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July 16, 2020

Colorado Symphony Announces Acoustic On The Rocks Summer Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre


Media Contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)

For the first time in decades, enjoy the natural acoustic splendor of Red Rocks Amphitheatre with your Colorado Symphony July 29 – August 2, 2020 

July 17, 2020 – Denver, CO – The Colorado Symphony announces Acoustic on the Rocks — five summer 2020 limited-seating performances at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre from July 29 to August 2, featuring incredible classical repertoire in a once-in-a-lifetime, live acoustic performance at Colorado’s most iconic outdoor music venue.

For the first time in decades, audiences can listen to a purely acoustic concert in the world’s best known natural Amphitheatre and step back in time for the performances of the year led by Resident Conductor Christopher Dragon.

The program will be 75 minutes in length and will not have an intermission. Total ticket sales will be limited to each performance and audiences will be seated in a socially distanced setup throughout the Amphitheatre seating bowl. Households will be allowed to sit together, and must adhere to Red Rocks Amphitheatre event attendance guidelines, including the following:

  • Facial coverings are required to be worn by all patrons in order to enter the venue and are required to be worn while moving throughout the venue in a socially distanced manner.
  • Physical distancing of at least six feet is required between disassociated groups from the time of arrival until departure.
  • If you are feeling sick do not attend the concert.
  • Ticket purchase information may be used for contact tracing in the event it is needed for your safety.
  • Performance details and guidelines may be subject to change.
  • For guidance on masks and facial coverings per state guidelines, please visit click here and visit Red Rocks Ampitheatre’s Welcome Back information here.

Tickets for these performances are now on sale to the public. Tickets will be $65.00 plus all applicable taxes and fees. For more information, please visit

This event is ticketed exclusively by

 Acoustic on the Rocks
Where: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre – 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO 80465
When: WED July 29, THU July 30, FRI July 31, SAT AUG 1, SUN AUG 2, 2020
Doors: 6:30 p.m.
Show: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: On Sale Now


For more information or to request interviews, please contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations - 303.308.2477 (o)

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The 2020/21 Colorado Symphony Season is presented by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Support also provided by: The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), the Colorado Symphony Guild, and the Virginia Hill Foundation.

For assistance, please contact the Box Office by phone at 303.623.7876 or through email at

UPDATED HOURS: The Box Office is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Please note that, due to increased communication, call wait times may be significantly longer than usual. If your event is not within the next 72 hours, we ask that you consider contacting us closer to your event date to mitigate call volume. We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit