Summer music fest returns for 13th year


Music lovers again will converge on Civic Green Park for the 13th annual Highlands Ranch Music and Arts Festival.

The free, two-day family event features music groups performing jazz, swing, patriotic music, show tunes, movie music and classics. The event takes place June 23 and 24 at Civic Green Park and Amphitheater, 9370 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch.

Festivities get under way at 11 a.m. both days, with the fun winding down at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is available at the RTD garage in Town Center and the RTD lot across from the library.

Among the groups performing are the Highlands Ranch Concert Band, Swing Shift, Denver Concert Band, Rocky Mountain Brassworks, Denver Wind Ensemble, Academy Jazz Ensemble, The High Plains Stompers, Blues 88’s, Golden Eagle Concert Band, Mile High Big Band, Thornton Community Band, Rootin’ Tootin’ Dixieland Band and more.

The festival marketplace will offer an assortment of items by artists, crafters and food vendors. A list of vendors is available at, or go to the festival’s page on Facebook.

Highlands Ranch Concert Band is a nonprofit organization of volunteer professional, amateur and high school musicians that provides free performances throughout the year, promoting an educational experience for musicians and the community through music, arts, entertainment and cultural opportunities.

Go to or contact Bobi at 303-931-4608 for more information.


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