COLORADO COLLEGE: SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL! More information and calendar here.
PPLD SUMMER FUN - Rockrimmon Branch Musical Storytime: Musician Bradley Weaver June 15, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Join musician Bradley Weaver as he reads various classic children’s stories and performs songs that tie directly to the theme of each story. Recommended for ages 0-7. More info here.
GRACE & ST. STEPHEN EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Jazz in the Garden The USAFA Falconaires June 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
A driving force in the jazz world, this biggest of big bands, the Air Force Academy Band’s Falconaires specialize in the best of traditional and contemporary big band jazz. The Falconaires will get your feet moving as they play everything from classics to the newest arrangements. During all Jazz in the Garden concerts, picnics are welcome and blankets and chairs are encouraged. Beverages are available. All concerts are a family-friendly, musical environment. More info here.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH: Music on the Labyrinth Joe and Katy Uveges June 23, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Joe Uveges has been performing and writing songs on Colorado's front range for more than 22 years now. He has eight studio albums under his belt, a movie credit, publishing credits (Goodnight Kiss Music), and 130 plus shows a year for the last 15 years. A consummate veteran of concerts of every type, Joe weaves a performer's magic in numerous settings with grace and humor. As a five-time Winner of the Reader's choice Gazette “Best Of” in Colorado Springs, his most recent awards include “Solo Musician of the Year” (2011, 2012) and “Best Video to Touch the Heart” (2014) with daughter Katie Uveges (produced by Steven Norris). Joe's most recent recording was a duo project with singer/songwriter Stephanie Pauline of “More than Music” ministries on a country disc entitled When the Smoke Clears. Joe also has performed in numerous churches in a wide variety of denominations. More info here.
DESTINATION: SPACE A FREE out-of-this world evening for the whole family! Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Music of John Williams from Star Wars and Mozart's Jupiter Symphony and the local premier of The Constellations, A Guide to the Orchestra by Jonathan Peters
CRAFTS - INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO - MUSIC - STAR VIEWING - HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES and MORE
Timeline of events- All events FREE and open to the PUBLIC 6pm-8:30pm - Activities in Discover Center including crafts, hand-on opportunities, instrument petting zoo 6pm - Performance in Area 51 (free but registration required do to limited seating) 7:30 - Repeat performance in Area 51 - 7:30 (free but registration required do to limited seating) 8:30pm - Star Viewing Party 8:30pm (Outside event) More information here.
GRACE & ST. STEPHEN EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Jazz in the Garden Gregory Goodloe June 29, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Gregory Goodloe’s appearances each year for Jazz in the Garden have been a crowd favorite. You’ll be dancing in the aisles as the Light Years Ahead band brings their unique sound and audience rapport back to Jazz in the Garden. During all Jazz in the Garden concerts, picnics are welcome and blankets and chairs are encouraged. Beverages are available. All concerts are a family-friendly, musical environment. More info here.
PPLD SUMMER FUN - Rockrimmon Branch Drums, Dinosaurs, and Dancing June 29, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Come and explore percussion instruments with Drum Safari, and take a rockin’ trip around the world. Get the opportunity to learn about dinosaurs in a groovy way. Instruments provided for everyone! Recommended for ages 3 – 11. More info here.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH: Music on the Labyrinth Alicia Baker, Virtuoso Accordionist June 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Alicia Baker is a classically trained accordionist, pianist, and singer from Portland, OR, currently residing in Denver, CO. She has performed on various stages, from the operatic stage to the headlining spot at accordion festivals. Alicia has explored her many avenues of musical ability in both performance and educational venues. She received 3 bachelor of music degrees from Oregon State University, including piano performance, vocal performance, and choral education, in addition to a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from University of Colorado Boulder in 2017. Alicia’s repertoire spans a wide variety of musical genres amongst her instruments, including french musettes, opera, folk songs, jazz standards, polkas, contemporary, classical, romantic, techno and popular hits throughout the decades. For more info, click here to visit Alicia's website. More info on the concert here.
SUMMER SYMPHONY: Woodland Park Colorado Springs Philharmonic July 5, 2018
Symphony Above the Clouds, Woodland Park. Just a short drive away, the fun continues. The Philharmonic performs in an intimate setting under a cool mountain breeze. Free to the public. More info here.
PPLD MUSIC & MOVEMENT CLASSES - ONGOING More information here.