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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!


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

Cherry_Poppin_Daddies web Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
Friday, July 29, 8:00pm

Famous for their mixture of swing and ska, this groundbreaking eight-piece band broke onto the West Coast scene with the ’90s swing revival and “Zoot Suit Riot” … BUY TICKETS 

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Romantic Chamber Music
with Martin Chalifour
Saturday, July 30, 7:00pm

Los Angeles Philharmonic Concertmaster Martin Chalifour returns on Saturday, along with members of The Cleveland Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, LA Philharmonic … BUY TICKETS

PigPen Theatre Co.
Sunday, July 31, 4:00pm

Called “child geniuses at play” by “The New Yorker,” this seven-piece band has play to sold out crowds across the country, including with Mumford & Sons and the Alabama Shakes … BUY TICKETS


30th Anniversary Kick-Off
Tuesday, August 2, 6:00pm

Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to hear clarinetist Mark Nuccio and pianist Mark Robson, and get a sneak peek of the 2017 Strings 30th anniversary season! … BUY TICKETS



Music of the Baroque with Soprano
Wednesday, August 3, 7:00pm

World-renowned soloist Ellie Dehn will sing Bach, Scarlatti and Handel alongside musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra … 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