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  • An Evening of Song with The Crested Butte Opera Studio

    Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Art song conjures a union of singer and pianist--a conversation marrying poetry and music. This happy marriage touches not just the mind and soul of the listener, but evokes the whole of human experie...

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    Where: Quigley Hall Western State Colorado University 600 Adams Street Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Masked Rave (featuring Johnny Dynell)

    Saturday, Jun. 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    Famed NYC DJ and club impresario Johnny Dynell (Elton John’s Oscar Party DJ) leads a night of masked dancing. Johnny’s first single, “Jam Hot,” in Fatboy Slim’s #1 hit...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Cabaret Bleu: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars

    Tuesday, Jun. 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    Cabaret has been a timeless and eloquent form of expression, bridging artistic worlds, since its beginnings in 19th-century Paris. On June 27th, members of the Crested Butte Opera Studio will present ...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sound Hearth: Mark & Maggie O'Connor

    Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear Mark O’Connor –perhaps the greatest fiddler of all time – up close in a beautiful, i...

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Mark O’Connor Featuring the O’Connor Band

    Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Iconic fiddler Mark O’Connor joins his family to create the O’Connor Band. Grammy-nominated for Bluegrass Album of the Year, the O'Connor Band performs smoking solos, perfect vocal har...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225 Artists Performing:
    • O'CONNOR BAND featuring Mark O'Connor
  • CBMF Bluegrass Kids Camp Concert

    Friday, Jun. 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Taarka

    Friday, Jun. 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    "It’s one of the year’s best songs, comparable to Arcade Fire’s best work." –Strings Magazine "Taarka trods the back alleyways of gypsy music and twirls...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225 Artists Performing:
    • TAARKA
  • Davis Contemporary Dance Company

    Saturday, Jul. 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Dance returns to the Crested Butte Music Festival! Establishing itself as a leader in contemporary dance, the Davis Contemporary Dance Company creates thrilling and accessible programs using a dive...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    Sunday, Jul. 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    This free presentation is part of the Sunday service at the Union Congregational Church and the Festival's commitment to making music accessible to everyone. Enjoy the artists of the Crested Butte...

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    Where: Union Congregational Church 403 Maroon Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Sound Hearth: Crested Butte Opera Studio

    Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. Join us for this lively program of art song, operatic arias and lighter fare in an intimate setting, performed by the nationally-acclaimed Crested Butte Opera Stud...

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Salsa Lessons!

    Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    Not for eating … for dancing! Voxare String Quartet cellist and salsa dancer extraordinaire will make sure that next time you hit the dance floor you won’t be resurrecting moves from high...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sweet Sounds: Kara + Peter Dugan

    Friday, Jul. 7, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Join pianist Peter Dugan and his wife, mezzo-soprano Kara Dugan, for a perfect evening paired with a medley of melodies and a sampling of sweets. All-star pastry chef Paulette Goto will create her ama...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • BEERoque: CBMF Symphony + Baroque Concertos + Beer

    Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    If you love beer and Baroque music (who doesn’t?), you can’t miss this concert! Flutist Eugenia Zukerman joins the Festival Symphony Orchestra to present an evening of the Baroque era&r...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • AfterDark: Late Night with Ron Earl

    Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017 at 9:30 PM

    Baritone Ron Earl performs songs from his extensive repertoire that includes opera, spirituals, oratorios, and the Great American Songbook.

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    Sunday, Jul. 9, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    This free presentation is part of the Sunday service at the Union Congregational Church and the Festival's commitment to making music accessible to everyone. Enjoy the artists of the Crested Butte...

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    Where: Union Congregational Church 403 Maroon Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • CBMF Pop-Up

    Sunday, Jul. 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sound Hearth: Deceptive Cadence – Eugenia Zukerman

    Monday, Jul. 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. Connect with one of the great minds and artists of our time as flutist Eugenia Zukerman performs, reads from her novels, and curates a concert of sublime chamber music.

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Opera Dress Rehearsal: Offenbach's Island of Tulipatan + Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

    Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Opera Studio and Festival Symphony Orchestra perform an enchanting double bill of two short comedic masterpieces that will leave you in great spirits! Offenbach’s T...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Opera: Offenbach's Island of Tulipatan + Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

    Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017 at 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Opera Studio and Festival Symphony Orchestra perform an enchanting double bill of two short comedic masterpieces that will leave you in great spirits! Offenbach’s T...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • AfterDark: J. E. Borgen

    Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    Singer-songwriter J.E. Borgen performs personal and deeply-felt songs from his successful new album, “Roots Down Deep.” Enveloped in Borgen’s most meaningful writing, you’ll be...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Opera: Offenbach's Island of Tulipatan + Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

    Friday, Jul. 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Opera Studio and Festival Symphony Orchestra perform an enchanting double bill of two short comedic masterpieces that will leave you in great spirits! Offenbach’s T...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • AfterDark: Marcus Ratzenboeck

    Friday, Jul. 14, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    Rock the night with Marcus Ratzenboeck, electric violinist and songwriter of the band Tantric (Gold-selling album and 4 albums in the Billboard Top 200). Marcus plays his own rock compositions and giv...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Opera Children's Chorus Showcase

    Saturday, Jul. 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Opera: Offenbach's Island of Tulipatan + Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

    Saturday, Jul. 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Opera Studio and Festival Symphony Orchestra perform an enchanting double bill of two short comedic masterpieces that will leave you in great spirits! Offenbach’s T...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • AfterDark: Randy Reeman

    Saturday, Jul. 15, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    One of the most creative musicians active today, Randy is a pianist/"synthist," singer, composer, recording artist, actor, and poet. With boundless creative energy, he’s created over 3...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    This free presentation is part of the Sunday service at the Union Congregational Church and the Festival's commitment to making music accessible to everyone. Enjoy the artists of the Crested Butte...

