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.
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
America the Beautiful Barbershop Chorus
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs
Pipes and Pageantry with Carol Wilson and Paul Romero, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., and Nov. 11, 3 p.m.
Colorado Chamber Players
Spooktacular Strings, Oct. 21, 2:30; Oct. 28, 1:30 a.m. and Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.
Colorado Springs Children's Chorale
Colorado Springs Chorale
Colorado Springs Youth Symphony
Fall concert, Oct. 28, 3 p.m.
Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble
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
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
Pikes Peak Theatre Organ Society
Pikes Peak Young Composers
Opera Theatre of the Rockies
Soli Deo Gloria Choir
Benet Hill Monastery, 2555 N. Chelton Road, 262-0614, solideogloriacs.org
Sonora Chamber Ensemble
Performing at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sept. 9, 3 p.m.
Velvet Hills Chorus / Sweet Adeline's International
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
Pikes Peak Blues Community
685-1861 ext. 42, pikespeakblues.org
Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society
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
962 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-5503
4 S. Cascade Ave., 955-5600, antlers.com
Benet Hill Center
2577 N. Chelton Road, 633-0655, benethillmonastery.org
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
123 N. Main St., Pueblo, 719/545-0499
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
919 Arcturus Drive, 475-1077
1626 S. Tejon St., 640-6912, myspace.com/theelementmusic
Fox and Hound Pub & Grille
3101 New Center Point Drive, 570-0500, fhrg.com
945 N. Powers Blvd., 574-4881, frankiesbargrill.com
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
21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766, jackquinnsirishpub.com
Jimbo's Take 2
2427 N. Union Blvd., 597-0238, jimbostake2.com
222 N. Tejon St., 636-2311, josemuldoons.com
239 N. Academy Blvd., 573-1976, myspace.com/kellyobrians
950 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-4433, kinfolksmanitou.com
734 N. 19th St., 630-7600
520 S. Tejon St., 633-3300, mccabestavern.com
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
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
15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484, ritzgrill.com
230 Pueblo Ave., 447-4990
20 N. Tejon St., 634-3522, csnightclubs.com/rumbay
Sharky's Bar & Grill
5910 Omaha Blvd., 638-1180
702 S. Cascade Ave., 328-1412, shugas.com
505 Popes Bluff Trail, 598-0726
527 S. Tejon St., 314-0420
528 S. Tejon St., 444-8487, southsidejohnnys.biz
11627 Black Forest Road, 495-3189
702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400, stagecoachinn.com
32 S. Tejon St., 884-1094, thirstyparrot.net
2028 Sheldon Ave., 444-8515
Thunder & Buttons II
2415 W. Colorado Ave., 447-9888
Time Out Sports Lounge
3721 Drennan Road, 390-7257
311 N. Tejon St., 228-6566
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
110 N. Nevada Ave., 578-7771, undergroundbars.com
2419 N. Union Blvd., 227-7168, unionstationrocks.com
204 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-1465
Ute Pass Cultural Center
210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, 687-5284, utepassculturalcenter.itgo.com
1919 E. Boulder St., 471-1188
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