Foot-stomping bluegrass/western swing/country music featuring the fast paced, high energy band Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Wood & Wire from Texas, award-winning musicians The Cowboy Way, along with 7 more bands on 2 stages. Festival is produced by Southwest Pickers. Includes jam sessions and workshops with performers, beer garden, art vendors, wildlife zoo and children's activities. Festival begins with a Friday night 6:00 p.m. Chuckwagon BBQ and western honky-tonk all-girl band Merlettes and free-flight Falcon Show. See website for performer’s schedule.
Performances are held in a covered amphitheater and indoor "bean barn" with shade, shelter and plenty of seating. Walk around the wildlife park to get close to 20 species of wildlife. This fabulous Music Festival benefits native, non-releasable wildlife. It’s fun for the entire family! Wildlife West is located just 30 minutes east of Albuquerque. Free parking and free RV/tent dry camping.
RSVP required for Chuckwagon by 2 p.m. day of show. Online tickets: $27 or $12 children 5-11 years, 4 years and younger free or at the door $30 and children $14.