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acoustic, folk & country

Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $7 in advance, $8 at door, 633-1080. Thurs., Sept. 12, 8 p.m.

Jill Cohn, Seattle-based singer-songwriter, with local songwriter and blues guitarist Brian Parsons, at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $4, 268-9951. Fri., Sept. 13, 8:30 p.m.

Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage featuring Mountain Heritage at the Black Rose Community Center. Fri., Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Djate, former Culture lead guitarist, at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $6 in advance, $7 at door, 633-1080. Thurs., Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

Kelly Joe Phelps, blues slide guitarist and vocalist, with special guest, Paul Curreri, at the Steam Plant Theater, Sackett & G Street, Salida. $12. Wed., Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6:30, 719/539-8514 or 877/772-5432.

Lis Harvey playing alternative folk at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Sun., Sept. 22, 8 p.m.

Steve Owen playing neo-country at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Tues., Sept. 24, 8 p.m.

Ann O'Brien, solo acoustic, alternative folk/rock, at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Thurs., Sept. 26, 8:30-10 p.m.

Melissa Swift-Sawyer as Patsy Cline in Cripple Creek's historic Butte Opera House on E. Bennett Ave. Fri.-Sat., Sept. 27- 28, 8 p.m. $20, proceeds benefit the Butte Opera House Foundation. Deadline: Sept. 23. 719/689-2513.

Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage featuring James and Chris Leva at the Black Rose Community Center. Fri., Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.

Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel with Daybreak presented by the Black Rose Acoustic Society at Palmer High School Auditorium. $12, members. $17, nonmembers. 495-9654. Sat., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Guitarist Joseph Brenna with Brian Parsons, at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., $4, 268-9951. Sat., Sept. 28, 8 p.m.

Allette Brooks performing Bay Area acoustic rock at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., $3, 268-9951. Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m.


classical

Da Vinci String Quartet presents a free "Chamber Music Extravaganza," in Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6607. Sun., Sept. 15, 3 p.m.

Fine Arts Chamber Series presented by the United States Air Force Band of the Rockies at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., in the Music Room. Free. Tues., Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. 556-9955.

Colorado Springs Symphony SuperPops Concert Series featuring "Bravo Broadway" on Sept. 27-28, "The Best of Gershwin" on Oct. 25-26, "A Colorado Yuletide Celebration" on Dec. 20-21, Ray Charles on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, PDQ Bach on March 7-8 and Riders in the Sky on April 4-5. Call 520-SHOW for ticket information.


jazz

Fourth annual Pikes Peak Jazz Festival in Woodland Park Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22. Features Changing Times at the kick-off party at the Shining Mountain Golf Club on Friday; $10. Features Latin Crossover, Derry O'Leary Trio, Bobby Montoya Quartet on Sat. afternoon, $15. Features Ken Walker Sextet and Melvin Sparks Quintet on Sat. evening, $25. (Or buy at Saturday pass for $30.) On Sunday a.m., High School All-Star Jazz Ensemble and Falconnaires play for free; on Sunday afternoon, Swing Street Quartet, Sam Most Quartet and the Jimmy McGriff Quartet play for $30. (Or get a weekend pass for $55.) Call 687-5489 or visit www.pikespeakjazzfest.com.

Branford Marsalis at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. $35. Wed., Oct. 9, 9 p.m.


miscellaneous

Annual Kids and Teens Concert presented by the Mountain Acoustic Music Association at the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park. $4 for adults. Under 18, free. 687-6823. Sun., Sept. 15, 6 p.m.

uitarist Nessa Marquez, performing classical, flamenco and original compositions, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Sat., Sept. 21, doors open 6:30 p.m., concert starts 7 p.m. $15 at the door. 303/756-9752.

Gettin' Down Downtown Free Summer Concert Series at Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St. Ends on Wed., Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m. Pearl Street Band.

