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October 2018

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Alejandro Fernandez y Los Tigres del Norte — The Latin superstar performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $51-$151 (Ticketmaster).
  Son of the legendary Vicente Fernández, Alejandro has sold 30 million albums. His sixth No. 1 album, “Rompiendo Fronteras,” includes hits such as “Se Que Te Duele,” “Quiero Que Te Vuelvas”, and the collaboration with Los Tigres, “Para Sacarte De Mi Vida.”
  Los Tigres del Norte have released 51 albums since 1968, turning norteño music into an international genre, winning seven Grammy Awards.

Trapfest Block Party — “America’s Premier Trap and Bass Music Tour” returns for its 6th anniversary all-ages block party 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at North Mesa and East Main in Downtown El Paso. All ages event; 21 and older only in bars. Tickets $22 general admission; $42 VIP at Trapfest.com.
  This year’s performers include Boombox Cartel, Mustard, Saymyname and special guest Bockboy JB.

J Balvin Vibras Tour — The Colombian superstar performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Don Haskins Center in support of his new album. J Balvin had back-to-back No. 1 singles with “Mi Gente” and “Machika.” Tickets range from $33 to $420 (Ticketmaster).

Disney on Ice: ‘Dare to Dream’ — Disney On Ice returns to El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 3-7. Thursday’s performance in Spanish. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus matinees 10:30 a.m. and noon Friday, and noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $22-$75 ($15 opening night) with tourTAGs, $30 with Mickey or Snowflake light-up wands (Ticketmaster). Ages 2 and older must have ticket (costumes not permitted for guests 14 and older). Information: 533-9899, disneyonice.com or countycoliseum.com.
  Hosts Mickey and Minnie Mouse guide audiences on an expedition from raging seas to snow-covered mountains with the amazing adventures of “Moana,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Tangled,” “Cinderella,” “Frozen,” and “Coco.”

‘Jazz at Lincoln Center’ with Wynton Marsalis — Nine-time Grammy-winning musical artist Wynton Marsalis performs at a special El Paso Pro-Musica fundraising concert featuring the music of Duke Ellington at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First Baptist Church, 805 Montana. Marsalis is the first and only musicians to receive Grammy’s for work in both Classical and Jazz categories. Tickets: $50-$150; $10 special addition room. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.

The Malpass Brothers — Grant County Community Concert Association opens its season with the retro traditional country artists at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium in Silver City. Tickets: $20 (age 17 and younger with paid adult (two per adult), and WNMU students with valid ID admitted free. Season passes for 2018/2019 are $55. Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.
  As young boys, Christopher and Taylor Malpass soaked up the music of their granddad’s phonograph records. Today, they promote the work and music of classic country artists, while also creating new music.

Ballet Nacional de Amalia Hernández — The premiere Mexican ballet folklorico troupe performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Plaza Theatre. Founded in 1952 by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández, the ballet brings together the music, dance and costume of Mexican folklore from pre-Columbian civilizations through the modern era. Tickets: $35-$75. (Ticketmaster).

Old Dominion — The country band’s “Happy Endings World Tour” is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at NMSU’s Pan American Center, with Michael Ray and High Valley. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50; VIP packages are $149 (Ticketmaster).

Eli Cook — One of the world’s top solo blues artists performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, a the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main, Tickets: $15. Information: (575) 542-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
  With his super-slick slide guitar sound and a husky voice that is sexy and heartfelt, this young bluesman opened many times for B.B. King. Cook was christened “the best blues singer of his generation” by All Music Guide.

Los Temerarios – The romantic Mexican group performs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at The Plaza Theatre, with Baruch. Consisting of brothers Adolfo and Gustavo Angel and their cousin Fernando Angel, the group started in 1978 and has recorded more than 20 albums. They have been nominated for two Grammys, one Latin Grammy an have been honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards from both Premio Lo Nuestro and the Latin Billboard Music Awards. Tickets: $49-$119 (Ticketmaster).

