Black Rose Acoustic Society Events: Open stage nights with headline performers on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, 7:30 p.m., at the Black Forest Community Center, corner of Black Forest and Shoup roads, $3-5. Open stage nights on the 4th Saturday of each month, 7 p.m. at Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road, $3. Also, many jams for different acoustic and folk instruments. Call 633-3660 for more.
jazz Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society's Jazz in the Parks Summer Series, call Laura at 592-941 for more. All on Wed. at 6 p.m. Plaza of the Rockies/Pioneer Park, 111 S. Tejon St.: The Changing Times Big Band, Aug. 17; Dick Cunico's Little Big Band, Aug. 31. Pinon Valley Park, 5585 Mule Deer Drive: Your Father's Mustache Band, Aug. 10. Confluence Park, 126 Cimino Drive: Mark Rose Quartet, Aug. 24. USAFA Band: Falconaires, Sept. 7.
other music Friends House Concerts, call for address. $12 check made out to Friends House Concerts, P.O. Box 38943, Colorado Springs, CO, 80937. Featuring Natalia Zukerman on Fri., Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. Call 329-1644 or 227-8648 for more.
Shape Note Singing from the Sacred Harp, Saint Aidan's Anglican Church, 4 Elm Ave. Experience old hymns sung in the old way. The second Sunday of each month from 1-3 p.m. Call Pete at 648-2274 for more.
Manitou Springs Summer Concert Series, Soda Springs Park, west end of Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. Free. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Call 685-5089 for more. Fountain Creek Brass Band on Thurs., Aug. 4, 18. Little London Winds on Aug. 8, 15.