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¡Globalquerque! Quinceañera at NHCC September 20 & 21

September 10th, 2019

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) –¡Globalquerque! 2019 will be held at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Sept. 20 and 21. This Quinceañera year marks the 15th edition of ¡Globalquerque! - a celebration of music featuring a wide range of artists from around the world. 

Patrons have an opportunity to trot the globe, musically, during this two-day event. ¡Globalquerque! features live musical performances by touring bands from Colombia, Congo, Tunisia and more. Additional attractions during the event include workshops, a global village and hands-on children’s activities.

These musical groups have confirmed attendance: 47SOUL (Palestine/Jordan); Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones (USA); Natu Camara (Guinea); La Cuneta Son Machín (Nicaragua); Vivalda Dula (Angola); Dat García (Argentina); Garifuna Collective (Belize); Lucibela (Cabo Verde); Carlos Medina (Las Vegas, New Mexico); Mdou Moctar (Niger); Sahba Motallebi (Iran); Pamyua (Inuit/Yup’ik); Le Vent du Nord (Quebec, Canada); and Yandong Grand Singers (China). More artists will be participating.

This year’s festival features three stages of music from five continents over two nights. Like previous events, a staggered stage schedule will allow people to sample the broadest range of performances in unique settings and ambiances from the intimate Fountain Courtyard to the state-of-the-art 691-seat Albuquerque Journal Theatre to the outdoor Plaza Mayor festival concert stage.

The celebration and festival promise to be a cultural destination event for tourists and a major entertainment and community activity for residents of Albuquerque and surrounding areas.

The event is presented in partnership with AMP Concerts and Avokado Artists.

Ticket Info:

Purchase tickets in person and by phone from the NHCC Box Office (505-724-4771). The NHCC box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m.

Advance tickets: $37 adults, $19 children 15 and under for one day, September 20 or 21; $59 adults, $30 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable Day of show: $42 adults, $19 children 15 and under for one day, September 20 or 21; $69 adults, $35 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable

NOTE: A 2-day pass is for one person for two days and may NOT be shared.

For updates on this year’s stellar line-up, visit:

About the National Hispanic Cultural Center:

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center presents over 700 events and creates the opportunity for thousands more through its art museum, library, genealogy center and education resources.  The Center is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is further supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation.

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For information about upcoming events and exhibitions visit the NHCC website at

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