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A Conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk — An evening with the bestselling author, entrepreneur, and internet personality is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $40-$200 (Ticketmaster).
Jay Pharoah — The SNL alum performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-8, at El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Tickets: $25; $30 VIP. Information: 779-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.
Pharoah is well known for his impressions of President Barack Obama, Jay Z, Denzel Washington, Kanye West, and many others, as seen on “Saturday Night Live.” He has appeared in films like Chris Rock’s “Get A Job,” and “Ride Along,” opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. Hi is currently working on his second stand-up special.
’70s Valentine’s Party — The dinner and dance featuring 70s Disco Motown, Soul more is 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at El Maida Shrine, 6331 Alabama. The party show from Las Vegas features Grammy winner Hazel Payne of A Taste of Honey, Randall Bostick, (a Rick James Impersonator), Las Vegas showman Bobby Rose, and special guest Jerome Gullatt with 911 In Effect. General admission: $35; VIP $49, plus service charge. Tickets available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at El Maida Shrine, or at 562-1444 or (575) 520-8776. Information: the70sreunion.com.
Jo Koy — The comedian Jo Koy brings his “Just Kidding” World Tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $40-$60; VIP packages available (Ticketmaster).
His new Netflix show is “Comin’ In Hot.”
Raúl Di Blasio and Barbara Padilla — The celebrated pianist teams up with the operatic singer for a “Concierto Para Enamorados” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $39-$99 (Ticketmaster).
Valentine’s Freestyle Love Jam — Lisa Lisa and Stevie B lead this year’s Love Jam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with TKA, Shannon, Debbie Deb, Stacey Q, and Pretty Poison. Tickets: $30.50-$52.50(Ticketmaster).
Ángela Aguilar — The mariachi/ranchera singer, daughter of Pepe Aguilar, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $55-$149.75 (Ticketmaster).
Alan Jackson — The country superstar performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets:$36.24-$96.24; VIP packages $169-$619 (Ticketmaster).
Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac — 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Rumours recreates the band’s legendary persona, in all its youthful glory from 1975-1987, from period accurate equipment and costumes to spot on characterizations and musical performances. Admission: $30. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
Pitbull — The rapper returns to El Paso for at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at El Paso County Coliseum. Pitbull has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, with several No. 1 singles in 15 countries. Tickets: $65 to $199 (Ticketmaster).
‘An American in Paris’ — Broadway in El Paso presents Tony Award-winning Musical featuring favorite Gershwin songs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 25-26, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $32.50-$72.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
In post-war Paris, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan begins a new life as a painter, but things get complicated when he meets a young Parisian woman. Winner of four Tony Awards, it features Gershwin favorites such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “S’Wonderful,” “But Not for Me” and “Stairway to Paradise.”
‘The Bachelor’ Live on Stage — The hit romance reality series comes to El Paso at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Hosted by “The Bachelor” fan favorites Ben Higgins and Becca Kufrin, “The Bachelor Live on Stage” fits an entire season of “Bachelor” drama into one evening, giving members of the audience the opportunity to find love in their own community, complete with a rose ceremony. Tickets: $39.50-$69.50 (VIP meet and greet tickets are $135) (Ticketmaster). Information:bachelorliveonstage.com.
The tour is the latest extension of the hit “Bachelor” franchise, heading into its 24th season on ABC and airs in 31 countries around the world.
‘Bely y Beto’ — The Spanish language family show brings its live tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets sold out at press time (Ticketmaster).
Itzhak Perlman — El Paso Pro-Musica presents the “Reigning Virtuoso of the Violin” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $50-$150 (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to the irrepressible joy of making music, which he communicates. Itzhak Perlman was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in the recording arts. His recordings regularly appear on the best-seller charts and have garnered 15 Grammy Awards.
‘The Illusionists — Live From Broadway’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the world’s best-selling magic show at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Plaza Theatre, showcasing the top Illusionists on earth. Tickets: $32.50-$72.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
Harry Connick Jr. — Connick brings his “True Love: An Intimate Performance” tour to El Paso at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Plaza Theatre, on the heels of his recently released No. 1 jazz album, “True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter.” Tickets: $62.50-$125.50 (Ticketmaster).
After 30 million albums sold worldwide and a music, film, television and Broadway career spanning three decades, Connick returns with a new record that debuted atop the jazz charts.
Cher — Cher brings her “Here We Go Again Tour” to El Paso at 8 p.m. Friday, March 6, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with special guests Nile Rodgers & CHIC. Tickets: $84-$128.20. VIP packages: $393-$744. (Ticketmaster).
