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Taos Mesa Brewing features 12 distinct house beers on draught at all times. On any given day, you will be able to enjoy light, thirst quenching beers like our Kolsch .45 and Sabor del Sol Pilsner, as well as full bodied, hearty dark beers like our Black Widow Porter or Great Scot! Scottish, or a bright and hoppy IPA. Our 10 barrel all grain infusion mash brewhouse is working overtime to fill our fermenters and cold storage vessels with high quality beer. Top quality, consistent, and highly quaffable beers are the TMB signature.



On Tap at The Mothership
On Tap at the Taos Tap Room
Feb 22nd 2019 7:00pm
Roosevelt Collier
Feb 23rd 2019 8:00pm
The Bellrays
Feb 24th 2019 8:00pm
AMP Concerts presents...Trampled By Turtles
Feb 28th 2019 7:00pm
Light Horse Harry
Mar 2nd 2019 7:00pm
La Dame Blanche
Mar 3rd 2019 1:00pm
Jazz On Tap
Mar 6th 2019 7:00pm
Willie Green Project
Mar 8th 2019 8:00pm
Trout Fishing in America
Mar 14th 2019 7:00pm
The Brevet
Mar 22nd 2019 8:00pm
The Lil Smokies
Mar 23rd 2019 8:00pm
Carvin Jones Band
Apr 20th 2019 8:00pm
Bob Schneider

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Roosevelt Collier

Roots and Wires

Steel Guitar Master

w/ Special Local Grass Roots Music: Good Grief

2/22/2019 7:00pm

$10 · 6:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Soft-spoken by nature, south Florida-bred Roosevelt Collier does his hollering on the sacred steel guitar. Brought up in the tradition of the House of God Church, Roosevelt built his reputation alongside his uncles and cousins in The Lee Boys, known for their spirited, soul-shaking live performances. Seated front and center, "The Dr." leaves an indelible mark on listeners, flooring audiences with his lightning-fast slide work on the pedal steel. At festivals, he is a regular "Artist at Large," performing alongside many of music's most prestigious acts, from the Allman Brothers, to the Funky Meters, to Los Lobos to the Del McCoury Band. Whether on tour with the Lee Boys, bouncing from stage to stage at festivals, or hosting an allstar get down in Miami, when Roosevelt takes the stage, the ear-to-ear grins can’t help but be contagious.

The Bellrays

Taos Mesa Brewing

w/ The Atom Age

2/23/2019 8:00pm

$10 DOS · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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If music is food for the soul, then The BellRays are Thanksgiving. At a BellRays show they know how to cook. Lisa Kekaula and Bob Vennum dish up plate after plate, hot and ready to eat. Each song gives you flavors that both taste good going down and make you wonder what's in it. Yes, the ingredients are important, blues, punk, rock, R&B...But even the best ingredients, used too much or too little, can ruin the experience and tire out the senses. The BellRays have been perfecting this recipe for years now and may not win awards but if you are in earshot no one leaves hungry. The BellRays give you not only what you crave, but what you need in every bite.

AMP Concerts presents...Trampled By Turtles

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2/24/2019 8:00pm

FREE · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Trampled by Turtles are from Duluth, Minnesota, where frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group as a side project in 2003. At the time, Simonett had lost most of his music gear, thanks to a group of enterprising car thieves who'd ransacked his vehicle while he played a show with his previous band. Left with nothing more than an acoustic guitar, he began piecing together a new band, this time taking inspiration from bluegrass, folk, and other genres that didn't rely on amplification. Simonett hadn't played any bluegrass music before, and he filled his lineup with other newcomers to the genre, including fiddler Ryan Young (who'd previously played drums in a speed metal act) and bassist Tim Saxhaug. Along with mandolinist Erik Berry and banjo player Dave Carroll, the group began carving out a fast, frenetic sound that owed as much to rock & roll as bluegrass.

Trampled by Turtles released their first record, Songs from a Ghost Town, in 2004. In a genre steeped in tradition, the album stood out for its contemporary sound, essentially bridging the gap between the bandmates' background in rock music and their new acoustic leanings. It wasn't until 2008 and the band's fourth release, Duluth, that Trampled by Turtles received recognition by the bluegrass community. Duluth peaked at number eight on the Billboard bluegrass chart and paved the way for a number of festival appearances. Two years later, their crossover appeal landed them at number 32 on the Billboard 200 pop charts upon the release of their sixth album, Stars and Satellites. In addition to major bluegrass and folk festivals, they began showing up at Coachella, Bumbershoot, and Lollapalooza. The darker-toned Wild Animals bettered its studio predecessor on the album charts, reaching number 29. Their latest album, Life Is Good On The Open Road (May 2018), was described as "among [their] best efforts yet" by Glide Magazine.


