Gate City Music Festival



Take a break and dance the weekend away! The 7th Annual Gate City Music Festival (GCMF) is coming our way. The annual GCMF is a fun, praised event that will be taking place on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday through Sunday, Sept. 3-4, 2022


Raton is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Northeastern New Mexico along I-25, which makes for the perfect wild west backdrop for concerts, plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, and a spontaneous Labor Day Weekend getaway. Come as a stranger, and leave as family.



This year Keith Anderson will be headlining at the gorgeous Historic Shuler Theater on Sunday evening. As always, Will and Crystal Yates and Colfax Reunion will be here to kick off the headline act.


Keith Anderson


The whole family can partake in fun activities throughout the weekend, and enjoy free live music on Historic First Street. Catch the musical acts of Tiffany Dawn, Secondhand, Sister Mary Mayhem, 3rinity, and Cappton Reid. Not only will there be live music, but unique vendors, delicious food and drinks, and a DJ downtown.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Saturday, Sept. 3

(FREE LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY SATURDAY and FREE STREET DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT)


10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Vendors on Historic 1st Street

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. DJ

Live music starts at 12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Apache Creek Fiddlers

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sister Mary Mayhem

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Secondhand

8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Street Dance ft. CappTon Reid


Sunday, Sept. 4

(FREE LIVE MUSIC SUNDAY UNTIL 5PM, CONCERT SUNDAY NIGHT REQUIRES TICKETS)


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3rinity

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tiffany Dawn

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Jonathon Chavez

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Headlining Concert (Tickets Required) in the Historic Shuler Theater Featuring:

  • Keith Anderson

  • Will & Crystal Yates

  • Colfax Reunion

To purchase tickets for the headlining show, go to GateCityMusicFestival.com or contact Brenda Ferri at (575) 445-2052.


Book your hotel directly on ExploreRaton.com for the lowest room rates.


For more information about GCMF, read about its origins in the 2021 Raton Visitors Guide on page page 56.




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