Charlie Daniels and the Las Cruces Country Music Festival

On April 25, 2014, my wife and I made the short drive from our home base in El Paso, Texas to check out the Country Music Festival being held up the road in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Although this was a four-day affair from the 24th to the 27th of April, we chose this day to visit because the concert headliner that night was the Charlie Daniels Band. Considering that I had been a CDB fan since my college days back in the late 1970’s, this was a show I didn’t want to miss.

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PRIME rocks McKelligon Canyon

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, El Paso’s own classic rock band, PRIME, rocked McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre for another weekly edition of the summer concert series, Cool Canyon Nights.

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Windy City Blows Through McKelligon Canyon

On Thursday, May 23rd, El Paso’s own Chicago tribute band, Windy City, headlined the opening night for the Cool Canyon Nights free concert series in the McKelligon Canyon amphitheatre. For anyone who has not yet attended a concert at the McKelligon amphitheatre, this is arguably El Paso’s best music venue. Nestled deep within the canyon walls of the Franklin Mountains, the amphitheatre offers a beautiful open-air setting with seating for approximately 1,600 people.

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