Celebration of Music Gala

Center for the Arts 606 6th St., Crested Butte, CO

About the event: The dazzling Music Festival gala will be a night unlike any other as we celebrate 26 years of elevated music in our picturesque valley. Set in the […]

The SteelDrivers at I Bar Ranch

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO

The Crested Butte Music Festival and the I Bar Ranch are proud to present The SteelDrivers! Nashville’s hard-edged bluegrass band has won many awards, including a Grammy for Best Bluegrass […]

Broadway on the Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

Acclaimed star of Broadway, the concert stage, and TV is performing a concert you’ll never forget. Ride a chairlift from the base of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort to a […]

Crescendo Club Happy Hour

To Be Announced

A benefit exclusively for Crescendo Club members! Get to know your fellow Crescendo Club members during this Happy Hour gathering. Crescendo Club members only.

Music Under the Stars

Gunnison Valley Observatory

Virtuoso pianist and CBMF audience favorite Anna Arzumanyan returns to share a program of nocturnal music created especially for this performance at the Gunnison Valley Observatory. After enjoying this amazingly beautiful performance, you’ll join experts from the Observatory to view through powerful telescopes the natural wonders of the universe. Tickets include hors d'oeuvres and drinks!Performer: […]

$200

Senior Care Center Performance

Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center

A free performance for residents of the Gunnison Valley Health's Senior Care Center, featuring famed concert pianist Anna Arzumanyan.Performer: Anna Arzumanyan Russian-Armenian pianist Anna Arzumanyan made her debut at age 9 in Sochi, Russia. A student of Erna Savchenko and Svetlana Medvedskay, Ms. Arzumanyan competed and performed, appearing as a soloist with the Belorussian State […]

Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp

An unheralded experience for ensemble training and performances! Learn from gypsy jazz masters in Crested Butte, Colorado. Attend the Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp with your existing ensemble or join as an individual guitar, fiddle or bass player and our gurus will place you within an ensemble. The camp will include warm-ups, plenty of jam time, […]

$799.00

Sally Miner Lecture Series – A Brief History of the Violin

Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd, Crested Butte, CO

Did you know that violins can cost upwards of $20 million? Why? Where did the violin originate and why is it so awesome? Learn about the instrument’s Italian Renaissance birth, […]

Violin and Piano in the Garden

Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd, Crested Butte, CO

Two virtuoso performers present a program that matches the beauty of the venue! The dynamic duo of two beautiful performers offers charming works by a variety of composers.Performers: Emily Ondracek-Peterson and Anna Arzumanyan Violinist Emily Ondracek-Peterson is Co-Artistic Director of the CBMF. As a violinist, she has appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra […]

$30

Hot Club Jazz Rafting

Gunnison Gunnison, Colorado

Performers: Gypsy Jazz All-Stars This concert experience is one you’ll always remember! Led by a private guide, you’ll float down the scenically unmatched Taylor River with your friends. Then, you’ll enjoy drinks at Garlic Mike’s and a ridiculously awesome performance by the world’s best Hot Club Jazz musicians.You’ll be smiling for days! Tickets include hors […]

Gypsy Jazz Home Soiree

Private home in Gunnison Gunnison, CO

Performer: The Gypsy Jazz All-Stars The Gypsy Jazz All-Stars return to the home soiree programming! Gypsy Jazz (AKA: jazz manouche or Hot Club Jazz) is distinguished by its energy, virtuosity, and joy. In this home soiree, you’ll share drinks and social time with friends before experiencing up close and personal the musicians as the sparks […]

Gypsy Jazz All-Stars

Center for the Arts 606 6th St., Crested Butte, CO

Join the world class Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp faculty on a journey back to Paris, France in the 1930s as they celebrate the music of guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli. This is your opportunity to hear the world’s best jazz musicians in the beautiful and comfortable Crested Butte Center for the Arts. CBMF’s […]

$45

Bluegrass and Beyond Camp

Bluegrass and Beyond is an immersive musical experience that welcomes students of all skill levels ages 8–99 on violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and vocals. Students will learn to make music together in a variety of genres including bluegrass, folk, Americana, and Irish music. Daily activities at our camp will include improvisation, […]

$399

Singer Songwriter Camp

During an unforgettable week, you’ll receive daily hands-on instruction from inspiring, acclaimed, and experienced professional musicians. You’ll dive into the details of songwriting – poetry, storytelling, chord progressions, and musical character – and learn how to pace a set so that you’ll have your audiences on the edge of their seats. At the end of […]

$499

Sally Miner Lecture Series – Listening to and Engaging with Music

Old Rock Community Library, Crested Butte 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO

In this fun, interactive lecture, Dr. Emily will lead you in activities that help to increase your understanding of music. You’ll leave with tools that increase your listening ability while […]

Senior Care Center Performance

Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center

Free performance exclusively for residents of the GVH Senior Care Center featuring world-class classical musicians. Performers: Stephanie Mientka, viola Andrew Krimm, violaDr. Mientka is a member of the Boulder Philharmonic, and held the position of associate principal viola with Colorado Springs Philharmonic during 2014 – 2015 season. She is also a regular substitute for Colorado […]

Jeeping with Americana Bluegrass

To Be Announced

A Jeep tour and a world-class concert in the most beautiful concert space ever invented - the outdoors! Join a Jeep tour to a ridiculously beautiful view and revel in a fun, world-class performance. Tickets include hors d'oeuvres and drinks!Performer: The Another Brothers CBMF audience favorites The Another Brothers performs original and classic Americana in […]

