This season’s free summer concert series debuts on July 5, in Ridgway’s Hartwell Park, and continues every Thursday through July 26–rain or shine! Presented by the Town of Ridgway in conjunction with Pickin’ Productions.
Count on plenty of Colorado family fun. During the four-week Ridgway Colorado Concert Series die hard music fans can plug into a curated mix of eight bands garnished with food, regionally brewed beer and libations vendors.
And then there are the spectacular San Juan and Cimarron Mountains that create a beautiful backdrop. To help keep the setting safe, dogs and outside alcohol are not allowed.
Shuttle services for four or more guests, to and from the Ridgway summer concert series, are available upon request. Please contact Western Slope Rides at (970) 626-5121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort & Spa offers packages for music lover’s, in addition to local craft beer and spirits enthusiasts throughout the Ridgway, Ouray and Telluride regions.
2018 Ridgway Summer Concert Series Line Up:
Devon Allman Project & Special Guest Duane Betts & Cary Morin;Former leader of Honeytribe and the Royal Southern Brotherhood. Devon Allman is the son of the late Gregg Allman. Special guest, Duane Betts, who is son of The Allman Brothers Band co-founding guitarist, Dickey Betts, will join Devon’s ensemble. The night will kick off with opener Cary Morin, a blues artist from Fort Collins who crafts an inimitable style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae and dance.
Billy Strings with Freddy & Francine
Rising star Billy Strings is considered one of the latest breakneck guitar pickers to emerge in the bluegrass world. Indie folk duo Freddy & Francine have become a regular on the Los Angeles live circuit, gaining fans through regular listening room gigs at The Hotel Cafe, Vermont Restaurant and McCabe’s Guitar Shop.
Carolyn Wonderland with A.J. Fullerton
A blues great from Austin, Carolyn Wonderland, is considered a gusty songwriter with versatile tunes spanning multiple genres. In his short pro career, A.J. Fullerton has hauled in a bevy of awards that include winner of 2016 Colorado Blues Society’s I.B.C Competition and Members Choice awards for Best Acoustic Act.
The Lowdown Brass Band with Alma Afrobeat Ensemble
A full brass band bolstered by a drummer and rapper, Lowdown Brass Band has taken a love for New Orleans brass sounds and cultivated it into a fusion of soul, funk reggae and hip-hop influences. Founded in Chicago in 2003 by guitarist Aaron Feder, Alma Afrobeat Ensemble opens the night on the verge of rolling out its Monkey See album in conjunction with a third U.S. tour.
Other July Events at a Glance:
July 16-20: Simply Stilt Walking with Heather Toth at Sherbino Theater (ages 8-15)
July 23-27: Stilt Dancing with Heather Toth at Sherbino Theater (ages 8-15)
July 25: Plant Press with Allison Wofford in Montrose (ages 7-15)
July 30-August 3: Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks in Ridgway (ages 9-14)
July 30-August 3: Shel Silverstein Theater Camp in Montrose (ages 7 & up)
Best Colorado Vacation Packages
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort adds to the summer season with affordable Gateway to the San Juan’s Colorado vacation packages for friends, wellness aficionados and couples craving a romantic getaway.
Wellness rules with a day pass for Orvis Hot Springs, Chipeta Spa Himalayan Heaven treatment, private yoga lesson, Chipeta Solar Springs Resort souvenir robe and $100 Four Corners Café voucher. Priced from $1,087 and based on a minimum four-night stay.
Be sure to include Chipeta Resort fitness events into your schedule:
8:30am Monday, Friday & Saturday: Yoga with Kimah
6pm Friday–Free Movement Dance with Tara Skubella
If you missed the Telluride Balloon Festival in early June, you can still grab the gusto of a mountain high with a hot air balloon ride and $50 Four Corners Café voucher. Priced from $1,534 and based on a minimum two-night stay.
Warm up to our Colorado hot springs resort package with day passes for Ouray Hot Springs and Orvis Hot Springs, 50-minute Chipeta Spa customized therapeutic massage and $50 Four Corners Café voucher. Priced from $679 and based on a minimum three-night stay.
A romantic Colorado getaway lets pairs celebrate love with in-room chocolate truffles/wine/flowers upon arrival, 50-minute customized therapeutic Chipeta Spa massage and $50 Four Corners Café voucher. Priced from $542 and based on a minimum two-night stay.
Indulge with in-room chocolate truffles/wine/flowers upon arrival, Chipeta Solar Springs Resort souvenir robe, Chipeta Spa 80-minute couples therapeutic massage and $100 Four Corners Café voucher. Priced from $1,034 and based on a minimum four-night stay.
The beautiful days and nights of summer will be gone before you know it. So be sure to book your Colorado vacation package. You won’t want to miss any of these Colorado summer events!