Abbie Gardner — Mimbres Region Arts Council’s Indie/Folk Series 10th anniversary season presents dobro player Abbie Gardner at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Buckhorn Opera House, 32 Main in Pinos Altos, near Silver City, N.M. Tickets: $25 ($20 MRAC members) Information: (575) 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org.
Gardner, famed for her tales of love and loss, has performed solo and with Americana darlings Red Molly. Her latest CD, “Wishes on a Neon Sign” was released in January 2018.
Upcoming series performances include Elisa Gilkyson (April 4), and Hard Road Trio (May 9).
‘The Music of Selena’ — El Paso Symphony Orchestra celebrates the legacy of the trailblazing artist and “Queen of Tejano Music” at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at The Plaza Theatre, with vocalist Isabel Marie Sanchez performing iconic Selena hits like “Dreaming of You,” “Colo la Flor,” and “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom.” Tickets: $30-$75 (Ticketmaster). Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.
KISS — The legendary hard rock band brings its “End of the Road,” tour to El Paso 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets range from $123 to $993 (Ticketmaster)
Opening act is David Lee Roth, best known as the lead singer of Van Halen.
Trippie Redd — The rapper performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $42 general admission (Ticketmaster).
Cirque du Soleil’s ‘OVO’ — Cirque du Soleil brings its touring arena show back to El Paso for six performances March 12-15 at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. OVO debuted in El Paso during a successful eight-show run in 2017. Tickets start at $35 ($24.50 for children); senior, military, student discounts, and family packs available. (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-5234.
“OVO,” meaning “egg” in Portuguese, is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a nonstop riot of energy and movement. When a mysterious egg appears in their midst, the insects are awestruck and intensely curious about this iconic object that represents the enigma and cycles of their lives.
Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in live entertainment. The Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to more 190 million spectators with productions presented in close to 450 cities in 60 countries.
Rick Trevino — The country star performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Plaza Theatre, with special guest Patsy Torres (Patsy Cline tribute artist). Tickets: $42.50-$62.50 (Ticketmaster).
‘Once’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $32.50-$72.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
A Dublin street musician is about to give up on his dream when a young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights.
Dwight Yoakam — The multiple Grammy-winning country star performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, with five albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Tickets: $39.75 to $129.75 (Ticketmaster).
Yoakam is a recipient of the Artist of the Year award from the Americana Music Association, and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2019.
His self-curated SiriusXM channel, titled Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat “Where Country Went Mod” launched in April of 2018. Yoakam also has acted in over 40 feature films, including “Sling Blade” and “Panic Room.”
JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour — The Nickelodeon singer, dancer, actress and YouTube personality performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at NMSU’s Pan American Center. Tickets: $34-$64; VIP packages $175-$349 (Ticketmaster).
Franco Escamilla — The Mexican comedian, musician and radio announcer returns to El Paso for his brand new “Payaso” Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 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. His dark, acerbic sense of humor earned him the nickname “El Amo del Sarcasmo,” or The Master of Sarcasm. By 2016, he was hosting his own comedic talk show, “El Show de Franco Escamilla,” on Spanish-language network Estrella TV.
Kate Del Castillo — The Mexican actress’s “Estoy Okate” (I’m ‘OKate’)tour discussing her career and life is 9 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center. Tickets available at (Ticketmaster).
La Banda MS de Sergio Lizarraga — The popular Mexican group performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $39-$149. (Ticketmaster).
The Texas Tenors — Woman’s Club of El Paso presents the group’s “10th Anniversary Tour” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 23, at the Plaza Theatre. Texas Tenors have performed more than 1,300 concerts, released four studio albums, 2 PBS specials, 4 DVDs, multiple singles, and a children’s book, along with three Emmy awards. Tickets: $45-$117 (Ticketmaster).
Rage Against the Machine — The rock band brings its North American reunion to both El Paso and Las Cruces Las Cruces, with shows 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in El Paso, and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020. Venues to be announced at rageagainstthemachine2020.com.
‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ — The unauthorized parody of the hit TV show is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company, until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees at Dunder Mifflin. Tickets: $17.50-$65 (Ticketmaster).
TobyMac — The Christian Grammy-winning rocker headlines the 2020 “Hits Deep Tour” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with Tauren Wells, Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson and Aaron Cole. Presented by Food for the Hungry. Tickets: $19.75-$89.75 (Ticketmaster). Information: awakeningevents.com.
