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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 eclectic venues. View our full events calendar.

Featured Annual Music Events

Mother’s Day Music Festival

May 10 – 12, 2019
Three day, family-friendly, free music festival to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Taos Plaza Live

Every Thursday, May – August 2019 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Free live music events on Taos Plaza. Bring your chairs, blanket and picnics.

Taos Opera Institute

June 2019
Cantos de Taos group perform solos and ensembles all over the Taos region in many diverse venues.

Music in the Park

2019 Taos Music Festival Season in the Park. See who’s playing this year!

4th of July celebration in Taos

July 4 – 6, 2019
Parades, fireworks, three days of music in the park with WAR, Los Lobos and more!

Taos School of Music

June 16 – August 4, 2019
Over 50 years of preparing young masters for the world stage and bringing superb performances to chamber music lovers.

Las Fiestas de Taos

July 19 – 21, 2019
Annual celebration of the feast of Santa Ana and Santiago; featuring music, food, and dance – held on historical Taos Plaza.

Taos Vortex 2019

August 16-18, 2019 Meow Wolf brings a unique music weekend festival to Kit Carson Park in Taos, New Mexico .

Taos Pride

August 1-3, 2019
3 Day Festival in Taos celebrating the lives and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere.

Dog Days of Summer

August 2019
Back for its 10th year Dog Days of Summer Concert will feature top-notch talent and will benefit Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos

Music From Angel Fire

August 16 – 31st, 2019
World-renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

Michael Hearne’s Big Barn Dance

September, 2019
The best artists in Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Singer-Songwriter and everything in between.

Taos Chamber Music Group

September 2018 through May 2019. For over 25 years, Taos Chamber Music Group has presented an incredibly diverse scope of performances, with a reputation for creativity and artistic excellence.

Taos Jazz Bebop Society

Frank Morgan Taos Jazz Festival, the premier fall music event in Northern New Mexico November 20 – 23, 2019

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