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  • Margarita Mariachi March

    Sunday, Jul. 26, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    Kick off the CBMF’s 2020 season with its now traditional march through the streets of Crested Butte, led by an amazing mariachi band! We’ll make multiple stops for delicious margaritas,...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Various locations Crested Butte, CO
  • Resound: Immersive Song Exploration (RISE) Camp

    Monday, Jul. 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM to Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM

    When RISE will take place July 27 – August 14, 2020 The three-week, tuition-free program will culminate in public concerts accompanied by members of our faculty. RISE is Crested Butte...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mountaineer Square Conference Center 620 Gothic Rd. Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Bluegrass and Beyond Camp

    Monday, Jul. 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    The Bluegrass and Beyond Camp at CBMF is a fun, 5-day music camp

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Oh Be Joyful Church 625 Maroon Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Lunch Lecture: “Who’s this Beethoven Guy?” Presented by CBMF Co-Artistic Director, Dr. Erik Christian Peterson

    Monday, Jul. 27, 2020 at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

    You probably knew that Beethoven was deaf, but Beethoven you probably didn’t know that he was always falling in love, was exempt from court etiquette, and became the towering figure of his times...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Music + Mountains: Taarka (outside)

    Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM

    Take in Crested Butte’s best view of the mountains while listening to one of the country’s greatest and most eclectic gypsy jazz / folk / indie rock bands, Taarka. Bring your own chair ...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd. Crested Butte, CO 81225 Artists Performing:
    • TAARKA
  • Taarka

    Friday, Jul. 31, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    Taarka seamlessly fuses brilliant instrumental chops with songwriting of great depth and creativity, cooking up musical “sustenance that stays with you long after you’ve pushed away fro...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230 Artists Performing:
    • TAARKA
  • “Book of Travelers” featuring Gabriel Kahane with FingerNoise strings

    Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    “A stunning portrait of a singular moment in America.” — Rolling Stone 20 Best Albums of 2018 (Slate) 20 Best Albums of 2018 (Slate) A singer-songwriter, pianist, and co...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230 Artists Performing:
    • Gabriel Kahane
  • Scrumptious Song featuring Michael Kelly (baritone) & Kathleen Kelly (piano)

    Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    Featured in the Huffington Post for his performance at the CBMF last summer, baritone Michael Kelly is an accomplished artist whose insightful interpretations, silken voice, and expressive use of lang...

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    Where: Crested Butte Center for the Arts Crested Butte Center For The Arts 606 6th St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp

    Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at 12:00 AM to Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 at 12:00 AM

    The 2020 Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp will feature the incredible talents of members of the Rhythm Future Quartet and we are fortunate to also welcome the incredible Gonzalo Bergara.

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Oh Be Joyful Church 625 Maroon Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Lunch Lecture: Beethoven - Spooky, Sublime, Significant Presented by CBMF Co-Artistic Director, Dr. Erik Christian Peterson

    Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

    The Romantic Period was the era of grandeur, sublimity, spookiness, and horror. Poe, Shelly, Hawthorne, Byron, and Goethe expressed those sentiments in prose and poetry, and Beethoven exalted them ...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Music + Mountains: Gypsy Jazz All-Stars (outside)

    Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM

    Some of the world's best performers converge to perform in the most picturesque setting in the history of Hot Club Jazz! Dance, picnic, and move the All-Stars’ energetic and face-melting...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd. Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Home Soiree: Gypsy Jazz Meets South America

    Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM

    Jason Anick is a rising star in the world of jazz violin and mandolin. -Downbeat Magazine Styles like Tango from Argentina and Choro and Bossa Nova from Brazil, have made their way into the Gy...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Private Home in Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO Artists Performing:
    • Vinny Raniolo
  • The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

    Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    JAZZ TIMES "A Blazing Quartet..." VINTAGE GUITAR "A New Kind Of Gypsy Jazz..." Gonzalo Bergara has emerged a virtuoso composer and lead guitarist, mi...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230
  • A Tribute to Django Reinhardt

    Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    Enjoy a world-class collection of musicians in concert together as they perform the music of Django Reihardt with astounding technical dexterity and musical aptitude. Gonzalo Bergara...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Brass & Brews

    Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    March through Crested Butte with a marching band. Drink beer. Repeat.

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Various locations Crested Butte, CO
  • Lunch Lecture: After Beethoven Presented by CBMF Co-Artistic Director, Dr. Erik Christian Peterson

    Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

    Beethoven left a towering shadow in his wake. After his funeral, which was attended by 20,000 Viennese, the question was, “What do we do now?” Artists in all genres struggled, but particul...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Music + Mountains: Alex Kommodore (outside)

    Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM

    A masterful performance executed with style and grace. — The Village Voice, New York City. Alex Kommodore is a globetrotting classical musician, but you can see him in Crested Butte in ...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden 911 Gothic Rd. Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Home Soiree: Beethoven & Beer with Ariel Quartet

    Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM

    “…A BLAZING, LARGER-THAN-LIFE PERFORMANCE…” – The Washington Post The best composer and the liquid refreshment of choice from his homeland! The electric Ariel Quarte...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Public House 202 Elk Ave. Crested Butte, , CO 81224
  • INCUBATOR concert

    Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    CBMF’s newest educational program is INCUBATOR, a program that provides support for innovative ideas in performance and education. INCUBATOR’s first program is RISE. Featuring the best and...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Ariel Quartet

    Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    The alert Ariel Quartet has energy to spare, and all the appealing aspects of its artistry converged” -The New York Times “The Ariel String Quartet brings a unique and intensely courage...

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    Where: Crested Butte Music Festival Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St. Gunnison, CO 81230