by Alissa Smith
Texas-born Moe Bandy is about as country as it gets, a former bull rider and sheet metal worker. His style of music, too, leans more traditional, the kind of classic country you'd find on a honky-tonk jukebox. Some of his accolades include: Ten No. 1 hits, five gold albums, and multiple awards from the Academy of Country Music. 7-9 p.m., Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, $55-$65, trilakesarts.org.
Pulitzer Prize Recipient: Bob Jackson
Chances are you've seen Jackson's internationally recognized photo, showing the moment Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald. A biography of Jackson, which he will be signing at the opening, chronicles his life's experiences as a photojournalist. What's more: His iconic photographs will be on display at the gallery all month. 5-9 p.m., on display through July 29, Go-See Art Exhibition Venue, 25 Sierra Madre St., facebook.com/COSGOSEE.
Colorado Springs PrideFest
On the heels of Pride Month comes our always-anticipated local celebration of the LGBTQ community. Enjoy family day on Saturday with games and activities for all ages, or watch the parade down Tejon Street on Sunday. Sunday's activities will also feature live music and performances, with New York drag queen Miss Peppermint headlining. July 8-9, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $5/weekend pass, coloradospringspridefest.com.
21st Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo
Colorado Springs is home to two excellent organizations that connect people with disabilities to the endless benefits of horses and riding. Support Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center and Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center by enjoying classic rodeo competitions: poles, barrels, goat tie and more. It's a family event, so that means plenty of activities for the young'uns, too. Yeehaw! 9 a.m. to noon, ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, free to attend, facebook.com/pikespeakspecialrodeo.Find even more weekly listings in each Wednesday issue of the Indy, and submit your own events here.