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Built in 1898 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the Auditorium’s lofty, open architecture is from another era and the incredible acoustics keep the music real. In Colorado’s chillier months, you will find concerts, speakers, and panels in the intimate setting of our 1918 Community House.

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Hazel Miller & The Collective – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00   Hazel Miller is not just a great singer; "She is a force of nature!" quotes the Rocky Mountain News.  Her voice has been called "stunning, moving, and powerful."  Hazel has been a sought-after performer in Colorado for more than three decades. The Hazel Miller Band […]

$30

Hazel Miller & The Collective – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00   Hazel Miller is not just a great singer; "She is a force of nature!" quotes the Rocky Mountain News.  Her voice has been called "stunning, moving, and powerful."  Hazel has been a sought-after performer in Colorado for more than three decades. The Hazel Miller Band […]

$30

How to Lead an Outer Space Lifestyle

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Featuring Kirby Runyon Presented By KUNC Door time: 7:00 Show time: 7:30   Outer space inspires hearts and fires imaginations. What if your vacations were like mini-spaceflights? What if your daily routine had a touch of the awe of the Cosmos? Planetary geologist and professional space enthusiast Dr. Kirby Runyon shares his story about how […]

$15

What’s in a Name? A State Historian’s Roundtable on Controversial Monuments and Place Names

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

In Partnership With: Supported by: The Betsy Hitchcock Fund   Doors: 6:30 Show: 7:00   Monuments and place names transmit stories, knowledge, and values from one generation to the next. But what happens when generational values shift about who, or what, deserves to be commemorated? Join Colorado’s State Historian’s Council for a lively discussion about […]

Free

Marielle Kraft with Anna Cutler

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Marielle Kraft When you hear Marielle Kraft’s music or experience her candid live shows, you feel as though you already know her. The indie pop singer/songwriter, now based in Nashville, displays craftsmanship beyond her years, following suit to artists like Colbie Caillat, Maisie Peters, and Taylor […]

$18

Humbird with Frail Talk

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00   Humbird Songs, at their best, reflect something of where we are, where we've been, or where it is we're going. Sometimes all at once, right when we need it. Humbird makes music in pursuit of exactly this phenomenon. With deep roots in the midwest heartland, […]

$22.50

Supermassive Black Holes in Our Backyard – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Rescheduled date from January 15 Featuring Ann-Marie Madigan Presented By KUNC Door time: 7:00 Show time: 7:30   Supermassive black holes, millions to billions of times the mass of our sun, are lurking nearby. Theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Ann-Marie Madigan shares how we've found them using stars in orbit around them. Dr. Ann-Marie Madigan is an […]

$15

Hot Buttered Rum String Band with Broken Compass Bluegrass – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Hot Buttered Rum, a souped-up, left-coast string band, is the brainchild of uniquely gifted musicians who weave their love of bluegrass, folk, jazz and soul into a riveting strain of Americana. String bass and five-alarm fiddle merge with guitar, banjo, mandolin, drums and keyboards to frame […]

$27.50

Covenhoven with Andreas DeValera

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Covenhoven Covenhoven is internationally recognized indie artist Joel Van Horne, a multi-instrumental singer-songwriter whose rich harmonies, reedy baritone, and commanding falsetto have found a home with critics and fans since 2013. Through 4 full-length albums and 2 EPs Covenhoven has forged a signature style; layered acoustic arrangements that […]

$20

Heavy Diamond Ring – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Some things are just meant to last. When Sarah Anderson and Paul DeHaven met and began playing together in 2004, they had no idea just how deep the well of their musical partnership would prove to be. After the disbanding of indie-folk sweethearts Paper Bird, the duo founded […]

$20

A Tribute to Garcia/Grisman – Night Two – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Some combos are a match made in heaven: Peanut Butter & Jelly, Batman and Robin, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen.  That list would be incomplete without including the incomparable duo of Jerry Garcia and David Grisman.  The acoustic alchemy they achieved was originally forged in the […]

$20

A Tribute to Garcia/Grisman – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Some combos are a match made in heaven: Peanut Butter & Jelly, Batman and Robin, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen.  That list would be incomplete without including the incomparable duo of Jerry Garcia and David Grisman.  The acoustic alchemy they achieved was originally forged in the […]

