Strings Music Festival

Jun 24, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE

The Strings Music Pavilion is Steamboat’s premier live music venue. The award-winning Music Pavilion seats 569 people and showcases over 60 performances during the summer months from June through August as well as a Fall & Winter series and year-round education concerts. The festival features orchestra, chamber, soloists, world, blues, jazz and rock music along with a Youth and Family series, and free concerts at the Yampa River Botanic Park.

Strings Music Festival presents music of the highest quality in an intimate mountain setting. The summer festival includes a genre-spanning lineup featuring classical musicians from the nation’s top orchestras and chart-topping popular contemporary artists. All of whom perform in an intimate, 569-seat Pavilion nestled at the base of Steamboat’s mountains.

Outside of the venue, Strings serve the community with a variety of free programming and an in-school education program called Strings School Days. This offering cultivates music appreciation and ability in Northwest Colorado’s K-12 students.

Mission Statement

The mission of Strings Music Festival is to present innovative programs of distinctive classical and popular contemporary music in an intimate and friendly setting to audiences of all ages, enhancing the cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of the community of Northwest Colorado and its visitors.

Visit the Strings Music Festival website for a full schedule and additional details including purchasing tickets.

 

Different Tempo Series Schedule

Keb Mo

Keb Mo

Jun 26, 2022

Keb Mo plays the Strings Music Festival! 5-time Grammy winner (12-time nominee) defies genres with awards in roots, blues, Americana, and country.

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Brent Rowan & Friends Featuring Steve Dorff

Brent Rowan & Friends Featuring Steve Dorff

Jul 3, 2022

Brent Rowan & Friends Featuring Steve Dorff plays the Strings Music Pavilion. Nominated nine times for Country Music Association awards, Brent performs with a Hall of Fame songwriter.

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Kenny G

Kenny G

Jul 8, 2022

Kenny G plays the Strings Music Pavilion. The smooth jazz king of soprano sax and top selling instrumentalist of the modern era.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Jul 10, 2022

Mary Chapin Carpenter plays the Strings Music Festival! One of just 15 women voted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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An Evening With Cowboy Junkies

An Evening With Cowboy Junkies

Jul 15, 2022

Cowboy Junkies plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Folk, blues, and rock combine, balancing quiet beauty with an edge.

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An Evening With Judy Collins

An Evening With Judy Collins

Jul 22, 2022

Judy Collins plays the Strings Music Pavilion! From her landmark 1967 album Wildflowers through 54 more releases (and counting), this singer-songwriter is a cultural treasure.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Jul 24, 2022

Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays the Strings Music Pavilion. "The past and promise of American music ..." - Rolling Stone Magazine.

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Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers

Jul 31, 2022

Steep Canyon Rangers play the Strings Music Pavilion! Asheville, North Carolina's Grammy winners are the most recognizable modern name in bluegrass music.

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Streetlight Cadence

Streetlight Cadence

Aug 5, 2022

Streetlight Cadence plays the Strings Music Pavilion! A fresh and energetic band that has become a folk rock sensation.

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Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell

Aug 9, 2022

Rodney Crowell plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Texas native with 40 years of American roots music under his belt has written 15 #1 hits.

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Drepung Loseling Monks The Mystical Arts Of Tibet

Drepung Loseling Monks The Mystical Arts Of Tibet

Aug 11, 2022

Drepung Loseling Monks: The Mystical Arts Of Tibet plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Sacred temple music and dances.

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Jesse Cook

Jesse Cook

Aug 12, 2022

Jesse Cook plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Three-time winner: Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist of the Year.

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An Evening With Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers

An Evening With Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers

Aug 14, 2022

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers play the Strings Music Pavilion! Singer/pianist/composer/bandleader with three Grammy awards and 13 nominations.

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Big Richard

Big Richard

Aug 17, 2022

Big Richard plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Neo-acoustic super group of well established Colorado musicians.

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Fara Tolno

Fara Tolno

Aug 18, 2022

Fara Tolno plays the Strings Music Pavilion! West African drummer and dancer is a keeper of the history, the music, and the dance in his culture.

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Joan Osborne

Joan Osborne

Aug 26, 2022

Joan Osborne plays the Strings Music Pavilion! "The most gifted vocalist of her generation" - AllMusic.com.

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Kt Tunstall

Kt Tunstall

Aug 27, 2022

Kt Tunstall plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Scottish singer-songwriter known for platinum-selling albums and radio hits.

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Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart

Sep 14, 2022

Béla Fleck plays the Strings Music Pavilion! World-famous banjo player has assembled an all-star tour, saying: "It's like family. We draw on our long history of joyful and exciting musical interactions."

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The Wailin' Jennys

The Wailin' Jennys

Oct 1, 2022

The Wailin' Jennys plas the Strings Music Pavilion! Heart-stopping harmonies from this folk/roots trio.

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An Intimate Evening Of Songs And Stories With Graham Nash

An Intimate Evening Of Songs And Stories With Graham Nash

Oct 21, 2022

Graham Nash plays the Strings Music Pavilion! Legendary Rock and Roll and Songwriters Hall of Famer.

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