acoustic Black Rose Acoustic Society Events: Open-stage nights with headline performers on the second and fourth Fridays of the month, 7 p.m., at the Black Forest Community Center, corner of Black Forest and Shoup roads, $3-$5. Open-stage nights on the fourth Saturday of each month, 7 p.m. at Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road, $2. Also offering many jams for different acoustic and folk instruments and classes. Call 633-3660 or visit blackroseacoustic.org for more.
Guitarist Colin McAllister, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. McAllister presents albus/ater, a solo concert program containing two cycles of 10 pieces each. Thurs., Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
classical Colorado Springs Chorale Concerts & Events, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Beethoven's Missa solemnis, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Deck the Hall, Dec. 8 and Christmas Classics and Carols, Dec. 22-23. Call 634-3737 or visit cschorale.org for more.
other music A New Song International, Village 7 Presbyterian Church, 4050 S. Nonchalant Circle. Free offering. Featuring concert singers from Chile, Hungary and Romania. Sun., Sept. 17, 6 p.m. Call 574-6700 for more.
Big Band Sunday Series to Benefit Care and Share, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St. $6-$10; $2 discount with food donation. Featuring Bill Emery and The New Century Big Band. Sept. 17 and Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Call 536-3240 for more.
Colcannon, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Featuring the Denver-based Celtic band performing traditional as well as original songs. Tues., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
The 5 Browns, USAFA Arnold Hall. $15-$25. Featuring five siblings from the prestigious Julliard School of Music. Fri., Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. Call 333-4497 for more.
Music on the Mesa, Unity Church, 1945 Mesa Drive. $10. The Storys perform '60s, '70s and '80s rock, country, folk and originals. Fri., Oct. 13, 7:30-9 p.m. All ages show. Call 495-0645 for more.
Sacred Concert Series, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Concerts by top quality, professional Christian artists from around the world. Denver Brass, Nov. 5. Crossroads, Nov. 12. The Sounds of Christmas, Dec. 10. Visit fumc-cs.org or call 471-4361 for tickets and more information.