Bluegrass Intentions, a San Franciscobased group performing a blend of bluegrass, Cajun and blues at Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free, with tickets. Available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Worner Center desk at 902 N. Cascade. Thurs., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. 389-6607
The Art of Song, a solo art song recital by Lori Bammesberger, at the First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Avenue. $5-$10. Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
The Waybacks, San Francisco-based quintet playing Newgrass, Celtic, jazz, folk and swing on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass and percussion. At the Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads. $7-$17, 495-9654. Fri., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Mollie O'Brien and her band at the Steam Plant Theater, Sackett & G Street, Salida. $12-$17 Fri., Nov. 29, 8 p.m. 539-8514
Vivaldi's Gloria, performed by the 50-voice choir and orchestra from St. Luke's Lutheran Church and St. Patrick's Catholic Church, at 5265 N. Union Blvd. Sun., Nov. 24, 3 p.m. Free. Call 598-4397.
Yelena Balbanova, founder of the Intentional Conservatory Studio, on piano and Roza Borisova on cello performing 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 Ave. Fri-Sun., Nov. 15-17. $10-$50; call 520-SHOW.
Band Classics by the Colorado College Concert Band at CC's Packard Hall. 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.
Cabaret Diosa at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 21+. $8. Thurs., Dec. 19, 9 p.m.
Del Tha Funky Homosapien with Livesavas, People Under the Stairs & Skhoolyard at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 18+. $21.50-$24.50. Thurs., Nov. 14, 9 p.m.
East Coast Boogieman at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 21+. $TBA. Fri., Nov. 22, 9 p.m.
Kool Keith, KHM, Jacky Jasper at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 21+. $9.50. Sat., Nov. 23, 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.
Jazz Is Dead at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 21+. $20. Sat., Nov. 16, 9 p.m.
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, 7:30 p.m. For more call 481-0475.
Dirty Dozen Brass Band at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 18+. $9.50. Sun., Dec. 8, 9 p.m.
Drum circle at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Mondays, 9-11 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 available beginning Fri., Nov. 22 at the World Arena Box Office and all ENT Federal Credit Unions.
rock, pop & blues
Dan Treanor and band in concert at Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 to 11 p.m. $1-$5. 685-1861.
The Event Pierced -- Engage! featuring East West, Everyday Sunday, Accidental Superhero, and Daniel's Window, at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., 536-0281. $12-$15. Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Wendy Woo and the Woo Band, Annex Ballroom, 509 Main St., Cañon City. $10. Sat., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m. 276-3088.
The Dudes and Rainville at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. 955-5664. 21+. $14.50. Sun., Dec. 1, 9 p.m.
Masters Workshops for the Blues with Dan Treanor at the BAC, 515 Manitou Avenue. 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.