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Latest News: Tango Events in New Mexico

A chronological list of upcoming tango events (milongas, practicas, workshops) in New Mexico.
Tango Club of Albuquerque events are listed as "TCA."

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September

Monday, September 25

7:00PM | Los Alamos

Los Alamos Argentine Tango Group Practica at Betty Erhart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row 87544. Ongoing Mondays at 7:00PM. Free event. Next date: 10/2, etc. Email | Atomic City Tango Facebook Group

Wednesday, September 27

 7:00–9:30PM | Albuquerque

Albuquerque OpenTango Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance at JUNO Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102. Host: Simona Faro. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Weekly event — Next dates: Wednesdays, 10/4, etc. Website | Facebook | Instagram | Email

 

7:00–10:00PM | Santa Fe

Tango at Cafecito, 922 Shoofly St. 87501. Host: 8th Style Tango. Lesson, 7:00-8:00PM; Milonga, 8:00-10:00PMLight refreshments and snacks. Lesson + milonga $20; Milonga only $10. Weekly on Wednesdays — next date: 9/27. Website


Friday, September 29

Outside House Milonga at Meg and Teddy's, 2300 Calle Halcon 87501 in Santa Fe. DJ: Shahin. Bring a friend if you like. There will be a $5 admission to support the DJ. "You are invited to bring food or drinks to share. We will have wine glasses ready!" Carpool if possible, parking is limited. Please park along ONE SIDE of Calle Halcon, on the same side as 2300. Practice shoes suggested for wood deck. Last outdoor milonga of 2023. (This will move inside if it's too cold.) Meg, (502)445-7100 | Email

 

Saturday, September 30

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: Max Cubillos. $5 everyone. Map link

6:00–11:00PM | Albuquerque
Milonga Suerte Loca at Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102. Skills, 6:00-7:00PM; Milonga, 7:00-11:00PM. DJ: Fernando Robles. Host: Puerta al Tango | Graham Stanford. $15. Monthly, last Saturdays in 2023; 4th Saturdays in 2024. Next dates: 10/28 (Paul), 11/25, 12/23. Website | Email | Map link

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October

Monday, October 2

7:00PM | Los Alamos

Los Alamos Argentine Tango Group Practica at Betty Erhart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row 87544. Ongoing Mondays at 7:00PM. Free event. Next date: 10/9, etc. Email | Atomic City Tango Facebook Group

Wednesday, October 4

 7:00–9:30PM | Albuquerque

Albuquerque OpenTango Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance at JUNO Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102. Host: Simona Faro. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Weekly event — Next dates: Wednesdays, 10/11, etc. Website | Facebook | Instagram | Email

 

Friday, October 6

6:00–9:00PM | Albuquerque
Milonga del Corazon at Mila's Mesa, 3409 Central Ave. NE 87106. DJ: TBA. Hosts: Tango in Bloom and Mila's Mesa. Tapas and tango. $15 cover includes a wine or botanical beverage. Monthly on 1st Fridays.

Saturday, October 7

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $5 everyone. Map link


7:00-10:00PM | Santa Fe
Santa Fe Tango Milonga at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda St., Ste. B 87501 in Santa Fe. DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $10 SFT members; $15 non-members. Light refreshments served; you may BYOB. Next date: 10/28 (Halloween theme). Email | Website

Sunday, October 8

7:00–9:30PM | Santa Fe
Milonga Aldea at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87507. DJ: TBA. Hosts: Stephanie, Carol, & Fer. $7 cover includes snacks and nonalcoholic beverages. Alcohol is not permitted at the venue. Ample free parking. Next dates: Sunday, 11/12; Friday, 12/8. Email | Map link

Saturday, October 14

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: Paul Akmajian. $5 everyone. Map link

6:00-10:00PM | Albuquerque
Bread & Butter Ronda Practilonga at Las Puertas 1500 1st St. NW 87102. A social potluck, 6:00-7:00PM, and a guided practica/social milonga, 7:00-10:00PMSee website for pricing and details. Next date: 2nd Saturdays monthly — 11/11, 12/9. Graham Stanford (610)462-6392 | Email | Puerta al Tango website

Sunday, October 15
4:00–7:00PM | Albuquerque
ATA's (All Tango Albuquerque's) Mixed Music Alternative Milonga at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal Ave SE 87108 (near San Mateo & Central). DJ: Jeff Wallace. A “mixed music” milonga — a mix of traditional/ Golden Era (no more than 1/3), alternative, and nuevo — DJ’s choice. Shorter tandas for more turnover. ATA milongas are relaxed and informal, welcoming all styles of dancing and all kinds of music. Light snacks and (maybe) drink provided. Please bring your own water. $5.  Email Cynthia  | Map link

Saturday, October 21

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: George Simmons. $5 everyone. Map link

