Events

CMA Open Jams (Free Admission)

Coletrain Music Academy 518 Cedar Street

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for a Coletrain Jam! Please be sure to follow us on social for up-to-the-minute news about jam sessions and pop-up events! @coletrainmusic This event is FREE and open to the public.    

Mr. Sun Music Workshop & Concert

Congregational United Church of Christ 217 Crossman Avenue, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Don’t miss our April Workshop & Concert featuring Mr. Sun! If you haven’t heard of the cheerfully named supergroup Mr. Sun, you’ve certainly heard its proponents, four of the finest musicians on the American Roots scene: Renowned fiddler Darol Anger, Professor Emeritus at Berklee College of Music,...

$25

Spring Showcase with Motion Exchange & Coletrain Music Academy

Darren Patterson Christian Academy 518 S San Juan Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Let's celebrate the season with song and dance! Don't miss this fun and festive collaboration with Motion Exchange and Coletrain Music Academy. Guests can expect two performances featuring Motion Exchange Dance Troup at 1 pm and 3 pm and one performance from CMA students at...

$10

The Blind Pigs & Coral Creek

River Runners 24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, CO

If you haven't experienced live music at River Runners now is your chance! Join us Wednesday, August 10th for a free concert at River Runners Browns Canyon featuring The Blind Pigs and Coral Creek!  Date: Wednesday, August 10th Time: 6pm - 10pm  Location: River Runners 24070 County Road 301...

The Stews at The Lariat

The Lariat 206 E MAIN ST, Buena Vista, CO

The Stews formed in the fall of 2020 in Auburn, AL. Starting in the great city of Auburn, the band has been able to grow an exciting fan base across the southeastern college scene. They are currently playing a large-scale tour with another Auburn-originated band, The...

Gold Rush Days at McPhelemy Park August 13th & 14th (Free Show)

McPhelemy Park Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO

Join us for the 72nd Annual GOLD RUSH DAYS, a Buena Vista Heritage Celebration, August 13-14 at McPhelemy Park! There will be a market, kids events, burro races, a beer garden, AND live music featuring Coletrain Music Director Coleman Smith and Camp Coletrain instructors David...

Runaway Express at The Hideout

The Hideout 22865 Maud Lane, Buena Vista, CO

Runaway Express is a fun-loving band led by Jim Ratts and his wife Salli. Both have had long and distinguished careers in Colorado. They opened the infamous Telluride Bluegrass Festival for many years. Runaway Express toured for 3 years with the Dirt band’s John Mceuen...

Secret Six Jazz Band on The LAWN (Free Show)

The LAWN 1012 Front Loop, Buena Vista, CO

On Wednesday, August 17th we’ll welcome back the Secret Six Jazz Band for a special concert on The LAWN! The Secret Six is a New Orleans traditional jazz band evoking the rich style of collective improvisation and ensemble playing. These guys specialize in stomps, blues,...

Sam Morrow – Outlaw Country Series at The Lariat

The Lariat 206 E MAIN ST, Buena Vista, CO

Two years before releasing Gettin’ By on Gettin’ Down — the most guitar-driven, groove-heavy album of Sam Morrow’s catalog, with songs that roll just as hard as they rock — Morrow hit the highway in support of his third record, Concrete & Mud. Despite the...

The Secret Six Jazz Band at The High Side

The High Side Bar & Grill 300 West Sackett Ave, Salida, CO

Get to the High Side! for an evening of music with the Secret Six Band! Friday August 19 at 7:00pm ~Sponsored by Integrity Tattoo~ https://integritytattoo.rocks/

Mama Magnolia at The Lariat

The Lariat 206 E MAIN ST, Buena Vista, CO

Mama Magnolia is your guide through a groovy and dangerous musical landscape. Their sound pushes musical boundaries while capturing the ear, touching the soul and moving the body. Their powerful blend of groovy rhythms, explosive horn lines, captivating melodies and soulful lyrics will invite you...

Rapidgrass Festival, Idaho Springs (Free Festival)

Shelly/Quinn Baseball fields Idaho Springs Road East, Idaho Springs, CO

Come celebrate the heart of summer with mountain music along Clear Creek in Idaho Springs, CO, the gateway to the Rockies. If you love acoustic music, cold beer, and a laidback festival environment, you won’t want to miss this.  Date: Saturday, August 20th Location: Shelly/Quinn...