Mtn Music Series

Fri. July 13, 2018

7:30 PM

Base of Steamboat Ski Area in Gondola Square

The evening fun continues with the free Steamboat Mountain Music Series on select Friday evenings this summer.

Arrive Early For Happy Hour

Happy hour is from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. where there will be half off domestic beer and house wine. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Please leave pets at home.

The Land Up Activities will include free bounce house, half off single use tickets and $35 adult and $25 children unlimited activity passes, including two coaster rides.

Drew EmmittAbout Drew Emmitt

Revered as one of the most energetic and innovative mandolin players on the jamband/newgrass scene today, Drew Emmitt’s “inestimable talents” (An Honest Tune) don’t end with just the instruments that can be picked. Holding the wheel steady on acoustic and electric slide mandolin, acoustic and electric guitar and mandola, Emmitt’s superlative storytelling and versatile vocal abilities are incomparable. Following a decade of success with Leftover Salmon, Emmitt released his first solo effort, Freedom Ride, drawing on the talent of peers John Cowan, Peter Rowan, Sam Bush, Ronnie McCoury, Vassar Clements, Stuart Duncan and Randy Scruggs. Critics and fans loved the collaboration and Emmitt relished the chance to record with some of the giants with whom he’d shared festival stages. “It's amazing,” he said, “it's like walking in a dream….Standing on stage next to Sam (Bush) is pretty indescribable.” In 2005 he followed up with Across The Bridge, an equally impressive effort showcasing Emmitt’s bluegrass chops and songwriting talents as a straight-ahead bluegrass man. After touring as the Emmitt-Nershi band with Billy Nershi of The String Cheese Incident for the past few years and making several reunion appearances with Leftover Salmon, Drew Emmitt's solo work is rejuvenated and once again taking the contemporary, live gig, fresh every-time approach to bluegrass music.

2018 Schedule

Based on the popular summer concert series, these free outdoor music concerts will focus on the more intimate setting of the Steamboat Stage in the heart of Gondola Square.

July 13: Drew Emmitt with member of Leftover Salmon
August 17: The Machine performs Pink Floyd