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Crested Butte Music Festival hosts 25th season

Crested Butte Music Festival

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) is excited to celebrate its 25th year of presenting world-class music in beautiful settings throughout the Gunnison Valley.

This season features innovative musical adventures in wilderness settings, a new Singer-Songwriter camp, and introduces the Sally Miner Lecture Series. The Festival will take place from July 23 through October 1 with a Preview Party on June 25. Programs will be located across the Gunnison Valley, from the I Bar Ranch, to the shores of Blue Mesa Lake, to the new technologically advanced Crested Butte Center for the Arts.

This season’s week-long, educational camps include Bluegrass and Beyond, the Colorado Gypsy Jazz Camp, and the new Crested Butte Singer-Songwriter Camp. The Sally Miner Lecture Series are free lectures taught by CBMF Co-Artistic Director, Dr. Erik Christian Peterson, on topics ranging from Dancing Bach to An Introduction to Rhythm. 

The CBMF presents world-class musicians in classical, Gypsy Jazz, opera, bluegrass, and more. To view the entire schedule and purchase tickets, please visit