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January 2019

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Shangela — The star drag queen from RuPaul’s Drag Race and the movie “A Star is Born” performs at 9 p.m. Friday , Dec. 28, at Touch Bar & Nightclub, 11395 James Watt. Tickets: $15-$150 (eventbrite.com)

Arsenio Hall — The stand-up comic, actor and former late night host of “The Arsenio Hall Show” performs 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12, at El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Hall is known for his hit talk show as well as his roles in “Coming to America,” “Black Dynamite” and more. Tickets: $27.50 ($37.50 VIP and Front 50); available at ticketweb.com. Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.

John ‘The Shamp’ Misquez — The comic brings his “Stupidity Tour” to Las Cruces 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Admission: $8; 4 for $24. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.

Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts Dirty Details Tour — Roberts bring his uncensored night of comedy stories from the road of WWE to El Paso 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Rockhouse Bar and Grill, 9828 Montana. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show; $50 meet and greet (Ticketfly.com). Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.

Vocal Trash — Grant County Community Concert Association presents the “Glee meets Stomp” style performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan 24, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium in Silver City. The group performs on custom instruments made from recycled materials. Tickets: $20 (age 17 and younger with paid adult (two per adult), and WNMU students with valid ID admitted free. Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.

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, 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.

‘El Show Chuponcito’ — Spanish-language comic Alberto Flores (aka Chuponcito) performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Plaza Theatre, with special guest Armando Roal. For mature audiences. Tickets: $25-$85 (Ticketmaster).

Vocal Trash — Showtime! El Paso presents the urban-themed Broadway style production that performs on custom instruments made from recycled materials 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Individual tickets available at the door. Information: 247-2726, Events@showtimeelpaso.com pr showtimeelpaso.com.

Best of the Second City — The celebrated comedy troupe performs at 7 p.m. p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in Las Cruces, with some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from their 58-year history performed by the Second City Touring Company. Tickets: $25. Information: (575) 523-6403 or RioGrandeTheaftre.com.
  The company, famed for its improv style, launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and many more top comedians.

CNCO – The Latin American boy band discovered on the first season of “La Banda” perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $40.50-$130.50 (Ticketmaster).

‘Jersey Boys’ — The 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical is about rock ’n’ roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: Tickets: $30-$70 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
  The true story tells how four blue-collar kids (Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi) wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30. Recommended for ages 12 and older; contains authentic, “profane Jersey language.”

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.”

Saxsational, The Next Generation — Showtime! El Paso presents a new generation of saxophone and swing music 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Information: 247-2726, Events@showtimeelpaso.com or showtimeelpaso.com.

Valentine’s Super Love Jam — Zapp, Ready 4 The World featuring Melvin Riley Heatwave, Midnight Star, A Taste of Honey, The Delfonics, and Bloodstone are featured at this year’s Love Jam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $28.50 and $49.50 (Ticketmaster).

‘Kinky Boots’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the hit musical with songs by Grammy and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Plaza Theatre (Ticketmaster). Tickets: $30-$70. Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
  Inspired by true events, the story is about a shoe factory’s future hanging in the balance, when help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

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

The Real Comedians Tour — Tahir Moore hosts the tour with headliner KevOnStage and performance by Tony Baker at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Christ Temple Apostolic Church of El Paso, 11160 Montwood. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets: $30; $40 VIP with entrance at 5:45 p.m. and photo ops with the performers (eventbrite.com).

Blues Brothers Revue — The official Blues Brothers tribute show is the featured entertainment at the annual Valentine’s Day event, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in Alamogordo. Performed cabaret style with a chocolate buffet. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
  The show is sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues.

Willie Nelson & Family — The country legend returns at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $39.75-$79.75 (Ticketmaster). VIP packages start at $254.
  The iconic Texan is the creative genius behind historic recordings such as “Crazy,” “Hello Walls,” “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” His career has spanned six decades, and his catalog boasts more than 200 albums.

El Mariachi Los Camperos — The two-time Grammy-winning mariachi troupe, founded in 1961, performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets; $25-$75 (Ticketmaster).

