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 28th year of music.

Click here to view an online version of our 2015 summer program



Todo Mundo

Friday, October 16
7:00pm |  Tickets start at $20/ Juniors $5
An eclectic blend of Latin, reggae and world music.  All seating is general admission…more info



The Railsplitters

Thursday, November 5
7:00pm | Tickets start at $20

The winners of the 2013 Rockygrass Band competition perform a fresh, modern take on bluegrass…more info



Winter tickets on sale:

November 3, 10am – Presale for donors of $500
November 17, 10am – Public sale 

Story Pirates

Sunday, December 20
3:30pm & 5:30pm | On Sale in November

Hilarious sketch comedy and music. Both shows will feature special holiday songs dreamed up by children in Steamboat…more info


Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas 

Tuesday, December 22
7:00pm | On Sale in November

They will make the rafters ring with fiery traditional music, Irish Christmas songs and of course, stories of life in the rural West of Ireland in the 1950s…more info



Del McCoury and David Grisman

Saturday, March 5
7:00pm | On Sale in November

An acoustic evening with the living legends of bluegrass music…more info

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!