Friday, December 11, 2015

Holiday Time by the Sandias

There's a few flakes here...well, truth be told, there are a lot of flakes in Placitas, but that's another story. Let's just say that winter is upon us and enjoy whatever you're celebrating.

On Friday, December 4th, Beg Borrow or Steal will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. My advice is that you wear a money belt during their performance (but don't forget to throw some spondulix in the tip jar).


Tuesday December 8th, Anna Rudolph will be performing from 6 to 8 pm. 

On Friday, December 11th, RockZonE will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. If you don't fall for their music, you must not be in the zone.



On Friday, December 18th, the Red Light Ramblers will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Lots of bluegrass and old timey music to get your toes tapping.



On Tuesday, December 22nd, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from 6 - 8 pm.










On Friday, December 25th, Closed for Christmas





Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Are Those Aspens Turned on the Mountain or Are You Just Glad to See Me

I don't know how Mae West got in here, but she's welcome to stay. Her best all-time line was "I was pure as the driven snow but then I drifted." Anywho, let's get to the entertainment schedule. 


On Friday, October 2nd, Silver Crow Asylum will be performing original music influenced by down-home blues and old-time jazz from 6 - 8 pm.





On Tuesday, October 6th, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from 6 - 8 pm.






 
On Friday, October 9th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but look again -- they are blocking the damn door!



Friday October 15th, Ben and Them will be performing from 6 to 8 pm. 


On Tuesday, October 20th, Chris Cordova will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm.


On Friday, October 23rd, Ancient Bones will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.



On Friday, October 30th, Sage will be performing from 6 - 8 pm singing some fine contemporary and traditional music along with a bit of country and light rock.







Wednesday, September 2, 2015

September is the Coolest Month -- That's Cool, NOT Cruel

As the sun sinks slowly in the west (at least we hope that's where it's going), keep in mind that it will be back tomorrow. Too existential for you? Okay then, just enjoy the cool weather and come by the Cafe for the fine eats, great drinks and the best company. And the music, don't forget the music!

On Friday, Sept 4th, No Band will be at the Cafe from
6 - 8 pm. But that doesn't mean you can't have a lot of fun. Perhaps you could eat, drink and think of potential band names. Rubber Band, for instance. Or Marching Band. Or Band Substances.


On Friday, Sept 11th, Beg Borrow or Steal will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. My advice is that you wear a money belt during their performance (but don't forget to throw some spondulix in the tip jar).


On Friday, Sept 18th, Ben & Them will be at the Cafe from
6 - 8 pm.


On Friday, Sept 22nd, Anna Rudolph will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm.

On Friday, Sept 25th, Bohemian Sol will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. and they can keep you warm even if it's a cool night. 






Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Monsoon Season Reverie

It would be hard to remember a summer where everything turned this green in New Mexico. Even the weeds look good, except there too many of the dang things!


On Tuesday, August 7th, Judy and Jorge will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.


On Tuesday, August 11th, AmiStar will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.


On Friday, August 1th, Randell will be at the Cafe from
6 - 8 pm
, playing yours and his favorite songs on the geetar.




On Friday August 21st, 6 to 8 pm. Claystone, the musical duo of Kent Gurle and Doug Davidson, will be performing their acoustical harmonies.


On Friday, August 28th, RockZonE will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. If you don't fall for their music, you must not be in the zone.






Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Heat Is On!

Really, it's hotter than a green chili pepper that's been married to a Scotch Bonnet or a jalapeno. Is there such a thing? Just be glad we didn't go with the fox in a forest fire thing.



July 4th.....Get out of here! We're closed cuz everybody needs a break sometime, right?

On Tuesday, July 7th, Don Solo will be at the Cafe from
6 - 8 pm. Not so low you can't hear him. 


 
On Friday, July 10th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but look again -- they are blocking the damn door! 


On Friday, July 24th, Double Barrel will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Bang, you're dead. Nope, just kidding.



On Friday, July 31st, Beg, Borrow or Steal will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Hopefully no one has stolen their instruments or they've lost their voices. Otherwise, there will be some very short sets.

































Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hey June, Don't Bring Me Down

Wait....that was Hey Jude. Never mind. See if you can do any better when these great entertainers take the stage (well, okay, the corner over by the door) and sing their hearts out just for you. And by you, I mean you.



 
On Friday, June 5th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but look again -- they are blocking the damn door!



Friday June 12th, Haiku Cowboys will be performing from 6 to 8 pm. Their foot stomping desert rock will have you on your feet...steel-toed boots optional.






