Briefs: OA Music Scene January 23, 2009

Arrival of new year means fresh music releases

Take a musical voyage from Brazil to France with the Woodwind Trio, who perform at the Father Dyer Church in Breckenridge on Dec. 27.

The musicians, who are from symphonies across the country, will play pieces by Mozart, Haydn and Hector Villa Lobos to name a few.

This concert is part of the Breckenridge Music Festival Winter Concert Series.

Tickets cost $20 and $5 for students. For information, call 970-453-9142 or e-mail your order to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

What: Cheech & Chong: Light Up America.
When: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20–21, 7 and 10 p.m.
Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. 
Tickets: $42, $62.
Information: 303-623-0106,

What: The Swayback with American Relay and Hawks of Paradise.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 9 p.m.
Where: Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave.
Tickets: $10.
Information: 303-377-1666,

What: Neon Trees.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 16. Doors at 6 p.m., shows at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Avalon Theater, 3605 S. State St.
Tickets: $10.
Information: 801-654-6687,

Here’s a look at other music events in the area:

•  Kevin Lee, Whiskey River, 490 28 1/4 Road, Thursdays through Saturdays, Jan. 23–31, 241-5179.

•  Donny Morales and Glenn Patterson, Pahgre’s, 1541 Oxbow Drive, No. 1800, Montrose, 5–8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 249-6442.

•  David Starr, classic rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, $7, 248-9022.

•  Vintage Voltage, ’60s and ’70s psychedelic rock, Grand Valley Pub, 101 Cardinal Way, Parachute, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23–24, 285-9616.

•  Five Miles Ahead, standards, jazz, country, swing, Jazz 777 Club, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 464-5777,

•  The Stupid Band featuring Stu Pitts, Turn of the Century, 117 N. Fourth St., Montrose, Saturday, Jan. 24, 201-1419.

•  Ofay Soul, blues and rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, $7, 248-9022.
uE06E As I Lay Dying with Protest the Hero, The Human Abstract and Mychildren Mybride, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, $20, all ages, 241-1717,

•  Flat Top Reed, Snowflake Bar and Grill, 539 Colorado Ave., Saturday, Jan. 24.

•  SKA is Dead Tour IV with The Toasters, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Deals Gone Bad and Monkey, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, $15, 241-1717,

•  Mark Barenson, Smuggler’s Brew Pub, 1571 Ogden Road, Montrose, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 249-0919.

•  Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra with Western Colorado Chorale, Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, $18, $23, $27, discounts for seniors and students, 243-6787,

•  Hillbilly Hellcats, rockabilly, Quincy Bar, 609 Main St., 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28,.

•  David Faricy, Cavett House, 359 Colorado Ave., 7–10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 255-1667.

•  Mary Lindsey Bailey, oboe, Mesa State College, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604,

•  Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra Concert, 18 local musicians combine talents to present an evening of contemporary and traditional “Big Band Jazz,” The Roper Music Hall, 136 N. Fifth St., 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, $10, tickets at Roper Music, Grand Junction Symphony Office and from band members, 242-3272.



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