Entertainment Calendar: May 16-22

Nice ‘n Juicy Take in this Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra spring concert on Friday, May 16, at Roper Music Ballroom, 136 N. Fifth St. A vibraphone/marimba duo plays at 7 p.m. and the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra at 7:45 p.m. — Tickets cost $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students with ID. Children 12 and younger get in free. — Tickets and info: 243-6787, gjsymphony.org or Grand Junction Symphony office, 414 Main St.



Fire House Poker Run 2014 This benefit for Delaney Donates Charity begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Allen Unique Autos. Participating cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters or bicycles will tour the 14 fire stations in Mesa County. The after party and barbecue will be at 2 p.m. at Palisade Livery Saloon in Palisade. There will be music by The Dead Cowboys from 1–4 p.m., Victoria Ramsey and Company from 4:30–7:30 p.m. and The Black Timber Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Cost is $25 per driver, $15 passengers, includes one poker hand, T-shirt, barbecue and after party; $7.50 barbecue only — Info: 778-4883.



Robidoux’s Post Encampment This re-enactment is hosted by Interpretive Association of Western Colorado from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Fort Uncompahgre in Delta. Professional interpreters will recreate fur traders living at the fort in 1840. Meet historical characters and experience blacksmithing, adobe work, cooking, games and more. — Info: 640-7076.



QUICKREAD

Nice ‘n Juicy

Take in this Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra spring concert on Friday, May 16, at Roper Music Ballroom, 136 N. Fifth St. A vibraphone/marimba duo plays at 7 p.m. and the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra at 7:45 p.m.

■ Tickets cost $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students with ID. Children 12 and younger get in free.

■ Tickets and info: 243-6787, gjsymphony.org or Grand Junction Symphony office, 414 Main St.

Fire House Poker Run 2014

This benefit for Delaney Donates Charity begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Allen Unique Autos. Participating cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters or bicycles will tour the 14 fire stations in Mesa County.

The after-party and barbecue will be at 2 p.m. at Palisade Livery Saloon in Palisade. There will be music by The Dead Cowboys from 1–4 p.m., Victoria Ramsey and Company from 4:30–7:30 p.m. and The Black Timber Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

■ Cost is $25 per driver, $15 for passengers, includes one poker hand, T-shirt, barbecue and after party; $7.50 barbecue only

■ Info: 778-4883. 

Robidoux’s Post Encampment

This re-enactment is hosted by Interpretive Association of Western Colorado from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Fort Uncompahgre in Delta. Professional interpreters will recreate fur traders living at the fort in 1840. Meet historical characters and experience blacksmithing, adobe work, cooking, games and more.

■ Info: 640-7076.



Stone Blue, rock/blues from Salt Lake City, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Retrospectacle, 3–6 p.m., Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., Edgewater’s one-year anniversary party, 243-3659.

 

The Conifer, 7–10 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Jeff Pine and Friends, rock, folk, pop, jazz, blues and soul, benefit concert for Colorado National Monument Association, gates open 6 p.m., concert 7 p.m., Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway, take chairs, blanket and picnic, wine available to purchase, no other adult beverages permitted, $30, tickets at coloradonma.org, Colorado National Monument Visitor Center, Back Porch Music and Two Rivers Winery, 858-3617, ext. 360.

 

The Bondsmen, 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

 

“Romeo and Juliet,” opera in five acts presented by Opera Colorado, 7:30 p.m., Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, $10–$20, 527-7243, bluesage.org.

 

Romantic Songs and Duets, soprano Rebecca Arendt and tenor James Werner, Western Slope Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., $9–$24 adults in advance, $12–27 adults at the door, $7–$15 ages 12 and younger, 241-4579, junctionconcerts.com.

 

Disney’s “The 
Aristocats Kids” presented by The Youth Theatre Project, 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., $5, creativeavenuesgj.com, 255-6757.

 

Show us Your Brave — Colorado West Pride annual LGTBTQ Pride Festival, The White Party, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., dress in brightest whites and dance to DJ tunes at 9 p.m., ages 18 and older, $12, 201-6785, 234-9352, coloradowestpride.org.

