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New Mexico's Only Ukelele Festival - Las Cruces UkeFest 2024 at NMSU May 17-19

photo by Emily Guerra - KRWG
Cheryl Fallstead and Bob Hull - Las Cruces Ukes Board Members at KRWG studios

Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, Bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Las Cruces Ukes Board Members, “Kahuna Grande” Cheryl Fallstead, and “Chief Musical Officer” Bob Hull, about the Las Cruces UkeFest 2024 – “A Spectrum of Ukeles” at New Mexico State University. They start on Friday, May 17th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the Las Cruces UkeFest Concert at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe St., Las Cruces, NM 88003. The workshops will be held Saturday, May 18th and Sunday May 19th at NMSU’s Corbett Center Student Union, International Mall. Featured performers are Neal Chin, Steven Espaniola, Casey MacGill, and Danielle Ate the Sandwich. This is a family-friendly event with children 10 and younger admitted FREE. www.lascrucesukefest.com

Emily Guerra is the award-winning host of "Fiesta!", KRWG-FM's bilingual Latin music program, which airs weeknights from 7pm to 9pm. She also produces PUENTES, a feature that airs during our KRWG-FM newscasts and most Saturdays at 5pm on "KRWG News This Week."