Yjastros, featuring invited guests Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños

8:00 pm Friday
4:00 pm Saturday

National Institute of Flamenco and the NHCC present Çiertas Danças by Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, featuring invited guests Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños. Çiertas Danças proudly brings the creative visions of world-renowned flamenco artists to the American pubic, while cultivating the living art of Flamenco in the United States. Çiertas Danças features Spanish guest artists, choreographers, and dancers Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños, winners of the Spanish National Dance Prize for choreography alongside New Mexico’s beloved Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company.

$40, $50, $60, $70 w/ a $5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

Tickets on sale Friday, September 16, 2022 at 10:00 am

Continue reading “Yjastros, featuring invited guests Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños”

The Albuquerque Folk Festival

10:00 am to 10:00 pm

On Sunday, October 9, 2022 The Albuquerque Folk Festival offers over 100 events with 5 performance stages, 7 workshop venues (including music and dance), 3 jam venues, musical-instrument “petting zoo,” kids’ tent, storytelling tent, merchandise tent, instrument consignment tent, bike valet, arts-and-craft vendors, food vendors, and more!

For an overview of the schedule, download a complete 2022 schedule as a PDF file here. Also, if you’d like a preview, you can download our 2022 program booklet as a PDF here.

Advance Tickets: Full price adult ticket $25 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids 11 and younger.

Day of show Tickets: Full price adult ticket $30 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids

Continue reading “The Albuquerque Folk Festival”

¡Globalquerque!

4:00 pm gates open

¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture, has become a premiere festival in the Southwest since its inception in 2005. The purpose of this annual music and culture festival is to highlight cultures of the world alongside the traditional cultures of New Mexico. The event utilizes multiple stages at the NHCC, including the Plaza Mayor, the Albuquerque Journal Theatre, and the History and Literary Arts courtyard (the Fountain Stage), and features a Global Village of Craft, Culture, and Cuisine and a variety of workshops, demonstrations, and other family activities, along with two nights of performances from around the globe. The festival has featured numerous artists from Spain and Latin American countries, as well as Hispanic artists from New Mexico. Some of these artists have performed at the NHCC at other events comprising part of the Performing Arts program’s seasonal programming.

Learn more at www.Globalquerque.org

Click here for the Globalquerque Line up

Continue reading “¡Globalquerque!”

¡Globalquerque!: Free Global Headphone Dance Party + Concert

6:00 pm gates open

¡Globalquerque!’s Free Opening Headphone Dance Party + Concert kicks off the weekend and this year will feature New Mexico DJs spinning global grooves and a special LIVE performance by México City’s Son Rompe Pera.

¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s 18th Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture is one of the premiere festivals in the Southwest and is recognized around the country and the world for its adventurous programming.  ¡Globalquerque! is committed to presenting and exploring our world through music and the arts, bringing people together to reflect on our similarities, celebrate our differences and consider and revel in what makes our experiences unique and what makes them shared.The Festival offers an eclectic, wide-ranging global exploration with a diverse program of dance, film, crafts, food, educational workshops and activities – and, of course, a myriad of exciting and surprising live musical offerings! From the legendary to up-and-coming, from the traditional to the cutting edge, year to year,¡Globaquerque! presents of the best of what our planet has to offer.

Free Community Event

Reserve your free tickets HERE

Live Pop Up Salsa 2: End of Summer Night Swing

8:00 pm

NHCC & Melaza Music Present Live Pop Up Salsa 2: End of Summer Night Swing. This night offers a MainStage showcase of some of New Mexico’s hardest working dancers, dance teachers, choreographers, and dance students, who may not have opportunities to demonstrate their art. The evening begins with an hour of dance shows in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. At the end of the showcase, Fausto Cuevas y La Moderna will perform in the HLA Fountain Courtyard.

$20 w/ $2 discount for NHCC Foundation members, children 12 years old and younger free

Continue reading “Live Pop Up Salsa 2: End of Summer Night Swing”

NM Jazz Latino Orchestra

8:00 pm

In their fifth performance at the NHCC, “Cuba Linda,” the New Mexico Jazz Latino Orchestra (NMJLO) honors the invaluable contributions of Cuban artists to the genres of Latin jazz and salsa. Their journey into the musical styles that have been introduced to the world by beloved Cuban legends begins with Latin jazz interpretations.

$25, $27 w/ $2 discount for NHCC Members

Continue reading “NM Jazz Latino Orchestra”

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Fiesta Flamenca

8:00 pm

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Fiesta Flamenca, a star-studded gala evening of music and dance, illustrating the range and dynamic styles presented in Festival Flamenco. Elegance, sophistication, and physical brilliance challenge the audience to experience flamenco in all its forms. This vibrant display of artistry exemplifies flamenco’s depth and distinct characteristics. In spectacular performances of powerful flamenco, headlining artists of Festival Flamenco Alburquerque, along with Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, share the stage for an evening of unforgettable music and dance. Each evening of Fiesta Flamenca showcases a unique cast!

Friday’s cast features Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, Mercedes de Córdoba, Paloma Fantova, Concha Jareño, and Alfonso Losa.

Saturday’s cast features Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, Rafael Estévez, Valeriano Paños, Pastora Galván, José Maya, and Eva Yerbabuena.

$60, $75, $90, $105

 

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Estévez / Paños y Compañía: La Confluencia

8:00 pm

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Estévez / Paños y Compañía, winners of the Spanish National Dance Prize for Choreography in 2019, in La Confluencia. Their new exploration into flamenco’s multifaceted evolution features fiveprodigiously talented, inimitable male dancers of danza estilizada and flamenco. Original and riveting, La Confluenciapowerfully imagines the forces that coalesce to make flamenco the evocative art that it is. (U.S. Premiere)

$50, $65, $80, $95