CU Boulder Holiday Concert in Macky Auditorium

Delight in CU Boulder’s Holiday Festival Dec. 8–10

Nov. 17, 2023

Be immersed in the comfort and joy of twinkling lights, seasonal greenery and beautiful music at CU Boulder’s Holiday Festival, an enchanting annual tradition for all ages.

Opera singers in costume

Experience a variety of opera scenes Nov. 30

Nov. 14, 2023

Graduate and undergraduate students will present a diverse program comprised of scenes from Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary era operas with composers ranging from Claudio Monteverdi to Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer. Get tickets!

Band on stage at Macky Auditorium

Wind Symphony to captivate audiences with fall concert Nov. 16

Oct. 27, 2023

Don’t miss the CU Boulder Wind Symphony’s exciting fall performance at Macky Auditorium, showcasing captivating compositions by Aaron Copland, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Richard Strauss and Zhou Tian.

Pueblo woman resting a bucket on her head

‘Song of Pueblo’ a sweeping oratorio on the history of southern Colorado

Oct. 24, 2023

The CU Boulder Chamber Orchestra and El Pueblo Ensemble will collaborate in a multimedia performance exploring significant moments in the history of southern Colorado. Attend this free event, or watch the livestream Oct. 26.

manual labor tools laid on an American flag

Musical Nov. 3–12 to celebrate all involved in theater renovation

Oct. 18, 2023

Recognizing the people whose hands, hearts and minds brought the $2 million Roe Green Theatre renovation to fruition, CU Presents is celebrating with “Working,” the classic musical based on the bestselling 1974 book by Studs Terkel that explores the meaning of work and the importance of the unsung worker in American life.

Members of Nobuntu in traditional African garb

Meet Zimbabwe’s mothers of mbube in performance Nov. 2

Oct. 18, 2023

The award-winning all-female Zimbabwean a cappella group Nobuntu is set to return to Macky Auditorium. The group’s genre, mbube, is a bass-heavy a cappella genre typically dominated by male singers, like the internationally famous Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Nobuntu has added its own style and flare.

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Faculty Tuesdays bring wondrous performances to attendees—for free

Sept. 7, 2023

Take in wondrous musical performances in person or streamed online. Most Tuesdays through the academic year, CU Boulder faculty experts treat audiences to their renowned talents.

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WelcomeFest concert lineup announced, Hippie Sabotage to headline

Aug. 16, 2023

Los Angeles duo Hippie Sabotage will headline this year's concert on Aug. 26 at Farrand Field. Also slated to perform are Mike Dimes, No Thanks, Crash G, Don Jamal and Gano. Admission is free to all CU Boulder students who provide their Buff OneCard at campus wristband locations.

Folsom Field during a Dead & Company concert.

Concerts, drone show July 1–4 to bring excitement and crowds

June 26, 2023

Summertime means fun on the CU Boulder campus. This year’s events include Dead & Company concerts July 1–3 and a Fourth of July drone show, all at Folsom Field. Plan ahead for heavy traffic and crowds to get to the fun on time.

Alex Gonzalez

College of Music hosts national program advancing cultural diversity

June 26, 2023

The Sphinx Performance Academy has changed the lives of thousands of young musicians, offering a curriculum that includes lessons, master classes, recitals, career enrichment sessions and mentorship. The academy will perform free, public concerts June 30–July 2.

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