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Address: 9 State Road 150, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-758-5826
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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World Class Live Music Venue & the World's Most Powerful Solar Powered...

World Class Live Music Venue & the World's Most Powerful Solar Powered Radio Station. Full bar and restaurant • Opens at 4PM • Happy Hour 4PM-6PM everyday.

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Awesome little bar/radio station

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Blake M
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Taos, New Mexico
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

KTAOS is beloved amongst locals for great concerts and the radio station. We appreciate so much about them including the Lost in Hound Report, Trash and Treasures, good music, fine DJ's, community service, run by locals for locals and being Solar of course. That said, the bar, floor and kitchen can be so badly managed or short staffed during (indoor)... More 

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Thank Patricia K
La Luz New Mexico
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many special things going on - always call or check the website. Music, TV, friends, drinks, food - this place has it all. Live performances, movies, you name it. KTAOS has it in their sprawling complex!

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Thank Dawn P
Telluride
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This radio station does so much for the community, that I support them by going to events a few times a year. I have to say, the quonset/arched music area is a weird atmosphere. Feel like I'm in a bunker. The crowd, the food, and the convivial atmosphere almost make up for it. But...maybe we should launch a fundraiser to... More 

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Thank Laxmiqueen1
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

While in Taos, we decided to check out KTAOS. We had looked on their website prior to departing for New Mexico, and it did not appear that they were having any live music on either of the days we would be in Taos. However, when we stopped in (around 4pm), the bartender mentioned that there would be a free performance... More 

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Thank mompeef
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great place to go grab some drinks & enjoy some good music. Live music almost every week ranging from reggae to rock. Incredible views of the Taos mountains, not to mention the glorious sunsets! Staff extremely courteous & attentive. Not to mention that you can see through the glass windows into the solar powered radio stations! Great place to bring... More 

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1 Thank katie s
Grover Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the greatest place ever! Live music events, the radio station, bar and food with both indoor and outdoor seating, great food and friendly staff. I was here for Holiday parties and had a blast! It's right down the hill from the ski resort too!

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1 Thank energyinkarts
Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have reviewed the Solar Center before and gave it a very positive review. Tonight, however, my opinion changed. We attended an concert event, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and this review is not meant to disparage the orchestra. They were fabulous. The musicianship and the harmonies, unequaled. It was the management of the event that was a real disappointment. We... More 

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4 Thank Artemis112013
Colorado USA
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129 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place didn't interest me at all. A bar and not much more. They advertise some but nothing much to attract me again.

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1 Thank rtfax
Illinois
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We listened to KTAO on 101.9 for an hour on our way into and out of Taos, as well as during our visit in town. We drove out to the radio station to see it broadcast in the glass booth in the restaurant, as well as spend some money on food there to give it some support. The solar panel... More 

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Thank ER05
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some really cool acts come through. I also enjoy the food, and the big patio out back. Stop by grab a beer and burger, and relax and take in... More 

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1 Thank Blake M

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