Prince Royce — The Latin pop superstar returns to El Paso for his “Alter Ego” U.S. Tour 8 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. His “Alter Ego” album is set to release in early 2020, and to date, the singles released from it have more than one billion combined streams across digital platforms. Tickets: $41-$91; VIP packages $150-$950 (Ticketmaster).
Singles include the 6x platinum urban track ”El Clavo.” and its remix featuring Maluma that reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart, along with “Adicto”, "”Cúrame” featuring Manuel Turizo, “Morir Solo,” and his newest single, “Trampa” featuring Zion & Lennox.
Nick Cannon Presents: MTV Wild 'N Out Live — Cannon brings his wildly popular improv/competition tour, bringing together comedy, variety and game shows, to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with favorite Wild ‘N Out cast members, including DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller, Emmanuel Hudson, Justina Valentine, Hit Man, Conceited, DJ D-Wreck and Pretty Vee (lineup may vary). Music performers platinum “My Type” and “Icy Grl” entertainer Saweetie. Tickets: $22.75-$293.24; VIP packages $175-$495 (Ticketmaster).
Ana Gabriel — The Latin pop star known as “La Luna de América” brings her “Estamos A Tiempo US Tour” to the Sun City at 8 p.m. Friday, April 3, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $51-$181 Ticketmaster.
Gabriel has become one of the most important global ambassadors of Mexican music. Since 1974, she has recorded in such styles as bolero, ballad, mariachi and Banda de Sinaloa.
‘Tejano Legends’ — Ruben Ramos headlines the Tex-Mex music style tour with the Mexican Revolution and mariachis at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $42.50 to $62.50(Ticketmaster).
‘Les Misérables’ — Broadway in El Paso presents Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of the Tony-winning musical based on the book by Victor Hugo April 7-12, at the Plaza Theatre. To date, “Les Misérables” remains the 6th longest-running Broadway production of all time. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $47.50-$87.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s musical, set in 19th Century France, features one of the greatest scores of all time, with thrilling and beloved songs including “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” “Do You Hear the People Sing” and many more.
‘Baby Shark Live!’ — Pinkfong and Round Room Live’s new concert experience is Thursday, April, 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, as part of its North American Tour. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50 (Ticketmaster).
The live show is based on Pinkfong’s viral earworm and global dance phenomenon ”Baby Shark.” Baby Shark joins up with his friend Pinkfong to take an adventure into the sea, singing and dancing through new and classic songs including ”Five Little Monkeys,” “Wheels on the Bus,” “Jungle Boogie, ”Monkey Banana Dance” and of course, ”Baby Shark!”
The Baby Shark Dance video has more than 3.8 billion views, making it the 5th most viewed video in the history of YouTube.
Ozuna Nibiru World Tour — The reggaeton and trap singer performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $33-$293; VIP packages are $299-$549 (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.
Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue — The hit Nickelodeon show “Paw Patrol” presents its live stage show April 10-12, at El Paso County Coliseum. Showtime is 6 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $23-$56; VIP first three row tickets; $102 (Ticketmaster).
Carlos Ballarta — One of Mexico’s most popular comedians performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Ballarta’s Netflix specials are being seen by millions of viewers worldwide and many other presentations with “Comedy Central Presents.” Tickets: $35-$75 (Ticketmaster).
Luke Combs — The ACM, CMA and CMT Award-winning artist brings his “What You See Is What You Get Tour” Tuesday, April 21, to the NMSU Pan American Center in Las Cruces, with special guests Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker. Combs was nominated for three awards at the 2019 CMA Awards: Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year (”Beautiful Crazy”), and Musical Event of the Year (”Brand New Man” with Brooks & Dunn). Tickets begin at $29.50 (Ticketmaster).
The Prequel EP to Combs’s new album, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with all five tracks charting on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Top 25. The lead single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” reached No. 1. His new single is “Even Though I’m Leaving.”
‘Jersey Boys’ — The Tony and Grammy Award winning story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Tickets: $35-$69 (Ticketmaster).
The true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they were 30.
Nitro Circus — The stunt group’s “You Got This” tour is 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Southwest University Park. Nitro’s daredevils brave the world’s largest jumps - including one of the largest action sports ramps in the world. Gates open at 6 p.m.; 5 p.m. for VIP passholders. Tickets on sale Dec. 6 at southwestuniversitypark.com. Mic’d Up VIP packages available. Information at nitrocircus.com.
Created in 2010, Nitro Circus has played to sold-out stadiums on five continents.
