Michael Johnson, Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup roads. $2-$4. Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
Darrell Grant, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon. $8-$10. Acclaimed jazz pianist performs. Fri., Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-7717 for more.
Joe Uveges, First Congregational Church, 30 E. St. Vrain, $10. Release party of his CD, Promise of Portage. Sun., Jan. 25, 7 p.m. Call 227-8648 for more.
John Gorka, 730 Polaris Dr. $15 donation suggested. Hailed by Rolling Stone as "The preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement." Thurs., Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Call 329-1644 for more.
Classical Richard Webster, organist, Colorado College's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada, 389-6606. Free. Internationally known church musician, organist, composer, and conductor. Tues., Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Appalachian Spring, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade, 520-7469. $12-$48. Colorado Springs Philharmonic with pianist Gregory Adams and conductor Thomas Wilson. Sat., Jan. 17, 8 p.m., Sun., Jan. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Mark Davenport, Ann Marie Morgan, Phebe Craig, Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6606. Free. Recorder, gamba, cello, and harpischord. Thurs., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Bowed Piano Ensemble, soprano Victoria Hansen, Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6606. Performing Stephen Scott's "Paisajes Audibles". Thurs., Jan. 29.
Other Music FlamencOrbit, Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Cragwood Drive. A high-tech multimedia showcase of Flamenco guitar, electronic dance music, live video mixing, and gypsy storytelling. Sat., Jan. 24, 8-10 p.m. Call 262-3470 for more.
Shlomo Avayou and Ofer Ben-Amots, poet and musician, Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6606. Free. Israeli poet and Israeli composer perform. Tues., Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Family Sportstacular, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade, 520-7469. $9-$15. Colorado Springs Philharmonic with Mark Goldberg, Vince Greco and Mark Arnest as narrators, Thomas Jensen as guest conductor. Sat., Jan. 31, 2:30 p.m.
music announcements Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain Street. Auditioning for principal clarinet player. Call 522-0153 for more.
Broadway from the Heart Auditions, Attitudes Performing Arts Center, 1502-1504 N. Hancock. Singers, dancers, actors from age 8 to adult. Jan. 27 and 28, 2-4 p.m. Call 473-1770 for more.
Metropolitan Opera Auditions, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Englewood. Applications must be received by Jan. 30 for auditions Feb. 20-28. Singers with operatic voices need be between 20-30 yrs. Through July 31, 2004. Call Charles Ralph at 970/229-0551 for more.
Community drum circles, Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Call 685-0986. Immanual Lutheran School, 846 E Pikes Peak. Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 964 8031.