Music Scene: April 21–27

Los Angeles’ punk rock princess, The Fabulous Miss Wendy, is on tour with Alaskan duo Mythological Horses and will gallop into town for a show.

The Rock + Roll Ride America Tour featuring the Hollywood-born Miss Wendy will stop from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive.

Miss Wendy first picked up a guitar at age 10 and formed several bands during her high school years.

“The fearless young rocker opted for the Musicians Institute in Hollywood where she really spread her wings — or at very least sharpened her cute little horns. Her intense energy, powerhouse vocals, and calculated songwriting skills sent her soaring to the head of the class, earning her the opportunity to carry her RN’R message to the American troops stationed overseas in Baghdad, Iraq, on 2 musical ‘tours of duty,’” according to

Miss Wendy released her self-titled debut LP in 2011 and six of the album’s 10 tracks appeared on the VH1 shows “The Pick-Up Artist” and “Tough Love.”

Side note: Miss Wendy’s bass player, Jedediah Aaker, is a regular on the television series “Portlandia” and he joins her on this tour.

Call Cruisers at 314-2554 or go to for show information.
Other music events in the area:

Curtis Grimes, 9:15–11:15 p.m. Friday, April 21, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Nashville, Tennessee, country music artist and The Voice contestant, with opener Jay Statham Band from Texas, 8–9 p.m., $10–$100, tickets at, 800-626-8497,

Bring Abigale Home Benefit, 8 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, featuring Fox and The Hound, Tim+Richard, The Wrong Impression, No Outlet, Crossroads, and Billi Fortune and Friends, 314-2554.

Zolopht, doors 5 p.m., show 6 p.m. Friday, April 21, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Mavs on Main Colorado Mesa University event with Suckafish, Sobear, Tauru5 and Five 14, free for CMU students with ID,, 773-1775.

Bicycle Annie, 7–10 p.m. Friday, April 21, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462; 3 p.m. Thursday, April 27, Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., during the National Para-Cycling Championships, 243-3659.

Ayla Nereo, doors 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, The Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, roots/folktronica with opener Xeriphine, $25, tickets at the Cyclery, Paradise Theatre and

Dead Cowboyz, 9 p.m. Friday, April 21, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, rock, 434-9428.

Frank Bregar, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, variety of favorite dance music, members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Morgan Crouse, 6–8 p.m. Friday, April 21, Mario’s Lounge, Springhill Suites, 236 Main St., 424-5777.

Music jam, 6–9 p.m. Friday, April 21, Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, take an instrument or come to listen, community invited, 765-2210.

Branches, 8–11 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, harmony-driven indie rock from California,

Josh Powell and the Great Train Robbery, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Vintage Voltage, 9 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, classic rock and blues, $2 cover charge, 464-5449.

Gotta Be and Moratto’s Marauders, 7–9 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Pea Green Community Hall, intersection of Colorado Highway 348 and Banner Road, south of Delta, bluegrass and vocals at the final concert in the Pea Green Saturday Night Concert Series, $10, take a snack, seating limited, 874-8879.

Eternal Light, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra featuring the Grand Junction Symphony Chorus and the Crystal Baton Composition Competition winner Abigail Ligon, $20–$40 adults, $5 students with ID, tickets at the symphony office, 414 Main St., 243-6787,

Afroman, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Grammy-nominated rapper with Budbrownjr and J Randy, $16–$30, 773-1775,

Josh Rogan, Saturday, April 22, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

The Sweet Lilies, 5–10 p.m. Saturday, April 22, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., during Brewfest, 242-7253.

Voice of the Whale, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, featuring CU Boulder artist faculty Christina Jennings on flute, David Requiro on cello, Matthew Dane on viola and Blue Sage artistic director and pianist Susan Ellinger, advance tickets $18–$23, at the door $22–$27, $5 student discount, 527-7243,

Threads, Zolopht, and The Navigators, noon–5 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Lincoln Park, during the 15th annual Southwest Arbor Fest, Earth Day celebration, 254-3876,

Alex Stockum from the Navigators, noon Sunday, April 23, Edgewater Brewing, 905 Struthers Ave., 243-3659.

Stray Grass, 3–6 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

Shallow Side, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., rock, $12–$15, 773-1775,

Tom Keogh, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to Western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Blues jam, 7–10 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., take an instrument, 241-4010.

Samsara, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., metalcore from Yuma, Arizona, with New Challenger, $10–$12, 773-1775,

Zac Grant, 6–9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Huey, 5:30–8 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, Las Marias, 118 S. Seventh St., 241-2398.

Matt Woods, 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, Charlie Dwellingtons, 103 N. First St., with Clyde and the Milltailers and Talya Dewey, 241-4010.

Colorado Mesa University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, Robinson Theatre, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., with guest Bill Aikens on English horn, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

Quor, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., metal/indie/punk, with Augmented, Dead Horse Trauma and Hollow Hearted, $10, 773-1775,

Four Centuries, Four Styles, Two Genders, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, Love Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., CMU Faculty Piano Trio featuring Arthur Houle on piano, Kristen Yeon-Ju Yun on cello and Frank Restesan on violin, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.


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