The worshipGod, Christian pop-rock music featuring Rebecca St. James, at Arnold Hall Theater, USAF Academy. $15-$28, 333-4497. Sat., Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.


musical tributes

Sweet Adelines pay tribute to our nation in song with "A Tribute in Song" at Centennial Hall on the Pike's Peak Center Complex. Tickets, $10 at the door or call 598-2205 or 392-1227. Sat., Sept. 14, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tom O'Boyle's "Americana," a special tribute concert to 9-11 presented by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Tickets on sale at KCME, 1921 N. Weber St. or at the door: $10 adults, $8 PPJASS members, $5 students and children. Sun., Sept. 15, 2 p.m.


reggae

Michael Franti and Spearhead with Tre Hardson from Pharcyde at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. $16. Wed., Oct. 2, 9 p.m.

Boukman Eksperyans with The Jah Family Band at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. $12. Thurs., Oct. 3, 9 p.m.


rock, pop & blues

Blues in the Parks, free concerts hosted by the Pikes Peak Bluesfest. In Acacia Park, Bijou & Tejon. Ends Thurs., Sept. 12, 5-7 p.m.: Colorado Springs Blues All-Stars,

James Brown at Arnold Hall, Air Force Academy. $25-$45, 520-9090. Sat., Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.

The Mansfields and Reno Divorce at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. All ages. $4, 268-9951. Sat., Sept. 14.

Easy Bill & the Big Beat at Jr's, 3535 N. Carefree (1/2 E. of Academy). Free, 597-9400. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m.

CD release party with Rainville at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. $TBA. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m.

The Platters at the Gold Rush Palladium, 209 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $8-$15, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 15, 3 p.m.

OM Trio at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $6, 268-9951. Sun., Sept. 15, 8 p.m.

Rachel Sedacca at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. Free, 268-9951. Tues., Sept. 17, 8 p.m.

Nerve with Miche Fambro at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. Free. Wed., Sept. 18, 8 p.m.

Long Since Forgotten, emo rock from Syracuse at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. Free, 268-9951. Thurs., Sept. 19, 8 p.m.

Rich Reno at Jr's, 3535 N. Carefree (1/2 E. of Academy). Free, 597-9400. Sat., Sept. 21, 9 p.m.

Betting on the Muse with Rustcycle at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. $4. Fri., Sept. 20, 8 p.m.

Coco Montoya at the Annex Ballroom, Canon City. $10, 719/276-3088. Fri., Sept. 20, 8:30 p.m.

You Call That Art with Sean Connery Approved at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. $5. Sat., Sept. 21, 8 p.m.

The Eagles at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $55-$120, 520-9090. Sun., Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

Railroad Earth returns to Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $7 in advance, $8 at the door, 633-1080. Tues., Sept. 24, 8 p.m.

Come Together Tour with Third Day, Paul Colman Trio and Tait at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $17.50-$26.50, 576-2626. Thurs., Sept. 26, 7 p.m.

The Mind at Large, an improvisational rock band, and Modu, at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., $4, 268-9951. Fri., Sept. 27, 8:30 p.m.

Accidental Superhero kicking things off at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. Fri., Sept. 27, 9 p.m.

Face to Face with Riddlin Kids, Brand New & Moneen at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All-ages. $15, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 29, 7 p.m.

Poison the Well with As We Speak and Curl Up and Die at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All ages. $10, 800/965-4827. Mon., Sept. 30, 7 p.m.

Junior Brown at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All ages. 21 and over. $15, 800/965-4827. Sat.., Oct. 5, 8 p.m.

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All ages. $12, 800/965-4827. Sun., Oct. 6, 8 p.m.

Cirrus at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. $14. Sat., Oct. 12, 9 p.m.

Tool with Meshuggah at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $35-$38.50, 576-2626. Or through Ticketwest.com. Sun., Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. doors.

Project/Object, the music of Frank Zappa, at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St., www.32blue.com. $14. Tues., Oct. 15, 9 p.m.


world music

Jaka, bringing East African jams and island influences to Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $5, 633-1080. Sat., Sept. 14, 8 p.m.


music announcements

Rocky Mountain Philharmonic Society, a nonprofit based in Castle Rock, seeking classical musicians for its small ensembles and its orchestral program. Auditions Oct 5-6. Volunteers, administrators and directors are also needed. Call 303/808-0247.

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