Music Scene: Rogue Valley and other area shows for Oct. 14–20

Rogue Valley


Other music events in the area:

Johnson County Coroners, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock/jam band from Montrose, 314-2554.

Ric & Karen, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to country, swing, Latin and current hits, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Monument Presbyterian Church, 2020 1/2 Broadway, “Bach Meets Vivaldi,” Grand Junction Symphony’s Chamber Concert Series, $30 each concert, $100 for four concerts, tickets at, 243-6787.

Clyde & The Milltailers, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-8318,

Tony Holiday and the Velvetones, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684,

Music jam, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, take an instrument or come to listen, community invited, 765-2210.

Vintage Voltage, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, local rock ‘n’ roll, 314-2554.

The Oxymorons, 8–11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way,

Todd Johnson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-8318,

Jill Cohn, Saturday, Oct. 15, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

Pete Dunda Band, 7–10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, CB’s Tavern, 334 Main St., Delta, 399-3292.

No Frackin Way Benefit Concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, The Paradise Theater, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, music by Beth Quist, Gustavo Brett, Dave Sheppard, The North Fork Flyers and The Scones, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, tickets at Hardins in Hotchkiss, Hightower Cafe in Paonia, Lizzy’s Market in Paonia,

Musical Benefit for Bobby Walker, doors 3 p.m., music 4–10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., music by The HooDoo HEDZ, Soul Habit, Boogie Chillin’, The Troy Douglas Band, Gerry Goodman, John Brown, Tony Rosario, Steve “Sarge” Smith, Larry Caskey, Destinee Reed, Tuesday Blues and more, donations will benefit throat cancer patient and fellow musician Bobby Walker.

Hymn For Her, 8–10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, juiced-up backwoods country blues with a dose of desert rock psychedelia, 858-8318,

Dave Mensch, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, Suds Brothers Brewery’s, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

Blues jam, 7–10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., take an instrument, 241-4010.

Tom Keogh and Company, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Huey, 5:30–8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, Las Marias, 118 S. Seventh St., 241-2398.

The Band Wanted, 7–9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., country band from Fruita, Tour Bus Kick-off party to celebrate the start a winter tour to Texas, Arizona and California,, 644-1409.

Tony Rosario, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684,

Rogue Valley, a five-piece Americana band from Minneapolis, is a band for all seasons.

The group recorded and released four albums during a period of 12 months: April 2010 to April 2011.

The albums are a “four-part series of full-length albums navigating the terrain of love, loss and wanderlust, and each marked by the changing seasons,” according to

Rogue Valley will mark the seasons through its music at a show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m.

“Crater Lake” was the first in Rogue Valley’s series of albums and was written by the band’s songwriter and vocalist, Chris Koza, “as an ode to Spring.” The “summer” release was titled “The Bookseller’s House,” autumn was “Geese in the Flyway,” and winter concluded the series with “False Floors.”

A 12-song vinyl compilation featuring a few tracks from each of the four albums was released in 2012.

Rogue Valley tours regionally and nationally performing at a variety of venues and festivals. Its song The Wolves and The Ravens was chosen by director/producer/actor Ben Stiller for the sound track of his 2013 comedy adventure film “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”

Tickets cost $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Call 241-8801, ext. 0, or go to for tickets and show information. Go to for band information and to hear tracks from select albums.


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