Music Scene: Oct. 18-24

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Other music events in the area:

Jack + Jill, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Miss Emily’s Moving Party, doors 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Underwater Dream Machine, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, cavalcadefruita.com, 260-5413.

Afro Omega, 10 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., ages 21 and older, 257-9020.

Aunt Bee and Uncle Durty, 7–10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Three Peace Band, 8:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18–19, JD’s Bar, 155 N. Mulberry, Fruita, 858-3996.

Huey, 5–8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18–19, Citrola’s Italian Grill, 624 Rae Lynn Road, 639-9789.

The Altius String Quartet, Western Slope Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave.; 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, all seats reserved starting at $9 in advance and $12 at the door for adults, tickets at JunctionConcerts.com, Roper Music and the Montrose Pavilion, 241-4579.

Flashback, 9 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Texas Flood, Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute, 8 p.m.–midnight Friday, Oct. 18, The Bayou, 919 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, 945-1047.

Grand Valley Blend, Chateau Chamber Concerts, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway, $25, tickets at gjsymphony.org, 243-6787.

“Carnival of the Animals,” Blue Sage 2013–14 Classical Concert series, music for piano with Susan Ellinger and Adam Cohen, narrated version for kids, 6:30–7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, adults $10, ages younger than 13 free admitted free with an adult (up to four kids per adult); concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Blue Sage Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, 527-7243, bluesage.org.

Local Legends Live, 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Junior and Transportation, 10 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Sabrosa Restaurant, 122 S. Fifth St., 257-9020.

Rusted Root, doors 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $20, 241-1717.

Colorado Mesa University Jazz Ensemble and Combos, performing student works and classic tunes, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, Robinson Theatre, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

Darin Caine and the Hell Hound Express, old-school, North Mississippi Hill country blues and old country folk/rock, benefit show, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $8 members, $12 nonmembers, 241-8801, ext. 223.

Goodman Unplugged, 9 p.m.–midnight Wednesday, Oct. 23, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

MitiS and Mutrix, doors 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, Mesa Theater and Lounge College Night, 538 Main St., ages 18 and older, $10, students with valid school ID $7, 241-1717.



“The British Are Coming” is the theme of the GJ Rockestra’s next concert and has a set list of songs from bands and musicians from across the pond.

The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Robinson Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center at Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St.

The set list of music from all-English rock bands includes some songs that the full orchestra will perform and other songs featuring simpler arrangements with various string instruments, rhythm, horns, and flutes. Here is what you’ll hear:

“Karn Evil 9” from Emerson, Lake & Palmer; “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’,” Judas Priest; “Roundabout,” Yes; “Sympathy for the Devil,” The Rolling Stones; “Blinded by the Light,” Manfred Mann’s Earth Band; “Son of a Preacher Man,” Dusty Springfield; “Philadelphia Freedom,” Elton John; “Middle of the Road,” The Pretenders; “Lola,” The Kinks; “Live and Let Die,” Paul McCartney; “Hey Jude,” The Beatles; and “Ace of Spades,” Motorhead.

Following intermission, GJ Rockestra will perform “Bohemian Rhapsody” from Queen; “Venus,” Bananarama; “Here I Go Again,” Whitesnake; “Hush,” Deep Purple; “Evil Woman,” Electric Light Orchestra; “Oh Darlin’,” The Beatles; and “Photograph,” Def Leppard.

A Led Zepplin Tribute will be followed by the finale: a version of Led Zepplin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” modeled after Heart’s cover of the song at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors. It will feature Colorado Mesa University choirs and guest high school students.

Beer and wine will be available to purchase before the concert and during intermission.

Tickets cost $20–$25 and can be purchased at gjsymphony.org or by calling 243-6787.


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