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July 2019

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Carlos Mencia — The superstar standup comic and creator of Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” performs June 27-29 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 VIP, and $47.50 front meet and greet) Thursday and late shows Friday and Saturday; $32.50-$52.50 for early shows Friday and Saturday. Information: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
  “Mind of Mencia” debuted in early 2005, and became one of the strongest shows in the network’s history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers.

Jaripeo sin Fronteras 2019 — Pepe Aguilar hosts the concert and charreada event at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, featuring Angela Aguilar, Madison McDonald, Antonio Aguilar, Leonard Aguilar, Mariachi Zacatecano, Banda Azul Tequila, and Jinetes. Tickets: $60.50-$180.50; VIP packages start at $225 (Ticketmaster).

Intocable — One of the most influential Tejano/Norteño groups on the music scene today presents their “Percepción 2019” Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Plaza Theatre. The group’s road to success begin 20 years ago in Zapata, Texas when friends Ricky Muñoz and René Martinez begin crafting their music style that fuses Tejano conjunto music Norteño folk rhythms, pop ballads and rock. Tickets: $49.50-$79.99 (Ticketmaster).

Luis Miguel — The famed Mexican crooner brings his North American Tour to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 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: $83.20 to $263; VIP packages $265-$995 (Ticketmaster).

El Reencuentro Norteño — The norteño tour featuring Los Rieleros del Norte, La Maquinaria Norteña and Polo Urias is 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster).

Los Tres Tristes Tigres — The musical comedy trio return to the Sun City to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, with original songs, parodies, monologues and routines. They trio is known as one of the best stand-up comedy shows in Mexico. Tickets: $20 to $60. (Ticketmaster).

Pancho Barraza — The Mexican singer-songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Plaza Theater. Show rescheduled from May 3. Tickets: $59-$119 (Ticketmaster).

Da Baby — The rapper headlines the Summer Jam 2019 tour with special guests at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $35.35-$58.25 general admission; $80.75 floor seating; $126.50 VIP meet and greet (Ticketmaster).

‘SNL’s Chris Kattan & Friends’ — Saturday Night Live veteran Chris Kattan, star of “The Middle,” “Night at the Roxbury” and “Corky Romano,” performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18-20, at El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Tickets: $20 general admission ($25 VIP) Thursday; $22.50 general admission ($27.50 VIP) Friday and Saturday (Ticketweb). Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.

Caravan Del Amor — Legendary Argentinean singer Leo Dan headlines the tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Plaza Theatre with King Clave, Nestor Daniel y Los Terricolas, Carlos Bardelli “El Mago de la Voz,” and Alex “El Genio” Lucas. Dan’s career spans five decades and 30 years of touring. Tickets: $49-$129 (Ticketmaster).

Caravana del Amor — Argentinean singer-songwriter Leo Dan headlines the tour 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Plaza Theatre, also featuring Nestor Daniel y Los Terricolas, King Clave, and more. Lineup subject to change. Tickets: $49-$89 (Ticketmaster).

Israel & New Breed — Christian singer Israel Houghton and his band perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $17 general admission; $30.50-$48.50 reserved (Ticketmaster). Information: worshipnightsep.com.

Kansas — The legendary band whose career spans more than four decades with hits like “Dust in the Wind,” “Carry On My Wayward Son,” and “Point of No Return,” performs 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $44.50-$74.50; VIP packages $184-$285) at ticketmaster.com.

Mike Epps — The actor/comedian performs at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26-28, at El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Tickets: $32.50 general admission ($52.50 VIP);available at ticketweb.com. Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
  Epps won a 2016 NAACP Image award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal as Uncle Julius.
  He currently stars in the comedy “Meet the Blacks.” He is set to star in the film “Pryor” as legendary comedian Richard Pryor.

Bronco — The popular Norteño band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at El Paso County Coliseum, with their modern take on a classic sound. Tickets: $40-$135 (Ticketmaster).

Tormenta — The Latin Grammy award winning band performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at El Maida Shrine Auditorium, 6331 Alabama. Tickets: $15 (eventbrite.com).

Blink 182 — The pop punk favorites perform Sunday, Aug. 4, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with guest Neck Deep. Tickets: $42.75-$102.75 (Ticketmaster).

Napoleón — The Mexican singer performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $35-$150 (Ticketmaster).

Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots — The hilarious nationally syndicated radio host and musician present his “It’s Just the Two of Us (…Sorry)” Tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Plaza Theatre, with special guest Emma Klein and featuring Walter Burroughs. Tickets: $30 to $40; $85 VIP (Ticketmaster).
  The Bobby Bones Show broadcasts to almost 140 stations and is the No. 1 Country morning show. Bones is also a two-time New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, touring stand-up comedian, philanthropist and chart-topping comedy artist.

Mon Laferte — The Chilean singer performs her “La Gira De Norma” show at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $36-$76; VIP packages $226 (Ticketmaster).

Teo González — The veteran Mexican standup comic (aka “el comediante de la cola de caballo”) performs his Spanish language show at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $35-$90 (Ticketmaster).

Latin ’90s Pop Tour — Some of the most successful Latin pop artists are coming together at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. The retro music concert, features popular Latin artists OV7, Mercurio, Magneto, JNS, The Sacados and Caló. The tour’s last visit to the Coliseum in 2017 sold out. Tickets: $32-$178 (Ticketmaster).
  Considered one of the biggest pop groups in Mexico, the five-member OV7, formerly known as Onda Vaselina 7, has more than 50 hit singles and released 15 albums, including the best-selling “CD 00” in 2000.
  Magneto was a popular Mexican boy band of the 1980s and 90s, behind the chart-toppers “Todo Esta Muy Bien” and “Soy Un Soñador.”
  The Mexican pop act Mercurio was one of the most popular group of singers and dancers in the 1990s.
  The Argentinean house and pop group Sacados is best known for its 1995 hit “Ritmo de la Noche.”
  The Mexican girl group JNS, formerly
known as Jeans, rose to fame behind six studio albums in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
  Mexican electronic music group Caló was considered cutting edge when it first hit the scene in the 1990s.

José María Napoleón — The internationally recognized Mexican singer and composer, known for such hits as “Eres” and Vive” brings his 50th anniversary tour to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $35-$150 (Ticketmaster).

Nelly, TLC and Flo Rida — The three top hip-hop artists perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $32.75-$72.75 VIP packages: $150-$250. (Ticketmaster).

Boz Scaggs — The legendary musician’s “Out of the Blues Tour” is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Plaza Theatre, in promotion of his new Greatest Hits CD. Tickets: $39.50-$80 (Ticketmaster).
  Scaggs’s 1976 album “Silk Degrees” was a commercial breakthrough, reaching Number Two and remaining on the album charts for 115 weeks, spawning three Top 40 hit singles: “It’s Over,” “Lido Shuffle” and the Grammy-winning “Lowdown.” Scaggs spent much of the 1980s out of the music-biz spotlight, traveling, opening a family business, fathering young children and founding the San Francisco nightclub, Slim’s. He returned to the studio after an 8-year hiatus and released “Other Roads,” “Some Change,” ”Dig,” the Grammy-nominated ”Come on Home,” the unplugged ”Fade Into Light,” and the in-concert retrospective ”Greatest Hits Live.”

El Mundo da Vueltas — The Latin music tour featuring T3R Elemento with Lenin Ramírez and Oscar Cortez is 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $40-$180 (Ticketmaster).

Mariachi del Divo — The mariachi that accompanied Juan Gabriel on tour internationally for more than two decades performs their “Alma de Juarez” Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30-$85 (Ticketmaster).

Alan Saldaña — The popular Spanish language comic performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30-$85 (Ticketmaster).

Café Tacvba — The Latin alternative rock band from Satelite, Mexico performs their 30th Anniversary Tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Taking their influence from popular 80s alternative rock bands, they infuse traditional Mexican folk music into their sound, and are known for experimenting and incorporating ska, punk, electronica, and hip-hop in their recordings. Tickets: $35-$40. (Ticketmaster).

Manuel Mijares — The adult contemporary pop singer who topped charts in the 80s and 90s with hits like “Bano de Mujeres” and “No Hace Falta” performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $40-$120 (Ticketmaster).

Maná — The Guadalajara-based rock band brings their “Rayando El Sol" tour to El Paso not once but twice in 2019: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $62.75-$222.75; Platinum, $429.50-$899 VIP packages $325-$775 (Ticketmaster).
  Maná, winner of both Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, has a career spanning more than three decades. The group’s sound ranges from hard rock to mellow Latin pop with influences from calypso and reggae.

Alejandro Sanz — The Latin megastar and 2017 Latin Grammy Person of the year recipient presents his #LaGira Tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, in support of his new album, #ElDisco, that spawned singles “No tengo Nada,” “Back in the City (with Nicky Jam) and “Mi Persona Favorita” (with Camila Cabello). Tickets: $33.20-$93.20; VIP packages $225-$295 (Ticketmaster).

