acoustic, folk & country
Melissa Ferrick at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $12. 18+. Sat., Feb. 15, 9:00 p.m. 955-5664.
Bohola at Black Rose Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads, Chicago-based Irish power trio bohola, featuring Jimmy Keane on accordion; Sean Cleland, fiddle; and Pat Broaders on dordan and vocals. $10-$15. Sat., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
www.blackroseacoustic.org. Tickets and info: 495-9654.
Ani DiFranco at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Mon., April 21, 8 p.m. $26.50. Tickets call 520-7469.
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.
Southern Colorado Handbell Festival, featuring over 300 handbell ringers with Heritage Brass quintet and percussion, City Auditorium, Kiowa and Weber. Free. Sat., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.
blues & rock
Fishbone at 32 Bleu, 32 N. Tejon St. $TBA Fri., Feb. 14, 9:30 p.m. 955-5664.
Wednesday Night Blues Jam at George's Union Station, 2419 N. Union Blvd. Hosted by Little Willy and the Swingin' Johnsons. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. 227-7168
Rebecca Folsom Band, Annex Ballroom, 509 Main St Canon City. $10 Sat., Feb. 15, 8:30 p.m. 276 3088.
Eric Johnson at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $21 -$27. 18+ Thurs., Feb. 20, 9:30 p.m. 955-5664.
Pueblo Children's Chorale & Colorado Springs Children's Chorale Concert, Hoag Recital Hall, University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo. Each group will sing some of their favorite music, then the chorales will unite with almost 100 children's voices for several selections. Free. Sat., Feb. 22, 4-5:30 p.m. For more, call 546-2309.
American Boychoir from Princeton, NJ at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. $10-$20. Fri., March 14, 7 p.m. Tickets 471-4361.
Pueblo Symphony and featured violinist Peter Winograd will perform at Roag Recital Hall on the University of Southern Colorado campus, Pueblo. Sat., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. $15-20. For tickets, call 549-2174.
Pikes Peak Philharmonic will hold a Children's Concert, at Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Sun., Feb. 16, 3 p.m. $3-6 at the door. 442-6853 or www.pikespeakphil.org.
Written in Established Mastery, Da Vinci Quartet performs works by Mozart, Szymanowski, and Beethoven at Colorado College's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre. $10-$12. Fri., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. 389-6552.
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.
Ming & FS at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. St. $TBA. Thurs., Feb. 13 9:30 p.m. 955-5664.
Ed Polcer and The Magic of Swing Street at the Red Lion Hotel, 314 W Bijou. $10-$20. Tickets available at: KCME studios, 1921 N. Weber by mail: to PPJASS to P.O. Box 6802, Col. Spgs, 80934. Wed., Feb. 19, 7 p.m. 632-8719.
Colorado Springs Jazz Ensemble, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon. Bring your dancing shoes! Reception will follow performance. Free. Sun., Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. For more, call 633-7717.
Tim Reynolds with Greg Howard & Steve Hoke at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $12-$19. 18+ Thurs., Feb. 27, 9:30 p.m. 955-5664.
Farewell to Frank Fanelli at The Broadmoor's Rocky Mountain Ballroom. Jazz Ensemble at 5:30, big band jazz dance at 6:30. $15. Sun. March 2, 5:30 p.m.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $25. Sun., Mar. 9, 2 p.m. Tickets, 520-7469.
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.
Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rum Bay, 20 N. Tejon, 634-3522.
The Briefs at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $7-$10, 18+. Thurs., March 6, 9:30 p.m. 955-5664.
Fiddle Workshop, Meeker Music, 113 E. Bijou St. Former fiddler for Bill Monroe, nationally known performer Richard Greene will teach a hands-on workshop on bluegrass, old-time, and Celtic fiddling. $35-$40. Sat., March 1, noon to 3 p.m. 578-0254.