Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Eventful Weekend in Nob Hill

1st Annual Route 66 Days and Nights
5pm - 1am
Blast from the Past Take over the Mother Road. Park your custom or classic car on Route 66 near Kelly's Brew Pub. Nob Hill shops and restaurants will be open late for a summer evening stroll, sidewalk entertainers, and more!
The City of Albuquerque, Nob Hill Main Street and the New Mexico Jazz Festival present SUMMERFEST in NOB HILL! 7pm - 10:30pm
Multiple stages with over 30 live bands and entertainment, 3 car shows, tours of historic Nob Hill, kids events, "The Alternative to Typical Arts and Artisans markets", local businesses having side walk sales, and lots more will make Saturday a great day for the whole family. Ride the bus, pedal your bike or walk on over...plenty of parking nearby too!

Below is the performance schedule;

Main stage (Girard & Central)

7-7:45 pm: Kanoa Kaluhiwa’s Perceptions Septet Idris Goodwin

8-8:45 pm: Son Como Son

9-10:30 Los Pleneros de la 21

Stage 2 (Solano & Central)

7:15-7:55 pm: Baracutanga

8:15-9:00 pm: African Roots of Jazz Project

Side Stage (Amherst & Central)

7:10-7:50 pm: Selsun Blue Sidewalk Duo

8:10-9:00 pm: Rumbatronix: Luis Guerra & Camilo Quiñones

Side Stage (Tulane & Central)

7:10-7:30 pm: Jimmy Hamm & Kino Kopelov Kosmorganic Express

7:40-8:10 pm: Catfish & Plum

8:20-9 pm: Frank Leto Duo with Dan Ward

Parking: is available on the east and west end of Nob Hill and on the side streets (from Girard to Washington)

plus the ABQ Trolley Company will be providing all day shuttle service through the neighborhood for a $5 all day pass. Bus routes will be running a re-route around the event.

The 10th Annual Neon Cruise presented by the Old Route 66 Car Show Group will be parading into Nob Hill around dusk Saturday night with more classic cars filling the historic neighborhood.

Foot Race: Wrapping up the evening TCR productionswill be conducing the annual Nob Hill 5k run, this year starting at 11pm and going until 12:30am Sunday morning - a great way to beat the mid-summer heat. Click the link to register for the race.