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Light Horse Harry

2/28/2019 7:00pm

$5 · 6:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Playing up-beat Americana, Light Horse Harry has elements of classic rock, bluegrass and punk that sneak into their sound, yet Americana just seems a little too simple of a word. The music takes more risks than Americana, and those risks pay off. 

La Dame Blanche

Roots and Wires

Flute and Flow from Havana, Cuba

3/2/2019 7:00pm

$15 · 6:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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With her explosive mix of hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, the Cuban singer, flautist and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche delivers a powerful and compelling sound which summons the spirits.

Before unfurling her costume Yaite has travelled a long and sometimes hard road. Everything starts in Cuba where she was born, in the heart of an awe inspiring musical cauldron on which reigns the figure of her father, Jesus “Aguaje” Ramos, an exceptional trombonist who is also the artistic director of the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club. Family parties are gatherings of extraordinary musicians, the cream of Cuban music, to the sounds of thousands of songs and drums.

Today, she presents "Bajo El Mismo Cielo" her new album, produced by Marc Babylotion Damblé, French Beat Maker/Sound Engineer.

Joining this great party, this flamboyant and orgiastic round, is a slew of distinguished guests: Celso Piña and Serko Fu (Mexico), Manteiga from BATUK (South Africa), Rincon Sapiência (Brazil), Sergio Aguilera (Spain), ... The tracks of Bajo El Mismo Cielo are rich in social meaning and claim their roots in the traditions of urban music.

Jazz On Tap

Taos Jazz Beboop

Pete Amahl Quartet, featuring Alex Murzyn

Mimosa Brunch

3/3/2019 1:00pm

FREE · 12:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Pete Amahl Quartet, featuring Alex Murzyn, tenor saxophonist. 
 

Taos Jazz Bebop Society presents the second in their “Jazz on Tap” FREE concert series featuring New Mexico Jazz Heroes. The music is free, and there’s a Special Mimosa Brunch on the menu. 

Now living in Santa Fe, saxophonist Alex Murzyn spent thirty years in the San Francisco music scene. His music stems from traditional and contemporary jazz, soul, rock, funk, and latin. As a performer, he has appeared as a sideman with many accomplished artists such as Huey Lewis and the News, The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Bobby Hutcherson, Tommy Igoe, Delfayo Marsallis, The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, Arturo Sandoval, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, Tito Puente, Sheila E, Rebecca Mauleon,  Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Clark and more.

Willie Green Project

A group of fine young jazz players out of New Orleans - the next generation of modern jazz musicians from one of the music capitals of the world.

3/6/2019 7:00pm

FREE · 6:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Willie Green Project
 
Willie Green Project is a modern jazz group from New Orleans, LA. Made up of some of the city's most promising young talent, the band represents the next generation of great jazz musicians emerging from the birthplace of the genre. Bandleader Willie Green is a spiritual musician and composer based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Originally hailing from LaPlace, Willie developed an interest in drums early in his childhood by playing gospel music in his dad’s church.  It was there that his spiritual sensibility was born, and he has continued to infuse that spirituality into his performances and compositions ever since. In 2011, Willie moved to New Orleans to attend Loyola University.  During his college years, he was able to study with some of New Orleans’ premiere drummers, including jazz legend Herlin Riley.  In his junior year at Loyola, Willie became the drummer for Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra. Since he graduated university in 2015, Willie has had the opportunity to play with New Orleans’ most promising up-and-comers and local legends alike, including Ellis Marsalis, Roderick Paulin, Gregory Agid, Betty Shirley, Michael Watson, Roger Lewis, and more.  He has played major festivals both at home and across the world, including Manchester Jazz Festival in UK, Mid Atlantic Jazz Fest, French Quarter Festival, and New Orleans’ world-renowned Jazz Fest. The Willie Green Project's debut album is set for release in mid-October.
 
Willie hopes to continue spreading his message of peace through his music, and hopes to play with as many musicians as possible throughout his career.
 
 
 
 

Trout Fishing in America

3/8/2019 8:00pm

$10 · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Trout Fishing in America is an eclectic folk/rock band perhaps best known for family/children's music. Songs like “My Hair Had a Party Last Night,” “18 Wheels on a Big Rig,” and “When I Was a Dinosaur” have earned them a place in the hearts of kids and parents everywhere. Besides their quirky and memorable kids performances, Trout has electrified festivals and performing arts centers across North America with their deep catalogue of "adult" songs.

Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet, the musicians of Trout Fishing in America, met in Houston over forty years ago and have been writing songs and playing music together ever since. Their music has won multiple Parents’ Choice and Indie awards and their songwriting workshops have been described as "life changing."

The Brevet

3/14/2019 7:00pm

$7 Advance · 6:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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One listen and it’s immediately clear that The Brevet have undergone a dramaticevolution on their explosive, ambitious new album, LEGS. Synthesizing the raucous energy of their live show with sonic precision of their extensive studio history, thecollection is the California five-piece’s most deeply personal and lyrically sophisticated yet, tackling perception and identity in the digital age with both subtle nuance and blunt force. The songs remain as cinematic as ever, full of rousing choruses and sing-along hooks, but they carry more weight here, propelled inexorably forward by thunderous percussion and blazing electric guitars that blend rock and roll snarl with R&B swagger.

 

The Brevet’s roots stretch back to college, when frontman Aric Chase Damm first began writing scores for student films and discovered he had a knack for crafting the kind of evocative music that yields unforgettable on-screen moments. Those early songs led to a licensing deal, and tracks from the band’s two independent albums (2013’s Battle of the Heart and 2017’s American Novel) would go on to be featured in a wide variety of films and television shows in addition to racking up more than nine.million streams on Spotify. With all of The Brevet’s success on-screen and online, the group—Damm, drummer David Aguiar, guitarist John Kingsley, and bassist Julian Johnson—was more than ready to get out of the studio and onto the stage. Over the course of the last year, they hit the road for the most intense touring of their career, performing a slew of headline shows alongside support dates with Magic Giant and festival appearances from BottleRock to Firefly.

 

Recorded at the band’s own studio in their native Orange County, California, LEGS insists on a relentless optimism, a defiant belief in the power of positivity in the face of darkness and doubt. The album’s title actually stands for “Like Every Great Story,” and the record indeed contains all the elements of any memorable tale: struggle and success, tension and release, conflict and resolution. Every great story has a hero, after all, and heroes never give up, even when the going gets tough. That’s what The Brevet is all about.

The Lil Smokies

A unique blend of excellent songwriting, bluegrass roots and the sheer raw energy of a rock band. The Lil Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving behind melodies you'll be singing to yourself for days.

3/22/2019 8:00pm

$10 · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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When people see The Lil Smokies setting up their acoustic instruments, they’re often unprepared for the electric energy they generate. The band captures that same dynamic presence on their most recent album, Changing Shades, delivering their exceptional songwriting and bluegrass roots with the punch of a rock band.

The first incarnation of The Lil Smokies got together in Missoula, Montana, during the winter of 2009. Through the years, the band transformed and settled into the current lineup – Scott Parker on bass; Jake Simpson on fiddle; Matt Rieger on guitar; Matt Cornette on banjo and Dunnigan on dobro. Previously, the band has won the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Band competition and took home the 2016 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year award. They’ve also wowed fans at the High Sierra, FreshGrass, Telluride Bluegrass, Grey Fox, Del Fest, Floyd Fest and String Summit festivals, to name a few.

 

Carvin Jones Band

3/23/2019 8:00pm

$15 · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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CARVIN JONES BAND

 

Carvin Jones, "The King of the Strings" was voted one of the 50 greatest blues guitarists of all-time by Guitarist Magazine.

"Carvin Jones is a young cat out of Phoenix who I think is the next up-and-coming blues player" - Eric Clapton 

"Carvin Jones is one of the brightest young stars on the blues scene today" - Albert Collins 

"The New King of Strings is Carvin Jones" - Buddy Miles

"'....one of the best blues guitarists in the world..." - London Surrey News

Carvin Jones is an explosive blues guitarist and vocalist who has played in 37 countries on 3 continents and has been well received by critics and fans alike. Carvin currently averages around 330 live performances a year.

In the Summer of 2018 Carvin Jones completed his first ever American Hard Rock Cafe Tour - performing exclusive dates at Hard Rock Cafes in Boston, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Denver, Seattle, Indianapolis, Tampa, Phoenix, and Anchorage. Carvin is currently in negotiations for many more locations in the USA, Canada, and Europe!

2017/ 2018 continue to be very busy years for Carvin. He toured the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Portugal, and Italy.

