If you like to shake your hips to a hot Latin beat, you’ll want to spend Thursday, July 22, at Cool Canyon Nights. El Paso’s own Azucar is the featured act this week at the coolest free music series in town.

This group of talented musicians, singers, composers, and arrangers will have you moving to their signature sound featuring salsa, merengue, and cumbia.

Known and loved for the Latin-infused variety they bring to the stage, Azucar is more than that. The band is very versatile and performs other genres extremely well, including international music and jazz.

Set against the backdrop of the majestic Franklin Mountains inside the McKelligon Amphitheatre, attendance to Cool Canyon Nights is free and seating is on a first-come basis.

But if you want guaranteed seating, you can upgrade to V.I.P. seating. For $15 a person (plus taxes and fees), you get access to the VIP area for tapas and tacos beginning at 6 p.m., plus front-of-the-line access and a guaranteed seat inside of the amphitheater. To lock down seating for this or one of the upcoming shows simply CLICK HERE.

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Gates open at 5:30 p.m. The fun starts at 6 p.m. with live music from Tony Ramirez on the El Paso Community College Patio Stage, and craft beer, cocktails and food trucks in the cool shade of the canyon. Azucar’s performance gets underway at approximately 7:15.

Cool Canyon Nights, 93.1 KISS-FM’s family-friendly summer concert series, will take place every Thursday in the canyon through September 2, weather permitting. All weekly performances feature popular local bands, and are free to see.

Here’s Who is Coming to Cool Canyon Nights In the Coming Weeks

• July 29 - Locomotion
• Aug 5 - Radio La Chusma
• Aug 12 - Tribes
• Aug 19 - Ooh La La
• Aug 26 - Prime 80z Experience
• Sept 2 - Fungi Mungle

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