CITY OF EL PASO OPERATIONAL HOURS:
Mon-Thurs, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Closed Fridays
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 season of Music Under the Stars and Dancing in the City. MCAD encourages local and touring musical talent to apply before the application deadline on Monday, November 18, 2013.
Guidelines and application form may be downloaded below
Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered
2015 Season summer concert program application coming soon.
ABOUT MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
Since 1983, the City of El Paso has programmed an outdoor summer concert program known as Music Under the Stars at the Chamizal National Memorial. The summer concert series will take place Sundays from 7:30pm to 9:30pm starting June 8 - August 10, 2014 and also features a special patriotic concert on July 4. The outdoor concert series features local and international performers and draws over 60,000 attendees.
Music Under the Stars 2014 Schedule
June 8 - La Santa Cecilia (Latin)
June 15 - The Ives (pop rock)
June 22 - Sha'Vonne (Variety)
June 29 - Son Ardiente (Latin)
July 4 - El Paso Wind Symphony / Fireworks.
July 13 - Trailer Band (Country)
July 20 - Los Lonely Boys (Rock)
July 27 - Sobredosis del Sabor (Latin)
August 3 Joshua Tree (U2 Tribute)
August 10 - Son de Mexico (Mariachi)
ABOUT DANCING IN THE CITY
Dancing in the City is an outdoor dance concert series in Arts Festival Plaza presented in collaboration with the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event takes place every Saturday from June 7 – July 26, 2014 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (with the exception of the June 21th weekend to accommodate the Downtown Street Festival). The event offers attendees a live dance lesson taught by professional dancers, one hour prior to the live music performance. Both, local and touring musical talent are invited to apply.
Dancing in the City Season 5- 2014 Schedule
June 7 - Team Havana (Salsa)
June 14 - Samba Batucada Alma de Fogo (Samba)
June 21 - No Concert (Street Fest)
June 28 - Sangre Gitana (Flamenco)
July 5 - FM Junkies (Disco)
July 12 - Extremo Tropical (Cumbia)
July 19 - Jenni Dale Lord Band (Contry)
July 26 - Tango Noir Ensemble (Tango)
Chalk the Block is quickly becoming an El Paso signature event. Come experience downtown El Paso in a whole new light as we invite you to feast your eyes on some amazing sidewalk chalk art, live music, temporary art installations, an interactive KIDZONE, art vendors, great food, chalk art competitions, and much more! Best of all, this event is FREE and open to the public!
DOWNTOWN ART & FARMERS MARKET
Every Saturday Morning in Union Plaza (Anthony Street)
One of the newest year round attractions in the El Paso region is the Downtown Artist and Farmers Market. Located at the Union Plaza District (near The Garden Restaurant) the market offers original arts and crafts, food vending, and entertainment from local artists and artisans in El Paso County. Click here for more information, or to become a vendor