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Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009


SANTA FE, NM - Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino is bringing the very best of local live music to Northern New Music this fall.  Just a short distance from Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Espanola, the Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill and the Blue Tower Lounge offer live DJ's, rock ‘n' roll and country.  The Tewa Grand Ballroom has a line up of national headline acts including Foreigner, the Edward Twins and Engelbert Humperdinck.

"Buffalo Thunder is celebrating its first anniversary, and part of that is our commitment to providing a venue for our amazing local musicians," says Paul Aragon, Pueblo of Pojoaque Director of Hospitality.  "We're offering a new line-up for fall that really rocks plus keeping our popular live DJ's.  Come check it out and don't forget all our exciting anniversary events that we kick-off this week."

Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill  

Happy Hour with live music, Tuesdays - Saturdays, 5 - 8 p.m.
DJ John every Wednesday and Thursday, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Live bands on Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Following shows at 9 p.m. (no cover charge):
Estillo, Fri., Sept. 4
Los Dezert Kingz, Sat., Sept. 5, Northern NM music
Encanto, Fri. and Thurs., Sept. 10 and 11 Rock/country NM music
Northern 505, Fri. and Sat., Sept.18 and 19, Tejano music
Jet Black, Fri., Sept. 9 Rock, Pop, Oldies, Top 40, Country, Blues, R&B, Reggae, and Latin plus traditional Spanish and Cumbia
Tequila Rain, Sat., Sept. 26 Popular NM dance variety
Los Anayas De Santa Fe, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 2 and 3
Tequila Rain, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 9 and 10 , Popular NM dance variety
Final Verdict, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 16 and 17
Northern 505,
Fri. and Sat., Oct. 23 and 24 Tejano music
Band Alegre, Fri., Oct. 30 Cumbias, rancheras, Northern NM musi
Miguel Timoteo y Suavedad, Sat., Oct. 31, The best of rancheras and cumbias
Camino Oscuro, Fri. and Sat., Nov. 6 and 7  Northern New Mexico Spanish, Country and Rock
Their album AL FIN earned the band two nominations from the NM Hispano Music Association for Rising Star and Instrumental Song of the Year ultimately winning the latter of the two.
Tequila Rain, Fri. and Sat., Nov. 13 and 14 Popular NM dance variety
Final Verdict, Fri., Nov. 20  Rock/country NM music
Encanto, Sat., Nov. 21,  Rock/country NM music
Northern 505, Sat., Nov. 28 Tejano music
Final Verdict, Fri. and Sat., Dec. 4 and 5 Rock/country NM music
Camino Oscuro, Fri. and Sat., Dec. 11 and 12 Northern New Mexico Spanish, Country and Rock
Los Dezert Kingz, Fri., Dec 18 Northern NM music
Unwound, Sat., Dec.19
Closed Dec. 25 and 26
Final Verdict, Thurs., Fri. and Sat., Dec. 31 and Jan.1 and 2 Rock/country NM music

Blue Tower Lounge

The Blue Tower Lounge hosts D.J. Sol Dynamite every Wednesday and DJ Breakaway every Saturday night, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., playing the best Hip Hop, Reggae and Club music around. Following shows begin at 9 p.m. (no cover charge):

Cuarenta y Cinco, Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 3 and 4
Caleb Crump, Sat., Sept. 5
Gimme Sum, Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 10 and 11
DownBeat Band, Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 17 and 18
Rubixzu, Thus. and Fri., Sept. 24 and 25 Hip Hop, Reggae, Dance
Bad Dog, Thurs. and Fri., Oct. 1 and 2
UndisKovered, Thurs. and Fri., Oct. 8 and 9
The James Douglas Show, Thurs. and Fri., Oct. 22 and 23

Blue Tower Lounge is a 100-seat entertainment venue located on the casino level. The Blue Tower Lounge is a sleek and sensual venue with upscale services including bottle service and VIP packages. Every square inch of Blue Tower Lounge is designed to electrify the night.


Tewa Grand Ballroom
Foreigner with Think, September 19, 8 p.m.
Edwards Twins, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11
Engelbert Humperdinck, October 22

TICKETS: www.buffalothunderresort.com or call 800-905-3315. Tickets also available at the
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino Box Office, located at the Casino Cage.


Jennifer Marshall