RALPH DINOSAUR, 7:00 PM, Friday, June 17, Western Colorado Botanical Garden, 641 Struthers Avenue, first concert of the 2022 Garden Groove concert series, $20, tickets at stirrupcolorado.org.
SOUTHERN FRYED, 8:30-11:30 pm, Friday, June 17, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Free Show, Warehouse 2565.com.
SEAN HARRISON, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Friday, June 17, Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, 195 W. Main St., Cedaredge, Open Air Summer Concert Series Friday through September 2, sun lounger rental, full service bar, facebook.com/grandmesaartscenter.
BEAU AKERS, 5-7 pm, Friday, June 17, Blue Sage Arts Center, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, Sage Alley happy hour music, bluesage.org.
JOHNIVAN JONES, doors at 7:00 pm, screening at 7:30 pm, Friday, June 17, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery, 232 E. Main St., Montrose, raw Americana night, $10 up front, $15 daily show, healththrhythmartgallery. bigcartel. com/category/concerts-gallery-events.
TWISTED PINE, 7:30 pm, Friday, June 17, Big B’s Delicious Orchards, 39126 Colorado Highway 133, Paonia, Pickin’ Productions Friday Night Live, bigbs.com.
NICK PASSEY & ARIA DARLING, 7-10pm, Friday, June 17th, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, free concert series hosted by Palisade Brewing and 4th Street Music, facebook.com/palisadebrewingco.
DAVE MENSCH, 9:30 pm, Friday, June 17, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock from Durango, Cruisersgj.com.
DAVID LANDAU, doors at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm, Friday, June 17, Mesa Theater, 538 Main Street, comedian with Maxwell Hughes, formerly of the Lumineers, $35, mesatheater.com.
GRAND VALLEY FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY 5:30-8:30 pm Friday, June 17, Lincoln Park, multiple food options, From the Top music, beer and wine, family fun, facebook.com/GrandValleyFoodTrucks.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS STATE SUMMER GAMES, Friday-Sunday, June 17-19, University of Colorado Mesa Opening Ceremony, 7:15 pm, Friday, Suplizio Field, Events Include Football, Athletics, Swimming, Powerlifting, specialolympicsco.org/event /statesummergames/ .
SOLSTICE FESTIVAL, Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, The Tank Center for Sonic Arts, 233 County Road 45, Rangely, solo music presentations, group voice-overs and shared jams, Friday sunset, sunrise and Saturday afternoon ceremonies; Colorado native music performed by Leon Littlebird and Lisa Ann White, 8:00 pm June 18, $25 inside, $10 outside, tankounds.org.
DISNEY FROZEN JR., 7:00 pm Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, and 2:00 pm Saturday, June 18, Magic Circle Players, 420 S. 12th St., Montrose, based on the Disney movie, tickets to magiccircleplayers.com, 970-249-7838.
STRAWBERRY DAYS FESTIVAL, Friday-Sunday, June 17-19, Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs, parade, arts and crafts exhibit, live music and entertainment, glenwoodchamber.com/strawberry-days.
AJ Fullerton & Jake Friel, 1:30-3pm or 3:30-5pm, Saturday, June 18th, Restoration Vineyards, 3594 E 1/2 Road, Palisade, Band in the Barrel Music Series, bring a blanket or garden chairs, Enjoy wine, music and food, no alcohol, advance booking required at exploretock.com/restorationvineyards.
WARD DAVIS, admission 7:00 pm, performance 8:00 pm, Saturday, June 18, Mesa Theatre, 538 Main Street, $10-$25, mesatheater.com.
JOSH WARD, 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm, Saturday, June 18, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Texas, Warehouse 2565.com.
EXIT 42, 6:00 PM, Saturday, June 18, Grand River Vineyards, 787 Grand River Drive, Palisade, gates open at 5:30 PM, Live in the Grapevines Summer Concert with The Violet Pines Guests, Colorado Perks Discover opportunities, sit on a chair or blanket, grilled hamburgers and sausages, wines available for purchase, no food or drink outside, granderivervineyards.com/live-in-the-grapevines.