Celtic Woman: Celebration — The 15th anniversary tour of the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum international music group is 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Plaza Theatre, celebrating Ireland and the Celtic heritage through traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music. Tickets: $29.25-$150.00 (Ticketmaster).
The tour highlights their favorite songs that have made them the most successful all-female group in Irish history, with one billion online streams, over four million tickets sold, 12 consecutive Billboard No. 1’s, and 10 million albums sold.
The four members are Tara McNeill on fiddle and Irish harp, with vocalists Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and Megan Walsh.
Kane Brown — The contemporary country singer and 2018’s CMT’s Artist of the Year performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with guests Chris Lane and Russell Dickerson. Tickets: $52-$170 (Ticketmaster). VIP experiences available.
Brown won three American Music Awards in 2018 including Favorite Male Country Artist, Country Album and Country Song. Hits include “Good As You,” “Homesick” “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now,” “Thunder in the Rain” and is popular stand-alone single “Used to Love You Sober.”
Shen Yun 2020 — The celebration of 5,000 years of Chinese culture through music and dance returns to the area at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $80-$150 (Ticketmaster). 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.”
The 1975 — The UK art-pop quartet brings their North American tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with supporting acts. Tickets: $44.95 to $59.95 (Ticketmaster).
The band’s “Me & You Together Song” debuted as the Hottest Record in the World when The 1975 performed it live on BBC Radio 1’s “Future Sounds with Annie Mac.”
REO Speedwagon — The rock band returns to El Paso at 8 p.m. Monday, May 4, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $47.25-$127.25; VIP packages are $165-$225 (Ticketmaster).
Formed in 1967, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon rode the top of the charts in the 1980s with 22 million albums sold in the U.S. and 40 million around the globe, with hit singles such as “Keep on Loving You” and “Take It on the Run.”
Shinedown — The multi-platinum rock band rock band brings their “Deep Dive” tour to El Paso 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Plaza Theatre. Their recent hits include “Get Up,” “Monsters,” and “Devil,” bringing them a total of 14 No. 1’s on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart, the second most in chart history Tickets: $39.50-$69.50 (Ticketmaster).
Each of Shinedown’s 25 charting singles on Billboard’s chart has reached the Top 5, and they hold the record for most Rock Airplay Top 10s ever. Their latest album, “Attention Attention,” simultaneously hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock Albums Charts, and debuted Top 5 on the Billboard 200.
Thunder from Down Under — The internationally acclaimed male revue from Australia presents their 2020 World Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the Plaza Theatre, with dance, gymnastics, break dancing, colorful costumes, humor and hard bodies. Must be 18 or older to attend. (Ticketmaster).
‘Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold’ — The live show based on the hit cartoon series is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Plaza Theatre. Scooby-Doo and his meddling, mystery-solving friends try to solve a brand new mystery, brought to life with cutting-edge technology, original music, puppetry, magic, singing, dance, interactive video, aerial arts, acrobatics, and video mapping. Tickets: $29.50-$49.50. VIP tickets: $192 (Ticketmaster).
Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, and Velma travel to Alta Luz, a fictitious South American town where ghostly sightings of La Dama de Oro (The Lady In Gold) threaten to scare attendees away from the annual music festival and Incan sun god celebration.
Darci Lynne and Friends — The singer-ventriloquist, who won “America’s Got Talent” at age 12, presents her “Fresh Out of the Box” Tour at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $27.25-$47.25. VIP packages: $97.25. (Ticketmaster)
Los Angeles Azules — The internationally popular cumbia sinfoncia group, on its Todos Somos Cumbia Tour, performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $36-$196 (Ticketmaster).
Los Ángeles Azules was formed in Mexico City by the Mejía Avante family in 1976. The group, which specializes in grupera music, released the album “Inolvidables” in 1996 and have since produced more than 30 hit albums.
Camila — The Mexican pop-rock band show is at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Plaza Theatre. Since 2005, Camila, consisting of Mario Domm and Pablo Hurtado, has been performing their characteristically romantic ballads. Their latest album is “Hacia Adentro.” Tickets: $49.50-$250 (Ticketmaster).
Venues & series
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. Most shows 18 and older admitted; surcharge for under 21. Some tickets available under holdmyticket.com. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
A Dead Girls Art Fest is 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, with art vendors and live music. Admission: $3.
The 2nd annual Doomsdaze Festival and Off Road Race is Friday and Saturday, April 10-11. Details to be announced.
