The Summer's Best Festivals - The Colorado Sound

The Summer’s Best Festivals

Which Colorado music festival are you? Taj Mahal, Kacey Musgraves, Andrew Bird, and Chvrches are just some of the artists playing Colorado fests this summer.

Happy festival season, folks. Here’s a look at the lineups for all of the best Colorado music festivals taking place this summer. We made it nice and easy for you, so scroll through, and highlight the ones you want to see, and follow the links for all the information you need. Enjoy the music this summer. See you out there!

Telluride Bluegrass Festival | June 20 – 23 | Telluride
Highlights: Kacey Musgraves, Jim James

Jazz Aspen Snowmass | June 20-23 | Aspen
Highlights: Taj Mahal, Booker T. Jones

Westword Music Showcase | June 29 | Denver
Highlights: Chvrches, Bishop Briggs

Blues From the Top | June 29-30 | Winter Park
Highlights: Lucinda Williams, Robert Randolph & The Family Band

The Ride Festival | July 12-14 | Telluride
Highlights: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Big Head Todd & The Monsters

Rockygrass | July 26 – 28 | Lyons 
Highlights: Edgar Meyer, Mike Marshall & George Meyer, Sam Bush Bluegrass Band

The Underground Music Showcase | July 26 – 28 | Denver
Highlights: Black Mountain, Yves Tumor

ARISE Music Festival | August 2 – 4 | Loveland
Highlights: Sunsquabi, Beats Antique

Carbon Valley Music Festival | August 3 | Dacono
Highlights: Los Lonely Boys, Chris Daniels & The Kings 

Telluride Jazz Festival | August 9 – 11 | Telluride
Highlights: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Victor Wooten Band

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest | August 9 – 11 | Fort Collins
Highlights: Bonnie Raitt, Andrew Bird

Guitar Town | August 9 – 11 | Copper Mountain
Highlights: Samantha Fish, Rhonda Vincent

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival | August 16-18 | Lyons
Highlights: Violent Femmes, Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

JAS Labor Day | August 30 – September 1 | Snowmass
Highlights: Weezer, Sting

A Taste Of Colorado | August 31 – September 2 | Denver
Highlights: Kool & The Gang, Dwight Yoakam

Telluride Blues & Brews  | September 13 – 15 | Telluride
Highlights: John Fogerty, Anders Osborne