‘Shawn Mendes’ — The Canadian singer-songwriter will give a special college performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. The multi-platinum singer/songwriter released his self-titled third album in May. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart as well as multiple additional worldwide markets.
  Ticket: $49.50, $69.50 and $89.50(Ticketmaster). Discounted UTEP student tickets with a valid Miner Gold Card are $39.50 and $59.50 available only at UTEP Ticket Center locations.
  Mendes topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” in 2017 and has been featured on Forbes “30 Under 30,” Spotify’s “25 Under 25,” and Time Magazine’s “Time 100 Most Influential” for four consecutive years. He was also just featured in Time Magazine’s Time 100 annual issue. In February 2018, ROI Influencer Media recognized Mendes as the No. 1 Most Influential Artist and No. 1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.

Way Out West Fest — Country Music singer and songwriter Lee Brice will headline the 3rd annual fusion of culture with Saturday, Oct. 13, at Southwest University Park, along with a Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Also part of the lineup is Frank Ray, Travis Denning and the Powell Brothers. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $25 general admission; $45 floor seats; $60 West Bank Club general admission; $150 VIP; available at southwestuniversitypark.com. Information: epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at EPWayOutWest.
  Brice’s latest single “Boy,” serves as a tribute to his young boys, who both appear in the song’s video. Other hits include “I Don't Dance,” “Hard To Love,” and “Drinking Class.” Brice also has his own whisky brand, American Born.
  Ray, a former Las Cruces police officer, is behind the No. 1 hit on the Texas Country Regional Radio lists, “Drive.”
  Denning’s debut song, “David Ashley Parker from Powder Springs" is based on Denning’s real-life experiences with the fake I.D. he used when he was underaged.
  Country/Americana duo The Powell Brothers’ current single is “Coming Home” of their first full length CD “Leave on the Light” coming this fall.

Sebastian Yatra and Manuel Turizo — The Latin music artists join forces for their U.S. Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $51, $91 and $121 (Ticketmaster).

‘EnParajDos’ — The Spanish language show features Consuelo Duval and Adrián Uribe, who explore all the problems, conflicts and misunderstandings that arise in a couple’s relationships, at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, finding humor in the clichés and absurdities that arise between men and women. Tickets: $45-$95 (Ticketmaster).

‘There is More’ Tour — The tour featuring Christian group Hillsong and pastor Brian Houston is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Abundant Living Faith Center East, 1000 Valley Crest. General admission; $28 ($25 each for groups of 10 or more). Premium tickets: $48; includes early access and pre-show gathering with Hillsong; available at premierproductions.com. Information: 532-8543 or alfc.com.

Caifanes — The influential Spanish Language rock band from Mexico City presents performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Plaza Theatre, in celebration of their 30th anniversary. Tickets: $59.50-$125 (Ticketmaster).

Kevin Hart — The comic and actor brings his “Irresponsible Tour” to El Paso with two shows, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $61.50-$131.50 (Ticketmaster).
  No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at this show.
  Hart’s “What Now” tour sold out venues throughout North America, Europe and Australia, grossing over $100 million worldwide. The upcoming El Paso show generated so much response that a second show was added.
  His 2017 memoir “I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons” debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. He voiced the title character in “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” and was featured in the Sony reboot of “Jumanji” alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black.

Ozuna — One of the hottest reggaeton and trap singers in Latin music performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, for his “Aura Tour.” Tickets: $60-$130. (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-9899.
  Ozuna was named Top Latin Artist of the Year at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Ozuna’s 2017 Odisea Tour included a sold-out stop at the El Paso County Coliseum Nov. 30.

