Black Rose Acoustic Society children's jam, Benet Hill Center auditorium, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Free. Acoustic jam. Sat., Aug. 14, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 578-0254.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Black Forest Lutheran Church, 12455 Black Forest Rd. $2-$4. Tom Faulkner, Fri., Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m. Open stage at Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd., acoustic musicians by sign-up, Sat., Aug. 28, 7-10 p.m., $2-$4. Call 633-3660 for more.
Chuck Pyle, North Star Studios, 3617 Betty Dr., Suite E. $30. Seating is limited for this event. Sat., Aug. 7, 7-9 p.m. Call 573-0575 for more.
Cowboy Music Concert, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the 30th street entrance to Garden of the Gods. $1-$5. Fri., Aug. 27, 7 p.m. For more call 578-6777.
jazz August Jazz Affair, The Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $16-$18. The Carlos Crull Quartet plays, full service picnic buffet served, door prizes, raffles, cash bar and dancing. Aug. 8, 2-5 p.m. Call 632-8719 by Aug. 5 for reservations.
other music Vocal Arts Symposium, CC's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Scene Stealers II, Aug. 5, 7 p.m. Broadway Canteen, Aug. 8, 2:30 p.m. $5-$45. Call 389-6607 for more.
Red Spirit Singers & Drummers, Rock Ledge Ranch, 30th St. and Gateway Rd., 578-6777. $1-$5. Features songs, drumming and dances by the Northern Ute Uintah-Ouray Reservation performers. Sun., Aug. 15, 11 a.m.
Friend's House Concerts, private homes. $10 donation to Friends House Concerts, P.O. Box 38943, Colorado Springs, CO 80937. Zoe Lewis and Brian Joseph on Sat., Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Darryl Purpose and Malcolm Lucard on Thurs., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Call 329-1644 for more.
free concerts Soft Summer Nights series, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave., Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. Midland Brass Band on Aug. 17. Special concert on August 5 at Antler's Park.
Jazz in the Parks series. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Rainout dates on Thursdays. Mountain Shadows Park: Eddie Jones Blue Jazz Company, August 11.
Palmer Village series, Pioneer Park between Plaza of the Rockies and the Pioneers Museum at 215 S. Tejon St. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. The Nostalgica on Aug. 4; Joe Uveges on Aug. 11.
Sack Lunch Serenade, Historic City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. 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.
Brown Bag Lunch Series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave., Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. Jubilant Band on August 10; Summer Hartbauer on August 17; Sabroso on August 24; Firebird on August 31.
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. Dick Cunico's Little Big Band on Aug. 5; Lobo Lenny and Fingers on Aug. 126.
Summer Evening Concert series, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Ave. and Ruxton, Manitou Springs. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Little London Winds on August 9; Fountain Creek Brass Band on August 5 and 19.