$298.69M

Music Industry Contribution to state GDP

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6,632

Jobs Supported

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841

Music Businesses

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A2IM/RIAA

431

Royalty Recipients

SoundExchange

4,419

Songwriters

ASCAP/BMI

Perhaps the only state that can boast a genre in its own name,

New Mexico is steeped in Native American, country and folk music. The state has offered a rich array of composers, artists, and household names, from John Denver to The Shins to Demi Lovato, and attracts music lovers to its many festivals and venues.

Some
Notable
Musicians

  • Beirut
  • Demi Lovato
  • Glen Campbell
  • John Denver
  • The Fireballs
  • The Shins

Music Venues & Festivals

  • Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Dog Days of Summer Festival
  • Fish Out of Water Festival
  • Globalquerque Festival
  • Historic El Rey Theater
  • Isleta Amphitheater
  • Kiva Auditorium
  • Las Cruces Country Music Festival Festival
  • Meow Wolf
  • Motet on the Mesa Festival
  • Music On the Mothership Festival
  • Pan American Center
  • Popejoy Hall
  • Rio Grande Theatre
  • Sante Fe Brewing Company
  • Sunshine Theater
  • Taos Vortex Festival
  • The Liberty
  • Tingley Coliseum

Major Music Conferences

  • Albuquerque Film & Music Experience
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