Jun20

Michael Reese

Coyotee's Coffee Den, 675 HWY 115, Penrose, CO

Sunday morning entertainment on the patio. Great coffee selections, or start the day off with a Bloody Mary or Mimosa. Breakfast and lunch items available as well as those great treats from the in house bakery!

FlashBlack

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FlashBlack is a three-piece vocal group; Monte Black on guitar and vocals with Sherry Black and Brittany Williams singing along. Their repertoire offers everything from Motown to Classic Rock and Country. This fun group pleases audiences with strong three-part harmonies and turns fans into friends everywhere they perform; resulting in a strong following in the Pikes Peak Region. FlashBlack is constantly adding new songs to their show and as a result, requests are welcome. They have opened shows for such notables as Hank Williams Jr., The Kentucky Headhunters, the Forrester Sisters, and more! If you’re looking for awesome vocals and a great time, FlashBlack won’t disappoint!

Joe Uveges

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Joe Uveges has been performing both in Colorado and nationally for more than 32 years. With 8 albums to his credit (solo, duo, trio, and full band) and somewhere over 3100 shows in his career, he’s had a successful run as a singer/songwriter with a movie credit, publishing credits and is a 4 time “Best Of” winner in Colorado Springs Gazette’s annual event. The recording of “Start with I Love You” with daughter Katie is currently featured on the Home Front Cares website.

Sarah Groh & Jana Lee

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Sarah Groh is a singer, storyteller, and connector who has enjoyed a flourishing voice studio for 27 years. Sarah created art programs for elementary schools, directed church and community music programs, and collaborated with college students. She has sung extensively with choirs throughout the nation and world. In Colorado, she leads the Sarah Groh Quartet, a jazz combo of amazing local musicians, and enjoys a sweet jazz duo with Jana Lee (piano) that began after their performance at the Artini in 2019.

Jana Lee Ross is a musician with a repertoire that blurs the lines between classical music and jazz. She is in demand as a versatile soloist and sideman incorporating Bach, Bebop, Bill Evans, Bjork, and David Bowie into her personalized sound. After spending a not-so-wild youth as a not-quite-starving actress, she decided that she is most at home piloting a piano. That choice has planted her steadily at the honky-tonk upright of the Iron Springs Chateau and the baby grands of the Broadmoor Hotel. You can also catch her with the punk-jazz combo Jana Lee and the Powers That Be.

Mark Gillick

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Mark Gillick is a singer-songwriter of original folk songs and has performed his songs for over twenty years in Texas and now in Colorado at several places such as The Black Rose Acoustic Society, The Buffalo Grass Acoustic, and the Cañon Rose Acoustic Society as well as other venues in Southern Colorado. Mark’s songs could be described as Americana/Contemporary Folk – snapshots of everyday life with some twists and turns, a trip down the country back roads, and a ride down memory lane.

Jul2

John Wise

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John Wise began his musical career in Kansa City at the age of 15, John’s background is in Blues, but since moving to Colorado Springs he’s broadened his repertoire to include Jazz, Island (Reggae and Calypso), and New Orleans Carnival music. He’s been a lead vocalist in several popular bands in Colorado Springs, including, Gordon, Stone and Wise, Blues Alert, Johnny and the Jukes, and Tribe.

Dave Arvizu

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Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter, Dave Arvizu aka “Rvzoo” is known for his original songs and amazing renditions of well-known popular tunes. This Colorado Springs native has been performing in the area since 1976 as a solo and with the bands Big Back Yard, the Dave and Jerry Show and Rvzoo, and the Sugar Spun Elephant Band. Dave is a Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. He is a BBY Records Recording Artist.

Buffalo Party

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Buffalo Party is an American cover band led by Drew McClellan and Marie Litton. Originally from Denver, Colorado but established in Long Beach, California. The group uses a unique and personal approach to re-arranging songs from across the decades with a sultry, trip-hop vibe. The duo’s debut album (Magic FM) is inspired by a simpler time, where boom box radio flooded our lives. The album takes on a melancholy-starry night tone in its entirety.

