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[What an] amazing experience it has been to work with both of you [John and Cindy] for a number of events The Independence Center has put on at Stargazers.  We are a center that assists people with physical disabilities and your venue has been excellent for accommodating all of our needs.  Your theater is very accessible for individuals using wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc.  The design of the theater allows everybody to participate in the festivities!  The accessibility along with the sincere friendliness of your staff will keep us coming back for many future events.  Finally, I don’t want to forget about how delicious the food is.
Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful place in our community!
 
- Andrew McAdam, Manager of Business Services, The Independence Center

 

"The Stargazers Theatre has been my go-to Colorado Springs venue since 2009.  Not only is it an amazing venue with great sound and acoustics, but the Hooton family and the rest of the staff are always a tremendous pleasure to work with.  Thanks Stargazers!"

Trace Bundy

 

“From the early planning stages of our event, we were met with open arms and welcoming hearts by the Hootons. On the day of our event, we had over 500 attendees and everything from beginning to end was flawless. The entire staff of Stargazers took care of our needs and the needs of our participants with a smile on their faces. Stargazers Theatre was the absolute perfect location for our fundraiser. I highly recommend Cindy and John Hooton and the Stargazers Theatre ‘family” for any of your event needs. ” 

- Carolee Langer, Breast Cancer Awareness Ride, Colorado Springs Chapter of Women on Wheels

 

“Blue Star Connection just had an amazing time at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center. John and Cindy are real professionals and the Stargazers staff is friendly and competent. All the artists felt like they were in good hands. As a non-profit we give them high marks for working with us and helping our event become a huge success”  

- John Catt, Blue Star Connection

 

“We received numerous compliments from the staff who attended, some to include that it was a great place to have a conference; location was perfect; venue has a lot of character; simple, yet delicious food. Both days of our conference were a success thanks to you and your team!”

- Rick Thompkins ,Associate Director of Human Resources, Colorado Department of Corrections

 

“The venue itself is both highly flexible and perfectly suited to our program, which includes music, exhibitions, food service, technical presentations, short speeches and awards. On top of that you and your staff’s individual support, again both highly flexible and perfectly suited, made our jobs easier than we have previously experienced at other venues. Your professionalism and expertise in everything we needed was exemplary and highly appreciated. Rest assured that we will continue to hold our annual event at Stargazers.”

- Jay B. Miller, President of the Board and CEO of Pikes Peak Arts Council.

 

“Stargazers Theatre and Event Center is a spotlessly clean, historic facility and a perfect venue for hosting a turn- key event. Owners John and Cindy Hooton and their staff kept regular contact with the event committee, they provided event planning, programming and technical advice and expertise. In addition, they offered ideas and solutions to maximize the event. From the first tour until the committee left  the building at the end of the Cotton Club event, Stargazers Theatre and Event Centers John and Cindy Hooton and their staff exemplified customer service. Every contact with every member of our committee was considerate, up-beat and helpful. The Colorado Springs Diversity Forum whole-heartedly recommends Stargazers Theatre and Event Center for your event !”  

- Paula Miller and Jay Patel, Co-Chairs, Colorado Springs Diversity Forum

“Wow! What a fantastic venue. Tonight was the first time I’ve ever stepped foot into Stargazers and it was quite the place. Will-call was very quick, and the owners are over the top nice.”

-Tim K . Monument, CO via Yelp.

 ”This is the coolest venue for a concert I’ve ever been to in Colorado Springs. It easily beats the Pikes Peak Center.”

-Ron S. Colorado Springs, CO via Yelp.

 ”From comedy to music – the right show here is worth the tickets.”

-Rory C. Colorado Springs, CO via Yelp.

“Drove down from Denver to attend a Great Big Sea concert. The Stargazers is such a cute little venue with a homey feel. It is family owned and operated and they truly take pride. The acoustics in the theatre were great. The seating was comfortable and it was easy to see all areas of the stage. The best part was the affordable drinks and snacks. A Blue Moon beer was 5 dollars and even came with a fresh orange slice (I just payed $8.50 for a Miller Lite at the Fillmore the other night). The Stargazers Theatre is a great Place, I highly recommend seeing a show there!!! ”

-Jennifer B. Aurora, CO via Yelp.

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Tiny Barge New Years Eve Dance Party!
Wednesday 12/31
Tiny Barge New Years Eve Dance Party! 12/31/2014
$, 30.00, 45.00
SHOW 9:00pm
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Ring in the New Year in a BIG way with the TINY BARGE NEW YEARS EVE DANCE PARTY! There is nothing small about a Tiny Barge Dance Party, especially this special New Years Eve Celebration! Tiny and his band play an upbeat blend of Motown, R&B. Soul...you know all that FUN stuff to dance to! With his fun style and the great rapport he builds with his audience,Tiny will have you up and dancing in record time!

PPBC "Going To Memphis "Fundraiser
Saturday 1/03
PPBC "Going To Memphis "Fundraiser 01/03/2015
$10.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Local favorite BJ Estares and Route 61 are heading to Memphis this January to represent Colorado Springs in the International Blues Challenge!

This event is a fundraiser to support their work and to help the Pikes Peak Blues Community get them there!

Who's Bad - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Friday 1/09
Who's Bad - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band 01/09/2015
$20.00, 25.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see!

The Jake Loggins Band
Saturday 1/17
The Jake Loggins Band 01/17/2015
$10.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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The Jake Loggins Band continues to be one of the premier blues bands in the region, with Jake Loggins consistently voted the best blues musician in Colorado Springs by his strong and loyal following!

