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

Performance Archive

Fri., July 8, 2011, 7:30 pm

Le Chat Lunatique»

As unpredictable, fearless, and entertaining as their namesake, Le Chat Lunatique purveys an addictive genre they call “filthy, mangy jazz,” a signature sound that makes you want to smoke and drink too much—if only you could get off the dance floor.

Sat., June 25, 2011, 7:30 pm

Mark’s Midnight Carnival Show»

Anticipating the release of their first studio album in 2011, Mark’s Midnight Carnival Show looks forward to sharing their popular live songs like “Dancing” and “Have You Seen My Girl?” in a studio-polished form.

Sat., June 18, 2011, 7:30 pm

Don Conoscenti with Patrick Turnmire»

Once a die-hard rocker, Don Conoscenti is one of the most respected musicians and critically acclaimed songwriters in acoustic music. His live performances are a soulful fusion of styles blended from his experience playing rock, jazz, blues, folk, funk and country. But his primary love is the landscape of story telling and songwriting.

Sun., June 12, 2011, 7:30 pm

Greg Abate with Pete Amahl, Chuck Metcalf and John Rangel»

Greg Abate jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 150 days a year touring the globe. In the mid 70’s after finishing a four year program at Berklee College Of Music, Greg played lead alto for the Ray Charles Orchestra for 2 years.

Thu., June 9, 2011, 4:30 pm

Sean Healen CD Release Party»

Sean Healen is an award winning singer/songwriter. With music reminiscent of Leonard Cohen and a style at once intricate and eloquent, Sean is rapidly achieving the national stage.

Sun., June 5, 2011, 7 pm

Joy Kills Sorrow»

The Boston-based stringband brings a decidedly modern sensibility to an old-world sound, channeling the prodigious talents of its individual members into elegant arrangements and well-crafted songs.

Fri., June 3, 2011, 7:30 pm

Roy Book Binder»

Back in the early 1960s, Roy learned his craft from the legendary blind street singer, Reverend Gary Davis, who was thrust into the national spotlight when Peter, Paul, and Mary recorded his song “If I Had My Way.”

Sat., May 28, 2011, 7 pm

George Cole Quintet»

The George Cole Quintet’s superbly crafted and melodically sophisticated original music reminds us of the best of George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, and Cole Porter.

Fri., May 27, 2011, 7 pm

Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum»

These Grammy-nominated artists (for their 1995 album The Oak and the Laurel) are widely regarded as among the leading lights of modern bluegrass and are highly-prized by their peers as sidemen and producers.

Fri., May 20, 2011, 7:30 pm

Things That Are Heard / Now Playing»

Things That Are Heard is a rare bird indeed – the band started two years ago as a one-off vanity project to celebrate drummer/composer Dave Wayne’s 50th birthday, featuring all-original compositions.