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Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the borderland premiere of the World Number One Musical May 30-June 10, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $35-$80. (Ticketmaster). VIP packages: $127. Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (June 6), Wednesdays, and Thursday (May 31); 8 p.m. Friday shows; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday (June 7).
More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon, which has won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tony-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. Music by Tony-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.
A Pop-Up restaurant hosted by Crave will be open at 5 p.m. every night with a set menu celebrating the show. Seating is limited, reservations preferred. Walk-ins seated on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations: 201-9880 or on OpenTable.com.
‘Coming Home’ Concert – Four Las Cruces natives — Alyssa Newton, Frank Ray, Bri Bagwell and Josh Grider — will perform together for their home crowd at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the gate; advance tickets available at visitlascruces.com/destination-downtown. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
Newton released her first single “Somebody Like You.” Ray is a former member of the Las Cruces Police Department and local band Border Avenue. “Rolling Stone” magazine named him as one of the rising Country Artists to watch in 2018. Bagwell has been voted for the 6th consecutive year as the top Female Vocalist in Texas Country. Grider has recorded eight CDs, toured the country and abroad, and started a family. His newest release is “Good People.” Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at the Rio Grande Theatre or at visitlascruces.com/destination-downtown.
A screening of the movie “Urban Cowboy” is 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31. Admission: $8. Combo tickets for both movie and concert available in advance for $20.
Laura Tate benefit concert — El Paso Community Foundation presents Laura Tate and her LA Band in a benefit performance for the Laura Tate Fund for the Arts at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Tickets: $40 general admission; $100 prime seating, which includes a copy of her 2017 blues album “Let’s Just Be Real”. (Ticketmaster) Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org/give.
Mario Aguilar — the comedian and YouTube star performs his Spanish language comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $49-$89 (Ticketmaster).
‘The Reunion’ Beatles Fantasy Tribute — The ultimate tribute featuring the world’s greatest veteran Beatles look and sound alike artists is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Tickets: $29 in advance; $32 at the door. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
‘Huevos Revueltos’ Tour — Two of the most iconic Latin pop-rock groups from the 80’s and 90’s, Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G are co-headliners for their 2018 tour at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $32.75 to $122.75 (Ticketmaster). VIP packages offered. VIP packages offered.
Originally from Mendoza, Argentina, Enanitos Verdes is a legendary pop-rock group for generations of fans throughout Latin America. Hits include “Guitarras Blancas”, “La Muralla Verde”, “Amores Lejanos”, “Luz de Día”, “Mi Primer Día Sin Ti”, “Eterna Soledad”, “Lamento Boliviano” and “Borracho y Loco.”
Hombres G is a Spanish band formed in 1983 and is undoubtedly one of the most prominent groups of the 80’s and 90’s in Ibero-America. Hits include “Marta Tiene un Marcapasos”, “Voy a Pasarmelo Bien”, “Visite Nuestro Bar”, “El ataque de las chicas Cocodrilo”, “Chico tienes que Cuidarte” and “Devuelveme a mi Chica.”
Kountry Wayne — Rising star comic Wayne Colley (aka Kountry Wayne) presents his “Help is the Way” tour is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14-16, at the Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Tickets: $30 ($50 VIP). Information: 799-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.
Kountry Wayne, currently has a following on social media of more than 4 million raving fans.
Russ — The hip-hop rapper singer-songwriter, producer and audio stream superstar performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, for his “I See You Tour Part 1.” Tickets: $36.95 to $46.95 (Ticketmaster).
Born Russell Vitale, Russ recorded his first song at 18, followed by several mixtapes and digital downloads. In 2016, he claimed his first hit, “What They Want,” which was recently certified double platinum. In 2017, he released his debut album, “There’s Really a Wolf,” reaching the Top 5 of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop chart with the gold-certified “Do It Myself,” “Me You” and “Pull the Trigger,” as well as the double-platinum “Losin Control.” The 25-year-old rising star surpassed 1.1 billion audio streams in the United States, making him one of Nielsen Music’s 30 most streamed artists of 2017.
‘SNL’s Chris Kattan & Friends’ — Saturday Night Live veteran Chris Kattan, star of “The Middle” “Night at the Roxbury” and “Corky Romano,” performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, 705 S. Telshor Blvd. Tickets: $22 general admission; $55 to $110 reserved VIP available at ShowtimeConcerts.com.
