Music scene: Sept. 16-22

New, full-time Colorado Mesa University voice faculty member Kathleen Ruhleder will join veteran faculty members for a concert of vocal chamber music and selections from French opera and American musical theater.

The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Recital Hall of the university’s Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St.

Accompanying pianists for the mixed program are Monte Atkinson, Doug Morrow, Arthur Houle and Bob Boberg.

Ruhleder, a mezzo-soprano, is a graduate of California State University at Northridge and comes to Colorado Mesa University from Arizona, where she appeared as a soloist with the Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa and Scottsdale symphonies, according to a news release.

She also performed in Phoenix with The Phoenix Chorale, The Valley Art Chorale and The Valley Chamber Chorale.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students and children.

Call the university box office at 248-1604 for information.

Other music events in the area:

Jack + Jill, alternative rock, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, DoubleTree by Hilton, on the patio, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Project Groove featuring Miss Emily, 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., 424-5354.

Local Rock Show with Dinosaur the Musical, The Summer Soundtrack, We, The Awakened, Alpine Shore, Drop Top Lincoln, doors open 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., $10, 241-1717.

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Friday though Sunday, Sept. 16–18, with headliners Willie Nelson, The Flaming Lips and Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Telluride, 866-515-6166.

Goodman Band, 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 16, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

The Lumineers, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, The Hot Tomato, 124 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-1117.

Local Metal Show with Anchorage, That A Kid, Spooning Leads to Forking and others, doors open 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Highway 101, doors open 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Silt Stoney Ridge Pavilion grand opening concert, on Seventh Street, one block north of Orchard Avenue in Silt, more than 20 food vendors, beer garden, $5 general admission, $22 VIP tickets, $27 executive VIP, 876-2353, ext. 14, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Kenny Ray, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Horsefly Brew Co., 2320 E. Main St., Montrose, 249-6889.

Goodman Band, 6:30–10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

The Latin Nights, 9 p.m. to close Saturday, Sept. 17, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, 464-5449.

Willie Nelson, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, Two Rivers Convention Center,, 866-464-2626.

Frank and Drew Fields, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, The Hot Tomato, 124 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-1117.


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