Series: Summer Music Festivals 2013

Hot Jazz Festivals in Cool Places

Whether you like smooth jazz, Latin rhythms, or avant garde experiments, there’s jazz to feed your need high up in the mountains and in the city.

Summer is Jam-Packed with Rock and Pop

Hip Hop, metal, pop and more, Colorado’s summer concert season is underway. Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper gives us a preview.

The Best Indie and Colorado Music Fests

So many music festivals, so little time: Open Air music director Jessi Whitten talks about this summer's four best showcases of indie and Colorado music.

Americana Concerts Abound in Colorado

Summer in Colorado boasts great Americana concerts featuring traditional bluegrass and folk--and music that pushes the definition of the genre.
....and one don't-miss dance festival:

Vail Dance Fest Turns 25

The Vail International Dance Festival turns 25 this summer. And luminaries from the dance world are coming to celebrate, including Seattle's Pacific Northwest Ballet, modern choreographer Paul Taylor, and cast members from the TV show, "So You Think You Can Dance" The festival runs from July 28 to August 10.