Colorado Festivals in June



Blues From The Top

Blues From The Top

June 27-28

Hideaway Park – Winter Park

ARTISTS Include: Joe Louis Walker, Ronnie Baker Brooks Big Band and more

  • A traditional blues festival produced by the Grand County Blues Society.


Boats, Bands and BBQ

Boats, Bands & BBQ Festival Riverwalk

June 5-6

Pueblo Riverwalk – Pueblo

ARTISTS Include: Jason Boland and the Stragglers, Overton Road, Highland Underground and more

  • A BBQ festival with a music addiction, the humble festival is in its 15th year.


Choice City Stomp

Choice City Stomp

June 5-6

Moe’s BBQ – Fort Collins

ARTISTS Include: Charlie Parr, Willy Tea Taylor, Micah Schnabel and more.

  • A mini festival packed with bluegrass, folk, Americana and blues musicians.


CHUN People's Fair

Chun People’s Fair

June 6-7

Civic Center Park – Denver

ARTISTS Include: The Samples and many more

  • The kick-off to the summer festival season, People’s Fair is one of Denver’s biggest parties, now in its fourth decade.




Clear Creek Rapidgrass

June 26 -28

Shelly/Quin Baseball Fields – Idaho Springs

ARTISTS Include: Sam Bush Band, Travelin’ McCourys

  • A farm-to-table music festival that brings big names to its intimate event.


Colorado Brewers Fest

Colorado Brewer’s Festival

June 27-28

Downtown – Fort Collins

ARTISTS Include: ATOMGA, Wasteland Hop, The Afrosippi Band

  • In its 26th year the festival draws close to 20,000 people to Downtown Fort Collins and features music and more than 100 Colorado-made beers.


Estes Park Jazz Fest

Estes Park Jazz Fest & Art Walk

June 6-7

Performance Park – Estes Park

ARTISTS Include: Ken Walker Sextet, Max Wagner Quartet, Conjunto Colores

  • Art and jazz combine in Estes as the music serves as an anchor for the art and vice versa.



FIBArk Festival

June 18-21

Downtown – Salida

ARTISTS Include: Halden Wofford & The Hi*Beams, Pato Banton & The Now Generation, The Congress, The California Honeydrops

  • The nation’s oldest whitewater festival blends the excitement of rapids with solid on-stage performances.


Full Moon Tribal Festival

Full Moon Tribal Fest

June 6

Double Rainbow Ranch – Niwot

ARTISTS Include: Tierro

  • It’s a dedication to peace featuring “the transmission of exotic, portal-opening tribal beats.


Golden Music Fest

Golden Music Festival

June 12-14

Clear Creek History Park – Golden

ARTISTS Include: Groundscore, Chain Station, Blue Canyon Boys, Ragged Union, Long Road Home, Monocle Band

  • A summer celebration on the rustic hillside amphitheatre.


Greeley Blues Jam

Greeley Blues Jam

June 13

Island Grove Arena – Greeley

ARTISTS Include: Elvin Bishop, Delbert McLinton, Jason Ricci

  • Family oriented atmosphere with world-class blues artists.


Hanuman Festival

Hanuman Festival

June 11-14

(music at) Boulder Theater – Boulder

ARTISTS Include: Lucent Dossier Experience, Dub Kirtan All Stars

  • Yoga by day and party by night. The Hanuman Festival brings wellness together with music.





Holly Bluegrass Festival

June 12-14

Gateway Park – Holly

ARTISTS Include: Bonham Revue, Dr. Harlan’s Amazing Bluegrass Tonic

  • Held in conjuction with Holly Day the festival commemorates the town’s recovery from the 1965 flood.


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Left Hand Culture Jam

Saturday, June 6

Left Hand Brewing – Longmont

ARTISTS Include: La Santa Cecilia, Quemando

  • Celebrating the cultural diversity of Longmont, Left Hand Culture Jam is now in its third year. The vibrant summer night benefits Intercambio Uniting Communities.




LoHi Music Festival

Saturday, June 13

Highland Tap and Burger – Denver

ARTISTS Include: The Infamous Stringdusters, Kung Fu, Roosevelt Collier’s Colorado Get Down and more

  • In the heart of Lower Highlands the LoHi Music Festival is a parking lot festival that carries itself like a multi-day, multi-stage event. Slick and pro.



Loudwire Music Festival

June 26-28

Jam Ranch – Mack

ARTISTS Include: Linkin Park, Rob Zombie, Weezer

  • The antithesis of most Colorado music festivals featuring “all genres of rock: hard, classic, alternative, metal and indie.”


Pagosa Folk N Bluegrass

Pagosa Folk N Bluegrass

June 5-7

Reservoir Hill – Pagosa Springs

ARTISTS Include: Noam Pikelny and Stuart Duncan, Solas, Mandolin Orange

  • Top-notch accommodations, world-class musicians and a totally intimate vibe.


Palisade Bluegrass

Palisade Bluegrass And Roots

June 13 – 15

Riverbend Park – Palisade

ARTISTS Include: Jackie Green, Elephant Revival, Trout Steak Revival

  • Celebrating its seventh year, Palisade is set among the cottonwoods along the banks of the Colorado River in downtown Palisade.


Sanitas Beer Fest

Sanitas Fest

June 6

Sanitas Brewing Co. – Boulder

ARTISTS Include: Euforquestra, Groundscore, Coral Creek

  • Craft beers mixed with local music and the occasional passing of a freight train.


Shredded Beats Street Festival

Shredded Beats Street Festival

June 26-27

The Bluebird Theater (and surrounding

venues) – Denver

ARTISTS Include: Late Night Radio, Krooked Drivers, The ReMINDers

  • Multiple bands at multiple venues on Colfax over two nights will turn “the longest, wickedest street in America” into the festival grounds.


Snowmass Mammoth

Snowmass Mammoth Fest

June 12-14

Town Park – Snowmass Village

ARTISTS Include: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

  • It’s a chili festival that cares more about music than it does beans.



Sonic Bloom

June 18 -21

Hummingbird Ranch – Rye

ARTISTS Include: STS9, Shpongle, Emancipator

  • Celebrating its 10th year Sonic Bloom is a festival for “The Unified Field”, which this year will feature not only STS9, but a whole lot of SCI members.



Telluride Bluegrass

June 18-21

Town Park – Telluride

ARTISTS Include: Cooder-White-Skaggs, Punch Brothers, Leftover Salmon

  • Over the last four decades plus, Telluride Bluegrass has created and become the gold standard of summer music festivals; not just in the West, not just in the country, but in the world. It’s got it all. An idyllic setting, an extended family vibe that comes with 42 years of history, and a laundry list of bluegrass high rollers that year after year schedule their summers around performing at this singular event.
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