ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) This week in Albuquerque, there are exciting sports, the world of music and dance, even a sleep-over with the fish. Yes, there is something for everyone in the Duke City. Tracy Cox with Visit Albuquerque has the lowdown on the best events in the city.
Zoo Music Concert Series: The Concert Series showcases regional, national and international talent playing a variety of music, including country, Latin rock, Afro-Cuban, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and pop-rock. Click here for more information.
6th Annual Summer Tablao Season at Casa Flamenca: Casa Flamenca invites you to experience its Summer Tablao Season in the heart of Albuquerque’s Old Town district, Saturday, and Sunday through September 1st. A tablao is a place where flamenco shows are performed as well as the colloquial term used for the tablado or platform floor on which a flamenco dancer dances. Click here for more information.
Isotopes v. Tacoma Rainiers: The Albuquerque Isotopes will go up against the Tacoma Raiders during a four-day game. Every year from mid-April through late August, the Albuquerque Isotopes are in full swing. The ‘Topes are an official Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies and attending games at Isotopes Park is a favorite for many Albuquerque locals. Click here for more information.
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom: A Juneteenth celebration kicks off on Wednesday, June 19th. It’s a free event on Civic Plaza for the entire family. There will be a showing of Ava Duvernay’s award-winning documentary “13th”, food trucks, speakers, live DJ music from Byron Powdrell & 99.9 The Beat-FM, information tables, and much more. Click here for more information.
World Music and Food Festival: This local festival is presented by Marble Brewery, where will visitors enjoy live music Downtown while drinking fantastic craft beer. Music comes from the best in Albuquerque including Sol De La Noche from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wagogo 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m, Jade Masque 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and lastly Nosotros 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Three food trucks will be available including My Sweet Basil, Street Food Blvd, and The Witching Flour Bakery. Click here for more information.
Duke City Gladiators vs. Salina Liberty: The Gladiators will face off against Salina Liberty Saturday, June 22 at Tingley Coliseum. Tailgate starts at 4 p.m, kick off is at 6 p.m. Click here for more information.
Aquarium Overnight: Coral Craziness!: Explore the Aquarium at night and learn in depth about ocean animals. Meet marine animals up close at the touch pools, play a game, get crafty and take in a marine movie at the Aquarium theater. Click here for more information.