 

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival, 4–10 p.m., Fruita Civic Center Pavilion, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, “Country-fied Mike,” Mike Store, artisan and food vendors open 4–10 p.m., backyard games 4–8 p.m., music by Michael Aldridge from 5–6:30 p.m., New Country Rehab from 7:30–10 p.m., miketheheadlesschicken.org, 858-0360.

 

New Rock Art Exhibit opening, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3.75 kids, $20 family, 242-0971.

Preston Creed, rock/Americana from Salt Lake City, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

 

Honey Don’t, doors 7 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $15 advance, $18 at the door, 241-8801, ext. 223, kafmradio.org.

 

Boxcar, 7–10 p.m. May 17, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Scott Ibex, 7:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413.

 

Tony Babbitt flute concert, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series concert, 5:30 p.m., Saddlehorn Amphitheater, Colorado National Monument, 858-3617, ext. 360.

 

Western Slope Music Academy 
Spring Recitals, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., Choral Room, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., 245-8852.

 

Creative Avenues Dance Studio 
Student Dance 
Showcase, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., more than 30 dances in jazz, hip-hop, ballet, tap, modern and more performed by students age 3 to adult, $5, 255-6757, CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

 

Grand Valley Beer Festival, benefits Colorado Mesa University Maverick Club, 1–5 p.m., University Center Ballroom, CMU, $25 in advance, $30 at the door, live music, tasting and people’s choice competitions, tickets at Fisher’s Liquor Barn and Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 248-1503.

 

Show us Your Brave — Colorado West Pride annual LGTBTQ Pride Festival, The Rainbow Party Drag Queen show, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 201-6785, 234-9352, coloradowestpride.org.

 

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival, 7 a.m.–10 p.m., Fruita Civic Center Pavilion, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, “Country-fied Mike” theme, Lions Club pancake breakfast 7–10 a.m., IOOF Hall on the Circle; 5k registration 7 a.m., run/walk 9 a.m.; disc golf tournament 8:30 a.m., Snooks Bottom; backyard games 9 a.m.–8 p.m.; Mike’s May Madness Car Show, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; contests, entertainment, music by Bicycle Annie noon, Slopeside 4 p.m., The Dead Cowboyz 7:30 p.m., miketheheadlesschicken.org, 858-0360.

Romantic Songs and Duets, soprano Rebecca Arendt and tenor James Werner, Western Slope Concert Series, 3 p.m. May 18, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, $9–$24 adults in advance, $12–27 adults at the door, $7–$15 ages 12 and younger, 241-4579, junctionconcerts.com.

 

Mary Leah Gilbert Chavies piano students 65th end-of-the-year piano concert, 2:30 p.m., in the sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., public invited, 245-2394.

 

J Boog with guests CRSB and Poke Squid, reggae/world music, doors 7 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $15 advance, $18 day of show, 241-1717.

 

Variety Show featuring Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra staff, board and orchestra members, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., $25 per person, supports the symphony and its various educational and concert offerings, tickets at gjsymphony.org, 243-6787, or at the symphony office, 414 Main St.

 

“Alice in Wonderland: The Ballet” presented by Creative Avenues Dance Studio dancers ages 6–adult, 2 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., $10 adults, $5 students/seniors, 255-6757, CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

 

Show us Your Brave — Colorado West Pride annual LGTBTQ Pride Festival, Pride Parade 12:30 p.m., traveling on Main Street from Second Street to Sixth Street; Street Fair, 1–6 p.m., Sixth Street and Rood Avenue, speakers, entertainers, vendors, beer garden, 201-6785, 234-9352, coloradowestpride.org.

Otep with The Dead Lotus Society and Morbid Asphyxiation, 7:30 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $17, 241-1717.

 

Irish Sessions, 6 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, CD release celebration for “The Devil, You Know,” 7 p.m., Turn of the Century Saloon, 121 N. W. Fourth St., Montrose, $25, 275-4183

 

Stray Grass, Jazz Among the Grapevines Concert Series, 7 p.m., Two Rivers Winery, 2087 Broadway, take a picnic and lawn chair, wine available to purchase by the glass or bottle, no other adult beverages permitted, $10, benefits The Art Center, 260-8866.

