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Summer at Chautauqua has arrived! Enjoy your Chautauqua any way you choose: bluegrass, rock, classical, jazz, dance, film and theater on the trail, with ice cream, or with a picnic and a hike— there is something for everyone. Join us as summer heats up with these hot June shows!


Hot Rize  – June 1

Don’t miss the return of Boulder’s beloved bluegrass band Hot Rize, described by Steve Martin as “the great modern bluegrass band.” Read more here.

Hudson: Scofield, Medeski, DeJohnette & Grenadier – June 11

Jazz virtuosos John Scofield, John Medeski, Jack DeJohnette and Larry Grenadier combine their creative genius for a one-time-only, unforgettable, Chautauqua performance. Read more here.

Punch Brothers – June 12

Enjoy a night with Punch Brothers, described by The New York Times as “American country-classical chamber music.” Gaby Moreno will open tonight’s show. Read more here.

Drive-By Truckers – June 16 & 17

The alternative country, southern rock band Drive-By Truckers take the stage to showcase their newest album “American Band.”  With Mason Jennings June 16. With Rose Hill Drive June 17. Read more here.

Colorado Music Festival Opening Night with Olga Kern – June 29

Colorado Music Festival’s 40th anniversary season kicks off with the return of world renowned pianist Olga Kern performing music by Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev. The orchestra rounds out this evening of Russian music with Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff. Read more here.


Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist – June 23

This pop-infused performing arts experience combines the magnetism of Hollywood’s Golden Age with a sleek, twenty-first-century sensibility, capturing the timeless American spirit in a series of lively, sparkling vignettes. Read more here.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream – June 14

Shakespeare fans, join us for a modern twist on an old favorite. This filmed production by Julie Taymor brings the play’s iconic fairies, spells and hallucinatory lovers to life. Read more here.

The Three Musketeers (1921) – June 28

Our beloved silent film series kicks off with Douglas Fairbanks in the swashbuckling adventures of young D’Artagnan and the three musketeers defending honor and fighting evil. Featuring live musical accompaniment by The Silent Cinema Trio. Read more here.


The Oddest Sea: Greek Gods & Giggles – June 3 – July 30

Set sail up the trail with Arts in the Open and encounter gods and goddesses, a cyclops and more in this humorous adaptation of the famous Greek classic. Chautauqua Picnic Shelter. Read more here.


Stay after the show!

Turn a great performance into a great night – retire after the show to one of our cozy cottages. Special one night reservations available! Use promo code 2017Concert when booking. Offer good while supplies last. Not valid July 24 or for CMF events.

Click here to make reservations online now!


Grab a Bite Before the Show!

Looking for a sit down dining experience before the show? Enjoy the beautiful views from the Chautauqua Dining Hall’s wrap around porch while savoring fresh, Colorado Bistro cuisine. For concert night reservations at the Dining Hall, please call 303-440-3776 or email View Dining Hall menus here.

Want something more casual? On concert nights, try the open air concessions at the Picnic Shelter, located on the south side of the Auditorium. Select from an assortment of entrees, desserts and cold beverages including wine and local craft beer to satisfy the hungers and thirsts of every age. Concessions open two hours prior to show time.

The Chautauqua General Store, located just west of the Dining Hall offers a selection of grab and go snacks, coffee drinks and homemade ice cream. View General Store hours here.


Ride the free HOP 2 Chautauqua to concerts this summer

Join us in being part of the solution to reduce congestion and “be green” by riding the HOP 2 Chautauqua, a free transit service to the Colorado Music Festival and Chautauqua Summer Series events. All HOP 2 Chautauqua shuttle are ADA compliant “kneeling” buses and begin running approximately 90 minutes before show time and run for 45 minutes after the show. For more information about routes, schedules and other tips, click here.

Ride with Uber

Uber is the official transportation partner of the Chautauqua Summer Concert Series. Get a safe, reliable ride in minutes at the tap of a button. New users can take $10 off 2 rides using code CCA2017. Signup now at Existing users can take 40% off 2 rides to/from Chautauqua up to $5 each, using code CCASUMMER

New City of Boulder Transportation & Parking Pilot Gets Underway June 3

Ride the new Park to Park free shuttle on Saturdays and Sundays: June 3- Aug 27

Enjoy a convenient, stress-free way to access Chautauqua. The City of Boulder’s Park to Park pilot program aims to create a better visitor experience while reducing vehicular and parking impacts on neighbors and the area’s natural and cultural resources. The Park to Park free shuttle service runs Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM – 7PM from convenient and free satellite parking lots throughout Boulder.

Paid Parking- Saturdays and Sundays: June 3- Aug 27

Prefer not to use the free satellite parking or ride the shuttle? Paid parking ($2.50/hour) is available in designated areas in and around Chautauqua, and on a first come, first-served basis. Pay at one of the five pay stations along Baseline, or save time by downloading the ParkMobile app!

For more information about the free shuttle routes, free and paid parking, visit

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