Pat Reyes and Luna Upfront

Dance band

Born and raised in Uvalde, Texas, Pat Reyes has been captivating audiences in the Albuquerque area for nearly two decades. In 2010, Pat formed Luna Upfront, a band that quickly gained recognition for their exceptional talent and ability to secure coveted venues and events.

A pivotal moment occurred in 2018 when Joe Sena joined Luna Upfront, injecting a fresh and dynamic energy that transformed the band into the versatile powerhouse it is today. Joe's extensive experience performing with renowned acts like Jagg, Michael Rascon, Shape Shifter, and Killingracy, as well as his impromptu performances with Gonzalo and Austin Van, brought a new direction and excitement to Luna Upfront.

In 2021, Luna Upfront welcomed the arrival of Brandon Krawic, previously a member of the highly acclaimed band Grupo Melodia. Hailing from the New Mexican music scene and boasting awards from the New Mexico Music Association, Brandon's passion and expertise in New Mexican music perfectly complemented Luna Upfront's repertoire of dance tunes, solidifying their reputation as a diverse and captivating ensemble.

The most recent addition to Luna Upfront is Alex Robnet, a prodigious fiddle and violin player. Graduating from the prestigious University of New Mexico as a music major, Alex's mastery of the viola and her exceptional technique on the fiddle have elevated Luna Upfront's sound to new heights. Her addition to the band has brought an expansive dimension, adding depth and richness to their performances.

Together, Pat Reyes, Joe Sena, Brandon Krawic, and Alex Robnet form the extraordinary musical collective known as Luna Upfront. With their unmatched talent, diverse repertoire, and unwavering passion, Luna Upfront continues to captivate audiences and solidify their place as a force to be reckoned with in the vibrant Albuquerque music scene.                            


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Truly an amazing band!” - Matthew H.

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