Music Scene: Aug. 17–23


Other music events in the area

Zolopht & the Destroyers, Live in the Vines, 7–10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, $5, inn guests free, 464-5777,

Karen and Ashley, rock/folk from Nashville, Tenn., 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

The David Alderdice/Sticky Mulligan Duo, percussion, banjo, guitar and folk-funk, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen St., $10, 260-5413.

Jack + Jill, alternative folk rock, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, DoubleTree by Hilton, patio, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Goodman Unplugged, 6–9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, Palisade Cafe, 113 W. Third St., Palisade, 464-0657.

Three Peace Band, 8 p.m.–12:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, J.D.‘s 155 N. Mulberry, Fruita, 858-3996.

Will Whalen, guitar, 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, The Winery, 642 Main St., 242-4100.

Goodman Band, 7–11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Vance Johnson’s Outlaw Ribbs, 315 E. First St., Parachute, 285-1917; 7–10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Old Chicago, 120 North Ave., 244-8383.

Phillip Williams annual B-Day Bash Pt. 1, featuring The Williams Brothers and Friends, 6–9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, The Hot Tomato, 124 N. Mulberry, Fruita, 858-7675.

Laurence Anders, jazz keyboard, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, The Winery, 642 Main St., 242-4100.

John Denver Tribute concert by John Adams, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Wright Opera House, 472 Main St., Ouray,, 325-4399.

GJ Rockestra outdoor concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Colorado Mesa University, Center Quad, show starts with 25 or more bikers roaring in, $15, discounted tickets at Grand Junction Harley-Davidson, beer/wine garden, take a chair,, 243-6787.

GNAR, alternative rock, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Stonefed from Moab, Utah, and friends, rock, funk and blues, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, Naggy McGee’s, 359 Colorado Ave., ages 21 and older, 424-5840.

Influx, sophisticated jazz with a twist, Jazz Among the Grapevines, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, Two Rivers Winery, 2087 Broadway, $10, benefits the Art Center, take a lawn chair and picnic, wine available by the glass or bottle, 260-8866, 255-1471,

Walter Parks and Swamp Cabbage, “raspy singin’ combo of fatback blues and trailer park funk,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, $10,, 527-6610.

Ross Kirkham, country, oldies, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, Chapel of the Cross, Pioneer Town, 315 SW Third St., Cedaredge, admission by donation.

Darrell Scott, seminal country and bluegrass roots singer with opening set by Ashleigh Flynn, Pickin’ in the Park free summer concert series, 6 p.m.–dark Thursday, Aug. 23, Paonia Town Park, Paonia, 260-6493,

San Juan Chamber Music Fest, Classical Cafe, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 4-H Event Center, Ridgway,, 626-2970.

Rock the Campgrounds pre-Rock Jam kickoff party, happy hour 6–7 p.m., music 7–11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, featuring LoCash and DJs from Club Rock, Country Jam Ranch in Mack, complimentary for campers in regular and VIP camping,

Join the party in Montrose celebrating the 2012 USA Pro Challenge cycling race by taking in the Rally with the Wailers concert.

The Jamaican reggae band is set to take the stage at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, on the driving range of the Bridges Golf and Country Club, 2500 Bridges Drive, in Montrose. Gates will open for the concert at 4:30 p.m. and Donnie Morales, the opening act, will play at 5:30 p.m.

Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge will begin in Montrose at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21.

The Wailers, originally formed in the 1960s and led by Bob Marley, “sold more than 250 million albums worldwide and have collaborated with musicians such as Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana and more,” according to

Since 2010, the band has been fronted by Koolant, who brought “his own personal expression to Marley’s songs, revitalizing them for young and old alike,” the website says.

The band’s “anchor” is bass player Aston “Family Man” Barrett, who joined the Wailers with his brother in 1969.

General admission tickets to the Montrose concert are $20 and can be purchased through

Take a blanket or chair to the concert. Food and beverages, along with New Belgium Brewing beer selections, will be available to purchase.


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