Located in Steamboat Springs, the Strings Music Festival is Steamboat’s premier live music presenter and music venue. The Strings Pavilion seats 569 people and showcases over 60 performances during the summer months from June through August. This year represents the festival’s 33rd year of exceptional music in the Yampa Valley, and both tourists and locals alike flock to the pavilion to enjoy the live music and shows. The summer high season hosts a variety of different music styles year to year, and this season is no different!
The marquee summer festival features orchestra and chamber music; soloists; world, blues, jazz, and rock music – along with youth and family-oriented options for the kiddos and kiddos at heart. The Strings Music Festival tries to keep most of their programs free (about 60% being completely complimentary.) However, some shows do require a small entrance fee, read on to learn more about how to purchase tickets and plan your vacation around your favorite shows.
6/24 1-2pm Welcome to Strings Event with free short performance
6/25 Opening Night Classical with Strings Festival Orchestra
6/26 Keb’ Mo’ 2020 Grammy WINNER!
6/28 5:30pm House Party with Martin Chalifour & Verne Lundquist
6/29 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
6/29 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
6/29 Mozart and Brahms
7/2 Frankenstein – the Movie Score with Strings Festival Orchestra
7/3 Brent Rowan & Friends featuring Steve Dorff
7/6 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
7/6 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
7/6 Tesla Quartet
7/8 Kenny G
7/9 9am-3pm Kitchen and Garden Tour
7/9 The Balourdet Quartet & Adam Sadberry: Classical for the Community (Pay what you can!)
7/10 Mary Chapin Carpenter 2022 Grammy nominee!
7/11 11am Andrew & Polly Youth Concert Series
7/11 – 7/17 The Concert Truck Various dates, times, and locations
7/13 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
7/13 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
7/15 Cowboy Junkies
7/18 11am 123 Andrés Youth Concert Series 2022 Grammy nominee!
7/20 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
7/20 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
7/20 Cliburn 2022 Winner: Solo Piano 2022 Gold Medal winner!
7/23 Ekstasis Duo
7/24 Preservation Hall Jazz Band
7/25 11am Princess Fearless in Space Youth Concert Series
7/27 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
7/27 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
7/27 The Albers Sisters & Friends
7/29 An American Portrait with Strings Festival Orchestra
7/30 Schubert String Quintet
7/31 Steep Canyon Rangers
8/1 11am House of Joy Youth Concert Series
8/3 9am Yoga with Classical Music in Strings Park
8/3 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
8/3 Viennese Virtuosity
8/4 5:30pm House Party with Streetlight Cadence
8/5 Streetlight Cadence
8/6 Arabian Nights and the Dance of Life and Death with Strings Festival Orchestra World Premiere!
8/9 Rodney Crowell
8/10 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
8/11 Drepung Loseling Monks: The Mystical Arts of Tibet
8/12 8:30am Drepung Loseling Monks: Free talk
8/12 Jesse Cook
8/13 Berlin Counterpoint
8/14 Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers
8/17 10am Music on the Green at the Yampa River Botanic Park
8/17 Big Richard
8/18 Fara Tolno
8/19-20 7:30pm Musical Stargazing at Legacy Ranch
8/26 Joan Osborne
8/27 KT Tunstall
9/14 Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart 2022 Grammy WINNER!
10/1 The Wailin’ Jennys
10/21 Graham Nash
For more info about Steamboat Springs, CO check out these other great resources:
- Steamboat Free Summer Concert Calendar
- Steamboat Summer Event Calendar 2022
- Top 15 Restaurants in Steamboat Springs