7:30–10:30PM | Santa Fe
Two Moon Tango Milonga at 16 Camino Largo 87507 (on the south side of Santa Fe, 5 miles past the airport). DJ: Shahin Medghalchi. Limited parking; please carpool. $15 cover. 3rd Saturdays: 11/18 (Michelle), 12/16 (Paul). Website | Directions

Sunday, October 22
11:00AM-2:00PM | Albuquerque
Amilonga Tango Tag Sale at 
10709 Santa Monica Ave NE 87122. Buy, sell or trade tango shoes, clothes and accessories. Amilonga will provide space, racks and tags. Sellers bring their clothes on hangers, shoes or anything tango related they would like to sell. Sellers are responsible for their transactions, to be present or delegate a representative. Amilonga will only provide the space. Facebook event

1:00–5:30PM | Albuquerque

Film Screening + Milonga at Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102. 1:00PM: Doors open — popcorn and snacks. 1:30-3:10PM: Screening of Milonga, Julie Reichert's film. 3:30-5:30PM: Milonga  — DJ Graham Stanford. This is a free event. More info about the film

 

Saturday, October 28

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. $5 everyone. Map link

6:00–11:00PM | Albuquerque
Milonga Suerte Loca at Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102. Skills, 6:00-7:00PM; Milonga, 7:00-11:00PM. DJ: Paul Akmajian. Host: Puerta al Tango | Graham Stanford. $15. Monthly, last Saturdays in 2023; 4th Saturdays in 2024. Next dates: 11/25, 12/23. Website | Email | Map link

Saturday, October 28
7:00-10:00PM | Santa Fe
Santa Fe Tango (Halloween theme) Milonga at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda St., Ste. B 87501 in Santa Fe. DJ: Bert Rushford. $10 SFT members; $15 non-members. Light refreshments served; you may BYOB. Email | Website

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November and beyond

Wednesday, November 1 — Thursday, November 2
 | Albuquerque
Monica Paz Workshop at Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102. Two intense days of tango and milonga interpretation. Tango classes on Wed. 11/1: Rhythmic music, 11:00am-12:30pm; Melodic music, 3:00-4:30pm.
Milonga classes on Thu. 11/2: Steps specific to milonga, 11:00am-12:30pm; Milonga Lisa and Milonga Traspie. Details/registration: Flyer PDF | Private lessons available 11/1-8 at Studio Roma — Email Monica

 

Wednesday, November 1
7:00-10:00PM | Albuquerque

Free Tango + Free Fusion + Live Music Dance featuring Quadlensio at JUNO Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102. Host: Albuquerque OpenTango. Quadlensio will provide live music and the perfect alternative tango set. The class starts at 7:00PM, dance+live music at 8:00PM. The intro tango class is free of charge; dance+live music is $5. All are welcome; we encourage dancers of all styles to join us. No partner necessary. Website


Thursday, November 2 — Sunday, November 5

 | Albuquerque
Albuquerque Tango Festival 2023 at Embassy Suites Albuquerque, 1000 Woodward Place NE 87102. Website

Saturday, November 4

 | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC) today due to Albuquerque Tango Festival. Practica resumes 11/11.

 

Monday, November 6
6:00-10:00PM | Albuquerque

November Amilonga at JUNO Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102. DJ: Simona Faro. If the weather allows, dancing will be outdoors on JUNO's dance floor. $10 at the door. Facebook event

Saturday, November 11

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: TBA. $5 everyone. Map link

Saturday, November 18 

7:30–10:30PM | Santa Fe
Two Moon Tango Milonga at 16 Camino Largo 87507 (on the south side of Santa Fe, 5 miles past the airport). DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Limited parking; please carpool. $15 cover. 3rd Saturdays, next date: 12/16 (Paul). Website

Saturday, November 19

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: TBA. $5 everyone. Map link

Saturday, November 26

2:30–4:30PM | Albuquerque
TCA Practica at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109. DJ: TBA. $5 everyone. Map link

Saturday, December 2
7:00-10:00PM | Santa Fe
Santa Fe Tango Holiday Milonga at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda St., Ste. B 87501 in Santa Fe. DJ: Carolyn Stoklosa. $10 SFT members; $15 non-members. Light refreshments served; you may BYOB. Email | Website

Sunday, December 10

 | Albuquerque
Save the date! TCA Holiday Party 2023. Details TBA.

Saturday, December 16

7:30–10:30PM | Santa Fe
Two Moon Tango Milonga at 16 Camino Largo 87507 (on the south side of Santa Fe, 5 miles past the airport). DJ: Paul Akmajian. Limited parking; please carpool. $15 cover. 3rd Saturdays. Website

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Tango Events in New Mexico is compiled and maintained by Karen Reck.
Please send any additions/corrections to her at webmaster@abqtango.org.

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