Gabriel Iglesias — The comedian’s “Beyond the Fluffy” World Tour” is 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Iglesias is one of the few elite comedians who has headlined and sold out the Staples Center, Madison Square Garden and the Sydney Opera House. Tickets: $40-$75 (Fluffyguy.com and Ticketmaster).
  In addition to being one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, Iglesias is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with more than 380 million views. He was recently featured in the Hollywood Reporter’s Top 40 Comedy Players of 2018 issue alongside comedy giants Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Lorne Michaels. He is currently working on a comedy series for Netflix.

MRAC Indie/Folk Series — Mimbres Region Arts Council’s monthly folk and indie performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Buckhorn Opera House in Pinos Altos, near Silver City, N.M. Tickets: $20 per show. Three-show pack available for $55. Information: (575) 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org.
Feb. 23: Abbie Gardner. Dobro player and member of America Red Molly for 11 years.
March 30: Monica Rizzio. Outlaw Country/Folk singer-songwriter from Texas.
April 20: Bus Tapes. Bluesy acoustic from husband and wife duo Case and Heather Tanner.

Chicago — The legendary rock band and El Paso favorite returns at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $49.50-$89.50; VIP packages are $375-$450 (Ticketmaster).
  Chicago, came in at No. 9 as the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s recent Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists, and is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.
  Chicago was inducted into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Lifetime achievements include two Grammy Awards. Record sales top the 100 million mark, and include 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive No. 1 albums, 11 No. 1 singles and five gold singles.

Jim Breuer — The stand-up comic and SNL alumnus performs his “Comedy, Stories and More” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $32-$62; VIP tickets $162 (Ticketmaster).

Tony Bennett — The Grammy Award-winning singer performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Plaza Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, with special guest Antonia Bennett. Tickets: $59.50-$$99.50(Ticketmaster).
  With more than 50 million records sold worldwide, Bennett has won ten Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His numerous singles include “Rags To Riches,” “I Wanna Be Around,” “The Good Life,” “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)” and his signature “I Left My Heart In San Francisco.” In the new millennium he has performed with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Barbra Streisand, Bono, Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, Lady Gaga and more.

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.

Bill Maher — The “politically incorrect” comic returns to El Paso at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $59 to $99 (Ticketmaster).
  For more than 20 years, Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. As the host of “Politically Incorrect,” and for the last 14 years as host of HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher has garnered 38 Emmy nominations. He won an Emmy in 2014 as executive director of the HBO series “Vice.”
  His swipe at organized religion, “Religulous,” became the 8th highest grossing documentary of all time.

‘A Oscuras Me Da Risa’ — The contemporary Mexican comedy directed by Daniel Chavez and Ariel Miramontes Albertano, is 7 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Plaza Theatre, starring Alexis Ayala, Raquel Bigorra, Armando Araiza, Benito Castro, Jose Luis Guarneros and Diana Motta. Tickets: $35-$90 (Ticketmaster).

Marisela y Amanda Miguel — Two of Latin America’s celebrated divas who made music history in the 1980s will share the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Plaza Theatre, sharing music, nostalgia, and memories. Tickets: $48-$150 (Ticketmaster).

La Banda MS de Sergio Lizarraga — The popular Mexican group performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $39-$149. (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, 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.

Bad Bunny — One of biggest rising stars in Latin trap music performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $61-$151 (Ticketmaster).
  Bad Bunny, born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a singer, songwriter and producer of Latin trap, rap and hip-hop music. The 23-year-old burst onto the music scene last year behind the hit songs, “Mayores,” “Soy Peor” and “Chambea,” as well as several chart-topping collaborations with some of the top names in reggaeton and rap, such as “Si Tu Novio Te Deja Sola” with J Balvin and “Krippy Kush” with Farruko and Nicki Minaj. His success resulted in 15 songs appearing on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart in 2017 alone.

Ron ‘Tater Salad’ White — The cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking stand-up comic from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon makes his return to El Paso with his new show at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $43 to $53 (Ticketmaster).
  White has three Grammy nominations, two of the top-rated specials in Comedy Central history, a bestselling book, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units. White also be seen in the new Showtime series “Roadies.”

