Folsom Field

Dead & Company to play Folsom Field July 1–3

June 16, 2023

Dead & Company, featuring Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, Otiel Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, will return to Folsom Field for three nights of shows July 1–3 as part of the band’s final tour.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival play in the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre

Enemies to lovers: Shakespeare fest to open with Much Ado About Nothing

May 26, 2023

In this rollicking lampoon of relationships, romance and the influence of town gossip, William Shakespeare delivers a near-perfect enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy. See the play June 11–Aug. 13 in the outdoor theater.

musicians on stage at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver

A music extravaganza: CU at Boettcher series returns May 2

April 19, 2023

CU at Boettcher is back for the first time since 2020, with the symphony orchestra and all choirs set to perform Carl Orff’s formidable Carmina Burana. The concert also will feature the world premiere of Carter Pann’s symphony, On The Importance of Our Democracy, and a collaboration with the youth music-training program El Sistema.

dancers on stage

Revel in dance works by faculty, guest artists April 20–23

April 7, 2023

From the micro-undulations of transnational fusion to the sweeping attack of contemporary dance, The Current brings vanguard artists of today’s dance scene to Boulder. Tickets go fast!

Cordae performing at Openair Frauenfeld in 2019

Cordae to headline 2023 Spring Show

April 6, 2023

Cordae, with the direct support of N3ptune and Rusty Steve, will headline the 2023 Spring Show sponsored by the Cultural Events Board and Program Council. The show will take place April 21 in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Step Afrika! performing on stage

Artist Series season for 2023–24 features eclectic mix of world-class performers

April 5, 2023

The 86th season of CU Presents’ Artist Series features an exciting lineup that includes familiar favorites, world-class artists and one-of-a-kind collaborations.

a music dance performance on campus

Catch a CU Boulder performance of Chicago April 27–30

April 5, 2023

Theatergoers will have the chance to see a professional production by the Musical Theatre Program. A fresh take on the iconic musical Chicago, viewers can expect “a little bit of movie and a little bit of Broadway.”

Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers

Lumineers’ Wesley Schultz to headline climate concert April 13

April 3, 2023

The Right Here, Right Now Mini Global Climate Concert on April 13 in Boulder, Colorado, will feature Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers and special guests, including Yola. Proceeds will benefit United Nations Human Rights and musicians impacted by climate change.

Laura Klein dressed in Regency clothes and playing piano

Historical musicology grad student presents The Jane Austen Playlist

Feb. 23, 2023

For first-year doctoral student Laura Klein, a visit to Jane Austen’s House in Chawton, Hampshire, inspired The Jane Austen Playlist: Love and Music of Regency England. On Feb. 25, Klein will capture the essence of Austen’s six major novels in a dramatized performance.

Taylor Raven and Max Hosmer from the 2015 production of Cinderella

Cendrillon opera March 17–19 an interpretation of the classic Cinderella

Feb. 23, 2023

Good opera doesn’t always have to be about spurned lovers and bitter betrayal. Take in a tale of magic, wonder and hope with CU Presents and the Eklund Opera Program. Single-ticket discounts are available for youth, CU students and employees, and others.