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City of Albuquerque to Honor Al Hurricane

City to Honor The Godfather of New Mexico Music, Al Hurricane

May 7th Concert and proposal to name stage on Civic Plaza after the legendary musician

By The City of Albuquerque
On May 1st, the City Council will discuss a proclamation and a resolution celebrating the six decade career of the godfather of New Mexico music, Al Hurricane.  The resolution, R-17-173, will rename the stage and buildings on Civic Plaza as the “Al Hurricane Pavilion at Civic Plaza.”  Al Hurricane is a New Mexico music legend who has brought Norteño music to audiences throughout the United States and Mexico for over 60 years. Just six days later, on May 7, there will be a concert at the Al Hurricane Pavilion at Civic Plaza celebrating his legacy. The concert will feature an incredible lineup of New Mexico artists.

SPONSORS: Councilors Ken Sanchez, Isaac Benton, and Klarissa Peña

WHAT: Concert to Celebrate Al Hurricane

WHERE: Civic Plaza

WHEN: May 7, 2017, 12:00- 5:00 PM

WHO: Al Hurricane Band featuring Al Hurricane Jr, Jerry Dean, Tiny Morrie, Baby Gaby, Matthew Martinez.

More information forthcoming regarding performances by other renowned Sanchez family musicians, New Mexico musical groups, and other activities.

For Concert information and event details please contact Nancy Montaño, nancymontano@cabq.gov, 505-768-3127 or Elaine Romero, eromero@cabq.gov , 505-768-3183.

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