Music in the Park 

MusicParkWeb 2021

The City of Las Cruces Music in the Park series is a musical extravaganza that includes an eclectic mix of performances from local, regional, and nationally recognized artists. The series which began in 1994, highlights the great talent and diversity of Las Cruces and southern New Mexico music.  Each year more than 70 percent of the scheduled musicians are from the Las Cruces area. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, concert performances are being brought to you virtually and can be accessed here. All performances were pre-recorded without a live audience and in accordance with current public health and executive orders.

Video performances will be available throughout the series season. 

Music in the Park Series Live Performances Begin July 8th

The Parks & Recreation Department’s 2021 Music in the Park Series will begin with live performances July 8th, at Plaza de Las Cruces.  Sunday Night Music in the Park will begin at 7 p.m., July 11 - August 29 at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.  Thursday Night Music on the Plaza will begin at 8 p.m., July 8 & 22 and Aug. 12 & 26 at the Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St.  The schedule, times, and locations are subject to change.

The series will include an eclectic mix of performances from local, regional, and nationally recognized artists. Featured performers include New Mexico Spanish Music icon Darren Cordova y Calor, El Paso’s Fungi Mungle, and Las Cruces favorite Latin Funktion Project. The Music in the Park Series highlights the great talent and diversity of Las Cruces and southern New Mexico music.  Each year more than 70% of the scheduled musicians are from the Las Cruces area.   

This year’s schedule is as follows:
Sunday Night Music in the Park / Thursday Night Music on the Plaza

July 8 Plaza de Las Cruces
J.A.M.
Fanny Pack Bradas

July 11 Young Park
Soul Sacrifice
Rockabilly Strangers

July 18 Young Park
Remember Then
Solid Gold

July 22 Plaza de Las Cruces
Old Time Pharmaceutical
Camarata Del Sol

July 25 Young Park
Locomotion
Una Mas

August 1 Young Park
Latin Funktion Project
Monochrome Jazz Quartet and Friends

August 8 Young Park
David and Company
Joshua Lucero

August 12 Plaza de Las Cruces
Cadillac Kings & Fast Lanes
The Starliners

August 15 Young Park
Darren Cordova y Calor

August 22 Young Park
Fungi Mungle
Joseph General Band

August 26 Plaza de Las Cruces
Derrick Harris Band
Caliente

August 29 Young Park
Sam’s Town
Calista

For information on the Music in the Park Series, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2550.

Virtual Music in the Park Concert Series

Past and current performances can be seen at 2021 Virtual Music In the Park .

Upcoming performances:

Tom Foster Morris & the Nueces Band
Jessica Flores
Sam Barlow & His True Blue Band
Lush Life Quintet
Hypnosis
Azucar
Kimmy Kelly Band
Sage Gentle-Wing
New Side Effects Trio
44th Army Band