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!




Todo Mundo
Friday, October 14, 7:00pm

Todo Mundo (“All the World”) returns for another incredible evening of world rhythms with “an irresistible beat…to stimulate the heart.” ( The band is known for their high-energy performances … BUY TICKETS

Mandy Harvey

Mandy Harvey
Friday, November 4, 7:00pm

Mandy Harvey is an award-winning singer/songwriter who just happens to have an invisible disability. Though her hearing loss is profound, her timing and pitch are perfect and her passion is tremendous … BUY TICKETS


Riders In The Sky (Holiday Show)
Thursday, December 22, 7:00pm

Multi Grammy Award-winning Riders in the Sky’s presentation of “Christmas the Cowboy Way” blends together a festive mix of western music classics, traditional Christmas music and Riders’ original yuletide carols in a holiday spectacular delight “Saddle Pals” of all ages … ON SALE NOV. 1ST


The Science of Santa
Friday, December 23, 5:30pm

Science and Magic are the same thing. Therefore, Santa Claus must be the greatest scientist alive! Join Doktor Kaboom as he attempts to learn the secrets behind making reindeer fly, getting down those tight chimneys and knowing who’s been bad or good. Will he succeed? Best for ages 5+ … ON SALE NOV. 1ST 


 Broadway’s Next H!t Musical
Friday, March 3, 7:00pm

Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny! The hilarious Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made-up, hit song suggestions from the audience … ON SALE NOV. 1ST