The Chieftans at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $27-$43. Sat., Jan. 18, 8 p.m. 520-7453.
Traditional Irish session at Jack Quinn's Pub, 21 S. Tejon St. Sundays, 2:30-5:30 p.m. 260-1389.
Bluegrass Jam session at Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 N. Tejon St. Wednesdays, 7:30-10 p.m.
The Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble presents its "Surround Sound" concert at Colorado College's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Fri., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. 577-4192
A Night in Vienna at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring guest artists Judeth Shay Burns and Daniel Fosha, includes selections from Verdi's Rigoletto, Johann Strauss, Viennese Blood Waltzes, and Blue Danube Waltz. $18. Tues., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Call for tickets, 633-6698.
Da Vinci Quartet with pianist Lawrence Leighton Smith at Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW Corner of Cascade & Cache La Poudre. Featuring works by Mozart and Schumann. $20-$40. Sat., Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 303/871-6964.
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.
Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., holding a weekly community drum circle. Mondays, 9-11 p.m. Call 685-0986.
Youth Outreach Center, 1801 N. Union, holding a weekly community drum circle. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Call 447 9697.
A Colorado Winter's Evening with the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra at the Pikes Peak Center, Featuring vocal ensemble Five By Design. $10 -$48. Fri., Dec. 20, 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 21, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Call 633-6698.
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, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 685-0986.
The Ken Miller Trio with vocalist Lila Mori at the Louisa Performing Arts Center located on the Colorado Springs School campus, 21 Broadmoor Ave. $8-$10. Thurs., Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m. Call for tickets, 475-9747, ext. 110.
Second Sunday Jazz Affair at the Original CastAways, 107 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. On Jan. 12, 2-5: featuring Al Eberhardt's Changing Times Orchestra. $3.50-$7, free to musicians who participate. Call 632-8719 for more.
Ray Charles with the Colorado Springs Symphony at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $44-$74. Fri., Jan. 31, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 1, 8 p.m. 520-SHOW.
Broadmoor Tavern, 1 Lake Avenue. Bob Alexander's Promises, Sundays & Mondays, 8 p.m. Frank Fanelli Orchestra, Tues through Sat., 8:30 p.m. Big Band Sound, Wednesdays 8:30 p.m. 577-5772.
Jazz Jam Night on Tuesdays, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Navajo Hogan, 2817 N. Nevada. Featuring Dennis Hoshijo, Ken Janzen, Kim Stone & Dick Cunico.
Miles Rinsky Project on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. 955-5664.
Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rum Bay, 20 N. Tejon, 634-3522.
Jah Family Band at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $TBA. Thurs., Jan. 9, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
rock, pop & blues
Cabaret Diosa with Mango fan Django at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $8. Thurs., Dec. 19, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
Satellite Eyes Caught Fire, Black Black Ocean, at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $5-$10. Fri., Dec. 27, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
New Years with The Riders at the Shinning Mountain Golf Club, 100 Lucky Lady Dr., Woodland Park. $20-$50 dinner and show. Tues., Dec. 31, 7 p.m. dinner, 9 p.m. show. Call 687-7587.
Oh My God at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $TBA. Mon., Jan. 20, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
Colorado Springs Children's Chorale auditions, for ages 7 to 12. Sun., Jan. 4. Call for appointment & location 633-3562.
Auditions for Colorado Springs Chorale, Colorado College's, Packard Hall. Season includes Brahms' Requiem with the CS Symphony and Stars and Stripes, Forever! with the U.S. Air Force Band of the Rockies. Tues.- Wed., Jan. 7-8, 6:30-10 p.m. by appointment. Call 634-3737