Cowboy Music Concert, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the 30th street entrance to Garden of the Gods. $1-$5. Fri., July 23, 7 p.m. For more call 578-6777.
Black Rose Acoustic Society adult jams, Benet Hill Center auditorium, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Free/donations accepted. Fiddle, swing and radio oldies jam sessions. Thursdays, through August 26. Call 578-1516 for specifics.
other music Pikes Peak International Music Festival, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $5-$9. Wed, July 21 through Saturday, July 24, featuring Youth Choirs from Japan and North America, For tickets, call 520-7469.
Vocal Arts Symposium, CC's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Faculty Follies and Benefit Concert, July 23, 7 p.m. $25. Jazz Sundae Sunday, July 25, 2:30 p.m. $15. Hellos and High Notes, July 27, 7 p.m. $15.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts Concerts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. The Wine Seller Concert Series with Flatirons Jazz, Sat., July 24, 7:30 p.m. $10-$12. For more call 719/481-0475 or visit www.trilakesarts.com.
Hillside Gardens Bluegrass Festival, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St., 520-9463. Featuring The Bluegrass Patriots, Pete Wernick's Live Five, Jalan Crossland, The Bertye Maddux Band, The Mitguards and Palmer Divide. Call 578-0883 for ticket locations and info.
Buddy Guy, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $39-$57. Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
free concerts Soft Summer Nights series, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave., Tuesdays in August, 7-8 p.m. This series is produced, arranged and conducted by Floyd Frame.
Jazz in the Parks series. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Rainout dates on Thursdays. Plaza of the Rockies--Pioneer Park: Changing Times Big Band, July 28.
Palmer Village series, Pioneer Park between Plaza of the Rockies and the Pioneers Museum at 215 S. Tejon St. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Metro Blues on July 21, Changing Times Big Band on July 28.
Sack Lunch Serenade, Historic City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., Thursdays through August, noon to 1 p.m. Bring a lunch or buy a box lunch at the concert. This series features a short silent movie, appropriately accompanied by the restored 1928 Wurlitzer Theater Pipe Organ, along with a concert by the guest organist of the week. Regular organists include Tom O'Boyle and Bob Lillie.
Brown Bag Lunch Series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave., Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. The Delta 88's on July 27; The 300th Army Band from California on August 3; Jubilant Band on August 10; Summer Hartbauer on August 17.
Paint the Town Blue series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave. Organized by the Pikes Peak Blues Community. Rainout location at the Wayfarer Pub, 520 S. Tejon St. Thursdays, 5-7:30 p.m. Metro Blues on July 22; Just the Jukes on July 29.
Summer Evening Concert series, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Ave. and Ruxton, Manitou Springs. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Little London Winds on July 26, August 2 and 9; Fountain Creek Brass Band on July and 29, August 5 and 19; 300th Army Band from Bell, Calif. on July 28.