$20

Nina Williams: Full Range

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:00 Showtime: 7:30 What does it mean to be an athlete? Can the mindset of one sport be paralleled with another? How much risk is too much? A climber of 20+ years, Nina Williams explores these questions by diving into the world of endurance challenges. She spent this last year preparing […]

$15

Chain Station – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00   Chain Station is a 4-piece, high-energy, get ‘em out on the dance floor string band from Denver, Colorado. Their music is well-steeped in Americana roots, with vocal harmonies that are high, lonesome, and tight. Their picking ranges from lightning-fast to mountain mellow. They are a […]

$20

Shadow Chasers: Studying our Solar System through Occultations

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Featuring John Keller and Marc Buie Presented By KUNC Door time: 7:00 Show time: 7:30   Presenters: John Keller, Director of CU Boulder Fiske Planetarium Marc Buie, Southwest Research Institute Stellar occultations are a powerful technique for measuring and learning about minor planets in our Solar System, (such as Kuiper Belt Objects, Centaurs, Trojans, and […]

$15

Viv & Riley with Derek Dames Ohl

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Viv & Riley Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno play old-soul roots music, fluidly melding a backbone of Appalachian traditional music with fresh iconic melodies and the tightly wound vocal harmonies of indie folk. A bittersweet nostalgia lies at the heart of Imaginary People, the new album from Viv […]

$20

Three to Trango with Matt Segal, Jesse Huey, & Jordan Cannon

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Doors: 7:00 Showtime: 7:30 Join us for an inspiring evening as we delve into the remarkable journey of professional climbers Matt Segal, Jesse Huey, and Jordan Cannon. They will share their extraordinary achievement of completing the second-ever free ascent of the challenging "Cowboy Direct" route on Pakistan's iconic Nameless Tower. These intrepid […]

$18

Sturtz with Natalie Spears – LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Sturtz Sturtz’s music stands out for its distinctive, soothing instrumental and vocal harmonies. The acoustic quartet – Andrew Sturtz , Jim Herlihy , Courtlyn Carpenter , and Will Kuepper - falls somewhere at the intersection of folk and soul, with lead singer Andrew Sturtz’s melodic vocals soaring over […]

$20

Orion Artemis I: Mission Around the Moon – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Featuring Corey Brooker Presented By KUNC Door time: 7:00 Show time: 7:30 This presentation will focus on highlights from our Artemis I mission around the moon and give you a glimpse into what lies ahead for Orion as we look to return humans back to the Moon. Corey Brooker: Corey Brooker has been working on […]

$15

May Erlewine – SOLD OUT

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 May Erlewine brings her songs Westward with solo performances along the coast and in Colorado. Join us for an intimate evening of music and togetherness. Bring those near and dear, come as you are and sing along. One of the Midwest’s most prolific and passionate songwriters, May continues […]

$20

The Climate Emergency: Science and Solutions feat. Mike Nelson (from Denver7)

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 Showtime: 7:30   In order to solve the climate emergency we are facing, we will need to take bold steps and quickly.  As a TV meteorologist, Denver7’s Mike Nelson has a unique opportunity to educate his viewers via his expertise in climate science. Join us for an interactive presentation from Mike, and a […]

$15

High Lonesome

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 High Lonesome puts a new spin on traditional, hard-driving bluegrass with a sound built around good pickin' and tight two and three-part vocal harmonies. This Colorado Bluegrass band consists of players from all over the US and brings decades of diverse performing experience. Band Members: Chuck Sitero on […]

$20

The Cody Sisters + Emelise

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 The Cody Sisters The Cody Sisters Band is the very heart of contemporary acoustic music in Colorado, the United States and UK. Their propulsive instrumental solos and warm harmonies combine to grip the listener. Along with their bass player Will Pavilonis, Megan (guitar, mandolin, vocals) and Maddie (guitar, […]

$15

Patrick Dethlefs with Bluebook

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Patrick Dethlefs (Pronounced “DET-Lefs”)Patrick Dethlefs’ songwriting crests like a humble Townes Van Zandt, innocent of his own haunting melodies and lyricism. Dethlefs’ music offers folk Americana with effortless sincerity at a time when many acts strive purposefully to revive the stripped-down feel of a musical history long past. https://youtu.be/GANHP7J5wck Bluebook Bluebook […]

