Live music in Breck

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Do you prefer your live music in an intimate jazz bar or under the stars? Surrounded by big-screen televisions in a sports bar or on stage in a century-old watering hole renowned for its gunfights of years past?

LosLobosIf you’re in Breckenridge this summer, no need to choose. This is a town devoted to the good life, and when the temps are warm and the days are long, there is no shortage of live music. From rock & roll to country, bluegrass to classical, the groove starts around happy hour and last long into the night. Here’s where to find it.

Cecilia’s Martini Bar
520 South Main Street, Breckenridge

For almost 20 years, this martini and cigar bar has delivered music, dancing, and craft cocktails.

Copper Top Bar
620 Village Road(Beaver Run)

A classic bar and café at the base of Peak 9, Copper Top reliably serves up food that’s as good as the music. Whether it’s a local DJ or your typical ski town jam band, the tunes range from mellow to lively, and the crowd’s always friendly.

Blue River Bistro
305 N. Main Street, Breckenridge

The jazz and blues are as good as the cuisine at this local legend. Check the calendar for specific acts, but be assured that there will be live music most summer nights.

Gold Pan Saloon
103 N. Main Street, Breckenridge

Built in 1879, the Gold Pan holds the longest continuously running liquor license west of the Mississippi River, and is the oldest bar in Breckenridge. With a weekly Open Mic Night and a terrific stage and dance floor, it’s a must-stop on any groovester’s agenda.

BRK3287_Cody_DownardBreckenridge Music Festival

It’s not all nightclubs and sports bars in Breckenridge. This long-standing festival features top-notch orchestral, chamber, and popular music held at a variety of venues throughout the year. View the complete schedule.

—Rachel Walker