Valley venues to host variety of music this week |

Valley venues to host variety of music this week

Compiled by Brittany Markert
Peter Frampton will be one of dozens of artists to hit the stage at the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14.
Submitted photo / Amy Harris |


Getter, a dubstep artist from California, will perform at Mesa Theater and Club (528 Main St., Grand Junction) on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door and open to ages 16 and up.

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Stray Grass, a local bluegrass/Americana band, will rock the stage at The Ale House (2531 N. 12th St., Grand Junction) on Friday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13, JACK+JILL, a local indie/alternative band, will perform.

Both shows are free to attend and open to the public.

For more information, find Stray Grass and JACK+JILL on Facebook.


Pork and Hops Challenge will bring local and national musical guests to Grand Junction’s Lincoln Park (located on the corner of 12th Street and Gunnison Avenue) on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12-13. On Friday, from 5-9:15 p.m., musical guests include Stray Grass, Williams Brother’s Band, and Jo Dee Messina. Saturday’s music plays between 12:30-9:15 p.m., including Desert Flyer Band, Goodman Band, Lever Action, Exit 42, Logan Brill, and Charlie Worsham.

Tickets cost $15 for Friday’s event, $20 for Saturday’s event or $30 for the weekend; it includes entrance to the festival portion as well.

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Daniel Amedee, a folk/rock singer/songwriter from New Orleans, will perform at KAFM’s Radio Room (1310 Ute Ave., Grand Junction) on Saturday, Sept. 13, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

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The annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14, in Telluride, Colo. The festival includes musical performances by Peter Frampton, Violent Femmes, Buddy Guy and more. More than 50 breweries will be featured with unlimited samples on Saturday, Sept. 13, noon to 3 p.m. Tickets cost $65-70 per day or $165 for the three-day event.

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The Grand Junction Symphony will host storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak, Elise Helmke (harp), Mary Lindsey Bailey (oboe), and Javier de los Santos (guitar) on Friday, Sept. 12, at Cross Orchards (3073 F Road, Grand Junction). The event starts at 7 p.m. with a performance of music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Tickets cost $25 and include a wine tasting at 6:30 p.m.

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Grab a blanket or chair and listen to Destinee and Friends perform for the final Garden Groove Concert at Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (641 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction) on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $5 for students, $10 per person or $8 for members. Children 12 and under get in free. All proceeds benefit Western Colorado Botanical Gardens.

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A monthly variety show hosted by Cavalcade (201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita) is set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m.

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