On Tuesday, June 16th, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from
6 - 8 pm
.









On Friday, June 19th, RockZonE will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. If you don't fall for their music, you must not be in the zone.










On Friday, June 26th, Double Barrel will be performing from 6 - 8 pm., so keep your powder dry.








Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Last of the Snow on the Sandias

Just little patches of snow left up there....time for the annual contest...pick the last day in May before the white stuff melts. I'm taking May 5th this year....80 degree days ought to do it.


 
On Friday, May 1st, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but look again -- they are blocking the damn door!




On Tuesday, May 5th, Don Solo will be at the Cafe from
6 - 8 pm. Not so low you can't hear him. 



On Friday, May 8th, Bohemian Sol will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. and they can keep you warm even if it's a cool night. 





On Friday, May 15th, Judy and Jorge will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.




On Tuesday, May 19th, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from
6 - 8 pm
.









On Friday, May 22nd, Acoustic DNA will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.


On Friday May 29th, 6 to 8 pm. Nancy Ann will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm.






Tuesday, March 31, 2015

No Fooling! The Placitas Cafe Does Not Play Jokes On Purpose

Let's get past the whole April Fools thing and start enjoying the sunny days ahead. Whether you start your day at the Cafe for a hearty breakfast, take a tasty food break for lunch, or do a serious chow down for dinner, there is only one Placitas Cafe in all of Placitas. Come on down!



On Friday, April 3rd, Acoustic DNA will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.





On Friday, April 10th, Randell and Friends will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Could be their maiden voyage at the Cafe...grab an oar and help them come ashore.


On Friday, April 17, RockZonE will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Falling rock is actually a lot safer than a balloon falling on you.








On Tuesday, April 21st, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from
6 - 8 pm
.











On Friday April 24th, 6 to 8 pm. Claystone, the musical duo of Kent Gurle and Doug Davidson, will be performing their acoustical harmonies.










Sunday, March 1, 2015

Time Marches Right into the Placitas Café

You call that a snow storm? It was gone almost before it got here! Anyhoooh, the weather's tune is changing. You'll see, all sun, all the time.


On Tuesday, March 3rd, Don's Solo will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. Not so low you can't hear him.


On Friday, March 6th, Judy and Jorge will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.

 
On Friday, March 13th, Righteous Men will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. It's your luck day! No bibles necessary but bring your tapping toes on down.




On Friday March 20th, 6 to 8 pm. Claystone, the musical duo of Kent Gurle and Doug Davidson, will be performing their acoustical harmonies.






On Friday, March 27th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but look again -- they are blocking the damn door!








Wednesday, February 4, 2015

You Can Almost See Spring from Here

Forget the groundhog-longer winter thing. That only works for Pennsylvania. We're here to tell you that spring is on the way (somewhere on I-40). Put the thermals away and head down to the Cafe.

On Friday Feb 6th, 6 to 8 pm. Claystone, the musical duo of Kent Gurle and Doug Davidson, will be performing their acoustical harmonies.




On Tuesday, Feb 10th, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from
6 - 8 pm
.






Friday Feb 13th, Haiku Cowboys will be performing from 6 to 8 pm. Their foot stomping desert rock will have you on your feet...steel-toed boots optional.







On Tuesday, Feb 20th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but they are blocking the damn door.





On Friday, Feb 27th, RockZonE will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. If you don't fall for their music, you must not be in the zone.




Friday, January 2, 2015

So Long 2014, Hello 2015

You had us at hello. I mean come on, who doesn't like a chance to wipe the slate clean and start over? It's like Groundhog Day here every day at the Cafe, so we're right at home with the slate-cleaning thing. Or maybe it's short-term memory loss, I can't remember.


On Friday, Jan 2nd, Scott's Band will be performing from
6 - 8 pm
.



On Friday, Jan 9th, the Olde & In The Way will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. They play familiar songs from the 6os-70s-and 80s from lots of genres. They don't look that old but they are blocking the damn door.



 

On Tuesday, Jan 13th, Todd Tijerina will be performing his unique blend of blues, funk, roots-rock and jazz from
6 - 8 pm
.











On Friday, Jan 16th, Acoustic DNA will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.










On Friday, Jan 23rd, Bohemian Sol will be at the Cafe from 6 - 8 pm. and warm up an otherwise cold night in January. You won't need your mittens and they make it hard to clap anyway.



On Friday, Jan 30th, Judie and Jorge will be performing from 6 - 8 pm.