$20

Jon Waterman: Atlas of Wild America

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 Showtime: 7:30 Jon Waterman will present an illustrated lecture about a lifetime of travel in wild places throughout North America. Based on his new book, Atlas of Wild America (National Geographic, October 2023), the second of a thick-volumed trilogy, after his best-selling Atlas of the National Parks, Waterman will talk about the meaning of wilderness […]

$15

Jake Leg Band + Pick & Howl

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 Jake Leg Band Jake Leg is a 4-piece, new acoustic group from the Front Range of Colorado. The band consists of award-winning musicians Eric Wiggs (vocals/guitar), Dylan McCarthy (mandolin/vocals), Justin Hoffenberg (fiddle), and Troy Robey (bass). Forged in their favorite elements of the bluegrass genre, Jake Leg focuses […]

$20

Taylor Ashton with Sound of Honey

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Taylor Ashton Recorded over the course of a 4,000-mile cross-country roadtrip, Taylor Ashton’s gorgeous new album, Stranger To The Feeling, is a sonic odyssey through the heart of America, one that works its way chronologically and geographically from coast to coast as it meditates on the […]

$20

Dreama Team (film screening)

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

The story of ultra-runner and mom, Dreama Walton Doors: 7:00 Showtime: 7:30 Come see Dreama Walton's film, Dreama Team followed by a post-film Q&A with Dreama Walton. When you meet Dreama, in many ways she’s like any other person. Someone you could grab a burger or a beer with. She’s a mom, co-parenting her daughter. […]

$15

Carrie Newcomer

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented By KGNU Door time: 7:30 Show time: 8:00 Carrie Newcomer is a songwriter, recording artist, performer and educator. She has been described as a "prairie mystic" by the Boston Globe and one who "asks all the right questions" by Rolling Stone Magazine. Carrie has 19 nationally released albums on Available Light & Concord/Rounder Records […]

$30

Celebrate Chautauqua – 125th Anniversary Fundraiser – Reception + Film + Concert

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

JFK: The Last Speech Film Screening and Fundraiser Honoring the 125th Anniversary of the Colorado Chautauqua Help us care for Chautauqua this milestone year. Doors: 4:15 PM Showtime: 4:45 PM Auditorium concert ticket included. ABOUT THE FILM: In this era of political tension, when civic culture is fractured and when the value of the liberal arts […]

$125

Joshua Bell + Mussorgsky’s Pictures

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Joshua Bell, violin In his first appearances as 2023 artist-in-residence, the one and only Joshua Bell performs Bruch’s First Violin Concerto. The great 19th century violinist Joseph Joachim, to whom the composer dedicated this masterpiece, considered this concerto to be “the richest, most seductive” of […]

$18 – $80

The Maestas Case: One of the Court’s Earliest Bans of Public School Segregation

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 5:30 Event time: 6:00 The Maestas Case is the earliest known successful struggle by Mexican-American to end school segregation in the United States. All but forgotten for over a century, the lawsuit was filed in 1913 and took place in southern Colorado, a region of deep historical roots for Hispanics. This three part presentation […]

Free

Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PMShowtime: 7:00 PM   With fire seasons growing more destructive and more deadly, we see that our approach to reducing wildfire risk is failing. The way we respond to this risk will have long-term effects on our communities and our forests. Join us for the Boulder Colorado premiere of ELEMENTAL, a film that […]

$13
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Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PMShowtime: 7:00 PM   With fire seasons growing more destructive and more deadly, we see that our approach to reducing wildfire risk is failing. The way we respond to this risk will have long-term effects on our communities and our forests. Join us for the Boulder Colorado premiere of ELEMENTAL, a film that […]

$13

Nikki Smith – Realization: Finding Happiness in Climbing and Beyond

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Join photographer, writer, climber and activist, Nikki Smith as she tells her story of Realization. Nikki will share some of her outdoor and climbing photography from over 20 years in climbing and share insights into her journey as a climber, first ascensionist, guidebook author, writer, and a woman who happens […]

