Music Scene: Building 429

Building 429 plays at Avalon Theatre on Sunday, March 27.

Because most of us are so busy talking, social networking and working, we have lost the ability to hear the voice of God, writes Jason Roy of the band Building 429 in a recent blog entry at

All we have to do is listen.

Building 429’s Listen to the Sound Tour comes to Grand Junction on Sunday, March 27, at the Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St.

Building 429 has a history of success with the release of four studio albums, according to a news release. The band has joined forces with Provident Label Group for its fifth studio album, “Listen to the Sound,” set for a May 10 release.

The band’s song “Glory Defined” was named Broadcast Music Inc.‘s (BMI) Christian Song of the Year in 2005. Building 429 also was named the Gospel Music Association’s 2005 new artist of the year and was nominated that same year for rock/contemporary album of the year and song of the year.

Building 429 has toured with TobyMac and Casting Crowns, and has headlined several tours including Food for the Hungry’s Summerfest 2009 and 2010, Food for the Hungry Winter Blast 2010 and 2011 and the 30 Seconds to Change Tour in fall 2010.

The title track to Building 429’s upcoming album is “a catchy little tune, but it also embodies the thought process of the record in many ways ... if we could stop for just 15 minutes, slow down and listen, maybe we would be able to hear the voice of God saying, ‘my grace is sufficient for you,’ ” Roy said.

Doors for the Avalon Theatre concert will open at 5:30 p.m. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. with opening bands Revive and Anthem Lights.

Advance general admission tickets cost $12. Tickets bought at the door will cost more.

Advance tickets can be purchased at http://www.westerncolo or by calling 877-434-8497.

Other music events in the area:

The SwampCoolers, final gig before disbanding, 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, Tenacious Brother Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., no cover charge, 424-5354.

Benson Broyles of The Pineapple Crackers, reggae and rock, 7 p.m. Friday, March 25, DoubleTree Hotel patio, 743 Horizon Drive, ages 21 and older, 241-8888.

Dualakoo, 10 p.m. Friday, March 25, Rocky Mountain Pub, 539 Colorado Ave., ages 21 and older, 245-8995.

Spring concert, Valley Symphony Chorus, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, Delta Performing Arts Center, 822 Grand, Delta; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Road, Montrose, $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 ages 17 and younger, 252-3610,

The Cambodian Space Project, stratospheric Cambodian rock ‘n’ roll with elegant roots and soul, with guest photographer JT Thomas, 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, The Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, $12 advance, $15 at the door, 527-6610.

Lobo and Sheryl Loggins, 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, Red Barn Restaurant, 1413 E. Main St., 249-9202.

Romantic Masterworks concert featuring “Fauré “Requiem,” presented by The Western Colorado Chorale with members of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 25–26, Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa State College, $18 adults, $16 seniors, $5 students,, 243-6787.

Desert Moon, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, Stage 12, G.J. Scores, 2445 F 3/8 Road, 245-1115.

Roundabout, rockin’ country music, 9 p.m. Saturday, March 26, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., 424-5354.

Ray and Levi, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 26, Horsefly Brew Co., 2320 E. Main St., 249-6889.

Flashback playing ‘50s–‘80s music, Saturday, March 26, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, 464-5449.

Carlos Rivera, 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, Camp Robber, 1515 Ogden Road, Montrose, 240-1590.

Spring Concert, Centennial Band with guest Journeymen All Star Band, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, Palisade High School, 3679 G Road, Palisade, $5 per person, tickets at Roper Music, 136 N. Fifth St., 260-0112.

Opera Scenes, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday March 31 to April 1, Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.


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