Tango Events in New Mexico
A chronological list (TCA events first) of upcoming Tango events (milongas, practicas, workshops) in New Mexico, prepared by
Tango Club of Albuquerque events are listed as "TCA." It is advisable to contact other event organizers to confirm dates and information, as scheduling, content and details may change without notice.
Click here for a list of classes offered by local New Mexico instructors.
- Please note: Many venues are "dance shoes only," meaning "please no street shoes or shoes that leave marks on the dance floor.
Please contact organizers of private or small group events for their schedules. We will be updating news regarding event cancellations as we are notified.
Wednesday, April 21
Contact organizer: 4:30-6:30pm | Taos
Tango in Taos Practica, Wednesdays at The Studio at Casa Gallina in Taos. Drills, 4:30-5:30pm; Practica, 5:30-6:30pm. Richard, (575)613-2868 | Email
Thursday, April 22
Cancelled until further notice | Albuquerque
Roadrunner Practica (with Eva & Pablo), Thursdays, at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd). $5 per person, $3 for Bien Milonguero students. Website | (505)244-0290 | Map
Online classes available: Patreon
Friday, April 23
Contact organizer: 7:00-10:00pm | Santa Fe
Practica Fridays at J&C's, 747 Baca St in Santa Fe, 8:00-10:00pm. $5. Pre-practica class, 7:00-8:00pm. $10. Held once a month at Move Studios, 901 W. San Mateo. Check website to confirm schedule/location. Jaimes Friedgen & Christa Rodriguez. Website
Saturday, April 24
Cancelled | Albuquerque
TCA Saturday Afternoon
Practica at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center.
Sunday, April 25
Cancelled | Albuquerque
Kellys Milonga at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE in the Nob Hill business
district. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts
& tip generously. Kellys website
Monday, April 26
Contact organizer: 6:00-7:00pm | Los Alamos
Practica, Mondays at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos. Enter through the lower level. Free to all. DJ: Joseph Cowan. No Practica on national holidays. Joseph Cowan, Email
Contact organizer: QTango Fusion Fest, May 7-10, 2020 in Albuquerque. Four live music milongas featuring 7 bands and orchestras. Blues, gypsy jazz, world music, electronica, and traditional Argentine Tango. Website
Cancelled until further notice: (7:30-11:45pm) | La Cieneguilla
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Saturday, May 16 at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). 5/16 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $10 cover. Traditional milonga structure & music. Potluck: BYOBeverages, snacks, desserts. Please respect nearby neighbors by being relatively quiet arriving and leaving the studio. Upcoming Liz Haight, Email | Directions
Contact organizer: Adam and Ciko Workshop + Milonga Norteña, May 16-17, 2020 at Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos. Los Amigos del Tango. James Friedgen, Email
TBA | Albuquerque
TCA Tango Chat, Tuesdays at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108 (not the one-way Coal). Map
Upcoming Chats: 5/19, 7/21, 9/15.
Contact organizer: Monica Paz Weekend Workshop, May 28-31 in Albuquerque. Details TBA. Website | (505)244-0290
Marcos Questas & Ruta Maria Workshops in Taos, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque, June 4-7, 2020. Taos, Thurs 6/4 and Santa Fe, Fri 6/5, hosted by Los Amigos del Tango. Fer Robles, Email. Albuquerque, Sun 6/7, 2:00-6:30pm at Lloyd Shaw, hosted by ATA. ATA Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq
Tango Events in New Mexico is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to her at [email protected].