Selected Community Events
Tom Neilson Concert & Chili Dinner Fundraiser
Mesa Mall Community Room located at 2424 Hwy 6 (External entrance near Shoe Dept. Encore sign located between Cabela's and JCPenney)
Come and enjoy an evening of music with a message as Tom Neilson performs live in Grand Junction on March 29th at the Mesa Mall Community Room. Suggested donation is $10 - $25 per person.
As a folk singer/songwriter, Tom has 13 recordings with one in progress. Tom has long-standing involvements with groups working for peace and justice, you will hear his music at the gates of military bases, nuclear plants, on union lines, and to free political prisoners. Having lived much of his life outside the U.S., Tom has performed his music in 20 countries on five continents. His original works, parodies, well known freedom songs, and poetry draw the listener into his musical response to globalization. His music tells the stories of peoples' struggles against greed and violence. Always an environmentalist, Tom has been at the forefront in organizing and songwriting to help people working against water privatization, mountaintop removal, fracking, climate change, nuclear waste, toxic dumps and incinerators. His music has been used in eight documentaries.
Some of Tom Neilson's Achievements:
Winner - Kerrville Folk Festival
Winner – South Florida Folk Festival
IMA People’s Choice Song of the Year
21 awards and nominations
Four #1 Songs on Soundclick Music Charts
A chili dinner is included before the concert begins and you will have an opportunity to learn about a few different local groups and organizations working to make a difference in the community.
For more information or to RSVP:
Jesse Bond 970-623-2598
Cello Day - Final Concert
Feb 15, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Colorado Mesa University Recital Hall located at 1231 North 12th Street in Grand Junction
Tickets are available now and it is free to get in!
GJHS Jazz Bands present Swingin' into the Holidays" Dance and Desserts.
Connection Church Gym 4th & Ouray
Annual dance with music provided by the Grand Junction High School Jazz Bands. An evening of fun with good music, dancing & endless desserts. Tickets $5 at the door. Come and support the GJHS Music Program.
Isaac Lavadie, Band Director 970-623-3223
Dave Hagedorn with Faculty Jazz Quartet
Colorado Mesa University, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall
Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble
Colorado Mesa University, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theater
Students and Youth: $5
Fall Choral Concert
Colorado Mesa University, Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa Experimental Theater
CMU Holiday Concert
Dec 9, 2012 3:00 p.m.
Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theater at 1231 N. 12th St.
Colorado Mesa University is hosting a holiday concert. The admissions fee is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $5 for students.
Susie McEntire Christmas Concert
Dec 6, 2012 7:00 p.m.
The Avalon Theatre at 745 Main St.
A concert to benefit United Way of Mesa County. Reserved tickets are available at ticketswest.com, any City Markets, or by calling 866-464-2624. Ticket prices are $45 for Premier Floor Seats, $35 for Premier Balcony Seats, and $25 for Reserved Floor and Balcony.
Best of the West Final Concert
Dec 2, 2011 - Dec 4, 2011 3:30 p.m.
CMU, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre
Sacred Music Choir and Orchestra Concert
Nov 19, 2011 - Nov 21, 2011 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
2542 G Road
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NON-PROFIT
Sacred Music Choir and Orchestra Concert
Monte Atkinson, Conductor
At LDS Church on 2542 G Road, Grand Junction
Sunday evening, November 20, 2011, 7:00 pm
The public is cordially invited to a special performance of beloved American hymns for choir and symphony orchestra, conducted by Monte Atkinson, professor of music at Colorado Mesa University. Presented as the annual Stake President’s Concert of the Grand Junction West Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the program includes stirring renditions of The Lord is My Shepherd, Amazing Grace, The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning, Jesus, Once of Humble Birth, My Song in the Night, and other great hymns.
Featuring a choir of 95 voices with symphony orchestra, including harp, bagpipe, and pipe organ, these beautiful and powerful hymn settings bring to life some of our most treasured hymns. The program will last an hour and is best suited for those 8 and older. Seating opens at 6:30 pm.
JoEllen Foutz at 970-243-1486 or Adam Cochran at 970-201-6638
Dec 17, 2011 - Dec 19, 2011 6:00 pm
Northeast Christian Church
2nd Annual Holiday Concert featuring the Bookcliff Barbershop Chorus, quartets & additional numbers by church groups.
Jim Witt, 242-2657 or 209-9241
Grand Valley Marching Band Extravaganza
Sep 28, 2011 - Sep 30, 2011 7:30 pm
A showcase of the four valley high schools' 2011 competitive marching band shows. The students, truly appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you and performing one great show for you. Come see and celebrate in the Grand Valley talents and achievements.
ryan crabtree @ 254-6635 or email@example.com
Aug 26, 2011 - Aug 28, 2011 6:30 p.m.
Grand River Vineyards
Night Of Music With Head Start
Time: Gate Opens at 6:30 p.m.
Place: Grand River Vineyards
787 N. Elberta Palisade, Co
Ticket Price $15.00 per person
At Gate $17.00
Children Under 12 years old get in free
All proceeds will benefit the Head Start parents
Tickets are sold at Fisher Liquor Barn, Roper Music, Grand River Vineyards, Rocky Mountain SER Head Start
Evening Under the Stars Community Concert
Aug 27, 2011 6:30 p.m.
Free, family friendly event. Music provided by the Centennial Band, Talking Rhythms and GJ Symphony Orchestra. Sponsored by Wells Fargo.
Kristen Woods-Madril, GJSO Marketing Director 970-243-6787