2017 Crested Butte Music Festival

Beautiful Crested Butte is the ultimate summer destination for lovers of bluegrass, opera, classical music, dance, children’s programs, and more.

The Crested Butte Music Festival, entering its 21st season, presents “Identity Unmasked,” a musical showcase exploring identity and its revelation or masking.

The seven-week season, from June 23-August 5, 2017, will take place in the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace where these outstanding performances in classical music, bluegrass, opera, Gypsy Jazz and more will fill the space with amazing sounds!

The 2017 season offers an array of performances, educational opportunities for all ages, and special events nestled in the picturesque base of Mt. Crested Butte, CO. The festival offers more than 50 performances and events. Purchase tickets here.


June 24
Famed NYC DJ and club impresario Johnny Dynell (Elton John’s Oscar Party DJ!) leads a night of masked dancing in Masked Rave.

Davis Contemporary Dance Company

July 1
Dance returns to the CBMF with Davis Contemporary Dance Company, a leader in contemporary dance inspiring high-energy and accessible programs using a diverse range of music, from jazz to Minimalism, EDM, and more.

Peter Dugan

July 7
Pianist Peter Dugan, a festival favorite, returns to CBMF in Sweet Sounds with his wife, mezzo-soprano Kara Dugan, for a memorable evening of love songs and sweet treats provided by cult favorite Big Gay Ice Cream (ranked as the top ice cream parlor in the US!).

July 8
The Festival Symphony Orchestra welcomes renowned flutist Eugenia Zukerman for an evening of beer and Baroque music in BEERoque, a celebration of beer and concerti by Bach and other baroque masters.

Click here for a full schedule of events.

Enjoy the Crested Butte Music Festival with the whole family with Kids Go Free! Crested Butte Music Festival is offering a number of free fun music and art events for children throughout the season, as part of the Festival’s commitment to developing performers of tomorrow and inspiring future generations to appreciate the arts.

Mountain Living is pleased to sponsor this fabulous summer event!

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