$13

John Spencer – Europa Clipper: Voyage to an Ocean Moon

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KUNC Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM In 2024, NASA plans to launch a new spacecraft, Europa Clipper, to the Jupiter system.  Clipper is tasked with exploring Jupiter’s moon Europa, which is thought to harbor a vast ocean beneath its strange, fractured, icy surface.  The spacecraft will reach Jupiter in 2030, and spend more […]

$15

Sarah Lee Guthrie

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Sarah Lee Guthrie’s lineage is undeniable. But if you close your eyes and forget that her last name is synonymous with the river-legacy of a widening current of American folk music, you’d still be drawn to the clarity and soul behind her voice. There is a gentle […]

$30

Cole Scheifele with special guest Lonely Choir

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Cole Scheifele Cole Scheifele is an up-and-coming folk singer/songwriter based out of Denver, Colorado. He combines beautiful melodies with deep and thought-provoking lyrics that he says stem from his never ending hunger to discover more about the human experience. “I don’t think we ever stop learning and […]

$20

Can Multicultural Democracies Survive?

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by History Colorado and Colorado Chautauqua Doors: 6:30 PM Event time: 7:00 PM Free event! Click "Get Tickets" to register and secure your spot Democratic government has been an ideal for many nations – at least in theory. But the opening decades of the twentieth century have witnessed some of the fundamental principles of […]

Free

Laurie Lewis

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM For nearly four decades, Laurie Lewis has gathered fans and honors for her powerful and emo- tive voice and her versatile, dynamic songwriting. She is a sought-after recording producer and an equally skilled teacher and mentor. And she is an inspiration and a ground-breaker – across […]

$27.50

Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Hikes and Cold Plunges In The High Mountain Lakes of Colorado

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM In the majority of the program, Dr. Jon Kedrowski will discuss exploring the mountains and high mountain lakes of Colorado to excite people about the summer hiking season. His discussion and slideshow will focus on trip planning and well as weather and climate conditions in Colorado for the recreational hiker […]

$10 – $13

Megan Russell: Secrets of the Second Planet

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KUNC Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM The Secrets of the Second Planet: What do we Hope to Learn During the Next Generation of Space Missions to Venus? Since starting at the Planetary Science Institute (PSI) in 2021, Megan Russell has shifted from exploring volcanism on Venus to the characterization of ice on Mars. […]

$15

Covenhoven – LOW TICKET ALERT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Covenhoven is nationally recognized indie artist Joel Van Horne, a multi-instrumental singer-songwriter whose rich harmonies, reedy baritone and commanding falsetto have found a home with critics and fans since 2013. Through 4 full length albums and 2 EPs Covenhoven has forged a signature style; layered acoustic […]

$20

FY5

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Colorado’s FY5 proudly swim in the deep currents of American music, playing new songs, well-informed of country and bluegrass traditions, but not bound to them. Featuring thoughtful arrangements, strong singing and musicianship, the band strives to connect to listeners with stories of common struggles and big […]

$20

Theodosia Ammons: A Celebration of a Chautauqua Legend

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 5:00 PM Show: 5:30 PM Celebration of a Chautauqua Legend and a Tour of Her Historic Cottage Chautauqua’s own historic trailblazer, Theodosia Ammons, will be inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame this spring.  Born in 1861, Ammons broke barriers as the first female dean at what is now Colorado State University, president […]

Free

The Band: A Tribute to Their Legendary Self-Titled Album – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM In 1969, The Band released their seminal, self-titled album, The Band.  Containing such hits as “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” and “Up On Cripple Creek”, the album received wide critical acclaim and commercial success, and has endured as a timeless classic. Join Chautauqua’s own Scott […]

$20

Eddie Taylor: From Eldo To Everest

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM   Supported by: On May 12th of 2022 Eddie Taylor joined six other climbers on the summit of Mount Everest for the first all Black ascent of the Nepalese mountain. Seven months earlier, Eddie climbed the Moonlight Buttress, a 5.12+ 1000’ sandstone wall in Zion National Park. These two […]

$10 – $13

Bill and Jilian Nershi featuring Jason Hann

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM The blend of Bill & Jilian Nershi’s harmonies and driving acoustic guitar immediately draw in the listener. An inspired journey through different styles and influences, a throwback to the roots of American music, the Nershis have a relaxed way of connecting with the audience through the stories […]

