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Music listings: Assorted performances and series 

Black Rose Acoustic Society
12530 Black Forest Road, 633-3660, blackroseacoustic.org

Songwriters' Jam, Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Special concert with New West, Aug. 31, 7 p.m.

Open stage with various performers, Sept. 14 and 28, 7 p.m.; Oct. 12 and 26, 7 p.m.

Benet Hill Center Events, 2577 N. Chelton Road

Open Stage, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

Thursday Night Acoustic Jams, every Thursday, 7 p.m.

Saturday Morning Kids' Acoustic Jams, Sept. 8 and Oct. 13, 10 a.m.

Teen Acoustic Jams, Sept. 22 and Oct. 27, 10 a.m.

Borders Bookstore at Southgate
2120 Southgate Road, 632-6611, bordersstores.com

Mark Olson, of The Jayhawks, performance and CD signing of The Salvation Blues, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Colorado College Music Department
Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache la Poudre St., 389-6606, coloradocollege.edu

Mbera African Music, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Colcannon, Celtic folk tunes, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Cabaret by William Bolcom and Joan Morris, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.

The Music of William Bolcom, performed by CC faculty, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.

CC Choir at Shove Chapel, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Colorado Springs Conservatory
1430 N. Hancock Ave., 577-4556, coloradospringsconservatory.org

All High School Battle of the Bands, Sept. 7, 6 p.m.

CSC Student Garage Sale, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday Musicale, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.

Colorado Springs Philharmonic
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW (7469), ticketswest.com, csphilharmonic.org

The Battleship Potemkin: A Symphonic Cinema Spectacular, Sept. 15, 8 p.m.

Classical: Ode to Joy, Sept. 29-30

Pops: Best of the West with the Colorado Wranglers, Oct. 13, 8 p.m.

Classical: Beloved Brahms Concerto with Norman Krieger, Oct. 20-21

Halloween Spooktacular concert and costume contest, Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.

Symphonie Fantastique, Nov. 17-18

The Nutcracker, Nov. 23-25

Rocky Mountain Music Alliance Concert Series
Forestgate Presbyterian Church, 970 Northgate Road, 484-0192, rmmaonline.org

Presenting saxophone player James Houlik, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

Thursday Night Recital Series 2007
The Colorado Springs School Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave., 475-9747, css.org

Amy Sue Hardy Sings Songs of the Prohibition and Depression Eras joined by a trio, featuring pianist Ken Miller, Nov. 1

Young Concerts Artists second annual French Horn Competition
Pulpit Rock Church, 301 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 473-8152, yca-cs.org.

Competition open to music students under 22, Sept. 8, 10 a.m.

Classical and choral groups

Air Force Band of the Rockies
556-9916

America the Beautiful Barbershop Chorus
576-9153

Chamber Orchestra of the Springs
633-3649, chamberorchestraofthesprings.org

Pipes and Pageantry with Carol Wilson and Paul Romero, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., and Nov. 11, 3 p.m.

Colorado Chamber Players
303/355-2224, coloradochamberplayers.org

Spooktacular Strings, Oct. 21, 2:30; Oct. 28, 1:30 a.m. and Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.

Colorado Springs Children's Chorale
633-3562, kidssing.org

Colorado Springs Chorale
634-3737, cschorale.org

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony
633-3901, csysa.com

Fall concert, Oct. 28, 3 p.m.

Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble
577-4192, cvae.org

The Eternal Feminine: Nine Centuries of Music by Women, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, and Oct. 14, 4 p.m. at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts

Gateways, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. in Shove Chapel at Colorado College

First Christian Church Concert Series
633-8888, firstchristiancos.org

Herbert Beattie, Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m.

John Friesen, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Amuse Early Instrument Ensemble, Oct. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Little London Winds
592-9683, littlelondonwinds.org

Pikes Peak Theatre Organ Society
473-2010, theaterorgans.com/ppatos

Pikes Peak Young Composers
593-1831, pikespeakyoungcomposers.org

Opera Theatre of the Rockies
570-1950, operatheatreoftherockies.org

Soli Deo Gloria Choir
Benet Hill Monastery, 2555 N. Chelton Road, 262-0614, solideogloriacs.org

Sonora Chamber Ensemble
339-9631

Performing at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sept. 9, 3 p.m.

Velvet Hills Chorus / Sweet Adeline's International
630-2525, velvethills.org

Festivals

Jazz Aspen Snowmass
Aspen. Featuring Joss Stone, The Allman Brothers Band, Nickel Creek and more. Aug. 31 through Sept. 3, 970/920-4996, jazzaspen.org

13th annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival
Telluride. Featuring Robert Randolph & The Family Band, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, The Black Crowes and more. Sept. 14-16, 866/515-6166, tellurideblues.com

Other music organizations

Colorado Springs Guitar Society
coloradospringsguitarsociety.org

Pikes Peak Blues Community
685-1861 ext. 42, pikespeakblues.org

Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society
685-9451, ppjass.org

Western Jubilee
800/707-2353, westernjubilee.com

Popular music
This is not a complete list of venues that host live music in the city, but it covers the most active and popular spots. For weekly listings, visit our Playing Around section at csindy.com. Unless otherwise noted, assume that these spots promote a mix of both original and cover bands, occasional national touring acts, DJs and most every popular music style. Most places offer eclectic music.

