Crested Butte Summer Music Guide

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Summers in Crested Butte are warm and stunning, which gives you the perfect excuse to get down to some rockin’ and groovy tunes. These music venues and events will serve up a variety of musical performers showcasing rock, jazz, blues, funk, bluegrass, swing, and more!

Featured Venues and Concerts

Crested Butte Center for the Arts

606 6th St. Crested Butte, CO 81224

(970) 349-7487



Alpenglow Series

The Center for the Arts free outdoor concert series takes place on Monday evenings.

DateArtistGenre
6/19Juneteenth/Black Opry Country, Americana, Blues, Folk
6/26Violet PilotNeo-Psychedelic Americana Rock
7/3RapidgrassClassical, Gypsy, Bluegrass, Pop, Swing
7/10Jacob LarsonFunk & Soul
7/17The Goonies '80s Tribute Band80's
7/24IzcalliGenre-bending Rock
7/31Mighty MysticReggae
8/7Madeline HawthornRoots, Country, Soul
8/14Shakedown StreetGrateful Dead

Center for the Arts Summer Concerts

Live concerts are ticketed and take place in the stunning state-of-the-art Steddy Theater.

DateArtistGenre
6/11 Jen Korte + The Loss Americana, Caribbean
7/12 Hiroya Tsukamoto Folk, Jazz, World, Acoustic Guitar
7/28 Reckless Kelly Americana, Country
8/3 The Marriage of FigaroOpera, Classical
8/5 Totally Mozart Classical
8/9 Rhythm Future Quartet Gypsy Jazz
9/3 Watchhouse Bluegrass, Americana, Folk
9/10 See It All Tour - Devon Allman, Donavon Frankenreiter Rock, Blues

Courtyard Music Series

Join in every other Tuesday for live music in the Feldberg East Courtyard lounge. From classical to jazz and bluegrass, enjoy intimate live performances over cocktails from the Black Dragon Bar, with stunning summer views.

DateArtistGenre
6/27TBDTBD
7/11Gypsy Jazz Social ClubGypsy Jazz
7/25TBDTBD
8/8Mama LinguaGlobal Folk

Additional Venues

Mt. Crested Butte Summer Concert Series

Mt. Crested Butte's concert series takes place in the ski resort base area on Wednesday evenings.

DateArtistGenre
6/21Cha WaMardis Gras Indian Funk
6/28Kam FranklinSoul
7/5North Mississippi AllstarsRock
7/12Zach PersonBlues
7/19FrenshipPop
7/26Kind Hearted StrangersRock
8/2Doom FlamingoSynth Beat Band
8/9The Sensational Barnes BrothersBlues

Public House

202 Elk Avenue, CO 81224

(970) 349-0173WebsiteMap

Public House celebrates local Colorado craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries, seasonally relevant and farm-driven food, generous lodging, and the conviviality of live music. Music usually starts around 8:00 or 9:00pm. Check out their shows here.

The Eldo

215 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 251-3000Map

The Eldo Brew Pub hosts intimate late night shows. This small venue is located on the 2nd floor story right in the middle of Elk avenue. The bar typically hosts artists on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during the winter ski season. Their hours are from 3pm–2am.

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