As summer gets into full swing, lots of musicians head out on tour. Fortunately, many bands and artists are making stops here in Albuquerque. Whether you’re a devoted fan or simply seeking a fun night out, this summer’s concert lineup has something for everyone. Find a list of the top concerts coming to the city below, and then get your tickets!
Two of the best places to enjoy music in an outdoor venue are the ABQ BioPark Zoo and ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden. Zoo Music takes place throughout the summer on Friday evenings at the zoo. Catch nationally touring bands like Pixie and the Partygrass Boys and LADAMA. Garden Music happens on Thursdays during the summer at the botanic garden, and features local bands like Felix y Los Gatos and Entourage Jazz.
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Electric Playhouse is a fun, unique music venue in Albuquerque. Gravedgr makes a stop here this summer, along with a K-Pop Club Night. This event features your favorite K-Pop songs along with DJ Yuka K. Alix Perez will also headline a show at Electric Playhouse.
For bigger-name artists making a stop in Albuquerque, many perform at Isleta Amphitheater. This summer, catch Disturbed, Luke Bryan, Post Malone and Dierks Bentley playing shows here.
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The Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center hosts more than just concerts, but there are a few this summer that you won’t want to miss! Tori Amos takes the stage in July. Grupo Frontera will perform at the Kiva in August.
Revel Entertainment Center
There is a concert for everyone at Revel Entertainment Center. Highlights for shows happening this summer include DJ and producer Steve Aoki, rock band Young the Giant and punk rock band Social Distortion.
Sandia Resort & Casino Amphitheater
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Enjoy music under the stars at the Sandia Resort & Casino Amphitheater. A handful of exciting concerts are taking place this summer there, including rapper Ludacris in June. Don’t miss Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist LL Cool J when he hits the amphitheater stage in July.
For an intimate indoor concert experience, head downtown to the Sunshine Theater. This summer, the Eli Young Band will be performing with Sarah Rowe. Peach Pit will be taking the stage as well with Babe Corner.