There are plenty of reasons to be jacked up about what’s on the horizon entertainment-wise in 2015 for our little corner of the desert. Here’s a month-by-month look at some of the big concerts and events that will be going on in and around El Paso this winter and spring.

Note: This is an overview and not meant to be a comprehensive list of every single event in El Paso and Las Cruces. Dates and times are subject to change at the discretion of the event organizers.

JANUARY

Jan. 13 - 14, Chicago The Musical: The longest-running American musical comes to the Plaza Theatre. Tickets + Information

Jan. 17, Sun City on Tap: Craft beer festival and tasting event featuring over 100 brews from America’s best craft breweries at the Southwest University Event Center. Tickets + Information

Jan. 28, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull: The superstar duo brings their co-headlining tour to UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets + Information

Jan 29, A Chocolate Affair: A chocolate wonderland of sweet samples from the area’s best chocolate vendors and live music. Tickets + Information

Jan. 29, Kevin Hart: The superstar actor/comedian returns to El Paso for two shows at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets + Information

Jan. 30, WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania: John Cena, Dean Ambrose, and other WWE superstars and divas invade the Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Tickets + Information

Jan. 30 - 31, Monster X Tour: Car crushing monster trucks Bigfoot, Skeletor and others take over the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets + Information

FEBRUARY

Feb. 7, Tuff Hedeman West Texas Shootout: Former three-time world champion bull rider and El Paso native Tuff Hedeman brings his annual World Championship bull riding event back to the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets + Information

Feb. 12, Engelbert Humperdinck: The music legend with the funny stage name performs at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets + Information

Feb. 13, Gabriel Iglesias: The Fluffy comic in a Hawaiian shirt brings the laughs to UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets + Information

Feb. 14, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan: “El mejor mariachi del mundo” returns to the Plaza Theatre. Tickets + Information

Feb. 21, Jack Hanna’s ‘Into The Wild’ Live: America’s most beloved animal expert brings some of the world’s most spectacular animals to the live stage. Tickets + Information

MARCH

March 6, Brad Paisley: The Country music superstar brings his “Country Nation World Tour” tour to the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces. Tickets + Information

March 6, Rick Springfield: Stripped Down: The former “General Hospital” star will treat fans to an "intimate solo performance with music and storytelling,” including an "interactive Q&A" at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets + Information

March 18 - 22, Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Varekai’: Cirque du Soleil's latest arena touring production makes a stop at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets + Information

APRIL

April 17, That ‘70s Party: Break out your groovy threads and platform shoes and take a step back in time with live music and live djs to boogie down to. Be there or be square. Tickets + Information TBD

April 24-26, Las Cruces Country Music Festival: Kenny Rogers headlines this year. Tickets + Information

MAY

May 20 - 31, ‘Wicked’: Broadway’s biggest blockbuster returns for a two-week run at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets + Information

May 22 - May 24, Neon Desert Festival: More than 30 artists on several stages performing a variety of music featured, as well as other entertainment, food and exhibits. Tickets + Information

May 23 - 25, 30th Annual Balloonfest: Featured hot air balloons Darth Vader and Master Yoda plus live music from Volbeat, Anthrax, All That Remains, and Gin Blossoms. Tickets + Information