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Posted on: June 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Music in the Park Series Live Performances Begin July 8th

Music in the Park 2021

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 


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


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 



August 29
Young Park

Sam’s Town



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

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