The sunset summer Chuckwagon Barbeque and Western Music concerts begin on Saturday, June 15 at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood. This popular weekly Saturday night stage show runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and will be presented every Saturday night through Labor Day weekend (August 31, 2013).

Returning this is year is the talented western swing band of Holy Water and Whiskey. Equally popular and also returning for some of the concerts is the Buckaretts Band. Visitors can join along by dancing on the newly constructed dance floor near the performance stage.

Just before the show starts, a special free-flight Peregrine Falcon demonstration will be presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie. The audience will experience these magnificent birds close up and learn how the fastest raptor on earth survives in the wild. A puppet show, created by youth, tells a fun and heart-warming story of other animals in the Park.

Come early, enjoy a hayride and get a rare opportunity to be close to wildlife in their natural habitat. The Wildlife West zoo is home to 26 species of native wildlife, including their newest arrival, a two month old porcupine named Barbie, along with endangered Mexican wolves, cougars, black bear, fox, javelina, hawks, crested caracaras and much more.

Reservations are required by 2 p.m. on the day of the show. It's fun for the entire family. Wildlife West is located just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque, off Interstate-40 and legendary Route 66 in Edgewood. Events are presented in a covered all-weather amphitheater in an old west atmosphere.

Chuckwagon Dates:
Every Saturday evening:
June 15, 2013
June 22
June 29
July 6
July 13
July 20
July 27
August 3
August 10
August 17
August 24
August 31