The free Ridgway Concert Series began in 2009 as a local event and has grown to become an extremely popular regional event.
Some of the headliners from past concerts include:
Peter Rowan, Pato Banton, Steep Canyon Rangers, Billy Strings, Lake Street Drive, Carrie Rodriguez, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Euforquestra, March Fourth Marching Band, Andy Frasco, Eilen Jewell, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Carolyn Wonderland, Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts, The Lowdown Brass Band, The Travelin' McCourys, Mike Love, Ozomatli
The free Ridgway Concert Series will be held in Hartwell Park every Thursday in July. Music begins with an opening act at 6:00 pm; main act will perform around 7:30 pm; and the event ends around 10:00 pm. Please bring low back chairs, blankets, or tarps (shade type structures will not be permitted). Dogs and outside alcohol are not allowed in the park.
Items offered for sale include a variety of food vendors; local non-profit organizations selling snacks; and an alcohol tent offering micro brewed beers on tap, Big B's hard cider, margaritas and wine.
This year's brewers will be: New Belgium Brewing; Palisade Brewing; SKA Brewing; Colorado Boy Pub and Brewery
This year, a portion of the proceeds from the alcohol sales from each show will go to support four local non-profits - Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department; Ouray County Soccer Association; Ridgway Community Garden; and Ridgway Area Trails Group.
This year's concert series shirts are now available for $20 at Town Hall between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
The proceeds from the alcohol sales and the shirts will benefit the concert series.
For questions and all other inquiries please contact:
Town Clerk / Treasurer
201 N. Railroad St.
Post Office Box 10
Ridgway, Colorado 81432