Las Cruces – The City of Las Cruces will begin the Music in the Park series on Sunday, May 30th with the Mayor's Jazz Fest.
Music in the Park is a 14-week musical extravaganza offering Las Crucens an eclectic mix of music performed by local, regional and nationally recognized artist, at Apodaca Park, Klein Park and Young Park. Music types include: jazz, rhythm and blues, Mariachi, classical, country, Tejano, bluegrass, new wave and pop, among others.
All concerts listed begin at 7:00pm, (except for the Mayor's Jazz Fest). The following is the 2010 schedule:
Apodaca Park 801 E. Madrid Ave.
May 30 (Mayor's Jazz Fest, 6:00 p.m.)
Gerald Veasley - Smooth Jazz - Philadelphia, PA
Roundtrip - Bebop Jazz and Standards - Santa Fe, NM
Ritmo Caluroso - Latin Jazz - Las Cruces, NM
June 6 The Buzz Tones - Variety - Las Cruces, NM
Benji Rivas - Blues/Variety - Las Cruces, NM
June 13 Syd Masters & the Swing Riders - Western Swing - Tijeras, NM
Bob Einweck - Folk - Phoenix, AZ
June 20 Windy City - (Tribute to Chicago) Pop - El Paso, TX
June 27 Steve Smith & Chris Sanders - Bluegrass - Las Cruces, NM
Rhythm Mystic - World Music - Pinos Altos, NM
Klein Park 155 N, Mesquite St.
July 11 Fast Lane - C&W, variety, blues - Las Cruces, NM
Redneck Cowgirl - C&W, gospel - Deming, NM
July 18 Undiskovered featuring Carol Portillo - Variety - Las Cruces, NM
Mariachi Feminil Flores Mexicanas - Mariachi - El Paso, TX
July 25 Remember Then - Doo Wop & Oldies - Las Cruces, NM
Gene & the Starliners -Oldies but Goodies - Las Cruces, NM
Young Park 1905 E. Nevada Ave.
August 1 Azucar - Latin Jazz, Salsa - El Paso, TX
Red Hot & Red - Jazz - El Paso, TX
August 8 NM Symphony Brass Quintet - Chamber Music, pop - Las Cruces
Madera Winds - Chamber Music - Las Cruces, NM
August 15 Crystal Ship - 60's Rock, British Invasion Rock - Las Cruces, NM
Los Changos Del Mar - Surf Music - Taos, NM
August 22 The James Douglas Show - Funk, R&B - Los Angeles, CA
August 29 Nos Otros - Latin Rock - Las Cruces, NM
Entertainers, locations and dates are subject to change without prior notice. The City has provided the Music in the Park Series as a public service, free of charge, since 1994.
Residents are reminded that in accordance with a City of Las Cruces policy, pets are not permitted at special events held at City of Las Cruces facilities.