Kelly Joe Phelps at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. Sun., March 30, 9 p.m. $12. 18+ 955-5664.
Cliff Eberhardt, Steam Plant Theater, Sackett & G St. Salida Fri., April 4, 8 p.m. 719/539-8514
Ani DiFranco at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Mon., April 21, 8 p.m. $26.50. Tickets call 520-7469.
Dar Williams at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $25. Sat. May 3, 9 p.m. 18+ Tickets on sale April 3. 955-5664.
Hot Club of Cowtown at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Sat., June 14, 8 p.m. $tba. Tickets on sale April 7, 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.
50 Cent, at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa. $40. Tues., April 1, 5 p.m. 800/325-7328.
Bone Thugs N Harmony, at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon St. $25-$27. Sun., May 25, 9 p.m. 955-5664.
blues & rock
Nina Storey and Her Band, The Annex Ballroom, 509 Main St. Canon City. $16. Sat., April 5, 8:30 p.m. For more, call 276-3088.
Woodland Park Community Singers & Band, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E Midland Ave, Woodland Park. Sun., April 27, 7:30 p.m. Annual spring concert Free. For more, call 686-8860.
Colorado Springs Chorale will perform Brahms Requiem at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tues., April 11 and Wed., April 12, 8 p.m.; Thurs., April 13, 2:30 p.m. $10-$50. Tickets available at the Pikes Peak Center Box Office or 520-SHOW.
Let Freedom Sing 2003 includes performances by quartets and choruses, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Fri., Mar. 28, 5:30 & Sat., Mar. 29, 1 and 8 p.m. $8-$15. 520-7469.
It's A Wonderful Brass World, Colorado Springs Orchestral Brass with the High Altitude Trombone Quartet, First Christian Church, 16 East Platte Ave. $8-$10. Sat. April 5, 7:30 p.m. 660-5327.
Cowboy Classic: The Colorado Springs Philharmonic, along with Maestro Thomas Wilson will be performing with the Flying W Wranglers at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.. $21. Sun, April 6, 7 p.m.
Almagre Saxophone Quartet, Pikes Peak Community College Downtown Studio Art Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak. Featuring arrangements and original music by Bach, Pierne, Joplin and Nestico. Almagre is comprised of faculty members from PPCC and CC. Free. Sun., April 6, 2-3:30 p.m. For more, call 540-7311.
Da Vinci Quartet and Uncle Henry's Ragtime Band, Business of Art Center Annex, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou. $25. Sat., April 19, 6-9 p.m. 303-871-6964.
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs season finale concert, 1st Christian Church, 16 E. Platte. Featuring Susan Grace, piano soloist playing music of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven. $6-$12 Adults, Sun., April 27, 2:30 p.m. For more, call 632-7934.
Written at the Close of a Life: The DaVinci Quartet with Bill Jackson, CSO principal clarinet Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Featuring works by Brahms, Haydn and Bartok. $8-$15. Fri., April 25, 7:30 p.m. 389-6607.
Pikes Peak Young Composers Concert, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 2111 Carlton Ave. Concert of winning and honorable mention musical compositions written by students in grades K-12. Free. Sat., May 10, 3-5 p.m. For more, call 719/593-1831.
Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., holding a weekly community drum circle. Mondays, 8-10 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.
Eric Alexander Quartet, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W Dale St. $10-$15. Mon., April 14, 7 p.m. For tickets call 578-5263 or 578-5263.
Kim Stone and the Jazz All Stars, eCity Restaurant & Bar, 4569 Centennial Blvd at Garden of the Gods. Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. 594-4569
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.
Sunday Jazz Affair at the Original CastAways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou. $3.50-$7, free to participating musicians. Sun. April 12, 2-5 p.m. Scholarship Sunday, Lewis Palmer Jazz Band and more. Call 632-8719 for more.
Pikes Peak Young Composers Competition: accepting entries from composers, grades K-12, for this year's competition. First place and honorable mention composers will perform their piece in a public concert on May 10. Deadline for entries is Tues., April 1. For info and entry forms call 635-1561 or visit www.pikespeakyoungcomposers.org.