House Concerts, various locations. Darryl Purpose, Sun., Oct. 19, 5 p.m. ($10), Chris Smither, Fri., Nov. 21, 7 p.m. ($15). For more, visit www.house-concerts.org or call 329-1644.
rock, pop and blues Collin Raye with special guest The Riders, Gold Rush Palladium, 209 E Bennett, Cripple Creek. $28 - $35. Sun., Aug. 10, 3 p.m. For more,call 719/689-2646 ext. 518 or 866/468-7621.
choral Children's Chorale and Miyoshi City Youth Chorus concert, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Free. Tues., Aug. 19, 7 p.m. For more, call 633-3562.
jazz Intimate Evening Of Jazz, Colorado Springs Conservatory, 1430 N. Hancock Ave. $12 (limited seating); admission includes refreshments. Featuring The Big Swing Trio. Fri., Aug. 22, 7 p.m. Tickets at KCME studios, 1921 N Weber St, 578-5263.
music announcements Generation Celebration Musical Variety Show, Benet Hill Monastery, 2555 N. Chelton Road. Free. Presented by alumni, friends, and Sisters of the former Benet Hill Academy. Sat., Aug. 2, 7 p.m.
Auditions for Children's Chorale. Ages 7-12 on Sat., Aug. 23. High school grades 9-12 on Thurs., Aug. 27. Call 633-3562 to make an audition appointment.
Auditions for Pikes Peak Philharmonic, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Tues., Aug. 19. Positions open for new players and some section leaders. Resumes are also being accepted for assistant conductor. For more, call 471-7605.
Call for Entries, Salida Steamplant Regional Theater Guitar Music Festival. Salida, Sept. 12 - 13. Prospective contestants should call the Salida Chamber of Commerce at 719/539-2068 for an application or e-mail