RITTZ: THE LOUD & CLEAR TOUR ’22, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., with Grieves & Trizz, $25-$30, mesatheater.com.
JOHN McEUEN AND FRIENDS: WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN, 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 1, Ute Theater, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle, with The Circle Band, utetheater.com.
TIM + RICHARD, 9 p.m., Friday, April 1, Orchard Mesa Cruisers, 2692 U.S. Highway 50, facebook.com/TR970.
JOEY ROWLAND & THE OVER AND UNDER BAND, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, free show, warehouse2565.com.
THE TROY DOUGLAS BAND, 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 1 and Thursday, April 7, Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 970-241-8411.
COUSIN CURTISS, 6 p.m. Friday, April 1, San Juan Brews Coffeehouse and Brewery, 512 E. Main St., Montrose, Root Stomp award-winning music, facebook.com/cousin.curtiss.
JAC KEPHART GALLERY GRAND OPENING / FIRST FRIDAY, Reception 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 1, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St. Jac Kephart Gallery Grand Opening, exhibits featured are “Monuments & Canyons ,”CMU and Rockies West National Student Exhibit, Reception includes hors d’oeuvres and cash beer and wine bar, gjartcenter.org.
COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY SENIOR ART SHOW, Opening Reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 1, 437CO Art Gallery, 437 Colorado Ave., features works by Taliacyn Childs, Dahlia Jimenez, Evangelina Diaz and Brynley Foster, exhibited until in April, coloradomesa.edu/art/gallery/index.html.
RECYCLED BOOK ART JURIED ART SHOW, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., projects created using recycled books, on display through May 12, mesacountylibraries.org.
UNCANNY VALLEY GRAND RE-REOPENING ART EXHIBITION, 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, Uncanny Valley Art Gallery, 514 Main St. (former location of Benges Shoes), facebook.com/UncannyValleyArt.
FIRST FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 4-9 p.m. Friday, April 1, Black Poppy Gallery, 530 Main St., Suite E, exhibit through April 30, facebook.com/blackpoppy530.
THE DAILY SENTINEL RV SHOW, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 1 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 100,000 square feet of RV, fifth wheel, camping trailers, tent trailers, toy haulers, RVs and more, $5 in advance $7 at the door, tickets valid for the three-day event, tickets at 970tix.com.
DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT WEEK, April 1-10, discover new restaurants, try new dishes, earn gift cards for downtown restaurants, downtowngj.org.
“A TRIBUTE TO BERNSTEIN,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, Love Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, CMU, 1221 N. 12th St., CMU Opera Concert, tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors, tickets at coloradomesa.edu/tickets.
“MACBETH,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, Magic Circle Theatre, 420 S. 12th St., Montrose, tragic play by William Shakespeare, presented by Magic Circle Players, tickets $15-19, tickets at magiccircleplayers . com.
EL LOCO FANDANGO: ZZ TOP TRIBUTE, 7-11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, $15, warehouse2565.com.
WEST COAST HIP-HOP EXTRAVAGANZA, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Monumental Beer Works, 2575 U.S. Highway 6&50, Wowzers and DJ Will, facebook.com/monumentalbeerworks.
PURPLE PIANO: THE ONE-MAN TRIBUT TO PRINCE, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Ute Theater, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle, Las Vegas Act features Marshall Charloff performing Prince hits; Five-piece band Purple Xperience with frontman Charloff performs 9:30-11 p.m., utetheater.com.
FISHING IS FUN DAY, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, Snooks Bottom Open Space, Fruita, for ages 14 and under, pre-register at the Fruita community Center, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will teach knotting, laws and fishing regulations and fish identification, fruita.org, 970-858-0360.
“DISNEY THE LION KING JR. 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 2, Grand Junction High School Auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., musical presented by The Theater Project featuring over 70 youth ages 5-18, $5 , tickets on 970tix.com, theatreprojectgj.com.
GRAND MESA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 2, Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, 195 W. Main St., Cedaredge, featuring 15 filmmakers from across Colorado, $10 per person, grandmesaartscenter. com.
YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT, 3 p.m. Saturday, April 2, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, Western Slope Concert Series concert season finale featuring featuring emerging artists Mariama Alcântara on violin and Zerek Dodson on piano, the program includes Franz Schubert’s ‘Sonata in A Major’ and Ottorino Respighi’s ‘Sonata in B Minor’, single tickets $17, tickets to westernslopeconcertseries. org.
STRUGGLE JENNINGS, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., rapper son of Jesse Colter and Waylon Jennings on the Angels and Outlaws tour with guest daughter Brianna Harness, $20-$22, mesatheater.com .
NORTH BY NORTH, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., Sunday, April 3, Orchard Mesa Cruisers, 2692 U.S. Highway 50, Chicago band with Just as Well and Super Fox, $10, 21+, facebook.com/ValiantHeartProductions.
“FROM MOUNTAIN TO SEA DIRECTED BY THREE,” 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3, Avalon Theater, 645 Main Street, Spring Concert presented by The Grand Junction Centennial Band, facebook.com/Grandjunctioncentennialband.
BANDA LOS SEBASTIANES DE SAUL PLATA, 5-11 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, with Banda Movil and Bis Nietos, $60, 970-457-7508.
POND SKIM & CLOSING WEEKEND, 12-6 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Road, Mesa, Retro Customs Encouraged, DJ Chandlebarr, powderhorn.com.
“WHAT ARE YOU WEARING?”, 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 11-12 , Meyer Ballroom, University Center, Colorado Mesa University, free exhibit presented by The Center for Children in partnership with CMU’s Sexual Assault Prevention Club, Latimer House and Goodwill of Colorado, art installation challenges stereotypes linked sexual assault, including gender, age, and clothing worn by the victim, centerforchildrencac.org.
TUESDAY JAM, 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., pick up an instrument, 241-4010.
CIRCUS FUNTASTIC, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 5-6, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 US Highway 50, “A Superhero Adventure” theme with acrobats, jugglers, clowns and more, tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids 2-11, kids under 2 get in free, tickets at circusfuntastic.com.
WESTERN MOVIE CELEBRATION, Thursday-Sunday, April 7-10, Egyptian Theater and Tru Vu Drive-In in Delta, showing “High Noon”, “Once Upon A Time in the West”, “El Dorado”, “Johnny Guitar ” and “Shane”, $5 per person per show, times and schedules at facebook.com/WesternMovieCelebration.