Gipsy Kings — The Gipsy Kings’ Tour Gipsy Unidos is 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Plaza Theatre. The group blends traditional flamenco with western pop and Latin rhythms and have toured virtually non-stop for the past 25 years. Tickets: $49-$79 (Ticketmaster)

Franco Escamilla — The Mexican comedian, musician and radio announcer, known as “The Master of Sarcasm,” returns to El Paso at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $39 to $125 (Ticketmaster).
  After studying at the Monterrey College of Music and Dance, Escamilla embarked on a career in comedy, building an audience with his YouTube channel. By 2016, he was hosting his own comedic talk show, “El Show de Franco Escamilla,” on Spanish-language network Estrella TV.

Derik Nelson & Family — Showtime! El Paso opens its season with the family ensemble at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Individual tickets available at the door only. Information: 247-2726, Events@showtimeelpaso.com, showtimeelpaso.com or on Facebook.
  Siblings Derik, Riana and Dalten perform unique arrangements of popular music.

Carol Burnett — Comedian, actor, writer, and singer Carol Burnett, whose career has spanned seven decades of television, premiers her latest tour “An Evening of Laughter and Reflections Where The Audience Asks The Questions” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Plaza Theatre. This is Burnett’s first performance in El Paso. Tickets: $65-$125 (Ticketmaster).
  Burnett is widely recognized for her work on stage and screen, most notably “The Carol Burnett Show.” During her tour, Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips from her shows.

Susan Stamberg — Impact|Programs of Excellence, along with the Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso, UTEP Department of Communication and KTEP presents the NPR personality at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Temple Mount Sinai, 4408 N. Stanton. Tickets: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Reservations, information: 532-5959.

Ghost — The Grammy-winning Swedish metal band presents their “A Pale Tour Named Death” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $34.50; VIP packages $222.50 (Ticketmaster).
  Ghost’s critically acclaimed fourth sacred psalm “Prequelle” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The album and its accompanying EP Popestar resulted in a Grammy for “Best Metal Performance.”
  Their album “Popestar” debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums chart.

‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music’ — The musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family opens the Broadway in El Paso 2018-2019 season Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-11, at The Plaza Theatre. Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
  The musical has won Tony, Grammy and Academy Awards for Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.

The 70s Reunion Party — The tribute to musical era of the ’70s is 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E University, with Disco, Soul and Motown Hits performed by Top Las Vegas Entertainers. Taco Bar open until 8 p.m. Tickets: $49 general admission; $79 VIP. Tables for 4, 8 or 10 available with advance reservation (the70sreunion.com). Information: (575) 520-8776.
  Performers include Grammy Award winner Hazel Payne of A Taste of Honey, Norman Carter of William Hart’s Delfonics, Gregg Austin’s The Magic of M-Town & More (Motown Review), Tyriq Johnson of Serpentine Fire (Earth, Wind & Fire tribute), and Las Vegas’ soul singer Bobby Rose. Special guest is Las Cruces native Paul Benavides of MALO.

Bronco — The popular Norteño band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Plaza Theatre, with their modern take on a classic sound. Tickets: $49-$89 (Ticketmaster).

NB Ridaz Reunion Concert — The hip-hop group featuring Zig Zag, MC Magic and Dos performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Plaza Theatre, with guest performances by platinum recording artist Frankie J, San Diego favorite Lil Rob and Los Angeles soulstress Trish Toledo. Tickets: $45-$80. Gold meet-and-greet packages: $125. (Ticketmaster).

‘A Magical Cirque Christmas’ – The all ages holiday event that transports guests to the golden age of entertainment with mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. The performance features some of the best talent from around the globe performing circus acts, live music and vocals. Tickets: $29.75 to $79.75. VIP: $129.75. On-stage seating also available (limited amount).

The Fab Four — The “Ultimate Tribute” of the Beatles is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at The Plaza Theatre. The Emmy Award winning show takes Beatles fans on journey back in time through three eras of legends John, Paul, George and Ringo. Tickets: $25, $35, $45 and $55.(Ticketmaster).

