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Thursday, July 17: Devotchka, Gregory Alan Isakov & Elephant Revival with The Colorado Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, 720-865- 2494.

Devotchka already plays some of the meanest sousaphone in pop music. But this week, the weighty brass is gonna thunder even more than usual when Devotchka teams up with The Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks.

And if that’s not enough, local songwriting wunderkind Gregory Alan Isakov will be taking the stage with the symphony as well. Prepare to have your heartstrings plucked at, pizzicato-style.

Elephant Revival will open.