Summer 2023 Strings Music Calendar

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.

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When: Tuesday June 27th, 2023
Price: Starts at $76


Graham Nash’s remarkable body of work spans more than 60 years from The Hollies through Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, to his latest solo releases. Towering above virtually everything that Graham Nash has accomplished in his long and multi-faceted career, stands the litany of songs that he has written and introduced to the soundtrack of our lives for nearly six decades.

GRAHAM NASH SOUNDCHECK VIP UPGRADE: ticketholders can purchase this upgrade featuring a preshow sound check, autographed tour poster, and more. Learn more.


23 11am Classical Open Rehearsal
24 7pm Opening Night Classical: Chee-Yun Plays Beethoven
27 7pm An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stores with Graham Nash
28 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
28 7pm Symphonic Septet

1 7pm John Williams Film and Olympics Music
2 7pm Brent Rowan and Friends featuring Mandy Barnett
5 10am Music on the Green – Yampa River Botanic Park
7 7pm Under the Streetlamp
8 7pm Viano String Quartet
12 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
12 7pm PAY WHAT YOU CAN Boyd Meets Girl
13 7pm Nickel Creek
15 9am – 3pm The Guild of Strings Music Festival’s Kitchen & Garden Tour
15 7pm Cliburn Silver Medalist Anna Geniushene
18 7pm David Sedaris
19 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
19 7pm Dublin Guitar Quartet
22 7pm PROJECT Trio
26 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
26* 7pm Romantic Lyricism
28* 7pm The Soldier’s Journey: A Musical Narrative
29* 7pm Dreams and Impressions: Music for Strings and Piano
30 7pm Mat Kearney
* JULY 26, 28 & 29 – These shows will be offered as a package. Please use code TRIO for 25% off.

2 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
2 7pm From Haydn to Schumann: A Century of Music
3 7pm Heartless Bastards with Opening Support from Matthew Logan Vasquez
4 11am Classical Open Rehearsal
4 7pm Michael Kaeshammer
5 7pm Orchestra Finale: A Night of Mozart
8 7pm An Evening with Fran Lebowitz
9 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
9 7pm Amos Lee
10 7pm Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss
12 7pm BoDeans
13 7pm Buffalo Rose All Ages
14 11am Buffalo Rose Sensory Friendly
16 10am FREE Music on the Green at Yampa River Botanic Park
17 7pm Daniel Rodriguez
18 7pm Marcus Miller
19 7pm Julian Lage and Leo Kottke
23 5pm FREE Music on the Green 25th Anniversary Party at Yampa River Botanic Park
27 7pm Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats

9 7pm Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer, featuring Rakesh Chaurasia

19 7pm The Queen’s Cartoonists Holiday Hurrah – On Sale in September

Tickets go on sale May 11!



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