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Live Music & Concerts in Albuquerque

Explore Albuquerque’s vibrant live music scene and acclaimed concert venues.

You don’t have to look far to find great live music in Albuquerque. Whether you are enjoying a beer at a local brewery or planning a weekend trip to see your favorite band, Albuquerque is New Mexico’s premier concert and live music destination. Find unique venues hosting local bands to internationally-recognized artists for the perfect live music experience.


Find some of the best places to watch music, and discover inspiration for planning the ultimate music experience in Albuquerque. 

Music Culture and History 

Music has been an integral part of Albuquerque’s culture for centuries. As a form of sharing and storytelling, music is tightly interwoven in both Native American and Hispanic traditions. Together, these musical traditions play an important role in Albuquerque’s distinctly blended culture.

The sounds of traditional pueblo music contribute a unique beat to the sounds of Albuquerque. 

From flamenco to mariachi and even salsa music, Hispanic and Latin rhythms permeate the musical landscape in Albuquerque.





Live Music Events and Concerts 

Throughout the year, Albuquerque is home to a variety of renowned, annual musical events. From national headliners to lowkey performances at our local breweries and wineries, we have something to satisfy all musical tastes.

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