Music Scene: Virtuoso double bassist Ben de Kock, other area shows


Other music events in the area:

Goodman Band, 9 p.m.–close Friday, Feb. 14, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 S. Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Sax and Guitars, smooth jazz Valentine’s concert, featuring guitarist Steve Williams, saxophonist Randy DeHerrera and guitarist Collin Reese, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, A Taste of Heaven Event Center, 2817 North Ave., general seating $5 per person, stage side $10 per person, cash bar, tickets at Back Porch Music, J.B. Hart Music and A Taste of Heaven.

The Alycia Vince Trio with John Schultz and Bob Songster, Valentine’s Day jazz and bluegrass, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, Peach Street Distillers, 144 S. Kluge, Palisade, $25 per couple, includes appetizer and cocktail, 464-1128.

Three Peace Band, plus one, 8:30 p.m.–
midnight Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14–15, JD’s Tavern, 155 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-3996.

Desert Moon, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14–15, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

The Black Timber Band, Valentine’s Day dinner and dancing, Friday, Feb. 14, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Cello Day concert, 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., featuring students from a cello master class, 248-1604.

Dead Cowboyz, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Cosy Sheridan, regional folk singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $15 advance, $18 at the door, 241-8801.

Lucius with guests You Won’t, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, The Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, $20 advance, $25 at the door, tickets at Homestead Market and Backcountry Bistro,, 260-6493.

Mark and Torry, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Virtuoso double bassist Ben de Kock will be featured in two concerts of the Western Slope Concert Series.

Ben de Kock and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., in Grand Junction, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, in Montrose.

“This musical journey will start in the 1700s with the early classical music for this amazing instrument and will progress through romantic, modern and jazz music,” according to a news release about the concert.

Accompanied by musical friends on the viola, cello, piano and percussion, de Kock will offer a narration of amazing and humorous facts about the versatile bass, the release said.

Advance tickets range from $9–$24 for adults and Roper Music for the Grand Junction show and at the Pavilion for the Montrose show. Tickets for adults will cost $12–$27 at the door. Tickets for those ages 12 and younger cost $7–$15.

Call 234-7408 or go to for information.


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