This week, Cool Canyon Nights at the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater joins the list of weekly outdoor events that involve eating, drinking, and watching bands jam for free. Here’s a roundup of who’s playing at which free music concert series today through Sunday, May 11, 2014:

Wednesday May 7

Rudolph Free Music Series at the State Line Bar-B-Q – Shows are 21 and older. On the patio from 8 to 10 p.m. This week, Cory Morrow. More Info

Thursday May 8

Cool Canyon Nights - Free concerts in the cool shade of the 1,500-seat McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. Music starts at 6:15 p.m. Concessions, including beer, will be for sale. This week, "American Idol" alumni James Durbin. More Info

Friday May 9

Alfresco! Fridays – Fresh-air performances from local bands playing various genres of music. 6 p.m. No Outside Food or Beverages Allowed. No Pets Allowed. Still downtown, but now on the Convention Center Plaza. This week, Radio la Chusma (latin, reggae). More Info

Friday at the Fire – Live music by local bands set against the ambiance of the Freedom Crossing at Ft. Bliss outdoor fireplace. 6 – 11 p.m. This week, Mainstreet (rock)

Saturday May 10

The Fountains at Farah Sunset Sounds – Local and regional band perform in The Promenade at the Fountains for “sunset’ shoppers,” weather permitting, from 7pm to 9pm. Blankets and lawn chair encouraged, food and beverages available. This week, Radio La Chusma. More Info

Sunday May 11

Zin Valle Vineyards – Pack a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of free wine tasting and music. 12 Noon to 5 p.m. This week, Julio Ortiz. More Info

Music on the Patio at La Vina Winery – Bring your favorite wine, snack, or pack a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of free live music on the lawn. 1:30pm – 4:30 pm. 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. one mile north of Vinton Road on Highway 28. 575-882-7632