Two Can’t-Miss Events at Strings Music Festival
What’s to come at Steamboat’s acclaimed celebration of tunes
After 32 years of delivering world-class musical performances, Steamboat Springs’ Strings Music Festival is still in full-swing this summer season. Including genres from classical and jazz to rock and bluegrass, Ski Country USA encourages fest-goers to fuse their appreciation of music with the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains all summer long.
Brent Rowan & Friends with Special Guest: Pat McLaughin
July 7, 8:00 PM @ Strings Music Pavilion Seating Section
A Steamboat Music Row veteran, Brent Rowan will return for his annual performance at the new 569-seat Pavilion located at the base of the mountains. Now a Steamboat local, Rowan has produced an abundance of gold and platinum records and is inviting two-time Grammy nominee Pat McLaughlin to join the stage with him. The Chicago Sun-Times even noted that, “No one since Dan Penn has better-mixed ‘60s soul idioms with country music sentiment. Pat McLaughlin is an American treasure.”
Kitchen & Garden Tour – Pockets of Paradise
July 13, 9:00 AM @ Multiple Locations
Meander through a collection of Steamboat’s finest homes and gardens on this self-guided or VIP tour. From historical homes, upscale remodeled condos, thoughtful landscape design and more, this exploration of abodes gives an insight look to life in this gorgeous mountain town. Tasty fare, local musicians and even home-design pros are available at each of the eight locations on the circuit. Conclude the day with a performance from classical music group, collectif9.