George Lopez — The El Paso favorite bring his “The Wall Tour” to El Paso for two shows, at 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $37.50-$89.50 (Ticketmaster).
  VIP Meet & Greet Package available one premium reserved seat one individual photo with Lopez, early entry, draw string bag, official George Lopez golf towel, signed tour poster and commemorative VIP laminate.
  Television’s groundbreaking sitcom “George Lopez” ran for six seasons. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS. Lopez is also known for his extensive charity work with various foundations.

Roadshow Christmas Tour — The Christian music tour featuring Matthew West, Matt Maher, Building 429, Plumb, John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, and Leanna Crawford is 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at NMSU’s Pan American Center. Tickets: $20-$160; VIP packages available.

‘Finding Neverland’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the audience Choice Award for Best Musical, based on the Academy Award winning film, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 11-12, at the Plaza Theatre. It tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: “Peter Pan.” Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. Ticket information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.

2018 K-LOVE Christmas — The national Christian Music radio service’s Christmas Tour is 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Abraham Chavez Theatre featuring Big Daddy Weave, Kim Walker Smith (of Jesus Culture), Brandon Heath and Sarah Reeves with special guests Becca Bradley and Jonathan Chu. The tour features favorites from these performers as well as holiday favorites. Tickets: $23-$75 (Ticketmaster).

Jesús Adrián Romero — The popular Latin Christian music singer performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, with special guest Jon Carlo. Tickets: $25, $40, $55 and $75 (Ticketmaster.com).
  Romero has been an author, singer, musician and composer for 25 years. He has released 14 albums, including his latest, “Soplando Vida” (Breathing Life) in 2012, as well as five compilations. He has been nominated for three Latin Grammy Awards, and has been a pastor for 16 years, including a stint as assistant pastor at Vino Nuevo in Juárez.

A Merry-Achi Christmas — Mariachi Sol de Mexico presents its holiday show at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at the Plaza Theatre, with traditional carols played by the 13-piece ensemble. The show includes a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols. Tickets: $27-$57 (Ticketmaster).
  Sol de México is a three-time Grammy nominated ensemble that has worked on Hollywood soundtracks for “Sea Biscuit,” “The Old Gringo,” “American Me,” “Don Juan de Marco,” “Glory Road,” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua.”

Il Divo — The tenor group’s “Timeless Tour” is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. First discovered and mentored by Simon Cowell of American Idol fame 15 years ago, Il Divo has since sold more than 30 million albums. Tickets: $47-$107; with VIP packages $292-$593 (Ticketmaster).
  The group’s classical crossover brings traditional twists to modern songs such as Adele’s hit “Hello,” with their song “Hola.”

Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera — The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and alternative rock artist and “vocutionist” Toca Rivera present their “Live in Stereo” Tour at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at The Plaza Theatre, with special guest Gregory Page. Tickets: $39.50 to $95 (Ticketmaster).

Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Party’ — The Sesame Street Live returns with a new show Dec. 22-23, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, presented by Feld Entertainment. Showtimes are 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. both days. Tickets start at $20 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1100 or sesamestreetlive.com.
  The all-new, interactive show unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood.

‘The Great Russian Nutcracker’ — The Moscow Ballet presents its “Dove of Peace Tour” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $28-$89. (Ticketmaster). Group discounts and VIP packages available. Information: nutcracker.com.
  Russian folk legends Father Christmas and Snow Maiden, backdrops hand-painted by Russian masters, and a Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan are part of the annual touring spectacular.

Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 — The Emmy-nominated PBS Kids series presents its live production, “Activate Creature Power” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $25-$47.50 VIP packages offered (Ticketmaster).
  Chris and Martin take to the stage to activate new Creature Powers and go “off to the creature rescue!” With some help from Aviva and the rest of the Wild Kratts team, who will be animated and on screen at the Tortuga HQ, the brothers confront a comic villain and once again save the day, sharing tidbits about some of the world’s most amazing creatures along the way.

