Music is always a lively ribbon floating through the Taos air. From traditional Native American music to bluegrass to open mic nights and everything in between, we’ve got tunes covered.
The following venues typically have live music various nights of the week during the summer. For an updated list of performances, check out Tempo, the weekly entertainment magazine inside The Taos News.
ADOBE BAR AT THE HISTORIC TAOS INN Free live music nightly, 7-10 p.m. 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte; (575) 758-2233; taosinn.com
THE ALLEY CANTINA Live music nightly, times vary. Cover. 121 Teresina Lane; (575) 758-2121; alleycantina.com
ANACONDA BAR at El Monte Sagrado Living resort and Spa 317 Kit Carson Road, Taos; (575) 758-3502; elmontesagrado.com. Live music various nights.
BURGER STAND AT TAOS ALE HOUSE Open mic night every Tuesday night. 401 Paseo del Pueblo Norte; (575) 758-5522; burgerstandnm.com
CHILI LINE DEPOT Every Saturday from 5-8 p.m. is Music Night at the Chili Line Depot featuring local and area musicians. 38429 U.S. Highway 285, Tres Piedras. (575) 758-1701; chililinedepot.net
KTAOS SOLAR CENTER Live weekend music. See the web site for updates and details. 9 State Road 150 (the road to Taos Ski Valley); (575) 758-5826; ktao.com
OLD MARTINA’S HALL Check the events calendar on the web site. 4140 State Road 68 (across from San Fransisco de Asís Church); (575) 758-3003; oldmartinashall.com
RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY Live weekly music on Fridays and Saturdays and some Thursdays. 217 West Main Street, Red River; (575) 754-4422; visit on Facebook for updates
SABROSO RESTAURANT & BAR Live music Wednesdays (Jimmy Stadler), Fridays (Charley Bensusen), Saturdays (Bob Andrews) and Sundays (Brother Coyote) 6:30–9 p.m. 470 State Road 150 (Arroyo Seco on the road to Taos Ski Valley); (575) 776-3333; sabrosotaos.com
SAGEBRUSH INN Live music Fridays and Saturdays, 8-11 p.m. 1504 Paseo del Pueblo Sur; (575) 758-2254; sagebrushinn.com
TAOS MESA BREWING MOTHERSHIP Live music nightly, times vary. 20 ABC Mesa Road (off U.S. Highway 64 west); (575) 758-1900; taosmesabrewing.com
TAOS MESA BREWING TAOS TAP ROOM Live, free music on various nights of the week. 201 Paseo del Pueblo Sur; (575) 758-1900; taosmesabrewing.com