West Texas entertainment

Live Music in Alpine

Harry's Tinaja

This locals' watering hole is fun, a little divey and occasionally even boisterous. You're likely to find friendly old-timers hanging out and telling stories till the wee hours, but if not, there's also a pool table…
Theater in El Paso

Abraham Chavez Theatre

The sombrero-shaped Abraham Chavez Theatre hosts most of El Paso’s major performing organizations – including El Paso Symphony Orchestra, Showtime! El Paso and El Paso Opera – as well as touring concerts and plays.
Live Music in Alpine

Railroad Blues

This is the place to go in Alpine for live music and the biggest beer selection in Big Bend country. The club has hosted an impressive list of musicians, and sometimes draws Austin-based bands heading west on tour. …
Baseball in El Paso

El Paso Chihuahuas

The new Southwest University Park stadium (www.southwestuniversitypark.com) downtown is the home of the the El Paso Chihuahuas, one of the best-named baseball teams out there. The Chihuahuas, who started playing in …
Classical Music in El Paso

El Paso Symphony Orchestra

Now approaching its 90th season, the El Paso Symphony is Texas’ longest continuously running symphony orchestra. It performs 12 classical concerts during its season, in different venues, and attracts the younger gen…
Theater in El Paso

Plaza Theatre

This elaborate theater under the stars is all indoors: pinpoint lights replicate celestial bodies, and vines cling to faux Spanish courtyard walls. Also home to a 1071-pipe Wurlitzer organ. Plays, concerts and shows…
Live Performance in El Paso

McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater

The Viva! El Paso musical plays in this scenic outdoor amphitheater on Friday and Saturday nights in June and July. It's located in Franklin Mountains State Park, 7 miles north of downtown.
Performing Arts in El Paso

Showtime! El Paso

Stages five eclectic live shows per season at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. How eclectic? Well, you might see anything from a guitar-playing comedy trio to a classical-music countertenor.
Cinema in El Paso

Alamo Drafthouse

The popular Austin theater chain recently opened in west El Paso in the mixed-use Montecillo development. Come for craft beer, good food and a top-quality movie-viewing experience.
Opera in El Paso

El Paso Opera

Performances at venues large and small around town. Recent productions include The Magic Flute and Hansel and Gretel.