$30

Thom Lafond & Fruta Brutal

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Thom Lafond: Thom LaFond’s music is danceable, but with depth in the craft of songwriting Thom’s approach to music is to deliver pure emotion, tangled in rhythms for the dance-floor. Fans of Tom Waits, Andrew Bird, & Elliott Smith may appreciate the sonic and lyrical worlds that […]

$20

Griffin House – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM   “If you are looking to be blown away by raw talent, then look no further than Griffin House.” —American Songwriter   Griffin House’s new record “Stories for a Rainy Day” is a collection of 9 songs written during the pandemic and recorded in just 3 […]

$22 – $25

Patrick Dethlefs & Sound Of Honey

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Patrick Dethlefs Innocent of his own haunting melodies and lyricism. Dethlefs’ music offers folk Americana with effortless sincerity at a time when many acts strive purposefully to revive the stripped-down feel of a musical history long past. “Dethlefs finds poetry in the memories and that slight pain […]

$20

Bridging Worlds: A Sherpa’s Story – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

A conversation with Pemba Sherpa and James McVey Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Bridging Worlds tells the inspiring story of a Sherpa who bridged two worlds to improve the lives of his people in Nepal. Pemba's presentation reveals his life's journey from a poor, remote Nepalese village to his becoming an accomplished mountaineer, expedition […]

$10 – $13

Stelth Ulvang with special guest Alex Woodchek – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PM Showtime: 8:00 PM Stelth Ulvang Stelth Ulvang never slows down. Even on stage as the multi-instrumentalist of The Lumineers, he dashes from piano to guitar, from drums to accordion. His solo music has been described as "raw and whimsical chamber folk" though at times enveloping just a simple folk song, […]

$20

Allison Lorenzen & Midwife

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Come to Allison Lorenzen and Midwife's haunted Valentine's Prom at the Chautauqua Community House, kissing booth included! They will be releasing a cover song with a music video that they recorded and produced together. Haunted prom attire encouraged! Allison Lorenzen Allison Lorenzen is a Denver based artist […]

$20

Michelle Stephens: Space Science Meets Measurement Science

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KUNC Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM How the best measurements are opening the way for better space science For space science to advance beyond its current frontiers, measurement science (metrology) often must lead the way. Examples of this metrology development are taking place just two miles from the Chautauqua Auditorium at the National […]

$15

Heavy Diamond Ring – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Sixteen years after founding indie-folk giants Paper Bird, Sarah Anderson and Paul DeHaven embark on their latest collaboration, Heavy Diamond Ring. HDR harnesses their proven, signature partnership of open-hearted All-American folk-rock towards refreshing new territories. Led by Anderson’s smooth-as-honey vocals and DeHaven’s rugged guitar chops, the band […]

$20

Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Trombonist and singer/songwriter Natalie Cressman and Brazilian composer, guitarist, and singer Ian Faquini have created a uniquely intimate duo collaboration, drawing from impressionism, jazz, and the great Brazilian songwriting tradition. The duo’s global take on music is largely expressed through the distinct compositional voice of Faquini, with occasional lyrics penned […]

$30

Than Putzig: Exploring for Ice on Mars

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KUNC Doors: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Much like Chautauqua itself, Than Putzig was born and raised in New York State before moving to Colorado, and he now lives in Golden. He studied geophysics at Colorado School of Mines, Rice University, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Fascinated by the planets since childhood, […]

$15

Jeff and Paige’s Holiday Concert – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 4:00 PM Showtime: 4:30 PM Jeff and Paige have reached thousands of children with their playful spirit and passion for ecological awareness. Using songs, storytelling and interactive play they engage children (ages 3 – 9) with nature, music and movement. They have six albums and have won several awards for their music and programming. […]

$17 – $20

Blue Canyon Boys

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM The Blue Canyon Boys are equal parts purists and innovators when it comes to Bluegrass: they stay true to the form’s roots while constantly reimagining their relationship to tradition. The result is a toe-tapping mix of haunting standards, genre-bending arrangements, and catchy original numbers—all built on […]

