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Maria Muldaur — The American folk and blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s performs with her band at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Star City Studio, 120 W. Castellano. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Information: 257-4777, starcitystudioproductions.com.
Muldaur recorded the 1973 hit song “Midnight at the Oasis” and continues to record albums in the folk traditions.
Los Tucanes de Tijuana — The popular Mexican band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $39-$120 (Ticketmaster).
Pimpinela — The Argentine singing duo of Joaquín and Lucía Galán performs at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $48-$110 (Ticketmaster).
Famed for their romantic songs and original style, the couple have sold over 12 million records in Argentina and 25 million worldwide.
Chingo Bling — The rapper and comedian performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Abraham Chavez Theatre for his “Puro Hustle Tour.” Tickets: $25-$35 (Ticketmaster).
Chingo Bling is known for his Latino stand-up and many viral videos, including his comedic web series and musical parodies.
Sofía Nino de Rivera — The Mexican stand-up comic and actress performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at The Plaza Theatre. Sofia Nino de Rivera is a pioneer in the genre in Mexico and throughout Latin America. She has performed on stages worldwide for the past seven years, and has received recognition such as Mexico City-ite of the Year by “Chilango Magazine.” 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.
The Music of Queen — El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents Windbourne’s Music of Queen 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Plaza Theatre, presented with a full orchestra. Tickets: $30, $45, $60 and $75 (Ticketmaster). Information: 532-2776 or epso.org.
The ultimate celebration of the legendary rock band features El Paso Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Brent Havens with a full rock and vocals by Brody Dolyniuk
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: $42-$92 (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: $39-$79; VIP packages offered. (Ticketmaster).
Khalid — The five-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer comes home to El Paso for his “915 Hometown Show” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets start at $44. (Ticketmaster).
Khalid was nominated for Grammys for his debut album “American Teen,” which peaked at No. 4 on the Top 200 Charts. He also won Top New Artist at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards and Best New Artist at 2017’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Stephen Stills and Judy Collins — The music legends perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Tickets: $55.50 and $65.50 (Ticketmaster).
Stills, 73, began with Buffalo Springfield and became famous as part of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and later, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He also has had a highly successful solo career and is considered one of rock’s best guitarists.
Collins, 79, began here recording career in 1961 and achieved fame as a folksinger with hits such as “Both Sides Now” and “Chelsea Morning.” Her biggest hit came in 1975 with “Send in the Clowns.”
Stills and Collins, who were lovers in the late 1960s but never performed together then, released their first album, “Everybody Knows,” last fall.
Plumb and Unspoken — The Christian rock artist Plumb (Tiffany Arbuckle) and band Unspoken present their “We Are One Tour” 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1201 Hawkins with special guest Dan Bremnes. Tickets: $15 general admission; $75 VIP packages (Ticketfly.com).
Jack White — The legendary rock guitarist and one half of the White Stripes performs 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $42 and $62 (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.
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.
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 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).
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. (Ticketmaster).
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).
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. 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.”
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).
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Jazon Mraz and Toca Rivera — 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.
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.
Venues & series
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 at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Sotomayer — The electronica band performs at 10 p.m. Friday, July 27. Tickets: $17-$20.
• Givers — The indie pop group performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 28. Tickets: $13-$15.
• De Lux — The LA-based post disco duo performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Together Pangea — The California rock band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. Tickets: $10-$12.
• 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.
• Flamingosis — The electronic R&B musician performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. Tickets: $15-$18.
• The Crystal Method — The American electronic music group performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $20.
• Fat Nick — The Miami hip-hop artist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Tickets: $18 general admission; $50 VIP Eat & Greet.
• Dilly Dally — The Canadian alt rock band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Tickets: $12.
• 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.
• Mothers — The indie folk band performs at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Thunderpussy — The female rock band performs at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Tickets: $14.
• Bob Moses — The alternative duos presents their Battle Line Tour at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with Mansionair. Tickets: $22-$25.
• Oh Sees — The psych-punk band performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets: $18-$20.
• 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.
• 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.
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.
• Stolas — The post-hardcore band’s Our Last Nights on Earth Tour is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at The Perch. Tickets: $13.
• Wolf & Bear — The rock band performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in The Perch. Tickets: $7.
• Tilian — Singer, songwriter Tilian Pearson performs at 7 p.m. Aug. 30, at Bowie Feathers with special guest Royal Coda. Tickets: $15.
• September Mourning — The hardcore fantasy metal band performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in The Perch with Kaleido, Charcoal Tongue and Crash. Tickets: $10.
