|courtesy mumford & sons website|
What an exciting day for our tiny town of Taos! The biggest musical event ever held here started this afternoon. Mumford and Sons is playing as part of their “Summer Stampede Tour.” 8000 people will attend and only 600 are from Taos County. That means 7400 tourists, plus the usual couple thousand for a summer weekend! Taos' population is only 5200 so we could have triple the usual number of people. The town has been planning for this unexpected event (we were just added to the tour in April) for months. The stage alone is the largest ever in Northern New Mexico.
|mumford & sons stage (photo taos solar music festival)|
Happily I am one of the local 600 attending the concert! I cannot wait. The concert starts at 7:00 pm with two opening acts, Michael Kiwanuka and Mystery Jets. I will post again tomorrow with a recap of the actual event and some thoughts regarding Taos' reaction to such a huge event. OK...off to Kit Carson Park for Mumford & Sons.
June 6, 2013
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