Yanni — The legendary performer and composer celebrates the 25th Anniversary of his iconic “Live at the Acropolis” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $60 to $125 (Ticketmaster).
“Live at the Acropolis” was released in 1994 and was Yanni’s first live album and concert video. Recorded at the Herodes Atticus Theatre in Athens with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra from London, the concert took a year and a half to complete. The album was made into a public television special. “Live at the Acropolis” became the second best-selling music video of all time.
Yanni has also performed at the Taj Mahal in India, the Forbidden City in China, the Royal Albert Hall in England, the Pyramids in Egypt and El Morro in Puerto Rico. He has been awarded more than 40 platinum and gold albums worldwide and has sold more than 25 million albums around the world.
Jeff Kashiwa — The contemporary jazz saxophonist performs at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main. Having established himself in the 1990s as one of the most diverse Sax Men in contemporary jazz during his decade long tenure with The Rippingtons, Kashiwa’s instincts led him to more dynamic endeavors through his solo career. Tickets: $35. Information: (575) 541-2290, riograndetheatre.org or on Facebook.
Kashiwa now has nine CDs released under his own name and has continued to record as a guest artist with many other artists as well. In 2004, Kashiwa founded The Sax Pack, a trio of saxophone headliners, featuring himself, Steve Cole and Kim Waters.
Rockpack Legends of Rock — The rock tour is 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at El Paso County Coliseum, Bobby Kimball (formerly of Toto), Kevin Chalfant (formerly of Journey), Bill Champlin (formerly of Chicago), and John Elefante (formerly of Kansas). Tickets: 40, $50, $65, $80, $90, $120 and $165 (Ticketmaster).
Rescheduled from May 19; tickets purchased for that date will be honored.
Craig Campbell — The country music singer performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Saturday, June 16, at El Paso County Coliseum’s Pavilion. Tickets: $25-$50 (Ticketmaster).
Glenn Miller Orchestra — The band performs many of the original arrangements of hits by the legendary Glenn Miller at 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $46, $55 and $64 (Ticketmaster).
Miller was the most successful of all the dance bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and ’40s. The orchestra, with 20 musicians and singers, performs such classics as “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” “String of Pearls” and “Tuxedo Junction.”
Felipe Esparza — The comedian brings his popular “Bad Decisions” Tour to El Paso at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the Plaza Theatre. The winner of NBC's “Last Comic Standing” has worked for years as a stand-up comedian, opening on the road for Gabriel Iglesias and Paul Rodriguez before going on his own. Tickets: $32.50 to $52.50 (Ticketmaster).
Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart — The comedy juggernauts share the stage at 7 and Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $79.75-$150. All tickets for the show will be sold through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan Platform. VIP packages available.
Chappelle is a stand-up comic, actor, writer and producer, best known for his “Chappelle’s Show” sketch comedy series and Netflix comedy specials. Stewart is a political satirist, producer, director and television host, best known as host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central from 1999 to 2015.
Carlos Mencia — The superstar standup comic performs June 28-30, at the Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets: $27.50 ($37.50 first 50 seats; $47.50 VIP booths). Information: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
“Mind of Mencia” debuted on Comedy Central in early 2005. It became one of the strongest shows in the network’s history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers.
Sofía Niño de Rivera — The Mexican stand-up comic and actress performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $48-$120 (Ticketmaster).
Pepe Aguilar y Familia presentan Jaripeo Sin Fronteras — The award-winning Latin superstar Pepe Aguilar performs with special guests at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $71, $91, $126 and $176.50 (Ticketmaster).
Aguilar has been nominated for five Grammy Awards, winning three times for Best Regional Mexican or Tejano Album and once for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album. He also has been nominated for 16 Latin Grammy Awards, winning four for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album.
Taking the stage with Aguilar will be his son, banda and norteño singer Leonardo Aguilar, and daughter and rising star Ángela Aguilar. Also performing will be singer Christian Nodal, whose debut single “Adiós Amor” topped the Latin music charts in 2017; Mariachi Zacatecano; Banda Azul Tequila; famed charro Tomás Garcilazo; Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey; bull riders and bull fighters; and more.
