Experience Vail's Music & Dance Scene This Summer
More than just an outdoor lover’s paradise, Vail packs an impressive lineup of music into its modest 4.5 square miles.
Overlooking Colorado’s majestic Gore Range, the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is a spectacular outdoor event venue in Vail that brings nature and on-stage talent together for an incredible experience in Vail. The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is the venue of choice to enjoy musical notes and inspiring moves at altitude.
Hot Summer Nights Concerts | June 17-August 26
Tuesday nights from June through August heat up the town with FREE Bud Light Hot Summer Nights Concert Series. This annual free summer Vail concert series is hosted at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Tuesday evenings throughout the summer months. New this year - Hot Summer Happy Hour! Come to the amphitheater early and enjoy food and drink specials from 5:30-6:30pm! Music starts at 6:30pm. Shows range from rock to country to bluegrass to funk and beyond. Check out the concert schedule.
Bravo! Vail | June 27-August 2, 2014
Bravo! Vail is the only festival in North America to host three of the world’s finest orchestras in a single season. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic take up residence in Vail, featured in programs of the great classics, plus jazz and pops. In addition, world renowned chamber music artists perform a diverse and eclectic chamber music series. Be sure to see the complete schedule of Bravo! Vail concerts.
International Dance Festival |July 27-August 9, 2014
Celebrating its 26th season the Vail International Dance Festival, led by Artistic Director Damian Woetzel, is a celebration of dance held July 27 – August 9, 2014 in Vail, Colorado, features many forms of dance, and boasts an international reputation and dedicated following. The year the Festival will host 9 performances at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, 2 performances at the Vilar Performing Arts Center, a series of master classes and free interactive events in the streets of Vail at Solaris Plaza and Arrabelle Square. Learn more about the International Dance Festival in Vail.
Vail Jazz Festival | June 22-September 1, 2014
The 20th Anniversary Vail Jazz Festival is a 12-week program of jazz concerts consisting of five distinctive performance series. This summer join Vail Jazz in a celebration of America's musical gift to the world – Jazz! See the entire schedule for the Vail Jazz Festival.