Grand Valley concerts not to miss this week |

Grand Valley concerts not to miss this week

Compiled by Brittany Markert
Rogue Valley will perform at Cavalcade in Fruita on Monday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m.
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Cowboy poetry, comedy, rock and rap all take the stage in this week’s concerts throughout the Grand Valley.


Josh Blue, a Denver-based comedian, will take the stage at Mesa Theater and Club (538 Main St., Grand Junction) on Friday, Aug. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $19 for a seat with table and $16 for just a seat. The show is open for all ages, but it is advised to keep younger ones at home.

Righteous Vendetta, a metal/rock band from Wyoming, along with Letters from the Fire and Beyond Prophecies will perform on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $10 at the door and the show is open to all ages.

On Sunday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m., Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will hit the stage. Special guests include Black Pegasus, The Middlemen, Vowels, and YCB. Tickets are $30 in advanced or $34 at the door.

For more information, visit


Grand Junction Off-Road, Labor Day weekend’s annual mountain-bike race, will host four bands on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The stage will be located on Fourth and Main streets. Performances include Poke Squid, The Williams Brothers Band, Wild Party, and Jamestown Revival. All concerts are free.

For more information, visit


The Western Music Association — Colorado Chapter invites residents to The End Zone (152 S. Mesa, Fruita) on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 1-4 p.m. for cowboy poetry. Admission is $5 and includes dessert. The event will feature Floyd Beard, Peggy Malone, Dennis Hunter and more.

For more information, contact Susie Knight by email, phone 303-495-4869, or visit


Rogue Valley, a folk/indie/rock band from Minneapolis, Minn., will perform at Cavalcade (201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita) on Monday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $8.

Genders, a “four-piece rock-post-pop-psych-what-ever-else band from Portland, Ore.,” as described on their website, will perform on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $7.

For more information, visit


Drop Top Lincoln, a Rockabilly band from Grand Junction, will perform at Thunderstruck Valley (436 Main St., Grand Junction) on Saturday, Aug. 30, starting at 8 p.m. The show is open to ages 21 and up.

There is no cover charge if arriving before 9 p.m.; after 9 p.m. a $5 cover is collected.

For more information, visit


Morgan Crouse will perform every Wednesday through Sept. 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Spoons Bistro & Bakery (3090 N. 12th St., Grand Junction). It will be on the outside patio. The events are free to attend.

For more information, visit

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