MIGUEL ESPINOZA FLAMENCO FUSION, 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm, Saturday, June 18, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery, 232 E. Main St., Montrose, a fusion of flamenco, jazz, Cuban and classical Indian musical forms, with an award-nominated guest “Grammy”. vibraphonist Dave Hagedorn, $20.
DROPOUT KINGS, 8pm entry, 9pm to midnight show, Saturday, June 18th, Two Rivers Tavern, 539 Colorado Ave., ages 21 and up, $10, tickets at https://bit.ly/ 3xr663r.
GET INVOLVED IN THE ART, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Saturday, June 18, Lincoln Park Barn, an outdoor exhibit dedicated to creative exploration of what Grand Valley has to offer, hands-on art experiences and demonstrations; live performances, learn about organisations, guilds, clubs and societies, get a Passport to the Arts to win prizes, gjparksandrec.org.
REAR WINDOW Doors at 8pm Sunset Movie Saturday June 18th Outdoors GJ Shift Space, 702 Main St. Junktown Cinema Club Indie Movie Series Sit Down Series Continues on Saturdays junktowncinemaclub.org /events.
RON WHITE, 7-9pm, Saturday, June 18, 925 Struthers Avenue Las Colonias Amphitheatre, cigar-smoking, whiskey-drinking comedian from the phenomenal Blue Collar comedy tour, $35-85, ticketmaster tickets. com.
REIMAGINE: TEDxGRAND JUNCTION, 11:00 am, Saturday, June 18th, Avalon Theater, 645 Main St., hosts from all walks of life, $39 tickets at ticketmaster.com.
NORTH FORK COMMUNITY FAIR, Noon – 8:00 pm, Saturday, June 18, Paonia City Park, hosted by Colorado Farm and Food Alliance and The Learning Council with music by You Knew Me When, Lizzy Plotkin and Natalie Spears, Muaka Aloha, Hard Pressed, Samuel Heart and the Solar Brothers, local vendors, local drink station with local wine, beer and cider, food trucks and community groups, ColoFarmFood.org.
FREEDOM DAY: FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION, Sunday, June 19, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Lincoln Park, hosted by Black Citizens & Friends. blackcitizensandfriends.com.
TUESDAY JAM, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Tuesday, June 21, Charlie Dwellington, 103 North First Street, pick up a tool, 241-4010.
FULL MOVIE TOUR, Admission 7:00 PM, Screening 8:00 PM, Tue, June 21, Mesa Theater, 538 Main Street, Big Screen Archery, $10-$20, mesatheater.com.
OPEN STAGE EVENT, gates open at 17:30, show from 18:00 to 19:30. Tuesday, June 21, Fort Uncompahgre on Old Spanish Trail, 440 N. Palmer St., Delta, free Live Music Series event featuring TBD, take a sun lounger, 970-874-8349, facebook.com/uncompaghre/?ref=page_internal.
GATE 42, Gates at 6:00 PM, Music at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, June 22, Two Rivers Winery, 2087, Broadway, Country Rock in Music in the Vine Concert Series, Picnic, Wine Available at glasses or bottles, $15 up front. , $20 entry, proceeds benefit the Arts Center Guild, tickets at artcenterguild.org.
MARCH FOURTH, Admission 7:00 PM, Performance 8:00 PM, Wednesday, June 22, Mesa Theatre, 538 Main Street, $25-$35, mesathheater.com.
TROY DOUGLAS BAND, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, June 22, Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 970-241-8411.
JEREMY GARRETT BLUEGRASS BAND, 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 23, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave. Palisade Wild River Tour, facebook.com/palisadebrewingco.
ATTACK OF THE YAK, 7:30 pm, Thursday, June 23, Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, progressive jazz/jamband in the Thursday night concert series, bring a chair or blanket, fruita.org/parksrec.
TIM + RICHARD, 6:00 pm, Thursday, June 23, Avalon Rooftop, 645 Main St., facebook.com/TR970.
MAIN MARKET, 17:30-20:30, Thursday, June 23-September. 8 Main Street, downtown, Downtowngj.org.