Crested Butte Winter Music Guide

In Winter & Spring by Kryptonite Creative

Winters in Crested Butte are cold and snowy, which gives you the perfect excuse to get down to some warm 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

Center for the Arts

606 6th St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-7487Map

Upcoming Events

The Center for the Arts brings talented musicians to perform all winter long. The venue boasts a large amount stadium seating for the audience to soak up tunes from a wide variety of artists.

12/18Big Bad Voodoo DaddySwing$45
12/28Trout Steak RevivalBluegrass$25
12/30The Lao Tizer BandJazz$40
1/5Jackson MelnickFolk/Americana$20
1/20Victor Wooten TrioJazz/Funk$45
1/27The Drunken Heartsalt-Americana$25
2/2Head for the HillsBluegrass$25
2/11ZosoLed Zeppelin$20
2/15, 2/16Chris Robinson BrotherhoodAcid-Americana$45
3/8Keller WilliamsAcoustic Dance$50
3/12Tinsely EllisBlues$20
3/14Sam BushBluegrass$65
3/21, 3/22Elephant RevivalAmericana/Gypsy$40
3/30The Mark Rapp GroupJazz$25

Butte 66 – Base Area

Treasury Building – Ski Base Area, Mt. CB
(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 all for FREE.

1/11 - 1/13Mountain High Music FestCountry
1/20TBD - CB UnpluggedTBD
2/10TBD - CB UnpluggedTBD
4/6 - 4/8TBD - SkiTown BreakdownTBD


215 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
(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.


212 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
(970) 799-3206WebsiteMap

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.

Princess Wine Bar

218 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
(970) 349-0210 • Map

The Princess is a fine drinking establishment that serves cocktails, wine, coffee and tea. Best of all, the Princess Wine Bar hosts live music most nights during the week and weekend.

Public House

202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
(970) 349-0173 • Map • Tickets

One of town’s newest live music venues also features a full bar (with their own craft beer on tap) and dining upstairs.

12/28, 12/29Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
12/30Kitchen Dwellers
12/31The Ben Miller Band
1/9The New Mastersounds
1/11Kyle Hollingsworth
1/12Big Brazilian Cheese
1/28Seth Walker
2/1Pink Talking Fish
2/3Joe Hertler
2/23The Ghost of Paul Revere