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Santa Fe Performance Exchange
Bringing local and national musicians to Santa Fe venues

Performance Archive

Thu., Nov. 21, 2019, 7:30 pm

Amy LaVere & Will Sexton in Concert»

There’s something uniquely fun about Amy LaVere, even when she’s breaking your heart. She is well known among songwriters and critics alike. NPR’s Robert Siegel says she specializes in lyrics that are more barbed than her sweet soprano prepares you for. Her growing catalogue of material and steady critical acclaim suggest a first-tier presence on…

Fri., Nov. 15, 2019, 8 pm

Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole»

One of the brightest talents to emerge in Cajun, creole and zydeco (Louisiana French) music over the last decade, Cedric Watson is a four-time Grammy-nominated fiddler, singer, accordionist & songwriter who has  immersed himself deeply in French music and language. Over the next several years, Cedric performed French music in 17 countries and on 7 full-length…

Sun., Nov. 3, 2019, 7:30 pm

Ronny Cox in Concert with Radoslav Lorkovic and Panda»

Ronny Cox’s Wikipedia entry describes him as an actor, singer-songwriter and storyteller, but as far as he’s concerned, storyteller definitely comes first. He confirms it while delivering one fascinating anecdote after another about his music career, his myriad stage and screen roles, and even his marriage to Mary, his high-school sweetheart. In concert, Ronny captivates…

Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 7:30 pm

Eliza Gilkyson»

Eliza Gilkyson is a twice Grammy-nominated (2006/2015) folk singer/songwriter and activist who is one of the most respected musicians in Folk, Roots and Americana circles. Her songs have been covered by Joan Baez, Bob Geldof, Tom Rush and Rosanne Cash and have appeared in films, PBS specials and on prime-time TV. A member of the…

Fri., June 14, 2019, 7:30 pm

T Sisters»

Distinguished by close harmonies, catchy melodies and potent lyricism, the T Sisters have created a refreshing brew of indie-folk/Americana music. Blood sisters Erika, Rachel and Chloe Tietjen flow seamlessly between styles and moods, from roots to pop and sassy to sincere, captivating listeners with their eclectic sound and soaring harmonies. This past spring, the Ts…

Mon., May 27, 2019, 7:30 pm

Sugarcane Jane in Concert»

Sugarcane Jane, the Alabama Gulf Coast-based husband and wife duo has amassed an extremely loyal following. Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford purvey what they proudly call Organic Music at its Finest. Rich, homegrown, and natural, their brand of Americana draws from a deep well of roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, jazz, and…

Wed., May 15, 2019, 7:30 pm

Ben Dickey in Concert»

For a guy whose career has evolved more by serendipity than design, Ben Dickey’s professional journey has turned into one heckuva ride. Its not every day an obscure musician’s famous actor/ director friend hands him the lead in a passion-project indie film, and he not only winds up sharing the screen with one of his…

Fri., Apr. 26, 2019, 7:30 pm

Thom Chacon»

Thom Chacon, the Durango, Colorado balladeer has released his third studio album, Blood In The USA, on Pie Records/ Appaloosa Records. The 9-song manifesto, filled with stories of redemption, has the kind of inviting melodicism that will sweep listeners into his deeper meanings. With an organic backdrop of acoustic guitar and harmonica, along with Tony Garnier (Bob Dylan)…

Sat., Apr. 20, 2019, 7:30 pm

Forest Sun with Enion Pelta-Tiller & David Tiller (TAARKA)»

Born in upstate New York to folksinging back-to-the-land hippie parents (Forest’s dad literally built the floor that Bob Dylan stood on at manager Albert Grossman’s Bearsville studios in Woodstock, NY).  His mom heard Pete Seeger and Joan Baez play in her uncles’ living room in Boston and dated one of the Chambers Brothers before she…

Fri., Apr. 12, 2019, 7:30 pm

‘Making Magic’ with Baron Wolman (7:30 pm)»

Join us for a special event with legendary photographer Baron Wolman, including a screening of Making Magic, a short documentary on his life and work, and celebrating the release of a new book of his iconic photos of Jimi Hendrix. Musical guests Jay Boy Adams and Jono Manson also take the stage. Baron Wolman is best known for his…