Event Info

SOMOS ABQ is everything I love about living here. I feel proud to be part of it and be part of this community. ~Instagram User


General Information

SOMOSABQ is a city-wide festival that will showcase the very best Albuquerque has to offer, including world class entertainment, food vendors & local restaurants, craft brewing, arts and culture organizations, nonprofits, technology companies, and so much more.


August 25, 2018
from 4p to 10p


Downtown Albuquerque,
On Central between 3rd and 7th


Arts, Food, Culture, Tech, Entertainment, Families

*** See Map Below ***


Dance Stage
featuring Nghtmre

8:30 – 10:00p – Nghtmre
7:30 – 8:30p – Burn The Disco
6:30 – 7:30p – Reighnbeau (Live)
5:30 – 6:30p – XKOTA
4:00 – 5:30p – Ali Romero

Rock Stage
featuring Andrew McMahon

8:30 – 10:00p – Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
7:15 – 8:05p – Fad Vandals
6:10 – 7:00p – Reviva
5:05 – 5:55p – Lindy Vision
4:00 – 4:50p – Cali Shaw Band

Hip Hop / R&B Stage
featuring Jay Electronica

8:30 – 10:00p – Jay Electronica
8:00 – 8:20p – Bosqo
7:30 – 7:50p – Dylan Huling
7:00 – 7:20p – Kuhhnizer
6:30 – 6:50p – Malik Swift
6:00 – 6:20 – Nate .B
5:30 – 5:50p – Sadé Munirah
5:00 – 5:20p – Leah Leyva & The Band
4:00 – 4:50p – Citizens of Tape City


World Class

SOMOS Entertainment features the best of Albuquerque – alongside internationally touring artists. The talent will be a mix of local and national bands. Four outdoor stages throughout downtown will highlight a wide range of musicians, with something for everyone.


The Taste of ABQ

SOMOS Food, coordinated by Yelp, provides an authentic taste of Albuquerque’s culinary scene. Food courtyards will highlight our city’s best restaurants, and the Craft Beer Garden will highlight our city’s most delicious breweries.

Arts & Culture

Interactive & Immersive

SOMOS Arts & Culture Boulevard is an immersive experience curated by artists, arts organizations and nonprofits. With artmaking activities, large-scale installations, roving performances and more, the Boulevard will showcase Albuquerque’s creative talents.

Economic Dev.

Growing ABQ

SOMOS Marketplace highlights Albuquerque’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, including downtown’s brick and mortar shops, galleries, bars and restaurants. These vendors will sell their jewelry, clothing, art, crafts and more along the Arts & Culture Boulevard, offering visitors the chance to take home locally made goods.


Highlighting the Future

SOMOS Technology, organized by Nuevo, is a unique technology conference leading up to the main community celebration. Workshops and keynotes will focus on virtual reality, gaming, hackathons, coding and much more, with programming for all ages.


Fun for all

SOMOS Family offers a special experience for youth, including a climbing wall, petting zoo, skate ramp, superhero photo booth and creative projects. A fifth stage will highlight local young musicians and performers, and one of Yelp’s food courtyards will be tailored to families.

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Major Key Alert: For one day in August, Albuquerque is going to be lit!!!