GR 55 Live: Alec Benjamin and Los Lobos

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Date(s) - 04/22/2022 - 04/23/2022
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alec Benjamin and Alexa Villa will be performing at the Fine Arts Center Theatre instead of on the Fountain Stage to keep everyone safe and comfortable.

Celebrating the 55th Annual Great Race, Western New Mexico University Cultural Affairs presents GR 55 Live. The two nights of music under Silver City’s starry skies add to the lineup of events making up the university’s longest-running tradition, which centers around human-powered cart races over and through the hilly campus.

Gates open at 5:30

Friday: 5:30-10 PM

Saturday: 9AM-2:30 PM : Mustang Festival

8:00 Car show sign in, 9:00 AM Start
9:00 Open House
10:00  Washer tournament and salsa tasting sign in
10:00-11:00 Live Music Siempre from Bayard
11:00 Washer Tournament start
11:15-12:15 Live Music-Brandon Perrault and Friends
12:30 PM Family Race
12:30-1 Live Music Mariachi Plata
12:45 Staff/Faculty and Alumni Race
1:00 Great Race

10:00AM-2:30 PM Carnival Games and Food Trucks

Saturday: 5:30-10PM

  • Legendary East LA Rock n Roll Hall of Famers Los Lobos, will headline with Tejano great Ram Herrera opening.
  • food trucks and refreshments
  • carnival games
  • Mention WNMU to receive a special rate at local hotels.
    17 and under admitted free both nights! (Tickets required for entry)
    Certified service animals only. Thank you for your cooperation.

Alec Benjamin Tickets

Los Lobos Tickets

Weekend Pass

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