$200

Chamber Music with the Land Trust

Crested Butte Land Trust Paenut Lake Wedding Site Crested Butte, CO

A stunning location plays host to even more amazing music. You’ll experience two masterpiece works, by Mozart and Brahms, that represent the pinnacle of both the Classical and Romantic periods. Fingernoise’s all-star lineup performs both works with its trademark infectious energy, virtuosity, and connection with audience members.Performer: Fingernoise Emily Ondracek-Peterson, violin Sarah Off, violin Stephanie […]

$30

Bluegrass Camper Performance

Crested Butte Arts Festival Stage 3rd and Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Stroll through the Crested Butte Arts Festival and then relax with a free performance by the CBMF’s awesome Bluegrass and Beyond camp participants. The campers have worked hard all week, and this is your time to support and enjoy their participation!

Singer-Songwriter Camper Performance

Crested Butte Arts Festival Stage 3rd and Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

These fun, free performances are always an audience favorite. Support our CBMF camp participants as they put into practice their newly learned singer-songwriter skills. After, you can stroll the Crested Butte Arts Festival.

Turn up the Base: Free Concert

Crested Butte Mountain Resort 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

Nestled in the beautiful setting of Crested Butte Mountain Resort's base area, Turn Up the Base is FREE CONCERT. Bring your family and friends to enjoy an evening filled with bluegrass and country music! Featuring The Tray Wellington Band and Jessica Lynn - Reserve your ticket today! Times You Must Register for Tickets! Gate opens […]

Piano in the Garden

Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd, Crested Butte, CO

World-acclaimed pianist Brian Hsu shares a performance of incredible virtuosity and sensitivity in the most beautiful concert venue you can imagine.Performer: Brian Hsu Brian Hsu made his concerto debut at the age of 16 with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has since gone on to establish himself as a pianist of great energy and unusual communicative […]

$30

Music & a Movie

To Be Announced

You get two shows for the price of one with this ticket. First, two chamber music superstars, who have been playing music together since their Juilliard days, join forces to share with you this creative program that features the works of women composers. Then, you’ll watch a film about female classical composers. During intermission, test […]

$25

Flamenco on the Water

Taylor Park Reservoir Almont, CO

Last year’s pontoon concert was a huge hit, so we’re doing it again this year! Meet up at the dock and hop on a pontoon boat that will take us to a secret location for a magical concert of world music. Winners of Denver’s Westword Magazine 2019 Music Award for Best of World Music, ME […]

$200

Exclusive Crescendo Club Concert

To Be Announced

Join fellow Crescendo Club members for an amazing evening of music. The acclaimed ensemble, Miguel Espinoza Flamenco Fusion, performs an intimate concert exclusively for Crescendo Club members.

Sally Miner Lecture Series – A Brief History of Jazz

Gunnison Winery & Tasting Room 1018 Highway 135, Gunnison, CO

From what musical forms did jazz evolve? What is ragtime? And, why is free jazz awesome? After attending this discussion, you’ll know the answers to these questions and more! And, […]

Alexander String Quartet in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort 12 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

Performer: Alexander String Quartet Zakarias Grafilo, violin 1 Frederick Lifsitz, violin 2 David Samuel, viola Sandy Wilson, celloRepertoire Mozart - Quartet K. 589 Jessie Montgomery - “Strum” Dvorak - “American” Quartet, Op. 96“They played as a tight group, carefully responding to each other, balancing lines, mirroring attacks. At times, they were as ferociously impressive as […]

$30

Famed Alexander String Quartet Home Soiree

Private Home in Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience an up-close and personal performance by the famous Alexander String Quartet. They’ll perform works by Dvorak, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and more. Performer: Alexander String Quartet For 40 years, the Alexander String Quartet has secured its standing among the premiere ensembles. The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major […]

$200

Alexander String Quartet Concert in Gunnison

Various Locations Crested Butte, CO

Alexander String Quartet Zakarias Grafilo, violin 1 Frederick Lifsitz, violin 2 David Samuel, viola Sandy Wilson, celloRepertoire Dvorak - Cypresses Shostakovich - Quartet No. 7 Debussy - String Quartet“It was a special privilege to hear the dynamic Alexander performances. Seldom have these anguished, playful, ironic and masterly works seemed so profoundly personal.” – THE NEW […]

$25

Sally Miner Lecture Series – A Brief History of 20th Century Music

Old Rock Community Library, Crested Butte 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO

What do the Beatles have to do with Dadaism? How should you approach listening to atonal music? And, how has the twentieth century influenced composers today? All this and more […]

Jeeping Extravaganza

To Be Announced

A Jeep tour and a world-class concert in the most beautiful concert space ever invented - the outdoors! Join a Jeep tour to a ridiculously beautiful view and revel in a fun, world-class performance by Tara Rose & The Real Deal. Tickets include hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Last year our Adventure Series SOLD out quickly, […]

$200

Yonder Mountain String Band at the I Bar Ranch

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO

The Crested Butte Music Festival and the I Bar Ranch are proud to present Yonder Mountain String Band! For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. […]

Home Soiree Labor Day Celebration

To Be Announced

Now a Labor Day tradition! Make this Labor Day a memorable one when you celebrate with your friends, family, and the CBMF. Enjoy a performance by the amazing jazz band, The Democracy, while taking in the beautiful scenery Crested Butte has to offer. Performer: The Democracy Band Enjoy a performance by the amazing jazz band, […]

$200