Eddie B — The standup comic and “official voice of teachers across the globe” performs his “I’m Already Professionally Developed” comedy tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $25-$55 (Ticketmaster).
  Coming off his previous, highly successful “Teacher’s Only Tour,” Eddie B is shattering attendance records with sold-out shows. Eddie B’s uncensored, raw, and hysterically realistic portrayal of a teacher’s hectic life comes from the point of view of an actual teacher.

200 Años de Musica Mexicana — Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitln and Band El Recodo perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $35.50-$205.50 (Ticketmaster).

Maluma — The Colombian reggaeton singer, one of social media’s most popular artists, returns to El Paso with his 11:11 World Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets; $61-$352 (Ticketmaster).

The Doobie Brothers — The legendary music group performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, Plaza Theatre. The Doobie Brothers have been delivering roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll for more than four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four Grammy Awards. Tickets: $69.50-$109.50; VIP packages start at $227 (Ticketmaster).
  Their No. 1 singles “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes" are part of a catalog of songs that include “Listen to the Music,” “China Grove,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” "Takin’ it to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” “The Doctor” and more.

Tom Segura – The actor, comedian and writer brings his “Take it Down Tour” to El Paso 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Plaza Theatre. Segura is best known for his three Netflix specials, “Disgraceful,” “Mostly Stories,” and “Completely Normal.” Tickets: $35-$65 (Ticketmaster).

Felipe Esparza — The comedian and actor brings his popular “Bad Hambre” Tour to El Paso at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Plaza Theatre, Esparza is known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re not Gonna Laugh at You,” his recurring appearances on “Superstore,” and “Eric Andre Show,” and as winner of the 2010 “Last Comic Standing.” Tickets: $32-$50 (Ticketmaster).
  Esparza’s podcast, “What’s Up Fool?” is on the All Things Comedy Network, and his newest special, “Translate This,” premiered on HBO in 2017.

La Adictiva — Mexico’s touring sensation, La Adictiva de San Jose de Mesillas, comes to El Paso’s Plaza Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $49.50-$109.50 (Ticketmaster).
  The group was recently nominated for a Billboard Latin Music Award for Album of the Year.

André Reyes — The former guitarist and vocalist for the Gipsy Kings brings some of the group’s favorite songs to stage including “Bambolero” and “Volare” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Plaza Theatre, blending traditional flamenco with western pop and Latin rhythms. Tickets: $59-$129 (Ticketmaster).

Cardi B — The superstar rapper and hip-hop artist, who this year became the first female solo artist to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $80-$600 (Ticketmaster).
  Concert rescheduled from May 21.
  Born Belacalis Marlenis Almánzar in the Bronx in 1992, Cardi B burst onto the entertainment scene in 2015 as a breakout star on the reality TV series, “Love & Hip Hop: New York.”
  In 2017, she released her smash debut single, “Bodak Yellow,” which reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, followed by “Money.” Her 2018 debut studio album, “Invasion of Privacy,” featured hit songs “Bartier Cardi,” “Be Careful,” Ring” and the current chart-topper, “I Like It.”
  Her latest hit singles include “Girls Like You” with Maroon 5 and “Please Me” with Bruno Mars.
  Cardi B has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards in addition to winning for “Invasion of Privacy.”

‘Cleopatra metió la pata’ — The Spanish-language comedy is 5:30 and 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Plaza Theatre. Early bird tickets: $40-$70 (Ticketmaster).

J Balvin Arcoíris Tour — The Colombian superstar performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $33 to $123.20; VIP packages are $229-$399 (Ticketmaster).

Sin Bandera y Camila — The Grammy-winning Latin pop duo and the Mexican pop band perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $35-$200. (Ticketmaster).

Way Out West Fest — Country band Midland will headline the 4th annual fusion of culture Saturday, Oct. 12, at Southwest University Park, along with a Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Also performing: The Wild Feathers. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $30 general admission; $45 Western Tech Party Zone Floor; $150 TFCU-VIP; available at southwestuniversitypark.com. Information: epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at EPWayOutWest.
  Midland’s freshman album, “On The Rocks,” was declared “2018’s best Country album” by the Washington Post. The album earned the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Country Album sales chart upon release. Their debut No. 1 single “Drinkin’ Problem” earned the band their first Grammy Awards nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance. Midland was also named New Vocal Group of the Year at the 2018 ACM Awards and their current single “Burn Out” hit the Top 10 at Country Radio.
  The Wild Feathers debuted in 2013, and their latest album is “Greetings from the Neon Frontier.”