$17 – $20

Madaleine Sorkin: Climbing 5.14 On The Diamond

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Madaleine Sorkin is a rock climber living creatively with her wife on an off-grid property near the Black Canyon National Park in Colorado.  Mad is drawn to free climbing long, difficult rock walls from the Rockies to Yosemite, and internationally as far as Kyrgyzstan, Patagonia and Jordan. Mad has climbed […]

$10 – $13

Foxfeather with Dechen Hawk

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Foxfeather Foxfeather is a sultry, alt-americana band founded in 2013 in Boulder, CO. Beginning with a lyrical base, and bolstered by strong blues-rock instrumentals, Foxfeather’s unique sound captivates their audience. Songwriters Carly Ricks Smith and Laura Paige Stratton met in high school, connecting over their shared love […]

$14 – $17

Zivanai Masango – RESCHEDULED DATE

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU THIS DATE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9.  If you have already purchased tickets, please hold onto them as they will be honored on the November 11 date.   Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM THE BAND’S FRONTMAN, ZIVANAI “ZI” MASANGO, welcomes his audience with his kind words, soulful vocals and masterful […]

$17 – $20

David Wilcox

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

with special guest Justin Farren Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM David Wilcox More than three decades into his career, singer/songwriter David Wilcox continues to push himself, just as he always has. Wilcox, by so many measures, is a quintessential folk singer, telling stories full of heart, humor, and hope, substance, searching, and […]

$32 – $35

LAPOMPE feat. Jeremy Mohney

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM The tradition of gypsy jazz is alive and well in Colorado. Denver-based LAPOMPE combines rustic gypsy swing with vintage blues and soulful originals to create a unique sound and style. This special performance features Boulder native & virtuosic alto sax player Jeremy Mohney. Be prepared for a […]

$17 – $20

Bonnie and Taylor Sims & Sturtz

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Bonnie and Taylor Sims: Platinum recording artists Bonnie & Taylor are one of Colorado's most powerful and dynamic musical duos. From the soul shaking harmonies and masterful songwriting to the endearing onstage moments, Bonnie & Taylor have captivated audiences all across the world. From their most recent […]

$22 – $25

Jayme Stone with Alexa Wildish

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Jayme Stone & Friends  Re-spun folk tunes, indie-pop originals and music from everywhere—Malawian kwela, Creole calypsos and more.  Jayme Stone (voice, guitar, banjo, synth) Caroyln Hunter (voice) Greg Harris (keyboards) Eman Alexander (bass) Kevin Matthew (drums) Jayme Stone is a musician, composer, instigator, producer, and educator. On […]

$17 – $20

Humbird with King Cardinal

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM King Cardinal: Hailed by Marquee Magazine for their "excellently crafted Americana" and Westword for their "raw, gut-wrenching emotion," Denver's King Cardinal push raw roots rock into lush, sonically daring territory with hints of cosmic country and delicate folk. Building off the success of two acclaimed EPs as well as dates with […]

$15 – $18

Megan Burtt & Gabrielle Louise with Ryan Dilts

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Megan Burtt: Megan Burtt is an international touring singer/songwriter decorated with national recognition. She is the winner of the Kerrville NewFolk, Rocky Mountain Folk Festival and Westword Music Award and a finalist in Mountain NewSong, Songwriter Serenade and Great American Song Contest. Megan is a performing songwriter. […]

$17 – $20

Taylor Ashton & Bella White

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Taylor Ashton: Taylor Ashton is a Canadian singer and songwriter living in Brooklyn. He spent the first half of his twenties on the road across Canada as frontman of the band Fish & Bird before moving to New York to work on a new set of songs […]

$18

Lauren Monroe with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Rick Allen

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by KGNU Doors: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8:00 PM Authentic. Poetic. Conscious. Raw. Moved and inspired by artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, and Janis Joplin, Lauren Monroe developed a style producers, musicians, and rock historians have compared to those legendary women of rock and blues. Her sound and vocal quality — raw, sawdust-on-the-floor honesty […]

$17 – $20

When Preservation Meets Sustainability

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 5:00 PM Event time: 5:30 PM In 2008, Colorado Chautauqua launched the initiative to be the most sustainably operated National Landmark in the country. Jeff Medanich, Colorado Chautauqua’s Director of Preservation and Sustainability, leads this effort, and will give a presentation detailing that journey to date. Come to this free event to hear from […]

