Popular Music Festivals in 2024

From jazz to country, music festivals from 2024 Colorado to bluegrass and everything in between, Colorado’s vibrant festival scene offers something for everyone. If you’re a classical fan, the six-week Colorado Music Festival orchestra performance season in Boulder is hard to beat. This year’s lineup features guest appearances by violinist Augustin Hadelich, pianist Olga Kern and acclaimed duo Christina and Michelle Naughton; the world premiere of a new concerto by Gabriela Lena Frank and much more.

Mark Your Calendars: Music Festivals 2024 in Colorado

Colorado’s awe-inspiring mountain scenery is the backdrop for some of the state’s biggest country music festivals. The Country Jam in Mack is a four-day event that attracts some of the industry’s top performers to its red rock venue, and it’s expected to have a killer 2024 lineup.

Other popular summer events that feature great music and incredible scenery include the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Def Leppard/Journey show at Coors Field and the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). The One Sweet Summer series of weekly concerts is hosted by Old Town Fort Collins and brings both locals and visitors downtown to enjoy free entertainment on the Foundry Plaza stage. Connect with local artisans, let the kids get creative in free art activities and sample from the area’s best breweries and food trucks.

The Colorado Springs Choral Society’s annual symphonic season in the beautiful Chautauqua Auditorium is also not to be missed. With masterful programming from music director Peter Oundjian, this festival is a must-see for anyone who loves classics, and the group’s commitment to making a difference through worldwide artist partnerships and nonprofit support is impressive.