Hard Road Trio Stands To Win Big In New Mexico Music Awards

Image635035237296945953The Hard Road Trio has been nominated for five New Mexico Music Awards.

Based on their latest album, Monticello, The Hard Road Trio is being recognized as finalists in 5 categories:


    1. Folk/ Bluegrass:  "Family Secrets"
    2. Singer/Songwriter:  "Break Free"
    3. Instrumental:  "2:00 Moon"
    4. Arrangement: "Tommy Chief"
    5. Album Design: Monticello (Ronnie Garver, graphic designer)

Awards will be presented May 19 at the Sandia Resort in Albuquerque, NM.

The Hard Road Trio generated their original blend of Americana and Bluegrass music from the wide-open spaces of New Mexico. Mandolinist Steve Smith, guitarist/vocalist Chris Sanders and bassist Anne Luna are three songwriters and instrumentalists who have found their collective voice in the beauty of the Southwest. They just returned from a tour through the South up to Virginia gaining new fans with their entertaining shows. They also took the time to tour Jamestown and Jefferson's home Monticello. Catch them this summer in the West at:

  • May 10  Pecos Flavors Winery, Roswell, NM
  • May 11  Art Walk, Truth or Consequences, NM
  • May 12  The Hillsboro Community Center, Hillsboro, NM
  • May 15-19  Ghost Ranch Bluegrass Music Camp, Ghost Ranch, NM
  • May 17  The Black Box Theatre, Las Cruces, NM
  • May 18  Two Rocks and a Hubcap House Concerts, Cerrillos, NM
  • May 24  Private Event, Las Cruces, NM
  • June 28  Black Rose Acoustic Society, Colorado Springs, CO
  • June 29  House Concert, Albuquerque, NM
  • July 12 & 13  The High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Fest, Westcliff, CO  with Bill Evans    
  • July 15-19  Camp Bluegrass, South Plains College, Levelland, TX    Steve teaches Mandolin
  • July 20  KRWG Fundraiser, The Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces, NM  w/ Bill Evans, Nate Lee, Tim May     
  • Aug. 18  Music in the Park, Young Park, Las Cruces, NM
  • Aug. 24 & 25  The Santa Fe Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival, Santa Fe, NM with Bill Evans
  • Aug. 27  The Alan Munde Gazette, The Black Box Theatre, Las Cruces, NM
  • Aug. 30-Sept 1  Mammoth Bluegrass Festival, Mammoth, CA  with Bill Evans
  • AND Steve plays with The Alan Munde Gazette
  • Sept. 3  The Freight and Salvage, Berkelely, CA  with Bill Evans
  • Sept. 15  Pickamania, Silver City, Silver City, NM
  • Oct. 5  Sycamore Creek House Concerts, Austin, TX
  • Oct. 6  House Concert, Wheelock TX
  • Oct. 17 The Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces, NM   with Missy Raines & the New Hip
  • Feb. 28, 2014 Dixie Land Music Park Festival, Waldo, FL

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