Free

Women’s History at Chautauqua

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Event Time: 5:30 FREE EVENT Chautauqua was founded for women, and women have been essential to its survival for nearly 125 years -- as students and instructors, performers and speakers, mothers and clubwomen, historians and advocates, Board of Directors officers and Executive Directors. Kate Gerard, Chautauqua Archivist, will present a overview of women’s history at […]

FREE

Women’s Art at Chautauqua

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Lecture & Discussion by Chautauqua Historian Kate Gerard 5:30 PM Chautauqua Community House – RMCC (downstairs) FREE The Colorado Chautauqua has inspired artists for more than 120 years. Join Colorado Chautauqua Archivist Kate Gerard for a survey of works by women, depicting Chautauqua, past and present, in various media. Some of the artists will be […]

FREE

Russia’s War in Ukraine: Bracing for Long-term Competition

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

(A Conversation with Professor Adam Stulberg, Georgia Tech) Door Time: 6:30 PM Show Time: 7:00 PM Russia and Ukraine have been at odds since the end of the Soviet Union. Many Russians, especially President Putin, feel Ukraine should still be a part of their country due to a shared history and similar cultures. However, Ukraine […]

FREE

Chris Weidner

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM *Rescheduled from January 13, 2022* Chris Weidner​ is a journalist, author and climber based in Boulder, Colorado. Since 2007 he has authored the only newspaper climbing column in the country, with more than 330 articles for the Daily Camera. He has also written dozens of stories for websites and […]

$12

Alejandro Soto – Storms and Seas on Titan

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doortime: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Saturn’s moon Titan is the only other world in our solar system that has lakes and seas and an active cycle of storms and rainfall. But the “hydrological” cycle on Titan is actually made of liquid methane! The lakes and seas on at the poles of Titan are filled with […]

$15

Peter Bradley Adams

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Peter Bradley Adams introduced himself as a member of Eastmountainsouth, the duo he put together with fellow songwriter and vocalist Kat Maslich-Bode. The demos the duo made, produced by Adams, blended pop and folk with subtle electronic touches, making it a pioneering effort in the realm of folktronica with […]

$25

Culture in a Bubble: What The Hell Happened These Last Two Years?

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Feat: G. Brown, Ed Sealover, Adrian Miller Door Time: 6:30 PM Show Time: 7:00 PM If there was one element of 2020 that the entire globe shared it was ISOLATION. Lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and closed businesses meant we spent more time alone than ever. Closed offices meant we had to adapt to working […]

Free

POSTPONED – Our Strength Is Still Our Union – Or Is It?

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Feat: Mark Earnest & Tom Romero Door Time: 6:30 PM Show Time: 7:00 PM Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been POSTPONED, and will not be occurring on 4/19. Please check back for more information soon. The polarization of our country has increased extraordinarily since 2016, culminating in an insurrection that would have seemed […]

Free

Women’s Art at Chautauqua

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Lecture & Discussion by Chautauqua Historian Kate Gerard 6:30 PM Chautauqua Community House – RMCC (downstairs) FREE The Colorado Chautauqua has inspired artists for more than 120 years. Join Colorado Chautauqua Archivist Kate Gerard for a survey of works by women, depicting Chautauqua, past and present, in various media. Some of the artists will be […]

FREE

Wars of Reckoning and The Great Reconciliation

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Feat. Claire Oberon Garcia & Karen Roybal Door Time: 6:30 PMShow Time: 7:00 PM Beginning in March 2020, Covid-19 lockdowns upended daily life around the world. Then in May, outrage over the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis drove millions of Americans to the streets demanding racial justice. How did these events shape the century […]

Free

Tim Cichan – Next Steps: Moon to Mars

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM This presentation will discuss the set of current and future missions exploring the Moon and Mars. We’ll highlight the ways in which robot precursors are critical for subsequent human explorers, and how humans ‘in the loop’ will markedly improve the efficiency of scientific exploration. We’ll cover NASA’s Artemis program […]

$15

One Year Later: Reflections and Resilience after the Boulder Shooting

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Event Time: 6:30 PM One Year Later: Reflections and Resiliency after the Boulder Shooting will feature the CU Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA)’s Humanities @ Home competition winners and community members Jen Douglas, undergraduate student; Jessica Lawson, Instructor and alumna; and Ross Taylor, Assistant Professor of Journalism. The event will be moderated by […]