‘Swan Lake’ — Russian Ballet Theatre presents its new production of Tchaikovsky’s classic at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, choreographed by Nadezhda Kalinina. Tickets: $25-$115(Ticketmaster).
  “Swan Lake” features the story of Odette, a princess, who falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer.

Gloria Trevi — The Mexican pop diva performs her “Diosa de La Noche” Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with special guest Karol G. Tickets: $33.50-$163.50 (Ticketmaster).

Hozier — The multi-platinum Irish singer- songwriter returns to El Paso for his “Wasteland Baby” Tour at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre with guest Freya Ridings. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50 (Ticketmaster).
  Hozier’s sophomore album debuted at No. 1 on the album-chart and No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. His self-titled debut released in 2014 earned a No. 2 on the album-chart and the Billboard Top 200 Chart. His 2013 hit “Take Me to Church” topped the charts in 12 countries and received a Grammy nomination.

Christian Nodal — The Latin Grammy winning mariachi performs brings his Ahora Tour to E Paso at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Plaza Theatre. Nodal has high rankings on Billboard, iHeartRadio and more. Tickets: $55-$140 (Ticketmaster).

‘Peppa Pig’s Adventure’ — Peppa Pig, George and their friends’ new live show, is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, based on Entertainment One’s top-rated Nick Jr series. Tickets: $25-$65; VIP packages $145-$155; includes character meet-and-greets. (Ticketmaster).
  Peppa gets ready to go on a camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music.

Robert Dubac’s ‘The Book of Moron’ — Dubac’s new Off-Broadway solo hit comes to El Paso Nov. 8-10, at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre’s Annex, taking on such topics as the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster).
  ‘The Book of Moron’ has been described as one of the most “hilarious” “intelligent” and “scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain.

Rezz — The Canadian DJ/producer returns for her “Beyond the Senses” Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at El Paso County Coliseum, with special guests Black Gummy and Peekaboo. Rezz’s debut album “Mass Manipulation” won a 2018 Juno Award for Best Electronic Album, and her latest album “Certain Kind of Magic” was released last fall. Tickets: $20 floor standing room; $25 general admission stands; $50 VIP standing room(Ticketmaster).

La Arrolladora Banda Limón — The Latin Grammy winning group from Sinaloa, Matatlán performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $49.50-$129.50 (Ticketmaster).

‘The Great Russian Nutcracker’ — The Moscow Ballet presents its “Gift of Christmas Tour” at 7 p.m. Friday, and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6-7, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $29-$99(Ticketmaster). Group discounts and VIP packages available. Information: nutcracker.com.
  Moscow Ballet’s latest tour features such “gifts of Christmas” such as a life-sized Kissy Doll, red-eyed Rat King; Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony populated with 10-foot-tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples.

Styx — The rock ’n’ roll renegades celebrate their new album “The Mission” with a special winter tour that comes to El Paso’s Abraham Chavez Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Tickets: $39.85-$69.75; VIP packages $176-$347. (Ticketmaster).
  Spawned from a suburban Chicago basement in the early ‘70s, Styx would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, due to a fondness for big rockers and soaring power ballads.

A Merry-Achi Christmas — Mariachi Sol de Mexico brings back its holiday show at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, at the Plaza Theatre, with traditional carols played by the 13-piece ensemble, and featuring Ballet Folklorico Quetzales. The show includes a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols. Tickets: $26.50-$62.50 (Ticketmaster).
  Sol de México is a three-time Grammy nominated ensemble that has worked on Hollywood soundtracks for “Sea Biscuit,” “The Old Gringo,” “American Me,” “Don Juan de Marco,” “Glory Road,” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua.”

Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Party’ — The Sesame Street Live returns with a new show Dec. 21-22, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, presented by Feld Entertainment. Showtimes are 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22-$45 (Ticketmaster). Pre-show experiences begin one hour prior to each performance; Tickets are $50 (separate from performance). 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.

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.


