Las Cruces’ Music in the Park series to begin in July

Las Crucens will be able to enjoy live music at the park again.

The Parks and Recreation Department announced Tuesday that the 2021 Music in the Park Series will begin with live performances beginning July 8.

Sunday Night Music in the Park will begin at 7 p.m., from July 11 to August 29 at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.

Thursday Night Music on the Plaza will begin at 8 p.m., on July 8, July 22, August 12 and August 26 Plaza de Las Cruces.

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 percent of the scheduled musicians are from the Las Cruces area.

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