Southwest Roots Music

Mailing Address: PO Box 29600, Santa Fe, NM 87592
County of Location: Santa Fe
Phone: (505) 473-5723
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities, B- Education
Mission Statement:

Dedicated to increasing awareness of New Mexico as a center for music, to promoting traditional music through educational programs and live performances by local and internationally renowned artists.

Primary Programs:

In addition to an annual schedule of approximately 20 blues, folk, Cajun, zydeco, reggae, alt-country, world music and roots rock performances and educational programs, SWRM organizes the Thirsty Ear Festival, widely considered the state's premier roots music event.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Michael Koster

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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