Santa Fe Plaza Concert Series

Manzanares

with JJ and the Hooligans

Sponsored by Five and Dime

at Santa Fe Plaza
Santa Fe Plaza
Santa Fe NM
Other Events at Santa Fe Plaza

Time: 6:00pm     Day: Thursday     Ages: All Ages    
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Five and DimeThis show is sponsored by Five and Dime.

The Santa Fe Plaza Concert Series invites Santa Feans and visitors alike to gather and enjoy great live music together in the 400-year-old historic heart of Santa Fe.

  • Feel free to bring chairs to the concert.
  • This is an alcohol free event. 
  • Bring your water bottle, as we will have water stations on site. 
  • There is a city parking garage on West San Francisco Street across from the Lensic. 

Register for the event and we'll also send you updates if there are any schedule changes as well as info on future free programs and events around Santa Fe and Albuquerque.

The Santa Fe Plaza Concert Series is made possible with the generous support of Falling Colors Foundation.

Manzanares is hot Spanish guitar, sizzling Latin percussion, and soulful vocals that combine to create their own high-energy and fiery sound that has been labeled Nuevo Latino. The band is led by New Mexico born and raised brothers, David and Michael Manzanares, and features some of the most prolific and talented musicians in the industry, including Mark Clark on drums and vocals, Jose Romero on bass, Kevin Miller on congas, guitar and vocals, Chief Sanchez on trumpet and percussion, Kanoa Kaluhiwa on saxophone and percussion and Kirk Kadish on keys. 

Manzanares has been labeled one of the hottest acts in the Latin music scene and has gained both national and international attention. They have won several awards for their music, produced multiple CDs, and their music has been featured on film and television. Michael and David reach deep into their culture and heritage to weave a splendid musical tapestry with a dazzling repertoire that ranges from Spanish & Middle Eastern guitar melodies to Flamenco to Pop to Latin Rock. Their Nuevo Latino style delivers an aggressive approach to the very danceable Rumba Flamenca style mixed with exotic, progressive blends of Latin & Afro-Cuban "hip-displacing" rhythms. Manzanares has been likened to a combination of the styles of the Gipsy Kings, Santana, Los Lobos, and Ottmar Leibert, all with a touch of the New Mexico 505! They continue to entertain audiences by keeping everyone dancing; expanding their already extensive fan base; and sharing their music with the world. 

The members of JJ and the Hooligans work hard to create a playlist that mixes the best of Rock, Blues, Americana, and Pop with faves from their college days, re-invented classics, and some tunes that you may still hear in heavy radio rotation. The result is a fun, eclectic, and very danceable sound!


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PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORS:

Kind World Foundation

Frost Foundation

Best Daze  John Day Law

Thornburg Investment Management   AARP

New Mexico Arts   Fruit of the Earth

Nusenda   Five and Dime

Tourism Santa Fe   El Rey Court

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS:

Santa Fe Goldworks   La Fonda Santa Fe IAIA

Mellow Velo   Plaza Taqueria   Kabana

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum   Lost Padre Records   Boys & Girls Clubs

Ten Thousand Waves   NM Jazz Festival   McLin Group

IATSE

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR:

Emily Branden

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS:

Rooftop Pizzeria   Cowgirl Hall of Fame   We Do Windows   CPI Commercial Properties

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