Carvin's newest LP, "What a Good Day" was released on December 27, 2017. This album is a limited release of 11 tracks that he performed on select tour dates in Phoenix, AZ, Chicago, IL, Belgrade, Serbia, Paris, France, Moscow, Russia, Iceland, Helsinki, Finland, Montreal, Canada, Reykjavik, Iceland and Rome, Italy. 

Select tracks will also be featured on the upcoming television drama series 'Scrutiny', which features Carvin's debut acting role! 

From 2013-2016 Carvin perfromed at several major blues and music festivals including Cerdanyola Blues Festival (Barcelona, Spain), Grollo Intl Blues Fest (Grollo, Netherlands), Otwock Blues festival (Warsaw, Poland), International Jazz Festival (Kraljevo, Serbia), Con Alma de Blues Festival (Buenos Aires Argentina), Sisak Blues Festival (Sisak, Croatia) and In Wires Festival (Uzice, Serbia). In September 2016 he appeared on the late night show Radio 3 on RTVE National Television in Spain which drew 20 million viewers. On June 23, 2016 he performed his biggest show to date in Valladolid, Spain. 60,000 were in attendance for Carvin's 50th Birthday show. 

Carvin has an over 25 year history of success worldwide. He has released 12 LP's - Hot As Hell, Live in London, Live at Joe's Grotto, Unleashed, Live in Hamburg, Live in Rome, Live in Spain Vol 1 & 2, I'm What You Need (2006), The Carvinator (2008), Victory is Mine (2014), and What A Good Day (2017). He has performed countless festivals, made numerous televison appearances and has received praise and recognition from some of the top artists in the blues world. He has pleased music fans worldwide with his high energy show and electrifying guitar style. He has shared the stage and toured with legends including BB King, Santana, Jeff Beck, Albert King, Albert Collins, The Animals, REO Speedwagon, Jimmy Vaughan, Double Trouble and many more. Carvin himself has performed with Joe Cocker and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Carvin even played in Iraq and Kuwait in 2011. 

Carvin Jones was born in Lufkin, Texas. His remarkable energy, showmanship and guitar ability have made him a favorite of music fans and fellow musicians alike all over the world. At a very young age, he was seduced by the blues by listening to BB King records his grandfather constantly played in the house and started playing guitar himself by age 11. He escaped a rough neighborhood by dedicating his time to his guitar and by age 19 had moved to Arizona to start his music career. In January 2001, Guitarist Magazine named Carvin Jones "one of the top 50 blues guitarists of all time!" Carvin Endorses Fender Guitars and A

 

Bob Schneider

Schneider has won more Austin Music Awards than any other musician, including Best Songwriter, Best Musician, and Best Male Vocals, rounding in at 54 total awards to date

4/20/2019 8:00pm

FREE · 7:00pm · All Ages / Bar with ID
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Tickets are $23 in advance, $25 day of show (including all service charges). They are also available by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.

Tickets will go on sale only to AMP members on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Click here for info on AMP Membership.

Regular on-sale is Friday, Nov. 23 at 10 AM.

Despite receiving little national press or major label support, Bob Schneider has managed to become one of the biggest acts in Austin, if not in Texas. His fans, who often discover him from being brought to his shows by their friends, are fiercely loyal. Many have attended dozens or even hundreds of shows. Thanks to these fans, Schneider has won more Austin Music Awards than any other musician, including Best Songwriter, Best Musician, and Best Male Vocals, rounding in at 54 total awards to date.

In retrospect, it appears inevitable that Bob Schneider would become an artist. He was born in Michigan and raised in Germany, where his father pursued a career as a professional opera singer. As a boy, Schneider studied piano and guitar, often performing at family parties and backing his father on drums at nightclubs throughout his youth in Germany and Texas. He went on to study art—his other primary passion and avocation—at the University of Texas El Paso, before moving to Austin and establishing himself as a musician. He performs relentlessly, creates new music compulsively, writes poetry, and regularly shows his visual art in galleries around Austin.

With his latest album, ​Blood and Bones​, Schneider further cements his reputation as one of the most versatile, inventive, and engaging songwriters working today. Blood and Bones​ captures Schneider at a unique, and distinct, place. "Most of the songs are about this phase of my life," he admits. "I'm re-married, I have a 2-year-old baby daughter who was born over two months premature because my wife had life threatening preeclampsia. So dealing with that traumatic event while getting older and looking at death in a realistic, matter of fact way, experiencing the most joy I've ever experienced along with feelings of utter despondency in a way that would have been impossible to experience earlier in my life, all comes out in the songs."


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