Free

KGNU Presents: Hunter Burnette & Heavy Diamond Ring

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:30 PMShowtime: 8 PM Hunter Burnette is an up-and-coming Americana singer/songwriter and artist based out of Denver, Colorado. In 2018 Burnette released his debut EP, “The Good Life,” which won over the hearts of audiences and local musicians alike. Colorado Hall of Fame inductee, Chris Daniels, called him “One of the most exciting […]

$20

Sasha DiGiulian

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM This event has been rescheduled from Feb 10, 2022. Sasha is one of the best female climbers in the world, with over 800,000 followers across her social channels. She is an Adidas Global athlete, and RedBull’s only North American female climber.Sasha has been climbing for 22 years. She has […]

$18

Vicky Hamilton, “NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission: Saying Goodbye to Asteroid Bennu and Preparing to Say Hello to the Returned Sample”

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission seeks answers to some of human-kind’s oldest questions. Where did we come from? What is our destiny? Bennu, a carbonaceous asteroid, may contain the molecular precursors to the origin of life and Earth’s oceans. Bennu is also one of the most potentially hazardous asteroids, as it […]

$15

Recurring

Holiday Concerts with Jeff & Paige

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Friday, December 10 Chautauqua Community House Time: 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM Advance Price: $15 ($12 for Concert Members) Day of Show Price: $20 ($17 for Concert Members) To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, […]

$15 – $20

James Green, “Searching for our Cosmic Origins”

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Over the last 30 years, measurements of distant objects have revolutionized our views on cosmology and fundamental physics.  To try and […]

$15

Molly Mitchell

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Climbing bold, intimidating routes doesn’t seem like it would be at the top of the list for someone living with an anxiety disorder. But for Molly, it empowers her. With her ascent of “China Doll,” 5.14 R in Boulder Canyon, she became the seventh woman in the world to […]

$12

Robert Martinez: Adjusting Expectations

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 1:30 PMShowtime: 2 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Enjoy a 30-minute slideshow lecture by Robert Martinez followed by a Q & A session. Adjusting Expectations: Changing Perceptions of Native […]

Free with Registration

Taylor Scott Band

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Roots-Rock based, Taylor Scott Band delivers music that is heavily influenced by funk, blues, and soul music. The album, All We Have, produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, as well as their latest live album, Taylor Scott Band “Live at the Belly Up”, showcases Taylor Scott’s prodigious talents […]

$12

FY5

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Colorado’s FY5 proudly swim in the deep currents of American music, playing new songs, well-informed of country and bluegrass traditions, but […]

$20

Seth Walker

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Seth Walker is often cited as one of the most prolific contemporary Americana artists on the scene today. He’s a multi-dimensional […]

$18

Charles Pellerin: “A New Physics in Our Lifetime?”

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doortime: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. While we have a deep understanding of physics here on earth, 95% of the Universe remains perplexing. We first explore the central […]

$15

Griffin House

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM Although House has enjoyed plenty of success as national headliner for over a decade and has earned a great deal of respect as a well-known performer and singer-songwriter, he seems to not take himself or his career in the music industry too seriously. Now married, sober, and a father, […]

$24

Sturtz and The River Arkansas

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Sturtz’s music stands out for its distinctive, soothing instrumental and vocal harmonies. The acoustic quartet – Andrew Sturtz , Jim Herlihy […]

$25

Pert Near Sandstone

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Pert Near has had the privilege of co-founding, curating and hosting the Blue Ox Music Festival. Formed by old friends in […]

$20

Brandon Wolf: CANCELLED

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

CANCELLED Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Brandon Wolf is an activist, changemaker, and thought leader on issues of LGBTQ equality, gun safety, and progressive politics. A […]

CANCELLED

Jayme Stone

Chautauqua Community House 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 7:00 PMShowtime: 7:30 PM To keep the music playing during this unpredictable time, we are requiring all patrons and staff to wear a mask while attending events at Chautauqua. To read more, click here. Jayme Stone is a musician, composer, instigator, producer, and educator. On any given day, you might find him in his studio […]

$18

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