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About the Festival

Located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, 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 and a short winter series. 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. This year represents the Festival’s 29th year of music.



Click here to view a full digital version of the 2016 Spring Brochure

2016 29th Season Highlights

Donor Presale: March 29
Public Sale: April 12

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Clint Black
Thursday, June 23, 8:00pm

Long heralded as one of country music’s brightest stars.  Call our Box Office for wait list and lawn seating  information…SOLD OUT


Opening Night Orchestra
Saturday, June 25, 7:00pm

Violin soloist Chee-Yun performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and the orchestra performs Mozart’s popular Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro.”…BUY TICKETS

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The Fab Four
The Ultimate Tribute
Sunday, June 26, 8:00pm

This incredible tribute to The Beatles is back by popular demand and will be enhanced by members of the Strings Festival Orchestra for the second half of the show…BUY TICKETS

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The Gold Rush, a film by Charlie Chaplin
Saturday, July 2, 7:00pm

The film will play on the big screen along with a vaudeville orchestra led by conductor Mark Gould and L.A. Philharmonic violinist Vijay Gupta…BUY TICKETS

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Boz Scaggs
Friday, July 22, 8:00pm

This Grammy winner has explored blues, R&B, rock and jazz throughout his multi-platinum career and will be performing with his full band…SOLD OUT

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A Tribute to John Williams’ Movie and Olympic Music

Saturday, July 23, 7:00pm

Principal brass and percussion players from the country’s top orchestras perform new arrangements of John Williams’ film and Olympic music with Richard Kaufman conducting…BUY TICKETS


Keb’ Mo’
Friday, Aug 12, 8:00pm

This three-time Grammy Award-winner and modern master of American roots and blues music will perform with his full band...BUY TICKETS


Mission Statement

Strings Music Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which relies on generous support and underwriting from the community. Our mission is to present innovative programs of distinctive classical and popular contemporary music in an intimate setting to audiences of all ages, enhancing the cultural and entertainment experiences of the community of Northwest Colorado and its visitors. Thanks to all of you who have supported Strings Music Festival over the past 28 years!