Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 26–Sept. 1
FRIDAY, AUG. 26
LOCASH, 10 p.m.–midnight, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, country music duo, Jay Ketchem opens 7:30–9:30 p.m., $25 in advance only, warehouse2565.com, 628-4321.
TIFFANY CHRISTOPHER, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, pop/folk/rock singer/songwriter’s summer tour promoting her upcoming record “Tremendous Heart,” 314-2554.
RIC & KAREN, 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, rock ‘n’ roll dance favorites from the ‘50s to current hits and country, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.
TIFFANY BLAKE, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., soprano, Guest Artist Series, $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.
GOODMAN BAND, 9 p.m., Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.
HOODOO HEDZ, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.
WILL WHALEN, 6 p.m., Gateway Canyons Resort, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway, indie singer/songwriter, 931-2458.
HUEY, 5–8 p.m., Mesa Lakes Lodge, 3619 Colorado Highway 65, Mesa, 268-5437.
BASS PHYSICS, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., electronic group from Denver, $10–$15, 773-1775, mesatheater.com
TOM FEE, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.
UP WITH PEOPLE, 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., tickets start at $10, tickets at upwithpeople.org/grandjunction.
LOS HURACANES DEL NORTE, doors 8 p.m., show 9 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, Mexican Norteño Group Originally From Yahualica, Jalisco, based in San Diego, $40, tickets at ticketon.co/98a74.
GALLERY OPENING AND FOURTH FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 6–9 p.m., Rose Hue Gallery, 212 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, meet August artist of the month Cheryl Chittenden who will demonstrate how she creates paintings on eggs, wine and hors d’oeuvres served, 250-9019.
FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS, 5:30–8:30 p.m., Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com, 549-6233.
MOVIES IN THE PARK, gates open 6:30 p.m., movie at dusk, Lincoln Park, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Star Wars flash mob record attempt before the movie, take a light saber or blaster, dress the part, battle starts at 5:30 p.m., facebook.com/moviesintheparkgj.
GLADE PARK MOVIES UNDER THE STARS, dusk, Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department, 16400 DS Road, Glade Park, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” 2015, rated PG-13, grill open 6 p.m. until movie starts at dusk, concessions 5:30 p.m. until intermission, entertainment by Collin Reese 7–8 p.m., children’s games, volleyball, hay rides, no outside food or beverages.
MAVERICK HOEDOWN, 6–11 p.m., Meyer Ballroom, University Center, Colorado Mesa University, dinner and music 6–8 p.m., live music 8–11 p.m., barbecue, wine and beer, dancing, $75, proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for CMU student Athletes, tickets 248-1503.
SATURDAY, AUG. 27
WILL WHALEN, 8 a.m., Gateway Canyons Resort, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway, indie singer/songwriter, 931-2458.
WE SPEAK IMAGINESE, 6 p.m., Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., 243-3659.
DONNY MORALES, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.
BILL BARTLEY, 7–10 p.m., Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., traditional country music dance, $5, ages 12 and younger free, 858-7825.
TOASTER AND ZOLOPHT, 4 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., benefit for Zolopht, 242-7253.
GOODMAN BAND, 6–10 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Music on the Mountain, classic rock, ride the tram free beginning at 4 p.m. with a donation of a can of food for the LiftUp Food Pantry, GlenwoodCaverns.com, 945-4228, ext. 0.
STRAY GRASS, 7 p.m., Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., Garden Groove Summer Concert Series, beer, wine and water available to purchase, food vendor, $15, proceeds benefit the Botanical Gardens, tickets at wcbotanic.org, 244-5506.
STRAIGHT CURVES, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Fruita Farmers Market, Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, Top 40, 858-3894.
JAY KETCHEM, 9 p.m., Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, kick’n country, warehouse2565.com, 628-4321
GRAND JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL BAND PARENTS INC. CONCERT SERIES, doors 6 p.m., show 6:45 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., local bands Bicycle Annie featuring Gonzales, Boogie Chillin’, Flat Fop Reed and Remember When, $10, proceeds go to the GJ Tigers Marching Band.
JAKE WORTHINGTON, 7 p.m., Central Station, 2993 North Ave., country artist and “The Voice” finalist, $8 in advance, $12 at the door, 628-4530.
MELODY POND, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, folk, indie, jazz, 314-2554.
AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS, 6:30 p.m., Sherwood Park, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and Grand Junction Centennial Band, Symphony Guild’s Brats in the Park fundraiser and Grande River Vineyards wine garden opens 5 p.m., hot dogs, chips, soft drinks and popcorn available to purchase; Symphony cornhole tournament, team check in 12:30 p.m., tournament 1 p.m., $50 per team, register gjso.org, 243-6787.
CONTRA DANCE, new dancer’s workshop 7 p.m., dance 7:30–10:30 p.m., Grand Junction DanceSport, 421 Colorado Ave., caller Ron Young with music by Harken, $8 adults, $5 students, $4 ages 10–17, casual dress, come with or without a partner, 260-5852.
FEAST OF SKULLS, 5–10:30 p.m., Dinosaur Journey, 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, dinner buffet, silent and live auction, music and dancing to Vintage Voltage, $100 individual, $175 couple, $700 table of eight, proceeds benefit Museums of Western Colorado, tickets at museumofwesternco.com/event/feast-of-skulls-2.
END OF SUMMER FEST, car show noon–4 p.m., brew fest noon–6 p.m., Lincoln Park, music by country singer Eric Paslay and guest Mo Pitney, concert $20, brew fest $20 (ages 21 and older), car show $5, ages 10 and younger free, must purchase a car show ticket if you are attending brew fest, tickets at endofsummerfest.net.
