The 2016 Las Cruces Country Music Festival will be this Thursday, April 29 – May 1st and it’s going to be a great weekend of awesome shows.

The festival starts Friday afternoon and goes all the way into Sunday for brunch and fun activities. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Visit Las Cruces located at 211 N. Water St. or online at lccountryfest.com. There are several ticket options that can cater to your involvement in the festival  You can purchase a day pass for only $25 per person per day in advance or $30 at the gate. A two-day festival pass is $45 in advance or $50 at the gate.

The schedule of events will go as follows:

Thursday, April 28th

VIP Party, location and time TBD
Friday, April 29th

10:00 AM Rodeo- NMSU campus

5:00 PM NMSU Rodeo- NMSU campus

5:00 PM Country Music Festival gates open and music starts on the second stage

6:30PM Aaron Watson on main stage

8:00 PM Lee Ann Womack on the New Mexico True Main Stage

10 PM Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on New Mexico True Main Stage

11:00 PM Official CMF after party location TBD

Saturday, April 30th

8:30 AM Farmers & Crafts Market

10:00 AM Rodeo - NMSU campus

4:00 PM Country Music Festival gates open and music starts on the second stage

6:00 PM Rick Trevino on the New Mexico True Main Stage

8:00 PM Cam on the New Mexico True Main Stage

9:50 PM David Nail on the New Mexico True Main Stage

11:00 PM Official CMF after party location TBD
Sunday, May 1st

10:00 AM - Country Breakfast at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum - Featuring a western

wear fashion show and acoustic performances by some of our festival artists.

1:30 PM Rodeo NMSU campus