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Music in the Park
2023 Music In The Park Series
The Parks & Recreation Department’s 2023 Music in the Park Series begins at 7 p.m. May 28, at Plaza de Las Cruces, with the Mayor’s Jazz Fest.
The Mayor’s Jazz Fest will feature performances by El Paso saxophonist Frank Zona and Albuquerque’s Son Como Son.
The Music in the Park Series will begin at 7 p.m. each Sunday from June 4 to August 27, at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.
Thursday Night Music on the Plaza will be at 7 p.m. July 13, July 20, and July 27 at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St.
The schedule, times, and locations are subject to change.
The Music in the Park Series is an eclectic mix of performances from local, regional, and nationally recognized artists. Featured performers include El Paso’s Mariachi Los Arrieros, TNT Houston AC/DC Tribute Show Band, country music from Las Cruces’ Yarbrough Band, and El Paso’s party band Fungi Mungle.
This year’s series finishes with Los Angeles based Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy metal Mariachi band. The Music in the Park Series highlights the great talent and diversity of Las Cruces, southern New Mexico, and New Mexico music.
Each year more than 70 percent of the scheduled musicians are from the Las Cruces area.
This year’s schedule is as follows:
Mayor’s Jazz Fest
7 p.m. May 28
Frank Zona, Son Como Son, at Plaza de Las Cruces.
A Las Cruces Tradition!
at Young Park Sunday Night Music in the Park
Satisfied – Variety
Pure Magic – Variety
575 Band – Country
Hami Crews – Country
Natajja – Variety
Mariachi Flores Mexicanas – Mariachi
Steppin’ Up – Variety
LoPhat – Variety
Zack Quintana – Rockin’ Blues
Funk of the West – Funk
Mariachi Los Arrieros – Mariachi
Fungi Mungle – Variety
Mango Cakes – Variety
Dream Merchants – Variety
Daniel Sanchez – Variety
Siempre – Spanish
Cautivo Norteno – Spanish
Joshua Lucero – Variety
Papayas Con Chile – Cumbia/Variety
Yarbrough Band – Country
Nathaniel Krantz – Country
Metalachi – Heavy Metal Mariachi Music
Thursday Night Music on the Plaza
Billy Townes – Jazz and more
Border Jazz – Jazz
TNT Houston AC/DC Tribute Show Band – Tribute to AC/DC
Hard Road – Blue Grass/Americana
Benji Rivas - Variety
For information on the Music in the Park Series, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2550.
Virtual Music in the Park Concert Series
Past and current performances can be seen at 2021 Virtual Music In the Park .