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

Performance Archive

Sat., April 9, 2011, 7 pm

Adler and Hearne; Steve Smith and Chris Sanders»

From the East Texas piney woods outside the rural hamlet of Winnsboro, songwriters Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne serve up fresh harvests of homegrown music mixed with seasoned tunes from their combined collections of original ballads and story songs.

Thu., April 7, 2011, 7:30 pm

Rory Block»

She left home at 15, a guitar slung across her back, and headed cross country, all the while picking up a vast catalog of country blues songs and starting to develop a fingerpicking and slide-guitar style that would eventually be her trademark.

Sat., April 2, 2011, 7 pm

Kate and Bill Isles»

Bill Isles (Duluth, MN) performed his first show of original songs in 25 years in February 2000. Since that time, he has become one of the most well known singer/songwriters in the Minnesota acoustic scene and has been getting national and international attention.

Fri., April 1, 2011, 7 pm

Richie Cole in Concert»

Richie Cole is recognized worldwide for his creativity and the sweet sounds of his alto saxophone. He has recorded more than 50 albums and CDs, including the top hit album “Hollywood Madness” and his tribute album to Leonard Bernstein, “Richie Cole Plays West Side Story.”

Sat., March 26, 2012, 7:30 pm

Mark Growden and Tucson String Band»

San Francisco musician Mark Growden is rapidly gaining fans in Santa Fe. Mark began his musical career scoring instrumental pieces for dance and theater companies quickly winning awards.

Mon., March 14, 2011, 7 pm/9:30 pm

John Popper and the Duskray Troubadors»

John Popper, the enigmatic front-man of multi-platinum Grammy winners Blues Traveler, emerges with an all new solo album featuring 12 original tracks.

Fri., March 3, 2011, 7 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.

Fri., March 11, 2011, 7 pm


Can the members of Girlyman read each other’s minds? Sometimes it seems so. Onstage they often finish one another’s sentences or burst into improvised three-part ditties so tight they seem rehearsed.

Sun., March 6, 2011, 7 pm

Jazz as Good as it Gets: Doug Lawrence, Dan Trudell, Peter Amahl»

Santa Fe Performance Exchange takes great honor in presenting three exceptional world class musicians coming together to perform – Doug Lawrence, Dan Trudell, and Pete Amahl. They have played with is a virtual Who’s Who of the musical world. From jazz to soul, rock to country, funk to twang these gentlemen do it all!

Sat., March 5, 2011, 7 pm

Donald Rubinstein»

Donald Rubinstein, composer, singer/songwriter, and multi-media artist, made his musical debut at age 25, composing the score to George A. Romero’s cult classic film Martin.