• Bleed the Sky — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, with Skin Lab, Arise in Chaos, and So This is Suffering. All ages show. Admission: $15.
• Blacktop Mojo — 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, with Fusebox, The Fallen and Edison’s Ear. Tickets: $10.
• Higher Power — 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, with Life’s Question, Knowsuffer,
Linger, and Curse. Tickets: $12.
• Wicked Garden — The Stone Temple Pilots tribute is at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.
• Ether Coven — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, with Outlier and Barishi.
• Reggae band The Gladiators featuring Droop Lion perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. Tickets: $5.
• Vader — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, with Abysmal Dawn, Hideous Divinity and more.
• Ingested — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, with The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Cabal, and others. Tickets: $15.
• In Search of Solace — 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, with Call It Home and local support. Tickets: $10.
• Vale of Pnath — 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, with Gorod and Wolf King. Tickets: $15.
• Issues — 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, featuring Tyler Carter (formerly of Woe, Is M). Tickets: $18.
• Lords of Acid — The band’s “Make Acid Great Again Tour” is Thursday, March 19, with Aesthetic Perfection.
• Emo Night 4 featuring local bands performing as other bands for one night is 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21. All ages event. Admission: $7 ($5 age 21 and older).
• The Delta Bombers — 8 p.m. Sunday, March 22, with the F-Bombs and Rockin’ Rattlers. Tickets: $10.
• Pathology — 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Tickets: $15.
• The Cryptics — 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, with the Hot Bachs, Tire, Viva El Cesar, and Ohmios. Tickets $5, 18 and older.
• “Devastation on the Nation” Tour is Thursday, April 16, with Wolfheart, Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Abigail Williams and Imperial Triumphant.
• Citizen, Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, and Rosie Tucker perform — 7 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Tickets: $18 in advance; $20 day of show.
• WAZP — “The WASP tribute band perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 24.
• Blitzkid — 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25.
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Doors usually open one hour prior to show time. All concerts listed are all ages. Surcharge for ages under 21. Available in advance at The Headstand or eventbrite.com. Information: lowbrowpalace.com. See separate listing for outdoor venue at 1101 Texas.
• “... And You Will Know Us By The Trail of the Dead” — The alternative rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Tickets: $15.
• The final Battle of the Bands round is 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, indoors. Admission is free.
• La Gusana Ciega — The Mexican alt rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Tickets: $25.
• Grayscale — The alternative rock band performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Hot Mulligan, WSTR and Lurk. Tickets. $17.
• Jasper Bones — The Chicano “wavy-soul” artist performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, with Royal Jag. Tickets: $13.
• Lane 8 — The electronic DJ/Producer performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Tickets: $20.
• The Winehouse Experience — The Amy Winehouse tribute is 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Tickets: $18; age 18 and older admitted (ticketweb.com).
• The Addicts — The British punk band performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. Tickets: $25.
• Chastity Belt — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, with Loose Tooth. Tickets: $12.
• The Aggrolites — The band’s “Reggae Now Tour” is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. Tickets: $15.
• Pinegrove — The indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Whitney Ballen. Tickets: $17.
• Ezra Furman — The alternative rock singer performs at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, with Kelley Stoltz. Tickets: $13.
• White Reaper — The rock band behind hits like “Might be Right,” “1F” and “Real Long Time” perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, with the Aquadolls. Tickets: $15.
• Luna Luna — The folk rock band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Tickets: $12.
• Generationals — The new wave duo performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5, with Sarah Jaffe. Tickets: $15.
• The Red Pears — The indie band performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Tickets: $12.
• Bambara — The post-punk band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 10. Tickets: $14.
• Rotting Out — The hardcore punk band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Tickets: $15.
• The Warning — The Mexican rock band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Tickets: $15.
• Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears — The blues, soul, and funk artist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, March 27. Tickets: $15.
• Tops — The Canadian indie rockers perform at 9 p.m. Monday, April 6. Tickets: $16.
• Sasha Sloan — The singer, songwriter performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, with Cyn. Tickets: $18 ($63 meet and greet).
• The Cheers Tour featuring hip hop artists Grieves and The Holdup is 8 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Tickets: $20 ($75 VIP).
• Camilo Séptimo — The Mexican indie artists perform 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25, with Elsa y El Mar. Tickets: $25.
• The Garden — The electro punk duo performs at8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, with George Clanton. Tickets: $16.
• Anti-Flag — The punk band’s 20/20 Vision Tour is 8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, with Bad Cop/Bad Cop and Grumpster. Tickets: $18.
