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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.


 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!


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The Gold Rush
a Chaplin film with live
Saturday, July 2, 7:00pm

Dress in your best 20s flapper attire, pose with Chaplin, enjoy Manhattan and Martini specials and step back to 1925 for this vintage movie night….BUY TICKETS


Brent Rowan & Friends
Sunday, July 3, 8:00pm

A Strings’ favorite, Brent Rowan returns to Strings with some of country music’s best songwriters….BUY TICKETS

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Tommy Emmanuel
Sunday, July 8, 8:00pm

This legendary fingerstyle guitarists explores the boundaries of what one man a a single instrument can do….BUY TICKETS


Anderson & Roe Piano Duo
Saturday,  July 9, 7:00pm

The Billboard chart-topping duo performs music ranging from Mozart to Michael Jackson….BUY TICKETS

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Cliburn Silver Medalist
Joyce Yang Solo Piano Recital

Wednesday,  July 13, 7:00pm

Yang captivates audiences around the globe with her stunning virtuosity combined with heartfelt lyricism and interpretive sensitivity….BUY TICKETS

John_Williams copy 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’ Band
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