¡Globalquerque! 2017

4 pm ¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s 13th Annual World Music & Culture Celebration, returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center on September 22 and 23, 2017. This year’s festival features three stages of music from five continents over two nights. Relax in the intimate courtyard setting of the Fountain Stage, enjoy larger bands in the state-of-the-art 691-seat Journal Theatre, or dance to groove-heavy world music on the Plaza Mayor’s outdoor Festival Stage. For updates on this year’s stellar line-up, visit Early Bird special (through June 24): $32 (more…)

AMP Concerts Presents Over the Rhine (Rental)

7:30 pm After more than 20 years of making music, it’s obvious that Ohio duo Over The Rhine is in it for the long haul. Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist, named to Paste magazine’s list of 100 Best Living Songwriters, began performing together in 1990 in local Cincinnati clubs and gathering places. Their first show drew about 20 people, most of them friends. But even from this somewhat humble beginning, audiences knew that they had stumbled onto something special.  Treating their listeners like family, Karin and Linford (more…)

Remember the Time Allstar Friends Dance and Concert

7 pm It’s that time again! The Barelas Coffee House and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the second annual Remember the Time Allstar Friends Dance and Concert. Get ready to enjoy music from the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s performed by some of Albuquerque’s favorite entertainers. We’ll have you dancing, singing, and reminiscing through the entire show! Vocalists include Eva Torrez, Christine V, Louie “Smoothie” Soto, Ron “Wolfie” Garcia, Ray Lucero, Teri Q, Loren “Lolo” Lujan, and Mico Gutierrez, with musicians Pete Gabaldon, Ray Avila, Benito (more…)


6 pm – 12 am In 2017, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation’s signature fundraising event, Maravilla, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, will highlight the vibrant and rich culture of Colombia. Maravilla provides direct support to the NHCC and its Foundation to promote, preserve and advance Hispanic arts, culture and humanities, while providing a unique cultural experience to attendees. Una Noche en Colombia, an amazing night on the Center’s Plaza Mayor, will offer an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to enjoy Colombian music, (more…)

REZILIENCE Indigenous Arts Experience

8 am to 6 pm (Rio Rez Run in Bosque from 8 am to 9 am; NHCC campus opens at 9 am) A full day of interactive art, education, wellness, and technology programs, this premiere event features a mix of contemporary and traditional activities coordinated by various organizations and professionals working with and within Indigenous communities. Activities include music, film, poetry, creative workshops, panel discussions, community conversations, health and fitness activities, a fashion show, vendors, technology demonstrations, interactive projects, and live art! Most incredibly, every ticket sale (more…)

REZILIENCE Indigenous Arts Experience: VOICE Concert

7 pm An all-ages event, VOICE is a night of vibrant contemporary and traditional indigenous musical performances. This second annual event, hosted by hip hop artist Def-I, features multiple genres celebrating our resilience as Indigenous Peoples, and showcases the talents of artists Shining Soul (hip hop), Lindy Vision (alternative), Leela Gilday (acoustic rock), Raye Zaragoza (acoustic rock), and Ranata Yazzie (piano/Navajo songs). The three-and-a-half-hour concert continues the work of REZILIENCE to serve as the premiere platform for resilient indigenous artists to share their “voice” to promote positivity, (more…)

Festival Chispa Presents: Gaby Moreno & Las Cafeteras

8 pm Festival Chispa, a celebration of New Latin music in partnership with Avokado Artists, presents Latin Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno and the incredible L.A.-based Latin alternative band Las Cafeteras. Born and raised in Guatemala, singer/songwriter Gaby Moreno was captivated in her youth by the sounds of the blues, soul, and jazz, and now calls Los Angeles home. Mixing English and Spanish vocals in elegant harmonies, she was awarded the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist in 2013. Her albums include Still the Unknown (2008), Illustrated (more…)

Pussy Riot-Revolution (Rental)

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! 8 pm Pussy Riot is a Russian all-female protest art collective based in Moscow. Founded in March 2011, it had a variable membership of approximately 11 women. They gained global notoriety when five members of the group staged a performance inside Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in 2012, which led to the extended imprisonment of three of the members. In 2014-2016, Pussy Riot recorded and released several videos: “Putin Will Teach You To Love The Motherland,”, “I Can’t Breathe” (named for (more…)

Festival Chispa: Latin Diva Series, Perla Batalla

7:30 pm Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Perla Batalla consistently earns critical acclaim for her extraordinary voice and culture-merging compositions. Formerly a Leonard Cohen back-up singer, the Los Angeles born vocalist launched her solo career with Cohen’s encouragement. Since then she’s recorded seven albums, been featured in films and television, and taken her unique sound on tour in some of the most prestigious venues around the world. The L.A. Times writes, “Batalla is comfortable in both English and Spanish, proud of her mestiza heritage, musically adventurous and always accompanied by (more…)

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