Music Scene: June 1–7

Indie quintet Elephant Revival will bring its multi-genre acoustic style to Mesa Theater and Club at 8 p.m. Friday, June 1. Jack+Jill (also scheduled to play June 14 in the Fruita Thursday Night Summer Concert Series) will open the show. Tickets are $15.


Other area music events:

Elephant Revival with guests Jack + Jill, doors 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., $15, ages 18 and older, 241-1717.

Thomasina Brown Project, classic rock, 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, DoubleTree by Hilton, patio, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Goodman Band, 7–11 p.m. Friday, June 1, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1404 Ute Ave., 242-9940.

Huey, Dewey and Louie, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday, June 1, Johnnie’s Tavern, 155 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-3996.

King ‘n Trio, Hear it Through the Grapevine Concert Series, gates open 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, Grande River Vineyards, 787 N. Elberta, Palisade, take a picnic or dinner is available, wine by the bottle or glass, soft drinks and water available to purchase, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, benefits the Avalon Renovation Project, tickets at Fisher’s Liquor Barn, Roper Music and Grande River Vineyards, 464-5867,

Project Groove with Miss Emily, Live in the Vines, 7–10 p.m. Friday, June 1, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, $5, inn guests free, 464-5777,

Sweetwater Burns (formerly Flashback) with guest James “Mondo” Kolb on drums, 9 p.m. June 1, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-8428.

Dreamboat, local indie band, Teen Reading Program kickoff, 6–8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 5330 Grand Ave., on the front lawn, 243-4442.

Indie Rock Showcase, doors open 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., $5, all ages, 241-1717.

Huey, Dewey and Louie, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, Johnnie’s Tavern, 155 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-3996.

Remember When featuring Ray Bonelli and John Atencio, 1950s–‘80s rock, country, jazz and blues, annual BPO Elks Lodge open house, 6–9 p.m. Saturday, June 2, The Elks Lodge, 249 S. Fourth St., cash bar, pasta dinner, raffles.

The Widowmakers, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Naggy McGees, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

David Starr and Roy Martin, guitar/vocals, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 3, Chapel of the Cross, Pioneer Town, 315 S.W. Third St., Cedaredge, admission by donation.

A Hippy Fiasco with Nathan Moore, 7 p.m. Sunday, June 3, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen St., Fruita, take an instrument to play along, $18, RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Marinade Band, soul, funk, blues, rock, from Salt Lake City, 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 6–7, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Goodman Unplugged, 7–10 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Gullible Skeptics, soft country, rock, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, Chapel of the Cross, Pioneer Town, 315 S.W. Third St., Cedaredge, admission by donation.

Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams, Rocky Mountain honky tonk, with opener Honey Don’t, Mountain Air Music Series, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, Fellin Park, next to Ouray Hot Spring Pool in Ouray,, Series.

Honey Don’t, 10 p.m. Thursday, June 7, O’Brien’s Pub and Grill, 726 Main St., Ouray,, Series.

Desert Rocks Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 7–10, Green River, Utah, music, speakers, art, film, workshops and more, VIP packages and tiered ticketing, musical lineup, camping passes, tickets, dog passes and information at

Western Colorado’s own Pineapple Crackers will open The Fruita Thursday Night Summer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Fruita Civic Center park, 325 E. Aspen Ave.

Pineapple Crackers creates “a vibrant mixture of reggae, rock and pop,” according to the “About” link on the band’s Facebook page.

Hawaiian native Benson Broyles provides the strong reggae influence, and his deep roots in the island music culture paired with the rock background of the other band members “forges a unique sound,” the page notes.

Go to or the Facebook page for band information and music downloads.

The Fruita Thursday Night Summer concerts will be weekly through Aug. 16, featuring a variety of bands and genres.

Concerts are at 7:30 p.m. in the park. During inclement weather, call 858-0360 for information regarding a possible cancellation. Go to for concert series information.

Here is the lineup for the concert series after the Pineapple Crackers opener:

■ June 14, Jack + Jill — alternative jam.

■ June 21, Randy is Frank — Randy Fosburgh is Frank Sinatra and more.

■ June 28, Flat Top Reed — blues/roots Americana.

■ July 5, Grand Junction Centennial Band — Americana, ice cream social with Fruita City Council.

■ July 12, Chris Laterzo — alternative, folk rock, roots music.

■ July 19, King n’ Trio — originals and classics.

■ July 26, Kort McCumber & the High Road ­— Americana.

■ Aug. 2, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen — bluegrass.

■ Aug. 9, Jimmy McNally & The Instigators — classic rock/blues.

■ Aug. 16, Kelly Aspen — new country.


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