Music Scene: May 4-10

Mariachi San Jose of Grand Junction will perform the concert The Music of Mexico at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Robinson Theatre in Colorado Mesa University’s Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St. Singer/songwriter and creator of Operachi, Juanita Ulloa, also will perform in the concert presented by classical guitarist Javier de los Santas.



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Other music events in the area:

Prophecy Records Metal Showcase, doors 5 p.m. Friday, May 4, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., $10, all ages, 241-1717.

Ghost Town, Friday, May 4, Thomas Waldo’s, 240 Grand, Paonia, 527-5797.

Three Peace Band, 7–11:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, Johnnies Tavern, 115 N. Mulberry, Fruita, 858-3996.

Shea and Kellen, Friday, May 4, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Goodman Band, 7–11 p.m. Friday, May 4, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1404 Ute Ave., 242-9940.

Flat Top Reed and Stray Grass, May the Fourth Be With You, dance party and auction fundraiser for leukemia patient Zachariah Walker, 6:30 p.m., KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., DJs Rankin Rob and Warrior One, Sol Weaver healing fire performance and Professor Skywalker (aka Zachariah) DJ-ing a set, benefits Walker, 618-3850.

“Twist and Shout!” presented by The Paonia Players, a multimedia Beatles Song and Dance Revue/Extravaganza, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4–5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, The Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, advance tickets $10 adults, $6 kids, tickets at Paonia Farm and Home, KVNF and Paradise Theatre, day of the show $15 adults, $10 kids, 361-1540, http://www.paradiseofpaonia.com.

Three Peace Band, 7–11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, Johnnies Tavern, 115 N. Mulberry, Fruita, 858-3996.

Flat Top Reed, Saturday, May 5, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Goodman Band, 10 p.m.–1 a.m. Saturday, May 5, Rockslide, 401 Main St., 245-2111.

Vintage Voltage, ‘60s–‘80s classic rock and blues, 9 a.m.-midnight Saturday, May 5, The End Zone, 152 S. Mesa St., Fruita, vintagevoltageband.com.

Bluegrass, blues gospel and string band jam, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, The Artist Michael’s Coffee House and Gallery, 326 Main St., Delta, 874-8777, 874-7229.

The Music of Mexico presented by classical guitarist Javier de los Santas, Javier’s Mariachi San Jose, and singer/songwriter Juanita Ulloa, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6, Robinson Theatre, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., advance tickets $10 adults, $5 students and children, at Roper Music, Hart Music, Back Porch Music, Leon’s Mexican Restaurant and Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra office, at the door $15 adults, $10 students and children, http://www.facebook.com/mariachisanjose.gj, 778-6116.

A Little Noon Music, J.S. Bach’s Peasant Cantata with soprano Teressa Winslow, baritone Jim Werner and an instrumental ensemble, 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, in the sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 242-4850.

Bob Clark, acoustic mix of new and classic rock, 8–9 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, Old Chicago, 120 North Ave., 244-8383.



The Colorado Mesa University spring semester is nearing its end and two concerts will bring its music performance season to a close.

The CMU Wind Symphony concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Robinson Theatre in the university’s Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St.

The Wind Symphony will be “performing fun and uplifting music,” with a new composition by Justin Freer as the featured piece, according to a news release.

” ‘Rio’s Convergence’ depicts in sound, the Rio Grande River from its life in the north to the smashing gores of Colorado to the sublime panoramas of Texas, converging with many rivers along the way,” the release said.

The symphonic suite from “Robin Hood Price of Thieves” will conclude the concert.

The Colorado Mesa University Chamber Choir will present its closing spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the center’s Recital Hall.

A variety of music will be performed along with the world-premiere of a piece composed by student Chris Arroyo. The audience will hear a Renaissance double canon Kyrie, a feature work by Heinrich Schutz, an early Baroque Magnifcat for two choirs solo quartet, trombones and strings and varied Romantic and contemporary works.

Tickets for each of the concerts are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students and children.

Call 248-1604 for information.


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