THE ACADIANA PROJECT rural Louisiana's finest living musicians

CHRIS SMITHER - 3/31/22 in Corrales

VALERIE JUNE Shelter In Place session

JUPITER & OKWESS Shelter In Place Session

KEB' MO' Shelter In Place session

ANI DIFRANCO Shelter In Place session

BOMBINO Shelter In Place session

SAMANTHA CRAIN Shelter In Place session featuring "Joey"

ALEX MARYOL acoustic Shelter In Place Session

JEFFREY FOUCAULT Shelter In Place session

Santa Fe’s nonprofit provider of alt-country, folk, blues, rock, & world music.


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The SHELTER IN PLACE sessions are free, original, exclusive and intimate performance & interview videos. Please take a minute to check out the videos & subscribe to our Youtube channel.   AKEEM AYANNIYI - ALEX MARYOL - AMBER VALLETTA - ANI DIFRANCO - ANN SAVOY & JANE VIDRINE - BILL ...
bluesy singer-songwriter live in concert

Chris Smither

Thursday, March 31, 2022
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Old San Ysidro Church
Smither's roots are as blue as they come. There is plenty of misty Louisiana and Lightnin' Hopkins in Smither's weathered singing and unhurried picking. So fine. — Rolling Stone. The bluesmen of the Delta and the Appalachian mountaineers made timeless art with just voice, guitar, and a stomping f...

CHRIS SMITHER – Coming to Corrales 3/31/22

TRYO KREYOL featuring CEDRIC WATSON – The Acadiana Project


Southwest Roots Music
Southwest Roots Music
"We’re all charged with being keepers of this land, and music is one way to be a keeper."

A #LandAcknowledgement from the Mvskoke Reservation by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, honoring the original keepers of this land. #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
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Last known photo of John Lennon and Paul McCartney together, 1974. SWRootsMusic photo

November is Native American Heritage Month.

President Obama, in establishing the celebration in 2013, noted that Native Americans were the first to carve out cities, domesticate crops and establish great civilizations.

Native Americans continue to enrich our culture each day.
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NOW AVAILABLE VIRTUALLY! One of our favorite outreach programs places ninth-generation Nigerian drummer Akeem Ayanniyi in schools and libraries, where he engages students in conversation about Africa and forms an ensemble with the kids using the traditional ashiko, djembe and bata drums.

For two decades, Southwest Roots Music has provided free educational outreach activities for more than 20,000 New Mexicans, from grade schoolers to seniors. Activities have included interactive demonstrations and workshops with internationally touring artists, dance lessons, film programs, sustainable cuisine events, and in-school programs. If you would like to arrange free Southwest Roots Music outreach programming in your school or community center, please contact us at

Thank You Sponsors and Supporters

Thanks for your support: Santa Fe Performance Exchange, Kitchen Sink Studio, Occasional Music and Rick & Gail Thaler, Hotel Santa Fe, Double D Productions, George Kaiser Family Foundation, New Mexico Arts (a division of the Dept. of Cultural Affairs) and the National Endowment for the Arts.