Mesilla Summer Music Series kicks off Friday evening
By Zak Hansen
Las Cruces Bulletin
The town of Mesilla is a destination and draw year-round thanks to its numerous festivals and happenings – from its bi-weekly farmers and crafts market Friday and Sunday afternoons to its annual cultural festivals celebrating the town’s hundreds of years of tradition – and beginning this Friday, add a new one to that list as the Mesilla Summer Music Series begins.
From 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 17, and continuing for four consecutive Fridays – July 17, 24, 31 and Aug. 7 – the Mesilla Summer Music Series will feature live music from of Las Cruces’ best bands along with arts, crafts, produce and food from Mesilla vendors, food trucks and more, all set against the backdrop of the iconic Mesilla plaza.
To start the series, local variety act The Sancho Katz will perform for the its first outing July 17, followed by psychedelic folk-rockers The Gold-Hearted Crows (July 24), country-rockers Border Avenue (July 31) and one-man blues band C.W. Ayon, who concludes the series Aug. 7.
For more information, visit www.mesilla. gov.