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Directions and Parking

Strings Music Pavilion is located just southeast of downtown Steamboat Springs. Our address:

950 Strings Road
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
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Ride the Free Bus

We’re on the Red Line: the closest stop is Meadows Parking Lot (#55). Visit the city website for complete bus schedules.

Free Parking

NEW FOR SUMMER 2021: Park at Meadows. Our outdoor stage will take over the Strings parking lot until early August, so please use the Meadows Lot across Pine Grove Way. Enter at 1165 Bangtail Way.

Accessible ParkingAccessible parking: enter the Pavilion grounds at Strings Road from Pine Grove Road. Note this entrance is for accessible parking only and closes 30 minutes before each performance. See free parking above for main entrance.

STRINGS PATIO

STRINGS PATIO will offer full bar service and light snacks before classical performances June 26-August 8. Enjoy light bites with a bottle of wine or cocktail at the Patio before the performance, or take them with you into the Pavilion to finish during the show.

THEMED DINNERS make it an extra special night at our three Sunday night classical concerts. These seated dinners are served on the Strings Patio and offered by prepaid reservation only: Adults $44, children (6-12 years) $33. We hope you’ll join us!
June 27 5:30pm – A sumptuous Italian dinner, perfectly paired with Vivaldi
August 1 5:30pm – Decadent French/European cuisine, inspired by Beethoven
August 8 5:30pm – A classic German dinner, the ideal prelude to Dvořák & Brahms

The world renowned 569-seat Strings Music Pavilion in Steamboat Springs is one of the best places to see live music concerts in Colorado. Strings Music Festival hosts over a dozen classical evening concerts from late June into August. Popular contemporary artists grace the Strings Pavilion stage during the summer months and then continue through fall, winter, and spring. More than 75 Grammy-winning performers have appeared inside the Strings Pavilion, along with musicians from all 25 of the top orchestras in the U.S.

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RENTALS

Indoor and outdoor event spaces! Looking for that perfect venue for a wedding, fundraiser, fashion show, seminar, film premiere, symposium, or other event? Strings provides the largest multi-use space in the Yampa Valley and offers a world-class production staff to make your event memorable.

VENUE CAPABILITIES

  • Full facility staff including a house manager and professional lighting and sound technicians
  • Modifiable stage
  • Blackout curtains
  • World-class video projection and sound 
  • Backstage access and green rooms for musicians/performers
  • A bar, small kitchen, and backstage area for caterers
  • Box office for ticketed events
  • Customizable layout for up to 569 guests (table seating accommodates up to 225)
  • Full use of large on-site parking lot at the base of the mountain
  • An outdoor bar and tented patio
  • An outdoor stage and seating pods for the 2021 season
  • Professional property management, cleaning, plowing, and waste management

Rental rates start at $6,000. Discounted rates are available to nonprofits and select corporate sponsors of Strings Music Festival. Venue availability is limited during the summer festival, June-September.

For more details contact Jen Johnson jen@stringsmusicfestival.com or 970.879.5056 ext. 111

Technical Information

Download and view a printable Strings Music Pavilion Spec Sheet here

The Strings Music Pavilion is an intimate 569 seat music venue in Steamboat Springs, CO. With a unique bow string truss roof design, the stunning architecture allows the audience to enjoy the panoramic views of the Yampa Valley through the retractable glass doors. The Strings Music Pavilion is an exceptional experience for artist and audience alike.

Sound Reinforcement System

  • Three (3) full range 3-way Danley main loudspeakers in a LCR configuration (SH60 Center, SH50s Left/Right).
  • Six (6) Bag End TA6000S full range 2-way front fill speakers set into the front of the stage.
  • Loudspeaker management and DSP controlled by Biamp Systems AudiaFLEX-CM and loudspeaker amplification provided by Lab Gruppen class D amplifiers.
  • Subwoofers:  Two (2) Danley TH212 Tapped Horn subwoofers.
  • Monitors: Eight (8) EAW MicroWedge MW12 full range 2-way floor monitors powered by Lab Gruppen class D amplification.
  • The FOH sound/light booth is located 40’ from the front of the stage, center. The FOH Board is a Behringer X32. Monitors may be run by iPad via X32-Mix, or through an Allen & Heath GL3000. 40X8 Horizon splitter snake – 3 way. Monitor station is stage left. 92 db limit in the house.

Stage
54’ x 15’ with a thrust to 21’ in the center. The back wall is wood veneer, with a full length black curtain. No scrim.

Lighting
Board is ETC Element 1024 with 2 17” LCD Monitors. Light trusses suspended from one ton pick points – no grid. Lighting appropriate for venue including:

  • 36 ETC Source 4 fixtures – Lamped at 575w  (14 – 50deg barrels/22 – 36deg barrels)
  • 30 – ETC Source 4 Par – (XWFL Lenses installed)
  • 20 – Altman PAR 64 – (WFL 1000W)
  • 12 – ADJ P64B LEDPar (7 channel mode, custom diffusion optics installed)
  • 2 – Clay Paky Alpha Spots 300

Projection screen
Retractable Da-lite 12’ X 20’ screen, mounted on upstage wall.

Backline

  • Guitar amp: Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb
  • Bass amp: Fender Bassman 250 head with Hartke 410XL cabinet
  • 1 – Steinway B Grand Piano
  • 1 – Steinway D Concert Grand Piano
  • 4 – 4’ X 8’ stage riser platforms, adjustable legs
  • Communication through Motorola radios

Additional A/V equipment and backline available for rental through PSI and PRG in Denver.

Backstage  
Wi-Fi in building – no land lines

  • Staging area – 12’ X 21’ with full size exterior loading door. Trucks must have ramps.
  • Green Room I – 36’ x 18’ with exterior entrance. 2 bathrooms – no shower.
  • Green Room II – 9’ X 26’ with additional stage door entrance. Bathroom in hall adjacent to room. No shower.

For more details, contact Elissa Greene at elissa@stringsmusicfestival.com or 970.879.5056 x100.