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Performance Archive

Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 7:30 pm

Eilen Jewell»

Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell ranks among the best in the Americana genre today. As the reigning Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell leads a tight quartet who blend influences of surf-noir, early blues, rockabilly, and 1960s era rock and roll.

Fri., Oct. 16/17, 2015, 7:30 pm

Rory Block, Blueswoman Extraordinaire»

Rory Block has dedicated her life to preserving and innovating the Delta blues tradition. She grew up in a family with Bohemian leanings, her father’s Greenwich Village sandal shop frequented by the likes of Bob Dylan and John Sebastian. The diverse Village scene inspired her to pick up a guitar at age 10, and by…

Thu., Sep. 24, 2015, 7:30 pm

Amy Lavere and Will Sexton»

A uniquely Memphis blend of grit, delicacy and charm, Amy LaVere is a singer, songwriter, bassist, and storyteller whose latest, Hallelujah I’m A Dreamer, recorded with husband and noted guitarist Will Sexton, captures the immediacy of the live show they’ve developed on the road together, reveling in stripped-down sounds and uncluttered harmonies that blend so well you…

Thu., Sep. 10, 2015, 7:30 pm

Birds of Chicago»

Jeremy Lindsay’s (JT & the Clouds) fractured country-soul voice and witty ramblings, wrapped in Allison Russell’s (Po’ Girl) silver and gold tones, is a fine thing. You’ll hear echoes of mountain gospel, street corner doo-wop, and classic soul. A full-on folk celebration, the band just finished its Joe Henry-produced album, Real Midnight, which will be available by the time…

Sat., July 18, 2015, 7:30 pm

Son of Town Hall: David Berkeley and Ben Parker»

Welcome to the mythic world of Son of Town Hall, the unusual union of Ben Parker of London, England, and David Berkeley of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The two found themselves side by side aboard a junk raft crossing the mighty Atlantic in search of new lands, new inspiration and to recover squandered fortune. What…

Thu., May 14, 2015, 7:30 pm

Singer/Songwriter Ellis Paul»

Ellis Paul’s songwriting credentials are as unassailable as the 15 Boston Music Awards he’s earned, as indelible as the tattoo of Woody Guthrie on his arm, as authentic as the musical roots from which he draws.

Sun., Feb. 22, 2015, 7 pm


hONEyhoUSe is fast becoming a Santa Fe favorite. This unique acoustic trio combines the talents of three very diverse and seasoned artists into one unexpected powerhouse force. Consisting of award winning R&B/Gospel soulstress Hillary Smith, earthy Blues/Folk singer-songwriter and wonderful acoustic guitarist Yvonne Perea, and sweet voiced Mandy Buchanan, hONEyhoUSe seamlessly melds the lines of musical genres with their original creations embracing blues, soul, folk and Americana into one sweet Honeyhouse of music.

Thu., Feb. 12, 2015, 7:30 pm

Dan Bern»

Dan Bern has released 18 albums since 1997 and built a loyal following based on prodigious touring and output of songs in all forms. A former New Mexico resident, Bern’s album BREATHE won Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter at the Sixth Annual Independent Music Awards.

Wed., Jan. 14, 2015, 7:30 pm

Tony Furtado»

You can see Furtado in action on many big festival stages, but the best way to experience his flexive folk is in a more intimate setting. For Santa Fe, it doesn’t get any warmer or better-sounding than at GiG Performance Space, where Furtado will be joined by a drummer and bassist.

Sat., Dec. 20, 2014, 7:30 pm

Chuscales – Gypsy Passion with special guest Domino Martinez (Saturday)»

A native of Antequera, Spain, Chuscales grew up in a traditional gypsy family well known for its professional musicians and dancers. His grandmother was among those who lived in the caves of Sacromonte, one of the legendary cradles of flamenco.