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Grand Junction Rockestra’s outdoor concert promises to be most eclectic setlist ever!

August 3, 2015

Join the Grand Junction Rockestra for their 4th Annual FREE outdoor summer concert on Saturday, August 15th at 8pm on the grounds of Colorado Mesa University! The concert will be held in the “quad area” directly to the West of the University Center and is sponsored by the Office of the President of Colorado Mesa University and the Associated Student Government.

Parking is available in the University Center parking garage on 12th Street and The Point, a CMU student-run pub and coffee shop, will be serving drinks on their patio.

An evening billed as “Director’s Choice” will be a mixtape of hits covering nearly 50 years of popular music from 1967’s Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix to 2014’s Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars and everything in between!

Also featuring hits from Boston, Led Zeppelin, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, Cindy Lauper, Katy Perry, Toby Keith, Grand Funk Railroad, AC-DC and many more. See full set-list below.

The Grand Junction Rockestra, under the direction of Dr. Calvin Hofer was formed in 2011 and performs classics rock n’ roll with a symphonic twist. All funds raised by their concerts and events are equallly split between the Colorado Mesa University Department of Music and the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets will also be available for purchase that evening for upcoming Grand Junction Rockestra concerts on October 17th and January 16th as well as great merchandise including t-shirts, beer glasses, sunglasses and more.

For more information, contact the Grand Junction Symphony office by calling 243-6787, online at or visiting their office downtown at 414 Main Street.

Complete Setlist:
Carry On Wayward Son – Kansas
Let Me Take You Home Tonight – Boston
Ah! Leah – Donnie Iris
Glory Days – Bruce Springsteen
Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
You and I – Lady Gaga
True Colors – Cindy Lauper
Everlong – Foo Fighters
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Cats in the Cradle – Harry Chapin
Locomotion – Grand Funk Railroad
Hells Bells – AC/DC
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Basket Case – Green Day
Beer for My Horses – Toby Keith
Africa – Toto
Roar – Katy Perry
Royals – Lorde
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Take Me to Church – Hozier
Uprising – Muse

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