 

Super Rad High School Art Show award ceremony and closing reception, 7 p.m., Mesa Mall near Clock Court, art from ninth- through 12th-grade students, award ceremony 
7 p.m., 623-1455.

Ron Koss and Chris Lufug, 8 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

 

“The New Black,” Community Cinema screening, reception 6:30 p.m., screening 7 p.m., Mesa County Libraries’ Central Library Community Room, 443 N. Sixth St., discussion follows, rmpbs.org/cinema, 243-4442.

 

2014 One Book 4 
Colorado story time, 1:30 p.m., Mesa County Libraries’ Central Library Community Room, 443 N. Sixth St., Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia will read “Grumpy Bird” by Jeremy Tankard, 243-4442.

Mike Ring and the Connection, rock from Greeley, 9:30 p.m. May 23, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

 

Dead Cowboyz, 9 p.m. May 23, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

 

Vinyl Party, 7 p.m. May 23, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

 

Goodman Unplugged, 7–10 p.m. May 23, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

 

Coolzey and Apoc, hip-hop, alternative, punk, pop from Iowa, 9:30 p.m. May 23, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., ages 21 and older, 241-1717.

 

Huey, Duey and Louie, dance music, 
7:30 p.m. May 23, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

 

Desert Moon, 9:30 p.m. May 23, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

 

Gallery opening, meet the artists of the month in conjunction with Fruita’s Fourth Friday Art Walk, 
4–10 p.m. May 23, Rose Hue Gallery, 212 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, photography by Susan Cowles, pottery by Amy Marlowe, wine and hors d’oeuvres, 250-9019.

 

School’s Out Party, 1:30–5 p.m. May 23, Lincoln Park-Moyer Swimming Pool, $2.50 ages 3–17 admission and water slide, 254-3866.

 

Historic Walk of Fruita, 5-9 p.m. May 23, hosted by Fruita historians Steve and Denise Hight, 858-6894.

 

Western Colorado Shrine Club Shrine Circus, 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. May 23–24, Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, $10 adults in advance, $5 ages 3–12 in advance, $15 adults at the gate, $6 ages 3–12 at the gate, ages younger than 3 free when accompanied by an adult, tickets at area City Market stores and from Western Colorado Shrine members.

 

Goodman Country, 9 p.m.–1 a.m. May 24, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

 

Mutiny, local rock, 9:30 p.m. May 24, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

 

Retrospectacle, 7–10 p.m. May 24, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Scarlet Canary, hard rock/metal from Denver, May 24, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $5, all ages, 241-1717.

Shea Bramer, 9 p.m. May 24, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

 

Law Enforcement Torch Run, raising money and awareness for Special Olympics, registration 8:30 a.m., 5k run/walk 10 a.m. May 24, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., $30, includes T-shirt; Flame of Hope Motorcycle escort to Grand Junction, 2 p.m. beginning at Aspen Valley Harley-Davidson in Glenwood Springs, ending Grand Junction Harley-Davidson, barbecue included in $30 per rider fee, $20 passenger, register soco.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?event=1107311, 244-3907.

 

Antique Truck and Tractor Show, 8 a.m. May 24, Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, Lion’s Park Complex, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.

 

Jill Cohn, 3–6 p.m. May 25, Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., 243-3659.

 

Memorial Day annual Walk/Run and Butterfly Release, walk/run 9–11:30 a.m., brunch 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. May 25, Collbran Rodeo Arena, 3060 Rodeo Road, Collbran, proceeds benefit Plateau Valley Cancer Fund, 250-5188.

 

The Drive-By Tour: ABK and Blaze Ya Dead Homie, rap from Detroit, Michigan, 8 p.m. May 26, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $15, 241-1717.

 

Jill Cohn, 7–10 p.m. May 26, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Jeff Pine, 7–10 p.m. May 27, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Tony Rosario, 6 p.m. May 27, Palisade Brewing Company, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

 

Bryan Frates, 8 p.m. May 28, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

 

Boxcar, 7–10 p.m. May 28, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

Killswitch Engage with Battlecross and Nothing More, metal, 7 p.m., May 28, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $27, 241-1717.

 

Tony Rosario, 7–10 p.m. May 29, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
Search More Jobs





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy