Ellis, Lesbian folk-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist, CC's Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. $5. Concert to kick off National Coming Out Week with workshop. Mon., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. concert. Call 389-6607 for more.
Jody Adams at the Fall Festival, Homebrew Winery and High Country Garden Center, 243 Washington, Monument. Donations accepted. Jody Adams performs songs from his new CD, Gitano Road, a collection of acoustic mandolin lullabies. Sat., Oct. 9, noon to 2 p.m. Call 260-1447 for more.
Black Rose Acoustic Society kids' jams, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road. Donations accepted. For musicians under the age of 18. Saturdays at 10 a.m., Oct. 9, Oct. 23. For more, call 578-0254.
classical Pueblo Symphony Opening Concert, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo. $20-$25. Theme is Bravo Big Band. Sat. Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. Call 719/295-7222.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. Carmina!, Oct. 2-3. Hooray for Hollywood, Oct. 16.
An Evening of Enchanted Music, Cheyenne Mtn. Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd. $50. An evening with Maestro Lawrence Leighton Smith and Leslie Ann Smith to benefit KPC Kid's Place, a respite home for at-risk children. Tues., Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. wine and cheese, 7 p.m. performance. Call 442-6337 for more.
other music First Christian Church Concerts, 16 E. Platte Ave., 633-8888. Donations accepted. Academy Winds on Sun., Oct. 3, 3 p.m.
Dr. Susan Rae Jensen Concert, soprano, CC's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Donations accepted. Concert to benefit the Pikes Peak Opera League and the Opera Goes to School program. Fri., Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. Call 596-6646 for more.
The Swing Connection, Sheraton Hotel, I-25 and S. Circle. $25. Dancing to The Swing Connection and a silent auction, business or dress attire, hors d'oeuvres, chocolate fondue fountain to benefit Greccio housing. Sat., Oct. 2, 6:30-11 p.m. Call 475-1422 for info.
Oktoberfest, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute. $5. Enjoy authentic German food, music and beer in the heated pavilion with mountain views. Fri., Oct. 8, 5-10 p.m. Call 520-9463, ext. 4 for more.
Our Next Generation, Business of Arts Center, 515 Manitou Ave. $10-$25. Featuring The Sonny Rhodes Band, activities for kids involving free workshops in many instruments, performances and more. Sat., Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to midnight. Call 685-1861 ext. 42 for more.