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. Presale tickets subject to change; available at nightout.com. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
• Warped featuring Avision and Dustin Holtsbery is Saturday, Feb. 1. Tickets: $10.
• No Man with guest Speaker Honey is 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Tickets: $15-$20.
• Mood II Swing is Friday, Feb. 14. Tickets: $15.
• The Love Hangover featuring Rybo is Saturday, Feb. 15. Tickets: $10.
Two-day Valentine’s weekend pass for Feb. 14-15 is $10.
• Mark Farina is Friday, Feb. 28. Early bird tickets: $15; General admission: $20.
• Nick Warren is Friday, March 6. General admission: $12-$18.
• DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Scratch’s Vinyl Destination 45 Tour is 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Tickets: $20-$25; VIP tickets $50.
• Steve Lawler perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, with LNSC DJs & Friends. Tickets: $20-$25.
• AC Slater: Hi8 Album Tour is Sunday, March 29. Tickets: $10.
Lowbrow Palace (outdoors) — 1101 Texas. All concerts listed are all ages. Surcharge for ages under 21. Available in advance at The Headstand or eventbrite.com. Information: lowbrowpalace.com.
• The Growlers — The surf rockers’ “Natural Affair Tour is 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Tickets: $30.
• Katastro — The rock/hip-hop band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Tickets: $13.
• Eliza & The Delusionals — The Australian indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 15. Tickets: $12.
• Ty Segall and the Freedom Band — The rock multi-instrumentalist and singer performs 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $20.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York, in Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• International Guitar Night — four of the best guitar players in the world on one stage perform together on one stage Saturday, Feb. 8, along with the annual Chocolate Buffet. Tickets: $15, $26, $35.
• Celebrated solo pianist George Winston performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. Winston’s career spans more than 40 years, with 15 million albums sold. Tickets: $21, $25 and $35.
• Sons of Mystro — Two virtuoso violinists inspired by, and under the tutelage of Black Violin Duo, perform Saturday, Feb. 29. Tickets: $10, $20, $28.
• Socks in the Frying Pan — The Irish music group performs Friday, March 13. Tickets: $10, $20, $28.
• Six Appeal — The a cappella super group brings their upbeat and fun style of song to the stage Saturday, March 28. Tickets: $15, $26, $35.
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — 108 Spencer Road (off Airport Hwy 220) in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Public buffets ($20) are available before most shows.
• T.G. Sheppard — The country singer-songwriter and his band perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. With 21 No. 1 hit songs, this singer-songwriter defined the ‘urban cowboy’ sound of the 80s in songs like “I Loved ‘em Everyone,” “Slow Burn,” “Do You Wanna Go To Heaven,” and “Party Time.” Tickets: $39-$59.
• “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” — The big band musical & theatrical tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop is 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Look- and sound-alikes in big band song, humor and soft-shoe dance, plus spotlight on “Frank’s One Love.” Tickets: $39-$69.
• The Hit Men — The multimedia concert features five top rock ‘n’ roll musicians at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21. These Hall of Fame honorees’ guitars, keyboards, percussion, bass & vocals talents fueled some of rocks’ mega-hits with Elton John, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Three Dog Night, The Who and others. Favorites include “Who Loves You,” “Pinball Wizard,” “Joy To The World,” “You’re So Vain.” Tickets: $39-$69.
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Most shows begin at 8 p.m. and are limited to age 21 and older, unless listed otherwise. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Linkin’ Bridge — The R&B Group headlines the Valentine’s dinner at Friday, Feb. 14. Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Tickets: $55 general admission.
• Criss Angel — The popular magician performs his “Mindfreak Unplugged” show Saturday, Feb. 15. Tickets: $45-$95.
• George Lopez — The standup comic and TV star performs Friday, March 20. Tickets: $45-$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.
• Barrio Manouche flamenco is Friday, Feb. 14, with Brazilian, French and Gypsy-jazz styles. Tickets: $16 ($14 seniors, $8 youth).
• Sons of Mystro perform Friday, Feb. 28. Brothers Malcolm and Umoja use their violins to interpret reggae classics, American pop, and originals. Tickets: $16 ($14 seniors, $8 youth).
• Irish bands Socks in the Frying Pan and Atlan perform Thursday, March 12. Tickets: $20 ($18 seniors, $8 youth).
• Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: Q-Tango is Friday, March 27, with and evening of tango music. Admission is free.
• State Street Ballet’s “The Jungle Book” is Friday, April 17, based on the classic tale. Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).
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