LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - The seventh annual Las Cruces Country Music Festival takes place this weekend at the Hadley Sports Complex for the second year in a row.
The festival kicked off Friday evening with headliners Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy, Casey Donahew, and Las Cruces's very own Frank Ray on the main stage.
On Saturday, the festivities continue with country stars Gretchen Wilson, Ronnie Milsap and Jessie G. Gates open at 4 p.m.
On Sunday, the festival will feature regional artists, as well as a performance by the first female artist to perform with mariachis on the Grand Ole Opry, Stephanie Urbina Jones and the Honky Tonk Mariachis. Gates open at 11 a.m.
Tickets are on sale online at www.LasCrucesCountryMusic.com. Single day passes for Friday or Saturday are $45, Sunday single-day passes cost $10, and weekend passes are $90. Kids 12-years old and younger get in free with general admission.