PIRATES AND MERMAIDS, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, next to the children’s play area, hosted by The KidX Club, children hunt for treasure, create pirate and mermaid-themed crafts, play Walk the Plank, face painting, sign up for KidX Club at shopmesamall.com/events-news.
SUNDAY, AUG. 28
BOOGIE CHILLIN’, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., downtown Palisade during the Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, Paul Harshman and Terry Flanagan, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org.
GOODMAN UNPLUGGED, 2–6 p.m., Throttle & Spur, 1410 Valley View Drive, Delta, 874-3130.
BILL ENGVALL, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., award-winning, Grammy-nominated actor and comedian, all ages, tickets $44–$54, tickets at monumentalevents.com.
MONDAY, AUG. 29
STORY TIME ON THE ROAD, 10 a.m., Beasley Park in Parachute, hosted by Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, after story, walk across the street to Abundance Garden, 132 N. Parachute Ave., for a tour of how things grow, 285-9870, gcpld.org.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30
BETH BOMBARA, 7:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.
RYAN HARRISON, 9 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., acoustic, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.
TOM KEOGH & COMPANY, 7:15 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, Western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1
YELAWOLF, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., rap/rock from Gadsden, Alabama, $28–$30, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.
MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, noon, Moab, Utah, opening Grotto Concert, tickets at moabmusicfestival.com.
WOODY AND SUNSHINE, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sept. 2, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, Americana, jamgrass, funkgrass, from Fayetteville, Arkansas, 314-2554.
VANDOLIERS, 6 p.m. Sept. 2, Black Canyon Golf Course, 1350 Birch St., Montrose, Montrose Summer Music Series, take blanket or chair and a picnic dinner, no glass, cans or alcohol, food and beverages available to purchase, montrsesummermusic.com, 275-4183.
COUNTRY PLUS, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to good old country favorites and current hits, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.
FIRST FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 7–9 p.m. Sept. 2, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., Western Colorado Bonsai Society on display Sept. 2–10; “Home Impressions” on display Sept. 1–Oct. 15; “¡Del Corazon!,” Sept. 1–Oct. 1; “The Two of Us: James Surls and Charmaine Locke” continues through Sept. 23, artist talk 11 a.m. Sept. 3, gjartcenter.org, 243-7337.
FEATURED ARTIST RECEPTION, 4–7 p.m. Sept. 2, Impressionz Art Gallery, 105 W. Main St., Cedaredge, art work by Barb Churchley on display through September, 712-9597, 424-2019.
FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION, 5–9 p.m. Sept. 2, 437CO, Colorado Mesa University’s Art Gallery, 437 Colorado Ave., “The Two of Us,” works by James Surls & Charmaine Locke, also on display at The Art Center, artist talk 7:30 p.m., 248-1833.
KILL YOUR IDOLS TRIBUTE ART SHOW, 7–11 p.m. Sept. 2, Uncanny Valley Art Gallery, 523 1/2 Main St., pieces paying homage to artists’ favorite influences, 260-9961.
FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Sept. 2, US Bank, 422 White Ave., grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com, 549-6233.
MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, Moab, Utah, continues Sept. 2–12 featuring a series of chamber music concerts, Latin, folk and jazz, in red rock settings, at Star Hall and music hikes, lineup and tickets at moabmusicfestival.com.
MOAB STUDIO TOUR, reception before the 7 p.m. Sept. 2 concert at Star Hall in Moab Utah, tour 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 3–4, annual studio tour of 12 artist studios in Moab and Castle Valley, maps at moabstudiotour.com and Gallery Moab, 87 N. Main St. in Moab.
FIRST FRIDAY OPEN ART STUDIO, 6–9 p.m. Sept. 2, Margery Building Studios, 523 1/2 Main St.
FIRST FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 5:30–8 p.m. Sept. 2, Colorado Canyons Gallery, Framing and Gifts, 623 Main St., featuring artists of the month Jim Lance and Betsy McLoughlin, 314-2054, ccgal.com.
NATE HANCOCK AND THE DECLARATION, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sept. 3, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.
BICYCLE ANNIE, Sept. 3, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.
REDLANDS, with guests Medic and Popfilter, doors 7 p.m. Sept. 3, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $10 in advance, $13 day of show, mesatheater.com, 773-1775.
COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY ANNUAL CELLO DAY, final concert 4 p.m. Sept. 3, Moss Performing Arts Center, Love, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., guest professor Hamilton Cheifetz from Portland State University, CMU professors Arthur Houle and Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, and cello student ensemble, free and open to the public, 248-1954.
CLAY PARKER AND JODI JAMES, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413.
WESTSIDE WOOFERS FLYBALL TOURNAMENT, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Sept. 3–4, Mesa County Fairgrounds Lions Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, dog relay races, 201-8174, westsidewoofers.com.
MORGAN CROUSE AND CORAL SKYE, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Fruita Farmers Market, Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, singer/songwriters, 858-3894.
RON KOSS, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sept. 4, downtown Palisade during the Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org.
KUBLAI KHAN with Jesus Piece and Malevolence, doors 6 p.m., Sept. 4, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $12 in advance, $15 day of show, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.
JILL COHN, 6 p.m. Sept. 6, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, singer/songwriter from Seattle, Washington, 464-1642.
BRICE TOURNEY, 8 p.m. Sept. 6, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., 773-1775, mesatheater.com.
TOM KEOGH & COMPANY, 7:15 p.m. Sept. 6, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to Western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.
TREVOR ANDERIES QUINTET, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., Guest Artist Series ensemble showcasing personal stories through music, sound and words, $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.
COMEDY SHOW WITH BEN KRONBERG AND AARON URIST, 8 p.m. Sept. 8, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, ages 18 and older, 260-5413.
DOWNTOWN DELTAFEST, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Main Street in Delta, from Second Street to Fifth Street, music, dancing, food, vendors, deltacolorado.org.