Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 16

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

By Carlotta Olson Updated: June 16, 2017 at 6:22 am • Published: June 15, 2017 0

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:



June 15-18: Sonic Bloom Festival — Colorado’s premier electronic music festival, Hummingbird Ranch, Rye;
June 15-18: Country Jam Music Festival — More than 30 bands on three stages, Grand Junction;

Telluride Bluegrass Festival — Jason Mraz, Norah Jones, Dierks Bentley with The Travelin’ McCourys, Brandi Carlile are among the headliners, Town Park, Telluride;


City Summer Fest — (Through June 18) - Music, expos, family fun and more, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd. Go online for a list of events:

Pikes Peak Celtic Fest — Bagpipes, fish and chips and Irish dancers, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $15 and up. Advance tickets:



Dispatch — With Guster, 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $25-$40; AX.
Black Lips
— 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $20; AX.
Friday and Saturday: “Bands in the Backyard” — 3 p.m., Vineland, $75 and up;

Summer Music Festival Music at Midday — 12:15 p.m., Packard Performance Hall
First & Main Summer Concert Series — With The Tracy Quinn Band, 5 p.m., First & Main Town Center
University Village Colorado Summer Concert Series — With Soul School, 6 p.m., north plaza of University Village Colorado
Mountain Road Celtic Band — 6:30 p.m., The Margarita at Pine Creek
Jazz in the Garden — With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Sky Choice — 7:30 p.m., The Perk Downtown
Collective Groove — 8 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
The Picturebooks— With Space Theft, Maj. Feedback, 8 p.m., The Black Sheep
40oz Freedom Fighters — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Kopesetic — 8:30 p.m., Cleats Bar and Grill East
Bullitt Breed Band — 8:30 p.m., Back East Bar and Grill
Lewis Mock and La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
Botnek — With Re-know, Tevindraft, BassStorm, 8:30 p.m. Rawkus
Mass Transit — 9 p.m., Peak 31
Justus League — 9 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan



“Women in Clay” Artist’s Reception — 5-8 p.m. Friday, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through July 17; 685-1008,

“Color Splash” - Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake. Exhibit runs through June 30;
The Works of Robert Gray —
Art 111 Gallery & Art Supply, 111 E. Bijou St. Exhibit runs through July 9; 471-3438.

"Cowgirls & Indians" - Through June 20, Tracy Miller Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs;

"Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference" - Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through June 30, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.;

"Force/Resistance" - Through Sept. 9, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583,

"The Art of Storytelling" - Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583,

"Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646,

“Hawgs, Horses and Ice” — Works by Tammy Meeske and Kirk Fry, through June 30, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.;
International Watermedia Show — Through June 24, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.;
“A New Chapter” — With works Rui Haagen, Saturdays through June 24, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.;
June Featured Artists — Works by Sam Newcomb and Marianne Danehy, with guest artist Tom Light, through June 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358,
“Rig Drawings” — Works by Streeter Wright, through June 30, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.;
“My Point of View” — Works Don Orr, Jan Oyler and Dale Pittock, through June 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.;
June Featured Artist — Judy Weyenberg, through June 30, The Artists’ Gallery, 416 Main St., Cañon City;

Through Aug. 6: “Color” — Works by Teresa Booth Brown, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver. Registration required for opening reception:
Through Sept. 24: Sculpture by Alexander Calder — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver;
Through Sept. 24: “Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” — Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo;



Release of Hype Forager — 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road;
Beer Dinner — To benefit Catholic Charities’ Life Skills and Career Development Program, 5:30 p.m., Marian House Soup Kitchen, 4 W. Bijou St., $60. Reservations:

New Beer Friday — Launch of new beer, 5 p.m., Red Leg Brewing Company, 4630 Forge Road, Suite B;

Craft Beer Classic — Beer paired with adventure, Vail;



OPENING - “The Music Man” — Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave. $15-$20;

“Man of La Mancha” — Through June 18, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up. Go online for dates and times;

Cabaret” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden, $18-$28;

“The Wedding Singer” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, $20-$35;

“It’s Only a Play” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $24-$30;

“Speakeasy at the Millibo” — Trifecta The Collective, opens 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $25;


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