acoustic, folk & country
Danny Oertli at the First Presbyterian Weber Street Center, Kiowa & Bijou. $6, 471-3763, Ext. 125. Fri., Sept. 6, 8 p.m.
Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $7 in advance, $8 at door, 633-1080. Thurs., Sept. 12, 8 p.m.
Jill Cohn, Seattle-based singer-songwriter, with local songwriter and blues guitarist Brian Parsons, at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $4, 268-9951. Fri., Sept. 13, 8:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage featuring Mountain Heritage at the Black Rose Community Center. Fri., Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Djate, former Culture lead guitarist, at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $6 in advance, $7 at door, 633-1080. Thurs., Sept. 26, 8 p.m.
Colorado Springs Symphony SuperPops Concert Series featuring "Bravo Broadway" on Sept. 27-28, "The Best of Gershwin" on Oct. 25-26, "A Colorado Yuletide Celebration" on Dec. 20-21, Ray Charles on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, PDQ Bach on March 7-8 and Riders in the Sky on April 4-5. Call 520-SHOW for ticket information.
Second Sunday Jazz Affair with the Frank Fanelli Tavern Six at Castaway's, 107 Manitou Ave. $5-$7 at the door. Sun., Sept. 8, 2-5 p.m.
Fourth annual Pikes Peak Jazz Festival in Woodland Park Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22. Features Changing Times at the kick-off party at the Shining Mountain Golf Club on Friday; $10. Features Latin Crossover, Derry O'Leary Trio, Bobby Montoya Quartet on Sat. afternoon, $15. Features Ken Walker Sextet and Melvin Sparks Quintet on Sat. evening, $25. (Or buy at Saturday pass for $30.) On Sunday a.m., High School All-Star Jazz Ensemble and Falconnaires play for free; on Sunday afternoon, Swing Street Quartet, Sam Most Quartet and the Jimmy McGriff Quartet play for $30. (Or get a weekend pass for $55.) Call 687-5489 or visit www.pikespeakjazzfest.com.
Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's quartet performing spirit-filled music at Wings Over The Rockies Museum, 7711 Academy Blvd. Cost $25 in advance, $30 at door. Tickets sold at all King Soopers. Sat., Sept. 7, 6 p.m. 720/635-8299.
Sandi Patty at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. $20-$50, 471-4361. Sun., Sept. 8, 5 p.m.
United States Air Force Band of the Rockies presents the Rampart Winds woodwind quintet, at First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte. Free. Sun., Sept. 8, 3 p.m. 556-9955 or 633-8888.
Gettin' Down Downtown Free Summer Concert Series at Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St. every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. On Sept. 11: Mango fan Django. On Sept. 18: Pearl Street Band.
Woodland Park Community Band Concert, a tribute to 9/11 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center. Tues., Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. 687-2210.
Top of the Peak Chorus and Velvet Hills Sweet Adelines, "Sing Out for Peace" downtown at the El Paso County Courthouse/Jail Plaza. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m.; Top of the Peak Chorus again at the Colorado Springs Airport, 12 p.m. and the Velvet Hills at Memorial Park.
Sweet Adelines pay tribute to our nation in song with "A Tribute in Song" at Centennial Hall on the Pike's Peak Center Complex. Tickets, $10 at the door or call 598-2205 or 392-1227. Sat., Sept. 14, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Tom O'Boyle's "Americana," a special tribute concert to 9-11 presented by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Tickets on sale at KCME, 1921 N. Weber St. or at the door: $10 adults, $8 PPJASS members, $5 students and children. Sun., Sept. 15, 2 p.m.
rock, pop & blues
Blues in the Parks, free concerts hosted by the Pikes Peak Bluesfest. In Acacia Park, Bijou & Tejon. Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5: Randall Dubis Band. Sept. 12: Colorado Springs Blues All-Stars.
Yamagata at the Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. 633-1080. Thurs., Sept. 5, 8 p.m.
Jason Ringenburg of Jason and the Scorchers at Jose Muldoon's, 222 N. Tejon St. Free, 636-2311. Fri., Sept. 6, 9 p.m.
James Brown at Arnold Hall, Air Force Academy. $25-$45, 520-9090. Sat., Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
The Mansfields and Reno Divorce at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. All ages. $4, 268-9951. Sat., Sept. 14.
Easy Bill & the Big Beat at Jr's, 3535 N. Carefree (1/2 E. of Academy). Free, 597-9400. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m.
CD release party with Rainville at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. $TBA. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m.
The Platters at the Gold Rush Palladium, 209 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $8-$15, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 15, 3 p.m.
OM Trio at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $6, 268-9951. Sun., Sept. 15, 8 p.m.
Rachel Sedacca at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. Free, 268-9951. Tues., Sept. 17, 8 p.m.
Long Since Forgotten, emo rock from Syracuse at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. Free, 268-9951. Thurs., Sept. 19, 8 p.m.
Rich Reno at Jr's, 3535 N. Carefree (1/2 E. of Academy). Free, 597-9400. Sat., Sept. 21, 9 p.m.
The Eagles at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $55-$120, 520-9090. Sun., Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
Railroad Earth returns to Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $7 in advance, $8 at the door, 633-1080. Tues., Sept. 24, 8 p.m.
Come Together Tour with Third Day, Paul Colman Trio and Tait at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $17.50-$26.50, 576-2626. Thurs., Sept. 26, 7 p.m.
Face to Face with Moneen at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $15, 800/965-4827. Sun., Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
Poison the Well with As We Speak and Curl Up and Die at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All ages. $10, 800/965-4827. Mon., Sept. 30, 7 p.m.
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at the Colorado Music Hall, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. All ages. $12, 800/965-4827. Sun., Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
Jaka, bringing East African jams and island influences to Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St. $5, 633-1080. Sat., Sept. 14, 8 p.m.