music festivals

Taos has a music scene that belies its small town size.

Many musicians call Taos home and its energetic bars, wineries, and brew pubs bring in top notch artists and crowds from around the region. Come for a festival or just enjoy the nightly music scene.

Every night in Taos you will find live music in awesome venues. View our Event Calendar

Featured Annual Music Events

Mother’s Day Music Festival

May 12 – 14, 2017
Three day free family oriented music festival to celebrate mothers day. 20 Bands, Beer, Food, Rock, New Mexican & Tejano Music

Taos Plaza Live

May 25 – August 31, 2017
Free live music events on Taos Plaza happening every Thursday 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Bring your chairs, blanket and picnics.

Music on the Mesa

June 2 – 4, 2017
3 Day Annual Music Festival at Taos Mesa Brewing. Featuring over 25 bands, onsite camping, food vendors and craft beer.

4th of July with Ozomatli

July 4, 2017
Free Concert in the Park to celebrate the 4th of July featuring Ozomatli, Nosotros and Mariachi Teotihuacán.

Taos Opera Institute

June – July, 2017
Cantos de Taos group perform solos and ensembles all over the Taos region in many diverse venues.

Las Fiestas de Taos

July 21 – 23, 2017
Annual celebration of the feast of Santa Ana and Santiago; featuring music, food, and dance – held on historical Taos Plaza.

Music From Angel Fire

August – Sept
World-renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

Michael Hearne’s Big Barn Dance Music Festival

September 7 – 9, 2017
The best artists in Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Singer-Songwriter and everything in between.

Taos Chamber Music Group

September 2016 through May 2017
There is something different about making music in New Mexico – its endless vistas and open landscapes infuse creativity.

Taos School of Music

June 18 – August 6, 2017
Over 50 years of preparing young masters for the world stage and bringing superb performances to chamber music lovers.

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