acoustic, folk & country
The Art of Song, a solo art song recital by Lori Bammesberger, in the Fine Arts Center Music Room, 30 W. Dale St. $5-$10. Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
The Waybacks, San Franciscobased quintet playing Newgrass, Celtic, jazz, folk and swing at the Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads. Fri., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. $7-$17, www.blackroseacoustic.org or 495-9654.
Mollie O'Brien and her band at the Steam Plant Theater, Sackett & G Street, Salida. $12-$17, 539-8514. Fri., Nov. 29, 8 p.m.
Traditional Irish session at Jack Quinn's Pub, 21 S. Tejon St., 260-1389. Sundays, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Bluegrass Jam session at Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 N. Tejon St. Wed. nights 7:30-10 p.m.
Vienna Boys Choir at the Arnold Hall Theatre, US Air Force Academy. Sun., Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Call 333-4610.
AbendmusiK in concert, a 28-voice community-based chamber choir presenting a mix of liturgical and secular music. Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Sun., Nov. 10, 3 p.m. 579-7165.
Colorado College faculty artists will perform works by Augusta Read Thomas, composer-in-residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free. Thurs., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Ramon Kireilis, world renowned clarinetist, will perform with the Pueblo Symphony, at Hoag Recital Hall, USC campus, Pueblo. Sat., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. $15-$20, 549-2404.
Jason Jackson, local tenor, will perform with Colorado Springs Symphony conductor Lawrence Leighton Smith at a concert to benefit the Pikes Peak Library, at the Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. Fri., Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m. Call for more, 531-6333 Ext. 1202.
Yelena Balbanova, founder of the Intentional Conservatory Studio, on piano, and Roza Borisova, on cello, perform at the Louisa Performing Arts Center on the campus of The Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. Thurs., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Call 475-9747 Ext. 110.
All Beethoven with Rachel Barton, a Classical Masterworks performance featuring Overture to King Stephen, Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D, Symphony no. 6 in F (Pastorale) by the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade. Fri-Sun., Nov. 15-17. Call 520-SHOW for ticket info.
Band Classics by the Colorado College Concert Band at CC's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Bob Murray conducts the band in music spanning the decades; including selections by Bach, Grainger, Vaughan Williams, John Williams and Bernstein. Door Prizes. Free. Sun., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Classical Chat with Youth, a free workshop for young people with Jason Jackson, local tenor celebrity, in the Carnegie Reading Room at Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333. Sat., Nov. 22, 1 p.m.
Colorado Springs Symphony SuperPops Concert Series featuring "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.
Cali Comm Tour: Del the Funky Homosapian, People Under the Stairs, Planet Asia at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon, 955-5664. www.32bleu.com. $20.50. Thurs., Nov. 14, 9 p.m.
Pikes Peak Ringers Winter Concert at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 846 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Sun., Nov. 24, 4 p.m. 636-5011.
Handel's Messiah with the Symphony & Colorado Springs Chorale, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $10-$24. Call 520-SHOW. Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7, 8 p.m.
Deck the Hall with the Colorado Springs Chorale, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $12-$25. Call 520-SHOW. Fri., Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.
New Year's Eve with the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $18-$42. Call 520-SHOW.. Tues, Dec. 31, 8 p.m.
Universal Jam at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Fridays, 4-7 p.m. Call 685-0986.
OM Trio at 32 bleu, 32 S. Tejon, www.32bleu.com. $5. Fri., Nov. 8, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
Colorado Saxophone Quartet at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Highway 105, Palmer Lake. $8 -$10 Tickets available at the door. Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30p.m. For more call 481-0475.
Second Sunday Jazz Affair at the Original CastAways, 107 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2-5 p.n.: a professional musicians open jam session. $3.50-$7, free to musicians who participate. Call 632-8719 for more.
Lanner Faculty Artists performing works of Augusta Reed Thomas at Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6607. Thurs., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Drum circle at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Mondays, 9-10 p.m. Call 685-0986.
Ken Medema, pianist, humorist, composer, at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. Sun., Nov. 17, 5 p.m. $10-$20. Call 471-4361
TransSiberian Orchestra at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Sun., Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Tickets: $TBA. Available at the World Arena Box Office or through TicketsWest (866/464-2626 or
Air Force Band of the Rockies at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Sun., Dec. 15, 3 p.m. Ticket Info: Free tickets will be available beginning Fri., Nov. 22 at the World Arena Box Office and all ENT Federal Credit Unions.
rock, pop & blues
Brethren Fast at Southside Johnnys, 528 S. Tejon, 444-8487. Fri., Nov. 7, 9 p.m.
Esquevez at Cafe Utopia, 117 E. Bijou, 633-1080. $3. Thurs., Nov. 7, 9:30 p.m.
Purple Buddha at Cafe Utopia, 117 E. Bijou, 633-1080. $3. Fri., Nov 8, 9:30 p.m.
Boogie Naughts at Southside Johnnys, 528 S. Tejon, 444-8487. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 8-9, 9 p.m.
Eggamuffin at Cafe Utopia, 117 E. Bijou, 633-1080. $3. Sat., Nov. 9, 9:30 p.m.
Nocturnal Tomatoes at Tres Hombres, 116 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. Sat., Nov. 9, time TBA. 687-0265.
Kerri Sherwood at the Salida Steamplant, Sackett at G St., Salida. Fri, Nov. 8, 8 p.m. $8 539-0933
Emilio Emilio with Johnny and the Jukes at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., $7-$12, 578-6652. Sun., Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Dan Treanor and band in concert at Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Fri., Nov., 15, 7:30-11 p.m. $1-$5. 685-1861.
Korn with Disturbed at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $TBA, 576-2626. Or through Ticketwest.com. Fri., Nov. 22.
Sweet Pea's Revenge at Tres Hombres, 116 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. Fri-Sat., Nov. 22-23, time TBA. 687-0265.
Hassan Hakmoun, world famous Moroccan singer, at Tajine Alami, 10 Old Man's Trail, Manitou. Dinner and concert, $40; begins at 6 p.m. Concert only, $20; begins at 8 p.m. Tues., Nov. 12. Call for more, 685-1119.
Masters Workshops for the Blues with Dan Treanor at the Business of Art Center's Garage Theater, 515 Manitou Ave. Workshops on drums, sax, harmonica, slide guitar, and bottleneck guitar. Free. Sat., Nov. 16, noon to 7 p.m. Call for specific times, 685-1861.
Mike Maddux will conduct a flatpicking guitar workshop at Fall River Music, 410 S. 8th St. $20. Sat., Nov. 23, 3-5:30 p.m. Call 634-3717.