Crested Butte Summer Music Guide

In Less Sweat, Popular, Summer & Fall by Kryptonite Creative

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!

Local Venues and Concerts

Crested Butte Center for the Arts

606 6th St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
FREE Alpenglow Concert Series, 5:30pm each Monday (970) 349-7487

Upcoming Events

The Center for the Arts brings talented musicians to perform all summer long. The venue boasts a large dance floor and seating area to soak up tunes from a wide variety of artists, as well as an excellent indoor venue for more a intimate concert setting. Expect everything from classic rock to bluegrass to hip-hop.

6/11Magic Dick & Shun NgSoul & Funk
6/21Del & DawgCountry Rock
6/30Pheobe Hunt & The GatherersSwing/Jazz
7/7Cleo Parker RobinsonDance Theater & Ensemble
7/9The HillbendersRock & Roll, Jazz/Funk
7/15Trevor Hall: A Night in the VillageRoots/Folk & Storytelling
7/21New Orleans SuspectsJazz & Soul
7/27March FourthBig Band
8/1Quebe SistersAmerican Swing
8/25Sierra HullMandolin & Bluegrass
9/24Dale's Pale Ale Presents: Steep Canyon RangersBluegrass String Band

Crested Butte Music Festival

June 23 – August 4, 2017
7 weeks of the best in symphony, opera, bluegrass, chamber music & gypsy jazz
Kids go FREE
Educational programs in multiple genres for all ages

Upcoming Events

The Crested Butte Music Festival brings 7 weeks of some of the best symphony, opera, bluegrass, chamber music, gypsy jazz and more. The events take place in the Mirror Palace located in Mt. Crested Butte, or inside beautiful homes around Crested Butte for an intimate and unique concert setting. There is a wide range of events with exciting themes and artists–check out the schedule here.

Mt. Crested Butte Summer Concert Series

Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2017 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

6/28Dirty Dozen Brass BandFunk, New Orleans Jazz
7/5Marcus King BandAmericana, Funk
7/12Lukas Nelson & Promise of The RealAmerican Rock
7/19Niki J CrawfordSoul, Funk, R&B
7/26Major and The MonbacksSoul & Rock
8/2Ghost of Paul RevereNon-Traditional American Folk
8/9Pato Banton & The Now GenerationReggae

Butte 66

Treasury Building, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225
(970) 349-2999MenuMap

Butte 66 is located right on the base area, overlooking Mount Crested Butte. You can expect to see local and out of town artists take stage just as the lifts shut down. shows start at 5:00 and last till 7:00pm. The series starts opening day, November, 25 with Rapidgrass at 3:30. Followed by: 1/30, 2/27, 4/2


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. Hours: 3pm – 2am.


212 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 799-3206Class ScheduleMap

Montanya Rum Distillers hosts family friendly shows from 6-9pm. There is no cover charge and you will only hear original music from some extremely talented artists including many local groups. Hours: 3pm – 9pm.

Princess Wine Bar

218 Elk Avenue, CO 81224
(970) 349-0210WebsiteMap

The Princess is a fine drinking establishment that serves cocktails, wine, coffee and tea. Best of all, the Princess Wine Bar hosts live music 7 nights a week. Open Friday & Saturday 10/18-11/25