• Grizzly Bear — The American rock band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $28.
• Chaos Chaos, Yeek — The sister band (former known as Smoosh) performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Upon a Burning Body — The San Antonio metal band headlines their “Bill & Shred’s Excellent Tour-Venture” at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, with Nekrogoblikon, Buried Above Ground, Adrift on River Styx and Texas Gigantism. Tickets: $16-$20.
• Tribal Seeds — The reggae band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, with Iya Terra. Tickets: $20-$25.
• 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.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• In Our Dying Hour — The death metal bands performs an El Paso stop at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 with Not My Master and Lady of Midday. Admission: $5.
• Aethere — 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, with Mondoshawan, Know Suffer, Sabrewulf and Stay Dead. Admission: $5.
• 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.
• Filth/Vctms/Reign — The bands will co-headline at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, with Cloud 49 and Dim Aurora. Admission: $5; all ages show.
• The Pot — The Tool Tribute band performs at noon Saturday, Aug. 25.
• Cloven Hoof — The metal band’s North American Tour 2018 is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Vicious Rumors. Admission: $10.
• Michale Graves — The Ex-Misfits member performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, with Argyle Goolsby, Roving Midnight (ex-Blitzkid) and Nim Vind.
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. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
• The Yellowheads — Friday, Aug. 10, with Lina Duran. Tickets: $16.62.
• Josh Butler — Friday, Aug. 17. Tickets: $16.62.
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.
Raymond Orta presents Mario Salazar for a special one-night engagement at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Tickets: $20 ($25 VIP and reserved).
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.
• Rhonda Vincent and the Rage — The “queen of bluegrass” performs Saturday, July 28. Tickets: $39-$69.
• B.J. Thomas — The five-time Grammy winning singer performs at Saturday, Aug. 4. Tickets: $39-$69.
• Lee Rocker — The rockabilly bassist and former Stray Cats member performs Friday, Aug. 10. Tickets: $39-$69.
• Tony Kishman’s Live & Let Die — Kishman’s tribute to Paul McCartney is Saturday, Aug. 18. Tickets: $39-$79.
• Neal McCoy — The iconic country music star performs Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23-24. Ticket: $39-$79.
• John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” — The live tribute concert recreating the performances of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper is Sunday, Sept. 2. Tickets: $39-$69.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• Alamogordo Music Theater presents “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3-5, and Aug. 10-11. Tickets: $12.
• Tailgate 2018 annual outdoor concert series are at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 and 25, in the upper parking lot at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Road 200l. Aug. 11: “Remember Then” (songs from the ’50s and ’60s). Aug. 25: “Bobcats” (jazz and blues).
Gates open 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Season spaces for six shows available (often sellout early). Reservations at flickingercenter.com.
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Age 21 and older admitted. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• War — The funk band performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Tickets: $29-$89.
• Justin Shandor’s Sock Hop — The Elvis Tribute artist performs a dinner show at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Tickets: $55 (general admission standing room only).
• 3 Doors Down — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, with special guest Collective Soul. Tickets: $59-$129.
• Emeril Legasse — The celebrity chef will present a cooking demonstration and dinner at 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Tickets start at $70 (includes dinner).
‘Broadway in El Paso’ 2018-2019 — El Paso Electric presents El Paso Live’s 15th annual Broadway series at the Plaza Theatre features three Broadway shows making their El Paso premieres: “Finding Neverland,” “Kinky Boots” and “Something Rotten.” Season ticket packages and group tickets now on sale. Benefits include guaranteed same great seats to all shows and the chance to renew those seats from year to year. Several packages available, including a 5-show and a 6-show package. Individual tickets to be announced.
Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
The 2018/2019 season:
• Nov. 10-11: “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music.” The musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family 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.
• Dec. 11-12: “Finding Neverland.” Based on the Academy Award winning film, it tells the incredible 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.
• Jan. 29-30, 2019: “Jersey Boys.” The 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical is about rock ’n’ roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. The true story tells how four blue-collar kids 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.”
• Feb. 9, 2019: “Kinky Boots.” With songs by Grammy and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper. 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.
• March 9, 2019: “Evita.” Eva Peron’s story unfolds in the Tony-winning Best Musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber about the rise and fall of one of the world’s most glamorous first ladies.
• Dec. 29: “Christmas Wonderland” Holiday Spectacular. Santa and his merry helpers take audiences on a nostalgic journey of holiday favorites like “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland” and many more.
• April 2-3, 2019: “Something Rotten.” Set in 1595, a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, so brother Nick and Nigel Bottom set out to write the world’s very first musical.
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