Adam's Mountain Caf
934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1430

Ancient Mariner
962 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-5503

Antlers Hilton
4 S. Cascade Ave., 955-5600, antlers.com

Benet Hill Center
2577 N. Chelton Road, 633-0655, benethillmonastery.org

Benny's
517 W. Colorado Ave., 634-9309

Black Rose Acoustic Society
At Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Road, 633-3660, blackroseacoustic.org

The Black Sheep
2106 E. Platte Ave., 227-7625, www.myspace.com/blacksheep

Bloom's Mill Hill
1668 S. 21st St., 632-6932

Boulder Street Coffee Roasters
332 N. Tejon St., 577-4291

Caf El Paso
3840 N. Nevada Ave., 634-3940

Caf Zajj
123 N. Main St., Pueblo, 719/545-0499

Casa Diego's
1455 Cipriani Loop, Monument, 488-6956

Cedars Cigars & Jazz Club
3125 Sinton Road, 578-5744

Coffee and Tea Zone
25 N. Tejon St., 632-3887

Crystola Bar & Grill
20918 U.S. Hwy. 24, Crystola, 687-7879

DJ's Bar and Grill
1110 E. Fillmore St., 473-2425, djsbarandgrill.com

Diamond Deb's
919 Arcturus Drive, 475-1077

theElement
1626 S. Tejon St., 640-6912, myspace.com/theelementmusic

Fox and Hound Pub & Grille
3101 New Center Point Drive, 570-0500, fhrg.com

Frankie's
945 N. Powers Blvd., 574-4881, frankiesbargrill.com

Frankie's Too
7376 McLaughlin Road, Falcon, 495-8707, frankiestoo.com

Front Range Barbeque
2330 W. Colorado Ave., 632-2596

Hide Out Lounge
6437 Omaha Blvd., 596-9771

Iron Horse Cantina
4325 N. Nevada Ave., 260-9309, myspace.com/ironhorsecantina

It's a Grind Coffee House
3236 Centennial Blvd., 635-2411

Jack Quinn's
21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766, jackquinnsirishpub.com

Jimbo's Take 2
2427 N. Union Blvd., 597-0238, jimbostake2.com

Jose Muldoon's
222 N. Tejon St., 636-2311, josemuldoons.com

Kelly O'Brian's
239 N. Academy Blvd., 573-1976, myspace.com/kellyobrians

Kinfolks
950 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-4433, kinfolksmanitou.com

Laura Belle's
734 N. 19th St., 630-7600

McCabe's Tavern
520 S. Tejon St., 633-3300, mccabestavern.com

Meadow Muffins
2432 W. Colorado Ave., 633-0583, meadowmuffins.com

Murray Street Darts
609 N. Murray St., 573-0467

Navajo Hogan Roadhouse
2817 N. Nevada Ave., 632-5490, navajohoganroadhouse.com

Nosh
121 S. Tejon St., 635-6674, nosh121.com

Oscar's Tejon Street
333 S. Tejon St., 471-8070, oscarstejonstreet.com

Pine Gables Tavern
10530 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls, 684-2555

Rico's at Poor Richard's
320 N. Tejon St., 630-7723, poorrichardswebsite.com

Ritz Grill
15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484, ritzgrill.com

Rocket Room
230 Pueblo Ave., 447-4990

Rum Bay
20 N. Tejon St., 634-3522, csnightclubs.com/rumbay

Sharky's Bar & Grill
5910 Omaha Blvd., 638-1180

Shuga's
702 S. Cascade Ave., 328-1412, shugas.com

SilverWood Hotel
505 Popes Bluff Trail, 598-0726

Sodo
527 S. Tejon St., 314-0420

Southside Johnny's
528 S. Tejon St., 444-8487, southsidejohnnys.biz

Spirit Keeper
11627 Black Forest Road, 495-3189

Stagecoach Inn
702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400, stagecoachinn.com

Thirsty Parrot
32 S. Tejon St., 884-1094, thirstyparrot.net

Thirsty's Tavern
2028 Sheldon Ave., 444-8515

Thunder & Buttons II
2415 W. Colorado Ave., 447-9888

Time Out Sports Lounge
3721 Drennan Road, 390-7257

Tony's
311 N. Tejon St., 228-6566

Townhouse Lounge
907 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1085, thetownhouselounge.com=

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts
304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475, trilakesarts.org

The Triple Nickel Tavern
26 S. Wahsatch Ave., 477-9555, myspace.com/555nickel

Underground
110 N. Nevada Ave., 578-7771, undergroundbars.com

Union Station
2419 N. Union Blvd., 227-7168, unionstationrocks.com

Ute Inn
204 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-1465

Ute Pass Cultural Center
210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-5284, utepassculturalcenter.itgo.com

Walkabout Pub
1919 E. Boulder St., 471-1188

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