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.

6/17Dogs in a Pile Funk, Jazz, Rock, Pyschedelia
6/24Honey HoundsBooty Shakin' Blues
7/1Heart by HeartClassic Rock
7/8Easy JimGrateful Dead Cover
7/15Jacob Larson BandFunk & Soul
7/22Floodgate OperatorsBluegrass
7/29DragondeerPsychedelic Blues, Retro Funk, Soul, Rock
8/5Sir WomanFunk & Soul
8/12Karina RykmanJam Rock, Indie Pop

Center for the Arts Summer Concerts

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


Historic cabins and restaurant located at the Headwaters of the Gunnison River. Fireside dining including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and happy hour. Live music events throughout the season and open year round. 

May 11Opal Moon Live$10
May 18Bell Creek Band$10

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.


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.