Thursday, June 24

Hip Hop and Ya Don’t Stop

Safe Sounds presents the Indigo Hip Hop Showcase at Launchpad (618 Central SW). Things get jumping at 8pm on June 24. Zach Freeman, SHYWILL, Judah Merez, Killed By Nature, Motley Zealot and Stoned Age are among the lineup of performers. DJs LowKey and Codebreaker spin tunes between sets. An $8 ticket (available at the door) gets you into this 21 and over event. (Devin D. O’Leary)

Friday, June 25

High as a Kite By Then

The City Different continues to celebrate Pride Month with a free outdoor screening of the Elton John biopic Rocketman on June 25 at the Santa Fe Railyard (332 Read St.). Doors open at 6:30pm (there are no doors at the Railyards, but you know what we mean), and the movie begins at sunset (around 8:15pm). Show up early, since AMP Concerts is hosting a pre-show karaoke contest. A free reservation is required for admission, so go to to secure your spot. (Devin D. O’Leary)

Saturday, June 26

Rock On

Traveler in Pain returns to Skidmore’s Holiday Bowl (7515 Lomas Ave. NE) after 11 months to kick off the Rock Responsibly Summer Of Pain Tour (of the Northeast Heights). The band has been delivering quality heavy metal to New Mexico audiences for 22 years and is ready to start rocking post-pandemic crowds. Join Traveler in Pain with special guest Bardo Trujillo on lead guitar on Skidmore’s patio from 6 to 9:30pm on June 26. This is a free event. (Devin D. O’Leary)

Sunday, June 27

Low and Slow

When it comes to cars, New Mexico likes ’em pumping out the bass and scraping the tarmac. This weekend is your last chance to see an exhibit dedicated to the art and culture lowriders. The New Mexico Lowrider Arte Culture Exhibit Closing Event at Santa Fe Place Mall (4250 Cerillos Rd.) takes place June 27 starting at noon. The free exhibit is set up inside the old Mervyn’s/Sport Authority store. It highlights customized cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, tattoos, paintings, drawings, photography, model cars and more. There’s a car show and hop from noon to 5:30pm. The closing ceremony takes place from 5:30 to 6pm. Guests are invited to take part in a cruise of downtown Santa Fe from 6 to 8pm. Live music, food, vendors and art are also on tap for the day. (Devin D. O’Leary)

Sunday, June 27

Farm Fresh

The Mile-Hi Farmers’ Market launches this Sunday at Alvarado Park (5600 Hannett Ave. NE). It runs every Sunday, June 27 through September 26 from 10am to 1pm. Drop by each week to get your hands on farm-fresh produce, local honey, artisanal goods, land-based crafts, plant starts, fresh coffee and baked goods. The event also promises weekly yoga, healthy living workshops, live music, food trucks and free recipes. (Devin D. O’Leary)

Wednesday, June 30

Giving You the Business

The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce presents June Biz Gratis Networking Event at Bourbon & Boots (325 Central Ave. NW) on June 30 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Small business owners from around Albuquerque are invited to take part in this meet-and-greet. There will be music, snacks, drawings and plenty of networking. To register for this free event, go to (Devin D. O’Leary)