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. Closed July 4. Tickets: $6 Thursday, $12 Friday and Saturday; $8 Sunday, except as 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.
July 5-7: Doug T Hypnosis Show
July 11-14: Martin Moreno
Aug. 1-4: Kabir Singh
Aug. 15-18: Willie Barcena
Aug. 29-Sept. 1: Co-headliners Ian Lara and Elliott Threat.
Sept. 5-8: Darren Carter
  Teachers Gone Bad Comedy Night is 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21. Cost: $20 ($30 VIP booth).
  Laughter Hours Comedy is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, featuring local and regional comics. Cost: $15; $25 VIP.
Special events:
  Carlos Mencia performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 27-29. Tickets: $27.50-$52.50.
  “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Chris Kattan performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18-20. Tickets: $20-$27.50.
  Actor and comedian Mike Epps performs at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26-28. Tickets: $32.50 ($52.50 VIP).
  Social media sensation Raymond Orta and friends perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, and 7:30 and 10 p.n. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8-11. Tickets: $20 ($25 VIP).
  Kountry Wayne performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-24. Tickets: $30 ($50 VIP).

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.
• Creeping Death — The death metal band performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, with Fuming Mouth and Languish. Admission: $10.
• Allegaeon — 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, with Exmortus and Reaping Asmodeia. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
• The Convalescence — 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, with Reign and A Feasting Beast.
• NU-95 and Unimagined — 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18. All ages. Tickets: $7 in advance.
• Hemlock — 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23. Tickets: $10,
• Motive — The metal band’s Fight The World Tour is 8 p.m. Sunday, July 28, with Cruces Cult, Mondoshawan, Hank of the Destruction Moose and Deathication. Tickets: $5 ($8 under 21).
• The Lost in the Abyss Tour — The death metal tour featuring Nightmare Caverns and Auslander is 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. Tickets TBA.
• Light This City — 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1.
• Kingdom of Giants — 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, with local support. Tickets: $10. All ages.
• Vindictive Miscreant Tour — Master headlines the tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, with Claustrofobia, Dusk and local bands. All ages. Tickets: $10.
• Crowbar — 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, with Lo-Pan, Texas Voodoo Stomp and Sabrewulf. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 day of show.
• The Aristocrats — The international super group featuring Bryan Beller, Marco Minnemann and Guthrie Govan performs at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26. Tickets: $20.
• Attila — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28.Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 day of show.
• The Last 10 Seconds of Life — The Glory Be to Misery Tour is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, with Kaonashi, VCTMS, Hive and Know/Suffer. Tickets: $15.
• Aesthetic Perfection — The band’s ‘Into the Black Tour” is 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 with Empathy Test. Tickets: $15.
• Kataklysm — 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, with Exhorder, Krisiun and Hatchet. Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 day of show. Age 18 and older.
• DAAP (Dead Animal Assembly Plant) — 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, with Adoration Destroyed, Sons of Providence local bands. Age 18 and over admitted. Admission: $8.
• Soulfly — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25.Age 18 and over admitted. Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 day of show.
• Emo Night pt 3 — 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, featuring local metal bands taking on Emo personas. All ages. Admission: $5.
• Revocation — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. with Voivoid, Psycroptic, Skeletal Remains and Conjurer. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show
• Bloodletting 2019 — The 13th annual North American Tour is 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with DISENTOMB, Visceral Disgorge, Signs of the Swarm, Continuum, Organectomy, Mental Cruelty and local bands. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show.

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.
• Haroinfather, Pity Party Girls Club, Fatboibari, Savage Gasp, Crybaby and Los Mamones perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. Tickets: $8 in advance.
• A Desert Hearts Takeover open air block party is 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 7.
• Cassy performs at 9 p.m. Friday, July 19. Tickets: $15-$18.