Yuridia — The Latin pop singer performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Plaza Theatre. After winning second place on the popular Mexican reality show “La Academia,” Yuridia scored major success with her debut album, “La Voz de un Ángel,” selling 1.5 million copies.
Tickets on sale June 1. (Ticketmaster).
Luis Miguel — The famed Mexican crooner brings North American Tour to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, to UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Over his 36-year career, Luis Miguel has released 33 albums, selling over 100 million albums worldwide. He is a 6-time Grammy winner and 4-time Latin Grammy winner. Tickets: $43 to $263.20. VIP packages start at $688. (Ticketmaster).
Alice in Chains — The Seattle rock band performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. The band rose out of the grunge scene to create a sound all their own and become one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. Tickets: $39.50-$69.50 (Ticketmaster).
Chris Young — The platinum-selling entertainer’s “Losing Sleep 2018 Tour” is Thursday, Sept. 13, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces, with special guests Kane Brown and Morgan Evans. His No. 1 singles include “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over.” Tickets and VIP packages on sale April 13 (Ticketmaster).
Chayanne — The Latin pop superstar’s “Desde El Alma” tour is 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets start at $61.50 (Ticketmaster).
Chayanne, born Elmer Figueroa Arce in Puerto Rico in 1968, has released 21 solo albums and has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. The 49-year-old Latin music superstar, behind his romantic ballads and catchy pop and dance tracks, is known for his exciting, sold-out tours and entertaining concerts, having earned the Billboard Award for Best Tour. His latest release, “Choka Choka,” features rising reggaeton star Ozuna.
Fall Out Boy — The multi-platinum selling, Grammy-winning rock band Fall Out Boy performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, in support of their new album, MANIA. Special guest is Machine Gun Kelly. Tickets: $43.75 to $63.75; VIP packages $143-$204 (Ticketmaster).
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.
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).
‘Jazz at Lincoln Center’ with Wynton Marsalis — Nine-time Grammy Award winning musical artist Wynton Marsalis performs at a special El Paso Pro-Musica fundraising concert featuring the music of the incomparable Duke Ellington at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First Baptist Church, 805 Montana. Wynton Marsalis is the first and only musicians to receive Grammy’s for work in both Classical and Jazz categories. Tickets: $50-$150; $200 VIP; $10 special addition room. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
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).
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.
‘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.
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. Closed June 17 and July 1. 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.
• May 31-June 3: Doug T Hypnosis Show
• June 7-10: Noah Gardenswartz
• June 21-24: Rick Gutierrez
Kountry Wayne presents his “Help is on the Way” tour at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14-16. Tickets: $30 ($50 VIP)
Comic superstar Carlos Mencia, known for his “Mind of Mencia” special, performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 28-30. Tickets: $27.50 ($37.50 first 50 seats; $47.50 VIP booths).
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Doors open one hour prior to show time. Concerts are all ages, unless otherwise listed. Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets for most shows are $10 general admission; $12 day of show, unless otherwise listed. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Jo Passed — Alternative band, 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31.
• A Night of Music and Comedy with Creed Bratton (of The Office) is 10 p.m. Friday, June 1. Tickets: $25-$28.
• Night Riots — The alternative band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, June 2, with Courtships and Silent Rival. Tickets: $13-$15.
• D.O.A. — Austin hardcore punkers, 9 p.m. Monday, June 4. Tickets; $20-$22.
• Whitney Peyton — The rapper performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, June 7, with Tommy Traina.
• Chad Valley — The electronic musician performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Mitski — The indie rocker performs at 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, with Katie von Schleicher. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Messer — The German post-punk band performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 17. Tickets; $12-$15.
• Hockey Dad — The Australian surf rock duo performs at 10 p.m. Friday, June 22, with Cold Fronts and Mt. Eddy. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Sundressed — The alternative band performs 9 p.m. Sunday, June 24.
• Quintron and Miss Pussycat — The genre-defying bands perform at 9 p.m. Monday, June 25.
• Black Milk — The hip-hop artist performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, June 28, with the Nat Turner Band. Tickets: $20-$22.
• Reyno — The Mexican rock band performs 10 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Tickets: $15-$20.