Chayanne — The Latin pop superstar returns for the second leg of his “Desde El Alma” tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. His El Paso performance in September for the first leg of his tour sold out. Tickets start at $61 to $151 (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.

Morat — The Colombian folk-pop group performs at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $21-$110 (Ticketmaster).

Marco Antonio Solis — The five-time Latin Grammy Award winning Mexican musician presents his “La Historia Continua” 2019 Tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $52-$172; VIP Packages $229-$429 (Ticketmaster).

Video Games Live — El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents the Video Game Multimedia Symphonic Concert Experience at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Plaza Theatre. Includes music from Final Fantasy, Zelda, Mario, Kingdom Hearts, Metal Gear Solid, Skyrim, Castlevania, Halo, World of Warcraft, Pokemon and many more. Tickets: $30-$75 (Ticketmaster).
  Video Games Live, created by composer Tommy Tallarico, is a multimedia concert introducing “families, video game enthusiasts and non-gamers” to the symphonic experience with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, electronic percussion, live action and interactive segments.

King & Country — The Christian rock band performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, in support of their 3rd studio album, “Burn the Ships.” Tickets: $20-$65; VIP tickets $100 (Ticketmaster).
  This theatrical, laser/led video wall-filled concert features the band’s hits such as “God Only Knows,” “joy.,” “Fix My Eyes,” “Shoulders,” and “Priceless.”

Los Angeles Azules — The cumbia sinfoncia group performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $40-$110 (Ticketmaster).

Pancho Barraza — The Mexican singer-songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Friday, May 3, at The Plaza Theater. Tickets: $59-$119 (Ticketmaster).

The Piano Guys — The Piano Guys return to El Paso with their highly original blend of classical music and pop at 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $59-$79; VIP tickets $134.50 (Ticketmaster)
  Hailing from Utah, the Piano Guys are four dads who became an Internet sensation with more than 500 million YouTube views.

Slayer — The trash metal legends perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse. Tickets: $43-$83; VIP packages are $192 (Ticketmaster).

New Kids On the Block — The 1980s “boy band” legends bring their Mix Tape Tour to El Paso at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with special guests hip-hop icons Salt N Pepa, Naughty By Nature, and pop stars Tiffany and Debbie Gibson. Tickets: $33.20-$83.20; VIP seats available various prices (Ticketmaster).
  Special Meet & Greet Upgrade with New Kids on the Block is $399. Meet & Greet package for Tiffany and Debbie Gibson is $200 (both artists also have individual meet & greet packages available).

Steve Martin and Martin Short — The two American comedy legends’ “Now Your See Them, Soon You Won’t” show is 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. With a mix of storytelling, song, and comedy, the event showcases the artistry of the two longtime friends, who both have had major comedic careers in both TV and film. The show includes Steve Martin’s banjo-playing and Martin Short’s singing and celebrity impersonations. Tickets: $79.75-$299 (Ticketmaster).
  Steve Martin has earned an Academy Award, five Grammy awards, an Emmy, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. He began his career on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” for which he earned his first Emmy for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin was also a regular on the Tonight Show and began a series of hosting roles on “Saturday Night Live.”
  Martin Short won his first Emmy in 1982 working on Canada’s SCTV Comedy Network, which brought him to the attention of the producers of “SNL.” He became an “SNL” fan-favorite for his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and “legendary songwriter” Irving Cohen.


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.
  The annual New Year’s Eve celebration is 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, with SNL and MadTV alumni Jeff Richards headlining. Tickets: $22.50 ($32.50 VIP).
  Richards also performs at regular showtimes Dec. 27-30.
  Special Events:
  Arsenio Hall, stand-up comic, actor and former late night host of “The Arsenio Hall Show” performs 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12. Hall is also known for his roles in “Coming to America,” “Black Dynamite” and more. Tickets: $27.50 ($37.50 VIP and Front 50).
  Steve Trevino performs a special Valentine’s Day show Feb. 14-16. Details to be announced.
 

