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13th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival

  • Dates: 7/13/2018, 7/14/2018, 7/15/2018, 7/20/2018, 7/21/2018, 7/26/2018, 7/29/2018
  • Location: City Wide - Various Locations
  • Albuquerque & Santa Fe, NM
  • Phone: (505) 268-0044
  • Time: See below for schedule
  • Price: Varies. See site for details
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The New Mexico Jazz Festival is a collaborative project of the Outpost Performance Space, the Lensic, Santa Fe's Performing Arts Center, and the Santa Fe Jazz Foundation, all 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations. The two-week Festival takes place each year in the latter part of July and features local as well as world-renowned artists and jazz masters while bringing together the two major New Mexico cities- Albuquerque and Santa Fe.



  • Wednesday, July 11, 9:30 am: John Lewis Project Youth Jazz Clinic (AAPAC, ABQ)
  • Thursday, July 12, 8 pm: Tootie Heath Trio (Outpost Performance Space, ABQ)
  • Friday, July 13, 7 pm: Spanish Harlem Orchestra (Albuquerque Museum, ABQ)
  • Saturday, July 14, 7:30 pm: Eric Bibb (5th Annual John Lewis Celebration, SBCC, ABQ)
  • Sunday, July 15, 2 pm: Inpost Artspace Reception: Musicians Making Art (Outpost) Free!
  • Friday, July 20, 8 pm: Ranky Tanky (Outpost)
  • Saturday, July 21, 3-10:30 pm: Route 66 Summerfest Nob Hill featuring Irma Thomas + Much More! Free!
  • Thursday, July 26, 7:30 pm: Charles McPherson Quartet (Outpost)
  • Sunday, July 29, 7:30 pm:  Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran: Black Wall Street (AAPAC, ABQ)