Santa Fe Performance Exchange
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Performance Archive

Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:30 pm (open 7 pm)

Justin Johnson»

A true master’s musicianship holds true to influences, yet follows spirit and heart first, setting aside rules and forging new and inspired art. Maybelle Carter did this, as did Django Reinhardt, Hank Williams, and Jimmie Rodgers. But in our modern world, profound musical originality is rare, and fewer still hold strong to tradition, while moving…

Thu., May 18, 2017, 8 pm (doors open 7:30)

Tiffany Christopher in Concert»

After two and a half years of work, Tiffany Christopher’s new record, “Tremendous Heart” is a polished version of the innovative artist’s renowned live arrangements. Using loop techniques and a variety of instruments and effects, she crafts a full sonic environment that provides the foundation for this recording. “T Heart” features Kenny Passarelli on electric…

Sun., May 14, 2017,

Lee Roy Parnell with Jay Boy Adams»

Lee Roy Parnell is part of a long line of Texas roots-music eclectics and is among the few who can be identified as a triple threat. An ace guitarist, as well as a distinctive singer, and hit songwriter, his music runs the gamut of diversity. Combining the influences of Blue-Eyed Soul, Delta Blues, Road House…

Thu., May 4, 2017, 7:30 pm (open 7 pm)


Sonospheric combines the best qualities of digital, analog, and acoustic instruments to create compelling grooves and soundscapes. Their original compositions unfold in cinematic gestures as the performers listen carefully to one another, realizing a unique and compelling approach to improvisation. Sonospheric is a new project of some of the most established instrumentalists in Santa Fe,…

Thu., April 20, 2017, 8 pm (open 7:30)


Whether entranced in a ballad or clawing out some frenzied rock and roll, Northern California’s Whiskerman is seeking the heart of the matter. Lush instrumentation combined with front man Graham Patzner’s profound lyricism and unflinching delivery culminate in a sound that is soulful, mythical, and raw. Patzners voice, both smokey and soaring, leads a passionate…

Sat., Mar. 18, 2017, 7:30 pm

Catfish Hodge at the Kitchen Sink»

A mainstay on the American Blues music scene for close to five decades, Catfish found his calling while growing up in Detroit. He often snuck into Motown Records Hitsville studio to catch the Four tops and the Supremes while his contemporaries gravitated to the Beatles. In the late 1960’s he formed the Catfish Band and…

Sun., Mar. 12, 2017, 8 pm

Peter Mulvey at Kitchen Sink»

Peter has been the street-singing kid in Dublin, the man fronting the storming electric band, the spoken-word craftsman, the Tin Pan Alley delver bringing his music to audiences from Fairbanks to Bilbao. In clubs, theaters, coffeeshops, the Kennedy Center, and old barns. Mulvey continues to hone his sound with grit and warmth. In Mulveys’ hands…

Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 7:30 pm

Tony Furtado at GiG»

Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a…

Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 7 pm

Rosie Flores»

Perhaps Guitar World put it best: Rosie Flores is sassy, classy and ready to kick ass-y. Voted one of the Top 75 Greatest Female Guitarists of All Time by Venuszine, Rosie Flores has nabbed Ameripolitan Awards for Best Female Honky Tonk and Best Female Rockabilly, and a Peabody Award for her narration of the documentary…

Wed., Dec. 7 & 8, 2016, 5:30 & 8 pm

Crystal Bowersox»

Crystal Bowersox first began writing and performing when she was 10 years old. A native of Northwest Ohio, her journey has lead her from busking for tips in the Chicago subway to performing for major network televised audiences, and everywhere in between. Bowersox first exploded onto the national music scene in 2010, and has since…