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.
• The Anchor — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 with Apothica, and local support. All ages show. Tickets: $10.
• Anialator — 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, with local opening bands. Admission: $6, all ages.
• The Pot — The Tribute to Tool performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Admission: $5.
• Battle of the Bands is 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Looking for bands to open for Ensiferum, Septic Flesh and Arsis. Fans pick winners, all ages show.
• Jake “The Snake” Roberts Dirty Details Tour — 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Roberts bring his uncensored night of comedy stories from the road to El Paso. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show; $50 meet and greet (Ticketfly.com).
• Heinous — The Phoenix grindcore band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, with punk band Röntgen. Age 18 and over admitted. Admission: $5.
• Sumac — 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, with Divide Dissolve and Tashi Dorji. Tickets: $10.
• Ensiferum & Septicflesh — The bands’ “Path to Glory” Tour is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, with local guests. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance; $30 day of show.
• A Light Divided and VRSTY — 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, with local supporting acts. Tickets: $10, all ages.
• Masquerade of Souls Tour — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, featuring Seven Spires and AfterTime.
• Tony McAlpine — The electric guitar virtuoso performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Admission: $10, all ages show.
• Michael Angelo Batio — The guitarist performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 day of show, all ages.
• Metal and punk bands Necrot and Blood Incantation with local support Nyctophagia and Leptictidium perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18. Admission: $10.

Lowbrow Palace — 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.
• King Tuff — The lo-fi garage rocker performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, with Stonefield. Tickets: $16.
• El Ten Eleven — The L.A. rock duo performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, with Rob Crow. Tickets: $12.
• Hunny and Hockey Dad — The indie bands co-headline at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, with Queen of Jeans. Tickets: $15-$18.
• wifisfuneral — The hip-hop artist performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Tickets: $15.
• Current Joys — The singer and multi-instrumentalist performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, with Gap Girls. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Cursive — The indie rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, with Campdogzz. Tickets: $15.
• Jonathan Richman — The alternative artist performs at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, with Tommy Larkins on drums. Age 16 and older admitted. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Yotto — The Finnish DJ and songwriter’s “Huperfall Tour” is 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. Tickets: $10.
• Hot Flash Heat Wave — The rock band performs at 9 p.m. Monday, March 18, with Vacations. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Mom Jeans. — The rock band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 19,with Mover Shaker. Tickets: $15.
• TWRP — The Canadian synthwave band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, March 23, with Planet Booty. Tickets: $15.
• Lord Huron, known for hits like “The Night We Met,” “Wait By The River,” and “Food for Love” performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, with supporting acts to be announced. Tickets: $30.

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. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
  DJs Makari, Rivals and Softspoken perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, with local support. Tickets: $10 in advance; $13 day of show (Holdmyticket.com).

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.
• Intocable — The Norteño/Tejano band performs 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Tickets: $25-$75.
• Chris Lane — The country singer performs 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Tickets: $29-$79.
• Rodney Carrington — The comic and musician performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets start at $29.
• Amy Grant — The pop and Christian singer performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Tickets: $20-$60.

Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• Robin Spielberg — The celebrated pianist performs 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, celebrating the thrill of romance, or familiar holiday songs. Tickets: $9, $15 and $20.
• “The Official Blues Brothers Revue” & Chocolate Buffet is 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.
• Teresa Walters — The pianist performs 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Walters has performed as recitalist and orchestral soloist on six continents and in most of the 50 United States at venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, the Salle Cortot in Paris, and Moscow's Great Hall. Tickets: $9, $15 and $20.

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.
• Cantus — The men’s vocal ensemble performs Friday, Jan. 25. Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).
• Willy Sucre and Friends perform Mozart, Apple, Wilson and Singagla with French horn and strings Monday, Jan. 28, as part of the Presidential Chamber Music Series. Admission is free.
• The Official Blues Brothers Revue — the group captures the infectious humor and spirit of Jake and Elwood Blues Friday, Feb. 15. Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).

Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Gene Watson — The country music singer performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, with a powerful voice, multi-octave range and searing steel guitar, Gene Watson and his band share his many smooth country hits including “Fourteen Carat Mind,” “Paper Rosie,” “Farewell Party” and more. Tickets: $39-$65.
• Murphy’s Celtic Legacy – Irish company performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, with more than 20 musicians and dancers, most of whom have starred in “Riverdance” and “Lord of the Dance.” Tickets: $69-$75.







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