Music Scene: Nov. 2-8

The Haunted Windchimes


Other music events in the area:

Southern Junction, country, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

The Black Lillies, Americana, jazz, rock, country and blues, with Betse Ellis from The Wilders on fiddle, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Paradise Theater, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, tickets at, KVNF, Paradise Theater and Homestead Market, 527-6610.

Altius String Quartet, Western Slope Concert Series concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, First United Methodist Church 522 White Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Lamborn Concert Hall, Paonia; 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, reserved seats beginning at $9 in advance, $12 at the door for adults,, 241-0741.

Goodman Band, 9 p.m.–close Friday, Nov. 2, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Seconds St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Three Peace Band, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2–3, J.D.‘s, 155 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-3996.

Goodman Unplugged, 9 p.m.–1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Dreamboat, 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $5, ages 21 and older, 241-1717.

Ula Kirkman, accordion, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., in honor of her 59th birthday, music, cake, RSVP 256-0006.

Midwest Dilemma, American folk-rock waltz, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413,

Desert Moon, 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

Guest Artist Recital featuring Daphne Gerling, viola, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

The Stereofidelics, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Bluegrass, Blues, Country and Gospel Jam, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, The Artist Michael’s Coffee House and Gallery, 326 Main St., Delta, 874-8777, 874-7229.

Siberian Virtuosi, Mesa County Concert Association concert, doors open 6:45 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., if seating available tickets at the door $25 adults, $15 students, 243-1979,

The Black Lillies in concert, doors 5 p.m., show 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Wright Opera House, Ouray, $75, fundraiser for the 2013 Mountain Air Music Series, 325-4746,

Toadies with guests Helmet and Echo Chamber, doors open 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $20, 241-1717.

Betse Ellis, renowned fiddle player, 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413,

Colorado Mesa University Chamber Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., presenting an evening of music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

The Green, reggae, with guests Natural Vibrations and Billy Van, doors 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $15, 241-1717.

A Prairie Home Companion radio show host Garrison Keilor describes The Haunted Windchimes as “popular among the grey hairs, green hairs, purple hairs and all over.”

Regardless of your hair color, you won’t want to miss the Pueblo-based band when it performs its enchanting, vintage folk music at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., in Fruita,

“The Haunted Windchimes sound draws from traditional folk and American roots music. The songs have a vintage quality, as if they might have been written yesterday or 75 years ago,” according to the band’s bio link at

“Grounded in honeyed harmonies and spirited pickin’, it lies in a nowhere land between distinct styles: It’s not quite bluegrass or blues or country. Still, there are elements of all those in songs that paint pictures of empty train stations and nights of passing a jug of moonshine around.”

The band formed in June 2006, according to its Facebook page, where its influences are listed as The Carter Family, Django Reinhardt, Jimmie Rogers, Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Blind Willie McTell and Hank Williams.

Band members are: Inaiah Lujan on vocals, guitar; Desirae Garcia on vocals, ukulele; Chela Lujan on vocals, banjo; Sean Fanning on upright bass; and Mike Clark on vocals, harmonica, mandolin, guitar and squeeze box.

“They recreate the vibe of rural 1930s music with a contemporary consciousness. The rustic, honeyed harmonies are a delight,” wrote Bruce Sylvester of Sing Out! Magazine on the band’s website.

Tickets are $15. Call 260-5413 or go to for tickets.


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