Lowbrow Palace — 1101 Texas. (July 27 at 111 Robinson). Doors usually open one hour prior to show time. All concerts listed are all ages. Surcharge for ages under 21. Ticket information: eventbrite.com or on Facebook at lowbrowpalace.
• Mystery Skulls — The Texas DJ/producer performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, with Phangs and Snowblood. Tickets: $13 general admission; $35 VIP.
• Vansire — The indie rock duo performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, with BOYO. Tickets: $10.
• Book of Love — The electronic band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Tickets: $25 general admission; $50 with meet and greet.
• The Red Pears — The indie band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, with The Grinns. Tickets: $12.
• Chemistry with Alchemy and Friends is 9 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the club’s indoor venue at 111 Robinson. Tickets: $15-$25 general admission; $30 day of show.
• Everything is Terrible — The video blogging site’s live show is 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Tickets $15.
• Playboi Carti — The rapper performs at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5. Tickets: $30.
• Homeshake — The Montreal singer-songwriter performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7. Tickets: $20.
• The Buttertones — The Los Angeles rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7. Tickets: $15.
• Godspeed You! Black Emperor — The Canadian experimental music collective performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. Tickets: $28.
• Summer Salt — The “coral reef rock’ band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, with Motel Radio and Dante Elephante. Tickets: $15.
• Beach Goons — The indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, with Junkie. Tickets: $13.
• Jakob Ogawa — The indie rocker performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. Tickets: $15.
• KOTA The Friend — The hip-hop artist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. Tickets: $15 general admission; $35 with meet and greet.
• Seratones — The Louisiana rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Tickets: $13.
• Empress Of — Singer songwriter Lorely Rodriguez performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. Tickets: $13.
• Senses Fail — The post-hardcore band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Tickets: $17.
  Jerry Paper — The electronic music songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. Tickets: $10.
• Stereolab — The European pop band performs at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, with Bitchin Bajas. Tickets: $28.
• Crumb — The rock band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, with Divino Nino and Shormey. Tickets: $18.
• Tiger Army — The psychobilly band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with SadGirl and Kate Clover. Tickets: $20.
• The Midnight — The synthwave band performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. Tickets: $20 ($59 meet and greet VIP).
• Still Woozy — The soul and R&B artist performs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $15.
• Bad Suns — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Tickets: $22.
• The Crystal Method — The American electronic music act performs 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Tickets: $20.

Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
  • Pablo Cruise — The kings of 1970s disco-rock perform at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, with hits like “Whatcha Gonna Do When She Says Goodbye,” “Love Will Find A Way,” “Place In The Sun.” Tickets: $39 to $69.
• Pam Tillis Acoustic Trio Show — The Grammy-winning Country superstar and CMA Female Vocalist of Year winner performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 6, with hits such as “Mi Vida Loca,” “It’s Lonely Out There,” “In Between Dances” and “Spilled Perfume.” Tickets: $66 to $69.
• The All-American Boys Chorus – The California-based choir presents “A Patriotic Salute in Song” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9. The choir of 39 boys ages 8 to 14, directed by Wesley Martin, sing songs like “America The Beautiful,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and “Home On The Range.” Tickets: $39 to $59.
• Rumours – The Fleetwood Mac tyribute is 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, with look & sound-a-likes recreating a Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac concert experience of classics such as “Landslide,” “Go Your Own Way” and “Rhianna.” Tickets: $39 to $69.
• “The Ultimate ELO Experience, A New World Record” is Saturday, July 20. The tribute to Electric Light Orchestra’s pop and melodic rock classics with 16 musicians including 8-piece string section, perform “Evil Woman,” “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Xanadu,” “Strange Magic” and more. Tickets: $39 to $69.
• Deana Carter — The Grammy and CMA-winning singer-songwriter, recording artist and actress performs 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27. The ’90’s era country music sensation appears with her band of four on “Strawberry Wine,” “Did I Shave My Legs For This?,” and “We Danced Anyway.” Tickets: $39 to $69.
• The Oak Ridge Boys — The famed country and gospel four-part harmony vocal group perform at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 1-2, with 50 years of music like “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” and “American Made.” Tickets: $86-$89.
  Public buffets ($20) are available before most shows.

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. Santa Fe Opera Apprentices performance is Thursday, July 4. Admission is free; fireworks follow as part of the annual July 4 celebration.

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.
• Charley Pride — The country music legend performs Friday, July 26. Tickets: $25-$65.
• Gary Allen — The country artist performs Saturday, July 27. Tickets: $39 to $59.
• Trace Adkins — The country singer performs Saturday, Aug. 3. Tickets: $39-$99.
• Chris Tomlin — The Christian artist performs Friday, Aug. 23. Tickets: $39-$99.
• Justin Shandor — The Elvis Tribute artist is 7 p.m. is Saturday, Aug. 24. Tickets: $55 general admission.
• Dee Snider and Vixen — The former Twisted Sister front man and the all-female metal band perform Friday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $25-$65.
• Eli Young Band — The country group performs Saturday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $25-$65.

‘Broadway in El Paso’ 2019-2020 — El Paso Electric presents El Paso Live’s 16th annual Broadway series at the Plaza Theatre. Season ticket packages and group tickets now on sale. Six-show packages begin at $250. Individual ticket prices to be announced.
  Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
Oct. 22-27: “Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
Nov. 19-20: Blue Man Group
Feb. 25-26: “An American in Paris”
March 13-14: “Once”
April 7-12: “Les Misérables”
June 9-10: “Waitress.”




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