OUT OF TOWN
Route 66 Summerfest
Hiland Theater, 4804 Central Ave., S.E. 8 p.m. Friday, July 17, the jazz and blues band Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers kicks off the sixth annual event, $20-$45; also, 2-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, free outdoor concerts held at Nob Hill, including the Leni Stern African Quartet and Zoltan Orkestar; 11 a.m. Sunday, July 19, Route 66 Summerfest Jazz Brunches include musicians performing at restaurants on Route 66 and beyond, outpostspace.org.
The Kosmos, 1715 Fifth St., N.W. Music of Brahms, Nico Muhly, and Takashi Yoshimatsu, 10:30 a.m., Sunday, July 19, poetry reading by Margaret Lloyd follows, $15, discounts available, chatterabq.org.
Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second St., N.W. Music of Stravinsky and Nico Muhly, violinist David Felberg, clarinetist James T. Shields, and pianist Judith Gordon, 5 p.m. Sunday, July 19, $25, chatterabq.org.
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Simms Center for the Performing Arts, Albuquerque Academy for the Arts, 6400 Wyoming Blvd., N.E. Montrose Trio: Clive Greensmith, Martin Beaver, and Jon Kimura Parker, music of Turina, Beethoven, and Brahms, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, $10-$45, santafechambermusic.com. (See story, Page 36)
10th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival
Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale Blvd., S.E. Songwriter/jazz vocalist Rene Marie, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, July 22-23, $30-$35, 505-268-0044, outpostspace.org.
Eighth Annual Los Alamos Sciencefest
Ashley Pond, 2132 Central Ave.
The Secret City Unlocked, in recognition of the Manhattan Project Historic National Park, events run Friday-Sunday, July 17-19; historic tours, performances of Robert F. Benjamin’s play
Sunrise at Otowi Bridge, and live music, no charge, visit losalamossciencefestival.com for full schedule of events.
Gordon’s Summer Concerts
Ashley Pond, 2132 Central Ave. Stooges Brass Band, 7 p.m. Friday, July 17, no charge, visit gordonssummerconcerts.com for line-up schedule through Sept. 4, 505-690-2484.
Fiestas de Taos
Taos Plaza Live music begins at noon Friday, July 17, and continues through Sunday evening; visit fiestasdetaos.com for full schedule of events, no charge.
Taos School of Music concerts Taos Community Auditorium, Taos Center for the Arts, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte The season continues: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 19, the Shanghai Quartet and pianist Robert McDonald, music of Haydn, Janácĕk, and Ravel; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, Robert McDonald: piano recital, music of Bach, Schubert, and Bridge; $25; ages 16 and under $10; taosschoolofmusic.com.