Wide Variety of Venues

No matter your style of music and setting to experience it, there’s a venue for everyone’s likes. Whether you’ve come to kick up your heels and party all night, or prefer to soak up the music in a lower key and comfortable seated setting (or anything in-between), MusicFest has you covered. Drift from one venue to the next, or just sit back and enjoy that ONE special venue that fits your style with like-minded friends- That’s the beauty of MusicFest – A truly unique and exceptional sporting and musical experience with one thing in common; a grounded and REAL experience with a community that embraces its life style and state of mind.

MusicFest Media Lounge “ON AIR” – Presented by Dosey Doe

Presented by Dosey Doe, the new participants’ media room allows MusicFesters to experience (and possibly interact) with your favorite artists during interviews with a variety of media outlets including international and national radio hosts, television, and social media outlets. Not only will you get the…Read More

Saddles Bar at Sheraton

This intimate venue is perfect for warming up each afternoon with spectacular mountain views, warm-up cocktails, delicious lunch and après ski options, including a large outdoor deck and fire pit.

Steamboat Base Club

The official MusicFest “Country Club” Located at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, in the heart of Torian Plum Plaza, the Steamboat Base Club is the new hang with a “little extra flair.” This venue is the perfect combination of class and comfort, where you…Read More

The Bear River Grill “Afternooners”

The Bear River (MusicFest “Cabin”) is the convenient and cozy pub at the base of the mountain where the MusicFest began. Taking root more than 30 years ago, these energetic afternoon gatherings began with the “After the Slopes” shows, where skiers could unwind after their…Read More

The Bear River Theatre Shows

Each evening, this venue turns down the lights and lights up the “hunting lodge” stage for some of the most commanding acoustic (and full band) performances of the week in an intimate, theatre-style setting. The concept of the Bear River “Theatre Shows” originated in the…Read More

The Big MusicFest Tent

The MusicFest Tent has the largest capacity of any mountain and features an array of musical styles each evening on a world-class stage and sound system. Described as the main dancehall of the MusicFest, this “concert hall” is our largest venue. The temperature-controlled space offers…Read More

The Dung Beetle Saloon

The magic of the “Dung Beetle Saloon” began 1,300 miles away and over 50 years ago in the back of a convenience store in Hallettsville, Texas. Hoffer’s Drive-In was the home of the original “Dung Beetle Saloon” and became a place where local farmers, ranchers,…Read More

The General Store

Not only a famous shopping experience, but a great meeting place where you may catch a special (unannounced) performance, autograph signing, or brand new, never seen before merchandise, plus a photo booth with instant social media posting so you can show your friends- “Wish You…Read More

The MusicFest at Chief Theater

The MusicFest at Chief Theater presented by Texas Red Dirt Roads and Justin Frazell is a “NEW” MusicFest venue that is almost 100 years old and will present some of MusicFest’s finest shows, which is fitting for such a historic location. There’s nothing quite like…Read More

The Outdoor Stage

Mountain-Sized Bonus Concert Series The Outdoor Mountain-Sized Bonus Concerts are everyone’s favorite free annual tradition at The MusicFest. Each afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to experience a stage setting like no other! Located in Gondola Square at the MusicFest epicenter, with the majestic Rocky Mountains…Read More

The Steamboat Grand Ballroom

The luxurious Steamboat Grand Ballroom hosts some of MusicFest’s most popular shows, from intimate acoustic acts to full bands. Located in the Steamboat Grand Hotel, this venue presents world-class entertainment in an elegant yet rustic setting with a wide variety of shows, including evening and…Read More

The Strings Pavilion – NEW

No other festival offers so many stages with such a wide variety of musical experiences. Whether you want to kick your boots up, or sit back and take in every note, there’s a venue for you. The Strings Pavilion is our new indoor, state-of-the-art concert…Read More

Thunderhead Gondola (Stargazer Series)

Take a picturesque ride up 2,000 feet on the Gondola to a truly unique setting, for unforgettable and intimate performances. These shows at the top of the mountain provide a high-altitude music experience that could only happen at The MusicFest.