Shen Yun 2019 — The celebration of 5,000 years of Chinese culture through music and dance returns to the area for three shows Feb. 2-3, at the Plaza Theatre. Performances are 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $80-$150. Information: 1-800-380-8265 or ShenYun.com/El-Paso.
  The performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops together in one performance “heavenly realms, ancient legends and modern heroic tales.”

Los Tucanes de Tijuana — The popular Mexican band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $39.50-$119.50(Ticketmaster).

Metallica — Heavy metal legend bring their Worldwired tour to El Paso at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Each show begins with the Light It Up pre-show party hosted by comedian Jim Breuer. Ticket information via Ticketmaster.

‘PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure’ — The Nickelodeon presents a live adventure at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, and noon and 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23-24, 2019, at El Paso County Coliseum. Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma take over the stage for an action-packed, music-filled live stage show will with stars of the top-rated animated preschool series. Tickets start at $20. Limited number of VIP (Very Important Pup) packages available for $120 (Ticketmaster).
  Mayor Goodway is getting everything
shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, things get ruff, but it’s the PAW Patrol to the rescue.


Venues & series

El Paso Comic Strip — 1201 Airway. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $6 Thursday, $12 Friday and Saturday; $8 Sunday, except at listed. Age 17 and older admitted. VIP Booths $10 more per ticket for all shows; available at ticketweb.com.
  Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
Sept. 27-30: Erik Myers
Oct. 4-7: Hypnotist/comedian Doug T.

Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. For all ages event; all those under 21 charged a surcharge. Some tickets available under holdmyticket.com.Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Kaustik performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, with Endless Flight, Heinous Mutation and Dead Box. Admission: $5 at the door.
• DRB Presents: War of Ages, Capstan, Ghost Key and locals 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. Tickets: $15 in advance at (holdmyticket); $20 day of show.
• Incantation — The band performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Infestation of Evil, The Stalk and Nyctopphagia. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 day of show.
• Amarionette and Happy Hour perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, with local support. Tickets: $10 (holdmyticket.com).
• Attaxic performs 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, with Crash and others to be announced.
• SlaTerIcA (Pantera, Slayer, Metallica Tribute) performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, with local support. Tickets: $10 at the door.
• Abolishment of Flesh — 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with Begat The Nephilim,
Mutilated by Zombies, Defleshed and Gutted, and local bands.
• Genitorturers — 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with Echo Black, The Offering,
CatAsTrophy and local bands. Tickets: $15 in advance.
• Sacrificial Slaughter — 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, with Defleshed and Gutted, Abysmally Entombed, and Beyond Terror. Tickets: $10 at the door.
• Michale Graves — The Ex-Misfits member performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, with Argyle Goolsby, Roving Midnight (ex-Blitzkid) and Nim Vind.
• Adrenaline — The Deftones Tribute performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, with local bands Face the Mirror and Dicodec. Admission: $5.
• Anialator — The band performs Saturday, Nov. 10, with Genocide Beast,
Obeisance, Infestation of Evil and Satanik Goat Ritual. Admission: $6 at the door. All ages event.
• La Sanche — 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, with Satanik Goat Ritual,
Infestation of Evil, and Nyctophagia. Tickets: $5 ($6 under 21).
• The Metal Night Before Thanksgiving event is 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, with Texas Voodoo Stomp, Mondoshawan and Innocent Exile. Cost: $5.
• Metalachi — The heavy metal mariachi ban performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Tickets: $10 (Holdmyticket.com).
• Ghoul — The masked death metal band performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, with The Stalk, Angrist, and SAC. Tickets: $10 in advance (limited number available); $15 at the door.
• Street Sects — The punk band performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, with Resin Cum, The Stalk and LUTO. Admission: $5.


Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are all-ages, unless listed otherwise. Listings also cover shows in the Perch. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, with some available at eventbrite.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com.
• Wvrm — The grindcore band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, with Sabrewulf, and Know//Suffer. Tickets; $8.
• Sleep Signals — The metal band’s Fireproof Tour is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Eye of the Bermuda, Aurora Under Water, Texas Gigantism, and Humbleness Got Vanished. Tickets: $5.
• Escape the Fate and Slaves — The post-hardcore bands perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with Picturesque, Set to Stun and Tickets: $20.
• Bass Down Low featuring AFK and special guest is 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $17.
• The Full Moon Vampire Ball is Saturday, Oct. 20, with DJ Bueller from SiriusXM First Wave spinning DarkWave. Tickets: $15 general admission; $75 VIP.
• Murcielagos Halloween Cover Show is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at The Perch, with bands covering the Misfits, Cock Sparrer, Sick of it All, Charles Bronson, and one more to be announced. Admission: $5 (free with costume).
• Día de los Muertos show featuring Green Velvet Latmun is Wednesday, Oct. 31. Admission: $22.

Lowbrow Palace — The music venue and nightclub new venue has moved to 1101 Texas. Doors open one hour prior to show time. Concerts are all ages, unless otherwise listed. Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Big Thief — The indie rockers perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, with Iji. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Mystic Braves — The alternative band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, with the Creation Factory. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Houndmouth — The alternative blues band performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, with Family of The Year, outdoors. Tickets: $24.25-$26.25.
• Dave Parley of the electronic duo Prayers performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets: $15.
• Mothers — The indie folk band performs at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Hinds — The Madrid, Spain indie rock band performs 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Thunderpussy — The female rock band performs at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Tickets: $14.
• Russian Circles — The instrumental-based rock band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $18.
• Yung Bae — The hip hop and rap artist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $13.
• Sadgirl — The rock band performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, with Wild Wing. Tickets: $10.
• Erika Wennerstrom — The singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Tickets: $12.
• Deafheaven and DIIV — The post-metal and rock bands perform at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, with Wild Wing. Tickets: $22.
• Bob Moses — The alternative duos presents their Battle Line Tour at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with Mansionair. Tickets: $22-$25.
• Robert Delong — One-man pop band behind hits like “Favorite Color is Blue,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24. Tickets: $17.
• Oh Sees — The psych-punk band performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with Prettiest Eyes and Pilots of Venus. Tickets: $18-$20.
• Starcrawler — Rock band, 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Tickets: $12.
• Big Data — The electronic band behind hits like “Dangerous” and “Bombs Over Brooklyn” presents the Sirius XM’s AltNation Tour at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, with Castlecomber and Fitness. Tickets: $18.
• Duckwrth — The rapper performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. General admission: $13. VIP packages: $65.
• Of Montreal — The indie rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, with Reptaliens. Tickets: $19.
• Just Juice — The hip-hop artist performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, with Dax. Tickets: $15.
• 3Oh!3 and Emo Nite — The electronic music groups’ “The Want House Party Tour” is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, with Lil’ Aaron. Tickets: $25.
• Mark Farina — The trailblazing DJ and producer performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Tickets: $20.
• Buttertones — LA alternative band, 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. Tickets: $12-$14.
• Bernhoft — Norwegian singer and multi-instrumentalist, 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Tickets: $18-$20.
• The Garden — The experimental punk duo consisting of twin brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, with LE1F and Machine Girl. Tickets: $15.
• El Ten Eleven — The L.A. rock duo performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, with Rob Crow. Tickets: $12.
• Cursive — The indie rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, with Campdogzz. Tickets: $15.

Club Here I Love You — 115 S. Durango. Specializing in electronic and DJ music. Most events are at 9 p.m. and are 18 and older, unless listed otherwise. Tickets at eventbrite.com. Presale tickets subject to change. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
Oct. 5: Rebolledo (of Pachanga Boys, Hippie Dance, Kompakt). Presale tickets: $15-$18.
• The Life Before Monday Open Air Show is 2 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, on Union Plaza, with Catz ‘N Dogz. Tickets: $20-$25.
• Groove 004 featuring Mihai Pol (Ro) is 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $10.
• Will Clarke performs Saturday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $22.
• Justin Martin’s “Set It Off Tour” is Saturday, Nov. 17, with Maci B2B, Joe N and Vinn E. Tickets: $20. Age 21 and older.

Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• ‘Empty Spaces’ Pink Floyd Tribute live tribute rock concert and a laser light show is 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Tickets: $30 general admission at brownpapertickets.com.
• Hotel California — The Eagles Tribute opens the Flickinger’s Premier Series season at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8. For more than two decades, Hotel California has performed worldwide, reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.
• Kahulanui — The Grammy-nominated Hawaiian Kings of Swing perform 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.
• Artrageous — The interactive performing art experience combining dance, music and visual art is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of finished paintings. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.

Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Benise: Fuego! The Spirit of Spain — The Emmy-winning prince of Spanish guitar performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Benise performs arrangements of classical, traditional and nuevo flamenco rhythms with a cast of dancers and band of musicians. Tickets: $35-$79.
Ballet Folklórico de México – 40 folklorico dancers and 20 mariachi musicians perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Tickets: $39-$65.
• The New Chinese Acrobats – The troupe presents high-flying trapeze arts, aerial balance, dance, juggling and acrobatic comedy at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Tickets: $39-$65.
• “The Sound of Music,” — The musical based on the tale of Maria and the Von Trapp Family Singers in pre-WWII Austria is 7 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12-13. Features a cast of Equity actors, singers, dancers, musicians, and a Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score: “Do-Re-Mi,” “My Favorite Things,” “Edleweiss,” “The Sound of Music” and more. Tickets: $79-$85.
• VoicePlay: A Holiday Special — The doo wop-style a cappella performance is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Two tenors, a bass, baritone and vocal percussionist share Christmas Classics and holiday favorites with imaginative harmonics and lighthearted antics. Tickets: $39-$65.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Most shows limited to age 21 and older. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Mescalero Community Night with comedy duo James & Ernie is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
• Emeril Legasse — The celebrity chef will present a cooking demonstration and dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets start at $70 (includes dinner).
• Masters of Illusion — The hit CW television series and America’s largest touring magic show is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $20-$60.
• Carnival Fantastique — The celebration of music and action is 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Tickets: $20-$50.
• Big and Rich — The country music duo performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets: $39-$109.
• Ramon Ayala — The “King of the Accordion” performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. Tickets: $30-$75.

NM Tech Performing Arts Series — Performances are 7:30 p.m. at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center in Socorro, N.M. Information: nmtpas.org.
  Season tickets $160 ($140 senior, $50 youth) for full season and $80 ($70 senior, $25 youth) for half season. Tech Club Macey Membership with five “Schmooze, Booze 7 Bites” pre-show events are $40 ($50 for each additional night).
• Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers — The Americana fiddler and singer-songwriter with foundations in gypsy jazz and swing performs at Friday, Sept. 28. Tickets: $18 ($16 seniors, $8 youth).
• NDI New Mexico present “A Math-Magical” Journey at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $6 (free for youth).
• Siro-A — The technodelic Japanese troupe and America’s Got Talent finalists perform at Wednesday, Oct. 17, fusing mime with visual effects. Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).
• ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time’ — Vortex Theatre presents the Tony Award winning play Saturday, Nov. 3. The story follows a socially awkward mathematical savant on a mysterious journey. Tickets: $18 ($16 seniors, $8 youth).
• The Revelers — The Lafayette super group performs Cajun, zydeco, swamp pop and more Friday, Nov. 16. Tickets: $18 ($16 seniors, $8 youth).
• Willy Sucre and Friends perform Dvorak and Dohnan in piano and strings Monday, Nov. 26, as part of the Presidential Chamber Music Series. Admission is free.


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