• New Madrid — The four-piece Georgia band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 1, with David Barbe and Inward Dream Ebb.
• Bane’s World and Inner Wave — The indie music double bill is 9 p.m. Monday, July 2, with Michael Seyer. Tickets: $15-$18.
• Still Woozy — Acoustic/electronic musician, 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. Tickets: $8-$10.
• Young Rising Sons — Indie pop band, 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. Tickets; $12-$15.
• Spindrift — The psychadelic rockers perform at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, with Jesika Von Rabbit. Tickets; $8-$10.
• Dorothy — LA rock band, 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. Tickets: $20 ($70 VIP).
• MainMan — The alt rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, with the Other Half and Le Voyage.
• Ray Volpe — “Prodigy” producer, 9 p.m. Friday, July 20. Tickets; $5-$15.
• Fea — Southern hip-hop band, 8 p.m. Sunday, July 22.
• Wye Oak — American indie rock band, 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 24. Tickets: $12-$15.
• De Lux — The LA-based post disco duo performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, July 29.
• Sales — The duo performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, with No Vacation. Tickets: $15-$17.
• Omar Apollo — The multi-instrumentalist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Tickets: $12-$14.
• Summer Salt — The Hawaii indie band performs 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, with The Symposium. Tickets: $12-$15.
• 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.
• Oh Sees — The psych-punk band performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets: $18-$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.
Club Here I Love You — “CHILY” is at 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 vary; most shows are $10-15 on eventbrite.com. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
• Drake vs. Kanye with DJs Exist. and FrenlyFire is Friday, June 1. Admission is free; $5 for age 18-20.
• HITO — Saturday, June 2. Tickets: $15.
• Giorgia Angiuli — Friday, June 8. Tickets: $20.
• Skullduggery — Saturday, June 9, with Greg Downey and Alex Di Stefano. Admission: $4.
• Captain Hook — His Texas Debut is Friday, June 15. Call for ticket information.
• Chus & Ceballos — Friday, June 22. Admission: $5.
• The Fever Tour presents Ar’mon & Trey with special guests at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Tickets: $18.50 under 21; $13.50 21 and older; VIP tickets $53.50 and $103.50.
• Facio & Friends — Friday, June 29, with Harvard Bass. Ticket information at eventbrite.
• Damaged Records Night with Jordan Suckley and Sam Jones — Saturday, July 7. Tickets: $24-$35.
• Peanut Butter Wolf — Friday, July 13.
• The Yellowheads — Friday, Aug. 10. with Lina Duran.
Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are all-ages, unless listed otherwise. Listings also cover shows in the Perch (former Bowie Feathers location). Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, with some available at eventbrite.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com.
• Arkham MFS IV — The military fashion show with EBM goth industrial darkwave witchhouse is 9 p.m. Friday, June 1, with DJs Spooky Doom, Lady Die and St Jack, with lights by Navic. Military theme attire encouraged. Admission: $5; age 18 and older only.
• Kurt Travis — The former lead singer of Five Minute Ride, O! The Joy, and Dance Gavin Dance performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at The Perch, with Makari and Terra Collective. Tickets: $12.
• portrayal of guilt — The Austin post-hardcore band performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at The Perch, with Modern Color, Know//Suffer and Rotten Disgust. Tickets: $10.
• El Paso International Music Foundation’s “Locals Week” show is 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Admission: $5. Locals week runs June 5-10 at various locations. Information: epimf.org.
• Battle of the Salons runway battle for the best salon to represent El Paso in the U.S. Finals in Las Vegas is 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, June. 10. Trendy attire dress code; age 18 and over admitted. Tickets: $40; $60 VIP ($600 table for 6).
• Borgore — The dubstep producer and DJ from Tel Aviv, Israel performs at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15, with Phat-Tony, FRNLYFIRE, and Uvalid. Tickets: $21.
• Show Tha Product — The hip hop artist’s Vibe Higher Tour is 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. Tickets: $22 (VIP meet and greet package: $90).
• Trivium — The heavy metal band performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, with Fit for An Autopsy and Bad Omens. Tickets: $19-$22.