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    Where: Union Congregational Church 403 Maroon Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Instrument Petting Zoo

    Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM

    Why should you attend? • See instruments up close • Learn how the instruments work and how they’re made • Meet members of the rock-star classical ensemble, Time for...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • CBMF Pop-Up

    Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Time for Three

    Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Time For Three - violinist Nicolas (Nick) Kendall, double bassist Ranaan Meyer and now with CBMF favorite, Charles Yang, will blow you away with their energy, virtuosity, and dynamic repertoire fro...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Voxare Meets The Man with a Movie Camera

    Tuesday, Jul. 18, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    The powerful Voxare String Quartet plays its own soundtrack of masterpiece Soviet repertoire to accompany the 1929 silent masterpiece, The Man with a Movie Camera. Initially regarded by contemporaries...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sound Hearth: Voxare’s Mixed Tape

    Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. You’ve never heard a string quartet play like this! Voxare plays selections from its new album, Mixed Tape, ranging from Beethoven to Philip Glass to the Rolling ...

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • CBMF Symphony Dress Rehearsal

    Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    WHY GO? • Hear the Festival Symphony Orchestra, lled with today’s leading orchestral musicians • Meet the Orchestral Fellows participating in this new education...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • CBMF Symphony: The Mothers of Identity

    Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    We all know how important Mom is in our own lives. How did the idea of “mother” – Mother Earth, Mary, or a birth mother –shape these composers’ identities?

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • AfterDark: Voxare String Quartet

    Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    Don’t think that a string quartet can rock? Attend Voxare’s AfterDark performance to find out. The quartet will perform its own arrangements of rock and pop songs, featuring songs by Metal...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Gala: Paris 19xx CBMF Gypsy Jazz + Symphony

    Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM

    *Please note: Gala tickets must be purchased in a separate transaction from other CBMF events. Bid to win spectacular lots at the silent and live auctions and feel the excitement at this annual...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Brendan James

    Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    His songs have landed spots on over 15 major television shows and feature films and he's achieved the #1 Singer Songwriter spot on iTunes, multiple times. Now, hear one of today's top troubado...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sound Hearth: Gatsby Lawn Games with Frank Vignola + Vinny Raniolo

    Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. Come dressed in 1920s Gatsby-style sportswear for a morning of champagne, lawn games, and music by two of the world’s best guitarists, Frank Vignola + Vinny ...

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • CBMF Pop-Up

    Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Blazing Virtuosity: Gypsy Jazz Double Bill

    Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    • Jason Anick Trio salutes Stephane Grappelli (with guests Frank Vignola and Nicki Parrott) • Olli Soikkeli vs Vinny Raniolo: Gypsy Guitar Battle In the first set, brilliant...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Gypsy Jazz: Tributes to Les Paul

    Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    • Frank Vignola and Nicki Parrott Salute Les Paul • Nicki Parrott Trio plays Great American Popular Songs from Gershwin to Bacharach Guitar legends Les Paul and Django Reinh...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Frank Vignola Hot Club Dream Camp Concert

    Friday, Jul. 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Gypsy Jazz All-Stars

    Friday, Jul. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Gypsy Jazz Week concludes with a concert that brings together stars of the Gypsy Jazz world, including Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniolo, Olli Soikkeli, Nicki Parrott, and Jason Anick. This is your chan...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    Sunday, Jul. 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    This free presentation is part of the Sunday service at the Union Congregational Church and the Festival's commitment to making music accessible to everyone. Enjoy the artists of the Crested Butte...

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    Where: Union Congregational Church 403 Maroon Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • CBMF Pop-Up

    Sunday, Jul. 30, 2017 at 4:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Gala: Paper Faces Masquerade

    Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

    *Please note: Gala tickets must be purchased in a separate transaction from other CBMF events. Celebrate Fat Tuesday in August in this New Orleans masked ball! Bring your favorite mask and danc...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Sound Hearth: Happy 80th!

    Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    Includes $110 Tax Deduction. Celebrate the birthdays of newly minted octogenarians and composers that changed the course of musical history – Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and David Del Tredici....

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    Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Mariachi On The Rocks (Featuring Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra)

    Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Enjoy craft margaritas and locally made salsas, paired with the authentic sounds of Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra. One free drink ticket for any style margarita + salsas included with ticket purchase.

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Chamber Music Intensive Capstone Concert

    Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. CB Mirror Palace Crested Butte, CO 81225