Strings Music Festival releases summer concert lineup |

Strings Music Festival releases summer concert lineup

Brent Rowan, right, and country star Joe Nichols joke between songs during the Navigator Awards on Friday night at the Strings Music Pavilion in 2014.
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2018 Strings Music Festival lineup June 22: BOSTYX: Unplugged June 23: Opening Night Orchestra June 27: Cliburn Medalist Kenny Broberg June 30: Celebrate America Vol. II July 1: David Crosby and Friends July 7: SHUFFLE Concert July 8: Brent Rowan and Friends: Joe Nichols July 11: Attacca Quartet July 13: Nnenna Freelon July 14: Alpin Hong: Chasing Chopin July 15: John Michael Montgomery July 18: Chamber Music Duos & Trios July 20: Django Festival All-Stars July 21: Haydn and His Students July 25: Watercolors July 27: Melissa Etheridge July 28: Happy Feet! July 29: Amos Lee July 31: Jarabe Mexicano August 1: Cello/Piano Recital August 3: The Dustbowl Revival August 4: Orchestra Finale August 10: Shovels & Rope August 14: Andrew Bird August 17: Indigo Girls August 19: Martin Sexton August 22: Rodrigo y Gabriela August 24: Don McLean and Pure Prairie League

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Strings Music Festival on Monday announced its summer concert lineup for 2018, with 32 concerts planned on evenings in June, July and August.

Among the highlights of the summer lineup are performances from singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge on July 27, folk singer Amos Lee on July 29 and a evening with Brett Rowan & Friends and country singer Joe Nichols on July 8. Rowan, a Nashville session guitarist and record producer who lives in Steamboat Springs, and Nichols performed together at the 2014 Navigator Awards celebration in 2014.

Also performing this summer is David Crosby of Crosby, Stills & Nash fame on July 1, John Michael Montgomery on July 15 and Indigo Girls on Aug. 17.

Presale tickets for Strings donors of $500 or more go on sale at 10 a.m. April 24, and tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. May 8.

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