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. Offering beginning through advanced classes for guitar, mandolin and fiddle. Call 633-3660 or visit blackroseacoustic.org for more.
classical Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$50. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Colorado Springs Chorale perform a solemn tribute to our nation on the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy. Sat., Sept. 30. 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. Call 520-7469 or visit csphilharmonic.org for more.
Colorado Springs Chorale Concerts and Events, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Deck the Hall, Dec. 8 and Christmas Classics and Carols, Dec. 22-23. Call 634-3737 or visit cschorale.org for more.
other music Terra Verde 14th Anniversary Party, Terra Verde, 208 N. Tejon St. Free. Featuring the music of John Wise. Sept. 21-23, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 444-8621 for more.
Cross Examined Revival Concert, Audubon Heights Baptist Church, 2404 N. Union Blvd. Free. Presenting Cross Examined, a nine-person a cappella group. Fri., Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Call 359-3564 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.
An Infinite Shade of Gray concert, Celebration Place, The Citadel Mall, 750 Citadel Drive. $3. DragonsWing and The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration present an ambient electronic rock concert from noise626 with poetry by Stacy Dyson. Sat., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. Call 339-5182 for more.
Music DayFest and BBQ, Explorer Elementary School, 4190 Bardot Drive. Donations accepted. Church of the Good Shepherd presents Willson & McKee (Celtic and folk), Palmer Divide (bluegrass) and the Jim Adam Blues Band. Sat., Sept. 23, noon to 5 p.m. Call 339-0936 or visit goodshepherdcolosprings.org for more.
The Right Revered Bodacious T. Cornpone's Gospel Karaoke Revival, Willie's South, 1865 N Circle Drive. $15 donation. Featuring The Sisters of Perpetual Glory and Polly Darton presented by the Committee to Elect Karen Teja. Thurs., Sept. 28, 5:30-8 p.m. Call Susan Jefferson at 380-7064 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.
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. Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Call 536-3240 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.