• Stolas — The post-hardcore band’s Our Last Nights on Earth Tour is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at The Perch. Tickets: $13.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Aborted and Psycroptic — The death metal bands’ “Devistation of the Nation” tour is 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, with Psycroptic and local bands. All ages show. Tickets: $20 (holdmyticket.com).
• Blood of the Beggar Tour — The death metal tour featuring Inanimate Existence, Last of Lucy, Fields of Elysium, and more is 6 p.m. Monday, June 18.
• Mandola — The metal band performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 23, with local opening bands Hereafter the Wave,
Hank of the Destruction Moose and Extremity.
• Otonana Trio — The party funk band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 24.
• Fleshgod Apocalypse — 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1.
• Robb’s Metalworks Showcase is 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14. After 16 years Robbs MetalWorks is making its long awaited return to El Paso. Details to be announced.
• The Demons of the Desert Metal Festival sponsored by KLAQ is Friday through Sunday, Aug. 10-12, with two stages inside and out, vendors, skateboarders, food trucks, bikes and more. Event begins at 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday and Sunday. Bands to be announced. Admission: $10 at the door, all ages event.
• Cloven Hoof — The metal band’s North American Tour 2018 is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Vicious Rumors. Admission: $10.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• Western BBQ and Street Dance is Saturday, June 2, at Patron’s Hall, 1106 New York, next to the center. Dinner is 6 to 7:30 p.m. with music by Three Rivers; country and rock dance follows 8:30 to 11 p.m. featuring The Yarbrough Band. Cost: $25 dinner and dance. Beer and wine cash bar offered. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• Miss New Mexico Pageant finals are 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Tickets: $25, $35, and $50.
Miss New Mexico’s Outstanding Teen pageant is 7 p.m. Friday, June 8.
• Performance by musician and quilter Ricky Tims is 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, during Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts weekends. Tickets: $25.
Tailgate 2018 annual outdoor concert series begin at 8 p.m. on various Saturdays June 9-Aug. 25, in the upper parking lot at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Road 200l. Gates open 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Season spaces for six shows available (often sellout early). Reservations at flickingercenter.com.
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Summer performances are 8 p.m., unless listed otherwise. Pre-show buffets begin two hours prior to show; cost is $20.
• ‘The 39 Steps’ — Wayland Baptist Theatre Department present the play based on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 spy thriller Friday, June. 1. Tickets: $29-$39.
• Ottmar Liebert — The nuevo flamenco guitarist performs Sunday, June 3. Tickets: $39-$59.
• Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Gulliver’s Travels” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, featuring 50 to 60 local actors age 6-17. Auditions for youth are 9 a.m. Monday, June 4. Tickets: $18 ($10 children).
• The Mills Brothers — The smooth jazz favorites perform Friday, June 22. Tickets: $39-$69.
• Lee Roy Parnell — The country artist performs Saturday, June 30. Tickets: $39-$59.
• Lee Roy Parnell — The country artist performs Saturday, June 30. Tickets: $39-$59.
• Vicki Lawrence & Mama — The comedienne’s “Two Woman Show” is 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7, based on the character she created for “The Carol Burnett Show.” Tickets: $39-$79.
• The 44th US Army Band — The band performs a variety of genres Tuesday, July 10. Tickets are free, reservations required. Limit four per person.
• The Ultimate Elvis Tribute — Cody Ray Slaughter presents his tribute to Elvis Presley Friday, July 13. Tickets: $39-$59.
• Femmes of Rock — The classically trained string ensemble presents arrangements of favorite rock tunes Saturday, July 21. Tickets: $39-$59.
• Rhonda Vincent and the Rage — The “queen of bluegrass” performs Saturday, July 28. Tickets: $39-$69.
Taste of the Spencer 11th annual fundraiser is 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Tickets: $65.
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Shows start at 8 p.m. Age 21 and older admitted. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Justin Moore — The country star performs Friday, June 22, with special guests Turnpike Troubadours. Tickets; $75-$125
• Gabriel Iglesias — The “fluffy” comedian performs Sunday, June 24. Tickets: $49 general admission.
• Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers — The country legends perform Friday, July 20, with special guest with Kevin Fowler. Tickets: $29-$89.
• 3 Doors Down — The rock band performs Friday, Sept. 14, with special guest Collective Soul. Tickets: $59-$129.
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