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Acoustic jams, Benet Hill Center, 2566 N. Chelton Road. Free. Thurs., 7-9 p.m. Sept. 11, beginners jam, Sept. 18, folk oldies.
rock, pop and blues Pikes Peak Blues Summit. Hillside Gardens and Nursery, 1006 South Institute St., Free. Featuring Mike Nelson and the Motel Kings, The Bijou Street Blues Band, Smokin' Joe and the Mighty Burners, The Benders Blues Band, Magic Dave and the New Mules, Lobo Loggins and Blues Train, Blue Suburban, Little Robbie, Anne Kennedy, Kristen Sherwood, Tim Costello, Homeboy Williams, and John-Alex Mason.Sun., Sept. 21, 1- 10p.m. For more, visit www.mightyburners.com/pikespeakblues.html
classical Da Vinci Quartet, Mount St. Francis, 7665 Assisi Heights. $25; proceeds will help those in need to pay for Franciscan Counseling Services. Sunday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m. reception and raffle, 2:30 p.m. concert. Call 598-5486 for directions.
Visiting Artist-in-Resident Concert, Packard Hall at Colorado College, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, free. Gustavo Halley, bass, Sarah Schumann-Halley, mezzo-soprano and Susan Grace, piano. Thurs., Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.
jazz Second Sunday Jazz Affair, Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., 685-5626. Featuring Just in Time with four trombones, guitar, bass and drums. Sun., September 14 - Dwight Shaw Big Band, 2 5 p.m., $3.50 - $7
miscellaneous Tom O'Boyle's Americana II, Colorado Springs School Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave. $5-$12. Sun., Sept. 21, 2-5 p.m. Artistry and flair with America's greatest composers. For more, call 632-8719.
Denver Brass, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. $10-$20. Sun., Sept. 21, 5 7 p.m. A juke box Saturday night performance. For more, call 471-8522 or visit http://email@example.com.
praise music Plugged In: Praise, Word and Worship, Our Lady of the Pines, 11020 Teachout Road, Black Forest. Modern praise music, Eucharistic adoration, reconciliation, and fellowship. All ages. Music led by Faith Infusion.Thurs., Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 599-5826.
music announcements Soli Deo Gloria Choir rehearsal, Bethel Lutheran Church, 4925 Farmindale Dr. This non-auditioned community choir holds rehearsals on Mon. nights. Concerts are Dec. 13 and May 8. First rehearsal Mon., Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. registration, 7-9:30 p.m. rehearsal. For information and music packet reservation, call 574-6417.