Shake of the January doldrums with a night of solid blues/rock that will have you smiling long after the last chord.

Colorado Floyd- Tribute to Pink Floyd!
Saturday 1/24
Colorado Floyd- Tribute to Pink Floyd! 01/24/2015
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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The music of Pink Floyd, with a Colorado twist!
Colorado Floyd doesn’t just play the music of Pink Floyd, they bring the experience and feeling of the music to life. This 4-piece band recreates the essence of Floyd’s legendary sound in a unique and entertaining fashion. Forgoing the flashing stage effects to bring show goers an intimate and a revamped take on all of the classics you love. Colorado Floyd is celebrating two years of entertaining “Freakafloyds” all over the great state of Colorado, from Glenwood Springs to their hometown of Manitou Springs. A perfect blend of two things that everyone can agree on, Colorad...

The Jeffrey Alan Band
Friday 1/30
The Jeffrey Alan Band 01/30/2015
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Performing a wide variety of country music, the Jeffrey Alan Band brings big energy to every show!
Playing everything from Top 40 Covers to the classics as far back as the 50s as well as classic rock, they have shared the stage with Nashville recording stars Johnny Rodriguez, Daryle Singletary, Johnny Lee, Phil Vassar, John Michael Montgomery and others.
This band loves having a good time with its audience!

Whitewater Ramble-High Octane Rocky Mountain Dancegrass!
Saturday 1/31
Whitewater Ramble-High Octane Rocky Mountain Dancegrass! 01/31/2015
$10.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Described as “High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass”, Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft it’s sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums, and finish with a boundary-less approach to grassing-up everything from disco house grooves to roots to Americana!

Joining Whitewater Ramble is Colorado Springs own, Grass It Up!

Fly Fishing Film Tour 2015!
Friday 2/06
Fly Fishing Film Tour 2015! 02/06/2015
$15.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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Anglers Covey and Royal Gorge Anglers Present: the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour!

Now in its fifth year, this coast-to-coast event tour is visiting more than 110 locations in the United States throughout 2015.

This 90-minute festival of short films includes segments from the sport's best filmmakers shot in foreign destinations like Mexico, Canada, Belize, as well as domestic waters from Montana and Wisconsin to southern Louisiana and the Florid...

Shadows Of Liberty - Film Screening Event with KCMJ Radio
Thursday 2/12
Shadows Of Liberty - Film Screening Event with KCMJ Radio 02/12/2015
$10.00, 25.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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The Colorado Springs premiere of the documentary, Shadows of Liberty explores the public's fight for truth and democracy while corporations are creating a media monopoly. This informative event on the eve before World Radio Day is a fundraiser for KCMJ, our community radio station.
VIP Community Radio Lovers Reception Ticket- $25.00 plus ticketing fee. Includes live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, reserved seating, film screening and panel discussion- Doors @ 5:30 PM - Film @ 6:30 PM
General Admission Ticket: Open Seating and Film Panel Discussion - $10.00 plus ticketing fee. Doors @ 6:00 PM - Film @ 6:30 PM

Dotsero Valentines Party!
Friday 2/13
Dotsero Valentines Party! 02/13/2015
$17.00, 22.00, 27.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Dotsero raises the roof with their high energy contemporary Jazz, warm stage presence and great rapport with the audience - Dotsero is as much fun to see as they are to hear! You are in for a treat when you come out for this special Valentines show at Stargazers!
Beloved by fans that have followed them for years, along with brand new fans that have just discovered them, the very talented musicians of Dotsero will be bringing an unforgettable Valentines Party Celebration to Stargazers!
General Admission Doors @ 7:00 PM, Valentine Party Tickets holders early entry @ 6:30 PM plus a lovely array of hors d'oeurves and Valentines treats and sweets!

Yesterday - The Beatles Tribute
Saturday 2/14
Yesterday - The Beatles Tribute 02/14/2015
$20.00, 25.00, 32.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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This Valentines Day All You Need is Love - and a fabulous Tribute to the Beatles, starring Yesterday!

Deadeye Austin- Grateful Dead Tribute Band from Austin!
Friday 2/20
Deadeye Austin- Grateful Dead Tribute Band from Austin! 02/20/2015
$10.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Deadheads UNITE!

Grateful Dead Tribute all the way from Austin Texas! Formed in July of 2010 with more than 120 songs in the repertoire. DeadEye plays long, high-energy, soulful shows to carry the torch for the greatest American band of all time, The Grateful Dead.

Johnny Cash Tribute with CASH'D OUT!
Saturday 2/21
Johnny Cash Tribute with CASH'D OUT! 02/21/2015
$15.00, 20.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Over the past couple of decades, tribute bands have become big business in the world of concert promotion. And, not surprisingly, the more popular ones are the acts that are most authentic.

Such is the case with Cash’d Out, a San Diego based band, that channels Johnny Cash in about as close a manner to the real thing as it gets!

Mike Zito / Samantha Fish - Blue Star Connection Benefit
Friday 2/27
Mike Zito / Samantha Fish - Blue Star Connection Benefit 02/27/2015
$15.00, 25.00, 35.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Blues Event Fundraiser for Blue Star Connection!

The BLUE STAR CONNECTION is an amazing non-profit organization that works to provide musical instruments and music lessons to children with serious health challenges, perhaps providing them with a much needed positive focus on something other than the illness they are battling.
Join us for this amazing night of Blues featuring Mike Zito and the Wheel, the Samantha Fish Band and Katy Guillen & the Girls!

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