Tony Szajowski

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One of the most in-demand pianists in Colorado Springs, Tony “Jazzy Tones” Szajowski was born and raised in Chicago and started playing piano at the age of four. Tony currently plays with many of the top artists and groups in the Colorado Springs area including Brad Eastin, Tribe, The Monument Jazz Trio, Swingin’ Sweeney and the Moldy Figs, Brittany McEnnis, Sarah Groh, and Tidal Breeze.

Head For The Hills

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Gold Hill Mesa, 142 S Raven Mine Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80905, Colorado Springs

Head for the Hills numerous festival appearances include notables Telluride Bluegrass Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, South by Southwest, FloydFest, RockyGrass, DelFest, Summer Camp Music Festival, Blue Ox Music Festival, Northwest String Summit, Strawberry Music Festival, Bristol Rhythm and Roots, Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival, Folk Alliance, Grandoozy and many more. The band charted on the CMJ Top 200 twice, has been featured on NPR Ideastream and eTown, and was awarded Best Bluegrass in Colorado four times via Denver’s Westword Magazine.

This FREE Family Friendly event is a great way to spend a summer day. There will be food trucks and for those 21+ beer and wine available. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket!

Barry Spaeth

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Barry Spaeth is a singer and guitarist who has been a performer and entertainer in the Colorado Springs area for decades. From Blues to Broadway, Ballads to Classic Rock, Folk to Disco, Barry presents all with flair and finesse. Engaging the crowd with banter, joking, and sing along, as applicable to each venue, adds to the audience’s enjoyment of the musical show and is Barry’s specialty. Also, as applicable to the venue, Barry may invite one of his many talented musical acquaintances to participate in the performance. It’s all about having a good time and Barry Spaeth leads the way!

KJ Braithwaite

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KJ Braithwaite is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has performed throughout Colorado since the mid-’70s in venues such as the Apre ski circuit in Aspen, Snowmass, and Vail, and locally at Stargazers theater, Gold Room, The Broadmoor, and their Emerald Valley Ranch, and countless festivals, events, and concerts. He has played with numerous bands and artists in the Colorado Springs music scene and is a longtime member of the successful Crosby Stills and Nash tribute band, the BUS Band. His original songs have been recorded by other artists, and he is a sought-after studio musician.

Eric Elison

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Eric Elison is a Colorado-based singer/songwriter and Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Artist whose fans call “The Lightfoot of the Rockies”. Eric sings Gordon Lightfoot songs just as Lightfoot did on his recordings. Hits played include: If You Could Read My Mind, Sundown, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Carefree Highway, Rainy Day People, and many more. He has performed in leading venues including The Bluebird Café in Nashville, Denver’s famed music hall Swallow Hill, The Mercantile in La Veta Colorado, and the Mudville Grille in Jacksonville, Florida as well as numerous locations in the Pikes Peak Region.

Jul18

Paul Whitens

Coyotee's Coffee Den, 675 HWY 115, Penrose, CO

Sunday morning entertainment on the patio. Great coffee selections, or start the day off with a Bloody Mary or Mimosa. Breakfast and lunch items available as well as those great treats from the in house bakery!

Deryk cunningham

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Deryk Cunningham puts on a fun and dynamic show with diverse covers spanning the past 60 years and a handful of unique and heartfelt originals. Upbeat music with stage banter and requests when an audience is looking for it…or something more low-key for a laid-back crowd that wants to socialize, it doesn’t matter what, Deryk is sure to please! With a career spanning over ten years, Deryk has been performing at Prime 25, The Club at Flying Horse, Oskar Blues, SWIRL, Rico’s and Herman’s Hideaway (Denver), and others…as well as private events and functions.

George Whitesell

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George Whitesell has been a staple on the Colorado Springs music scene since moving here from New York in 1972. George’s recording, Pray For Me (I Drive Academy), a novelty song about the woes of driving Academy Boulevard, became a regional hit in 1983. He is most well-known as a solo artist and for the bands, Magic Touch, Something Special, Salt Creek, Hot Wax, Metro Blues, and George Whitesell & His All-Stars. Currently, George enjoys performing solo (guitar and vocal) at private functions, coffee shops, restaurants, art openings, and senior living communities. Playing a wide variety of songs, his repertoire is sure to have something to please everyone.

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