Crested Butte Winter Music Guide

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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

Not only does A Bar Above have the best selection of cocktails, wine, beer, and spirits, but every night this winter there's FREE live music. Located in the ski base area right next to the bus stop, they've also got a great food menu with farm-to-table ingredients. 

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. 

Winter Songwriter Shuffle Series

Elevation Hotel & Center for the Arts

Tickets & Info

The Winter Songwriter Shuffle Series will provide the 2023-2024 winter season with music in the mountains. December 16th kicks off the series featuring Emma Zinck Marla Cannon-Goodman, and Ava Davis! Brought to you by Gunnison Tough Enough to Wear Pink to support cancer programs.

Center for the Arts

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


The Center hosts events more than 325 days per year in our state-of-the-art building, featuring the 300-seat Steddy Theater. 

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Red Lady Stage, Ski Base Area

Amp up your Spring Break après on Fridays with live music, brought to you by Toyota and the Mini Airstream stage! Each Friday will feature a different local act performing from the stage of a mini Airstream trailer. Show dates are 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29.

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.


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.