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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

Music in the Park

Summer 2018 Music in the Park hosts a free concert 4th of July, Michael Franti and Spearhead and The Original Wailers June 9, 2018 and more.

Taos Plaza Live

Every Thursday, May 31 – August 23, 2018 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Free live music events on Taos Plaza. Bring your chairs, blanket and picnics.

Taos School of Music

June 17 – August 5, 2018
Over 50 years of preparing young masters for the world stage and bringing superb performances to chamber music lovers.

Taos Opera Institute

Jun 7 – 30, 2018
Cantos de Taos group perform solos and ensembles all over the Taos region in many diverse venues.

Las Fiestas de Taos

July 20 – 22, 2018
Annual celebration of the feast of Santa Ana and Santiago; featuring music, food, and dance – held on historical Taos Plaza.

Taos Chamber Music Group

September 30 – May 27, 2018
There is something different about making music in New Mexico – its endless vistas and open landscapes infuse creativity.

Music From Angel Fire

August 17 – September 1, 2018
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 6 – 8, 2018
The best artists in Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Singer-Songwriter and everything in between.

Michael Franti and Spearhead and The Original Wailers

June 9, 2018 6:00pm
Music in the Park with Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Wailers and Opening act TBA

Music on the Mothership

June, 2018
3 Day Annual Music Festival at Taos Mesa Brewing. Featuring over 25 bands, onsite camping, food vendors and craft beer.

Mother’s Day Music Festival

May 11 – 13, 2018
Three day free family oriented music festival to celebrate mothers day. 20 Bands, Beer, Food, Rock, New Mexican & Tejano Music

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