND COLOUR
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Fronted by Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, City and Colour blends folk, indie, and alternative rock. From intimate acoustic serenades to powerful anthems, their music delves into the depths of human emotion, captivating listeners with its poignant lyricism and mesmerizing instrumentation.

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Thursday, May 9

7:30 p.m.
JOSÉ JAMES PRESENTS 1978
Lensic Performing Arts Center
José James—the forward-looking, genre-defying Jazz singer for the hip-hop generation—presents 1978, a brilliant new album combining his deep love of jazz and hip-hop with songwriting and production nods to R&B heroes Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, and Leon Ware.

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Saturday, May 11

11:00 a.m.
THE MET: LIVE IN HD | MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy.

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Sunday, May 12

4:00 p.m.
ISIDORE QUARTET
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Winners of the Banff International String Quartet Competition in 2022, the Isidore String Quartet embodies the excitement, dedication, and creativity of young classical musicians today. Welcome these remarkable musicians for their Santa Fe concert debut, following performances at Alice Tully Hall and the Kennedy Center!

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Wednesday, May 15

12:00 p.m.
ORGAN SERIES—RECITAL IV
St Francis Auditorium
Discover the beauty and versatility of the pipe organ at Maxine Thévenot’s recital during the Organ Series-Recital IV.

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Thursday, May 16

7:00 p.m.
STRATA II: AMOR!
 St Francis Auditorium
Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime SFS Strata chamber concert during the final weekend of the Symphony’s 40th Anniversary Season! Presenting Grammy® Award winners Ana María Martínez and pianist Craig Terry, with Music Director Guillermo Figueroa on violin and The Santa Fe Symphony String Quartet.

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Sunday, May 19

4:00 p.m.
BEETHOVEN’S NINTH
Lensic Performing Arts Center
For The Symphony’s grand finale on May 19, experience Beethoven’s greatest and final symphony—Beethoven’s Ninth, showcasing the full Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

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Saturday, May 25

8:00 p.m.
QUEENSRYCHE
Buffalo Thunder
​The band’s name is uttered in the same breath as many of the groups they looked to as influences and others who arose as peers. Queensrÿche built a dedicated legion of fans traveling the globe on tour with fellow rock giants like Iron Maiden, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Judas Priest, and Def Leppard. In recent years, they’ve consistently delivered high-octane live shows combining the hungry fire of a new band with the tempered experience of master showmen.

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Saturday, May 25

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CHILDREN’S THEATRE FESTIVAL
Theatre Santa Fe
Fun for the whole family! Bring the kids to theatre performances indoors at 1:00, and stay from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, for crafts, face painting, snacks, entertainment and more in the courtyard.

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Thursday, May 30

7:30 p.m.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE: BE RIGHT HERE TOUR
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Blackberry Smoke’s signature Southern rock sound is infused with the soulful essence of Georgia’s backroads. With whiskey-soaked vocals and blistering guitar solos, their music pays homage to the legends of American rock ‘n’ roll while carving out their distinct path.

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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.

Market Tuesdays
Santa Fe Railyard
Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Shop at your leisure and avoid busy crowds at the scaled-down, but no less generous, Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Tuesdays in the Railyard, including the Railyard Artisan Market vendors, as well as Café Fresh and Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Gift Shop.
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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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Ken Daggett
Meyer Gallery
Stay tuned for the solo exhibition showcasing the artistic brilliance of Ken Daggett May 10th – 30th

Brad Price
Meyer Gallery
Stay tuned for the solo exhibition showcasing the artistic brilliance of Brad Price May 31st – June 13th

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