Doug Smith, Fri Jun 24, 7pm at the Black Forest Community Center.
Admission: $5-10. The Black Rose Acoustic Society Friday Night Featured Act comes to us with a Grammy under his belt. Doug is an accomplished guitarist who has won the Winfield International Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. His original compositions are heard everywhere from NPR to TCM to Martha Stewart to Good Morning America. His playing combines folk, classical and jazz elements and has been called “a cross between Chet Atkins, Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges.” For more information: www.blackroseacoustic.org .
Fan Fest, Fri Jun 24 5-10pm on Tejon Street between Colorado and Platte.
Admission: Free. Start the International Hill Climb weekend celebration with the Red Bull Jumpers, Fire Fighter Chili Cookoff, Victory Motorcycle Stunt Team, meet the fastest qualifiers from each race class and a Beer Garden. For more information: www.PPIHC.com .
Buddy Whittington & The Atomic Fireballs, Fri Jun 24, 6-8 pm, University Village
Admission: Free. Head out to the University Village Shopping Center for they Friday Evening Free Concerts. This week brings you a great mix of Blues and Country that is sure to please everyone. For more information: www.UVCshopping.com .
Pickin’ on the Divide, Sat June 25 9-5pm, Church at Woodmoor, 18125 Furrow Dr, Monument
Admission: $10. Head north to Monument for some bluegrass and fiddlin’. The competition runs 9-12 with bands playing 12-5. See known bands like Flying W Wranglers, WireWood Station and Grass it Up. For more information: www.pickinonthedivide.com .
Tejon Street Bike Festival and Tattoo Fest, Sun June 26, 10 am
Admission: Free Corona Bikini Contest with $1,000 prize, bike show, live music and lots of vendors. Starting at 1pm, attention will be turned to tattoos and the ink will be flowing. Head to Cowboy’s 25 N. Tejon where it is $10 per tattoo for the competition. http://pro-promotions.com/pro-events/tbf .