Music scene: Week of Feb. 19, 2010

JOHN WINN, left, and ED HARRIS. Winn will play in a benefit concert for Harris on Friday, Feb. 19

Four musicians will strum and pick to provide a voice-activated computer for a local disabled man.

Ed Harris, who has a master’s degree in counseling from Denver University and a doctorate in theology from Bethany Bible Seminary, needs a computer to continue writing books and poetry.

The benefit concert “Three Guitars and a Mandolin” will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in Canyon View Vineyard Church’s chapel, 736 24 1/2 Road.

The concert will feature guitarists John Winn, John Scott Schultz, Javier de los Santos and guitarist and mandolin player Cullen Purser. Each of the musicians is accomplished in different styles of music. Winn and Purser will play as a folk duo, de los Santos is a classical guitarist and Schultz “improvises musical sketches, incorporates loops and other guitar generated sounds providing listeners with an evocative soundtrack,” according to

Tickets for the benefit concert are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at Roper Music.

Call Winn at 257-7203 or visit for more information.

Other music events in the area:

• “Peter and the Wolf,” two performances from the Valley Symphony Orchestra. Friday, Feb. 19: Delta County Center for the Performing Arts and Education, 822 Grand Ave., Delta, 7:30 p.m., 874-9853, Sunday, Feb. 21, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, 3 p.m., 800-982-2518, Tickets for performances: $12 adults, $10 ages 55 and older, $5 ages 17 and younger, ages 5 and under free.

• Lupu-Mientka Duo, Western Slope Concert Series cellist Gabe Mientka and pianist Anca Lupu, American Lutheran Church, 631 26 1/2 Road, Friday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 228 Grand Ave., Paonia, Saturday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., $15 in advance, $18 at the door adults, $10 students, tickets at Roper Music in Grand Junction, Paonia Farm and Home, Hardin’s Natural Foods in Hotchkiss, Finishing Touch in Delta, and the Montrose Pavilion, 241-0741.

• King’n Trio, The Roper Music Hall, 130 N. Fifth St., Friday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., $25, tickets at Roper Music and Bray Real Estate, benefit concert for Roice-Hurst Humane Society and Grand Junction Rotary Foundation, 242-3272.

• Crooked Still, Paradise Theater, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, Friday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., $15 advance, $18 at the door, 527-6610,

• M-n-I, rock and blues, Boomers, 436 Main St., Friday, Feb. 19, 9 p.m., $7, 248-9022.

• Goodman Band, Grand Valley Pub, 101 Cardinal Way, Parachute, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19–20, 9 p.m., 285-9616.

• Riveter, all girl-fronted rock band, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., Friday, Feb. 19, 10 p.m., $4, ages 21 plus, 778-2033,

• Desert Moon, Quincy Bar and Grill, 609 Main St., Friday, Feb. 19, 9:30 p.m., 242-9623.

• Bobby Walker and The Pool Sharks, Snowflake Bar and Grill, 539 Colorado Ave., Saturday, Feb. 20, 245-0995.

• Mesa State College Clarinet Day, final concert, Mesa State College, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., Saturday, Feb. 20, 4 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604,

• Zac Grant, Enzo’s Pizzeria and Italian Cafe, 759 Horizon Drive, Saturday, Feb. 20, 8 p.m., 255-8500.

• Travis Mann Band, promoting new CD “It’s My Turn,” with opening band Cyrus James and the Speedloaders, Turn of the Century, 117 N. Fourth St., Montrose, Saturday, Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $10, tickets at Jovis Coffee, 201-1419,

• Guttermouth with guests Chaser and Die Ignorant, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 p.m., $15, all ages, 241-1717,

• Reindriver, classic rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 p.m., $7, 248-9022.

• Scott H. Biram with The Dirt Daubers featuring Col. J.D. Wilkes of The Legendary Shack Shakers, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., Sunday, Feb. 21, 10 p.m., $8, 589-6229.

• Yvonne Meek, Camp Robber Cafe, 1515 Ogden Road, Montrose, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6–8 p.m., 240-1590.

• James McMurtry touring in promotion of his “Live in Europe” CD, Paradise Theater, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, Thursday, Feb. 25, 527-6610.

• Rusty George, Canyon Creek Bed and Breakfast, 820 E. Main St., Montrose, Thursday, Feb. 25, 249-2886.

• Miss Emily and the Backsliders, soulful rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., Thursday, Feb. 25, 8:30 p.m., $2, 248-9022.

• Huey, “The Piano Man,” DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, Thursday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., ages 21 plus, 241-8888.


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