Black Rose Acoustic Society children's jam, Benet Hill Center auditorium, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Free. Acoustic jam. Sat., June 12 and June 26, 10 a.m. Call 578-0254.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup Roads. $2-$4. With bluegrass band Palmer Divide, Fri., June 11, 7:30 p.m., and singer/guitarist Alex Beaton on June 25, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
Boats, Blues & BBQ, Arkansas River Walk, Pueblo, with concerts at the Lake Elizabeth Pavilion and barbecue at Aquila parking lot, 105 S. Victoria, Pueblo, Saturday, June 12. Information through Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, 719/595-0242 or www.puebloharp.com.
Mountain Acoustic Music Association Celtic Concert, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. $4. Presenting Gobs O'Phun. Fri., June 18, 7 p.m. For more call 687-6823.
Irish, Scottish and Appalachian Concert, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. $10-$12. Featuring Jerry Barlow. Sat., June 19, 7:30 p.m. For more call 481-0475.
John Stewart Live at Hillside Gardens, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute. $15-$20. Stewart is formerly of the Kingston Trio. Sun., June 13, 6-10 p.m. For more call 440-0587.
classical Pia*ce, Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, $3-$7. With special guest Brian Stinar. Thurs., June 10, 7:30 p.m. For information, call 389-6606.
The Marriage of Figaro, Colorado College, Armstrong Hall, 26 E. Cache La Poudre. $15-$45. Presented by Opera Theatre of the Rockies. Fri., June 11 and Sat., June 12 at 7 p.m. Sun., June 13 at 2:30 p.m. For tickets call 520-7469.
Colorado College Summer Festival Artist Concerts, Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Concert and reception, $20, Fri., June 18, 7:30 p.m.; benefit concert, $40, Sun., June 20, 7:30 p.m. For information, call 389-6607.
Colorado College Festival Chamber Orchestra Concerts, Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Fri., June 25, 7:30 p.m., Susan Grace, piano; Scott Yoo, conducting; June 20, 3 p.m., Benefit Concert with Festival Chamber Orchestra, Marina Piccinini, flute; Scott Yoo, conducting. For information, call 389-6607.
Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Concert, Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Featuring the Colorado Springs Juneteenth Community Choir and guest performers. Fri., June 18, 7:30 p.m. For more, call the NAACP at 475-7255.
Colorado College Music at Midday, Packard Hall, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 12:15 p.m., June 28, June 29, June 30. For more, call 389-6011.
jazz Big Swing Trio, CastAways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $5-$7. With Mary Ann Moore. Part of the Second Sunday Jazz Affair. Sun., June 13, 2-5 p.m. For more call 632-8719.
other music Colorado Springs Conservatory Summer Program, 1430 N. Hancock Ave. Session 1: Oliver, June 15-July 2. Performances Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call 577-4556 for specifics.
The Temptations, The Four Tops, Universal Lending Pavilion at the Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Sun., June 13, 7:30 p.m., $30-$45. TicketMaster, 520-9090.
The von Trapp Children in Concert, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $10-$20. Sun., June 20 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more call 719/295-7200.
Pikes Peak International Music Festival, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Wed, June 21 through Saturday, June 24, featuring Youth Choirs from Japan and North America, For tickets, call 520-7469.
Colorado XI, presented by Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo. Featuring camps, concerts, and July 4 celebration. June 2-July 4. June 11, Broadway at the Fest; June 12, Mariachi Festival; June 13, Sara McDaniel Piano Concert. For details visit website www.colostate-pueblo.edu/cmf or call 719/549-2126.
Dulce Maria Castro Concert with Mariachi Tenampa: Colorado Springs Historical Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $19-$28. Fri., June 25, 7-9:30 p.m. and Pueblo Memorial Hall, 1 City Hall Pl., Pueblo. $24-$28. Sat., June 26, 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets available at 576-2626 or 866-464-2626.
Hillside Gardens Bluegrass Festival, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St., 520-9463. Sun., Aug. 1, noon to 8 p.m. Tickets are limited and available at Hillside Gardens, The Folklore Center, 330 N. Tejon St., 634-2228 and The Music Exchange, 305 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 578-0883.
free concerts Soft Summer Nights series, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave., Wednesdays and Thursdays in June and Tuesdays in August, 7-8 p.m. This series is produced, arranged and conducted by Floyd Frame. The Concert Band on June 9, 16, 23, and 30; The Jazz Ensemble on June 10 and 17.
Palmer Village series, Pioneer Park between Plaza of the Rockies and the Pioneers Museum at 215 S. Tejon St. Wednesdays in June, July and August, 6-8 p.m. Ken Kassover +Four, June 16; The Colorado Springs Conservatory Jazz Combo, June 23; David Basse and Quartet, June 30.
Brown Bag Lunch Series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave., Tuesdays in June, July and August, noon to 1 p.m. The Dixiland Six, June 15; Sabroso, June 22;.
Paint the Town Blue series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave. Organized by the Pikes Peak Blues Community. Thursdays in June, July and August, 5-7:30 p.m. Rainout location at the Wayfarer Pub, 520 S. Tejon St. June 10, Johnny Graves and the Blues Waves; June 17, Detroit Frank Dumont and the Drivin' Wheels.
Hillside Gardens Live from the Boneyard Summer Series, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St. Free. June 16, The Mitguards. For more call 590-9463.