The Outpost Jazz Performance Space

Albuquerque's Non-Profit, Member-Supported, Community-Based Performing Arts Center

Outpost Summer Season In Full Swing - 12th Annual NM Jazz Festival Next Week!

The Outpost Summer Season is here and it's in full swing with our 22nd Annual Summer Thursday Jazz Nights series, which began on Thursday, June 22 and runs through August 24! Featuring two bands each Thursday through August (except during the NM Jazz Festival) this series features some of the finest jazz musicians in New Mexico as well as, on occasion, visiting artists. And it's only $15/$10 for Students and Outpost Members! AND the 12th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival kicks off on July 13 & 14 at Outpost with the legendary guitarist, Pat Martino (who will also be doing a Guitar Clinic on Friday July 14 at 2pm at Outpost!); And that's followed by The Dexter Gordon Project with Doug Lawrence and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb Trio at the Albuqeurque Museum (in partnership with the NM Jazz Workshop); an Inpost Artspace Reception: Prints by Reginald Gammon, Sunday, 7/16, 2-4pm, followed by a Film Screening of Round Midnight starring Dexter Gordon at 6pm. Maxine Gordon will join Steven Feld for a discussion afterwards! Then it's Jane Bunnett & Maqueque; César Bauvallet; Route 66 Summerfest in Nob Hill; Davina & The Vagabonds; Ambrose Akinmusire (John Lewis Celebration at the South Broadway Cultural Center); Ravi Coltrane; René Marie (at the African American Performing Arts Center); & much more!! Check it all out at! We look forward to sharing in all the fun and great music with you this summer!