Get ready for music all summer long

The 2022 Summer Concert Series

Thursday, July 28

Academy Jazz Ensemble

2021 Summer Concerts

The Academy Jazz Ensemble is a professional Jazz big band whose mission is to explore and preserve the music of America’s original art form. The membership includes the finest jazz musicians in the area, many of whom are public school teachers.

Our repertoire spans from rare and historical big band works to some of the newest original music for contemporary jazz bands. Our music book represents the passion and poise this ensemble brings to the stage. This passion makes the Academy Jazz Ensemble a unique voice in the Jazz community.

Thursday, June 30

Stan's Band (Classic Rock)

June 16 & August 22

Bare Bones Trombone Choir

2021 Summer Concerts

The Bare Bones Trombone Choir exists to promote the lifelong love of the trombone through performances, interactions with children, open rehearsals, and Trombone Christmas Colorado Springs.

We perform around Colorado Springs, Colorado.

August 11

Stereo Ontario

Stereo Ontario

Opening up for Saucier, Colorado Springs’ Psych Rock band, Stereo Ontario.



New to the Summer Concert Series in Manitou Springs!  Alternative. Funk. Rock. Soul. R&B.

August 29

Cool Runnings

New to the Summer Concert Series in Manitou Springs!

June 23 & August 25

Front Range Big Band

Front Range Big Band

THE NEW CENTURY BIG BAND was formed in October, 2002 as a “band for the community.”

The group performs regularly for special community events, park concerts, private parties and hosts the monthly BIG BAND SUNDAY at the Colorado Springs Senior Center.

July 21

Mike & Bertye Maddux (Bluegrass)

Mike & Bertye Maddux

With roots in traditional bluegrass music, Mike and Bertye Maddux have been featured in concerts, festivals, and flatpicking guitar workshops around the United States.

A Winfield, Kansas, National Flatpicking Guitar Championship trophy winner, Mike features original instrumentals and songs from bluegrass and flatpicking guitar masters. Some of his original tunes are available on this web site in the audio section, or can be accessed via reverbnation using the icon at the bottom of the page.

With Bertye on bass and vocals this is an exciting, dynamic, and fun duo, that are always a popular addition to any concert and festival venue.

July 7

Shanghai Metro Temple

Shanghai Metro Temple

New to the Summer Concert Series in Manitou Springs!

Join Shanghai Metro Temple on a journey through driving choruses, poetic lyrics, and a diverse range of musical backgrounds that many have already come to enjoy. From gliding down snowy slopes to clipping an anchor above a rocky canyon, this band is constantly fueled and inspired by the beauty and adventure of their home state. Under dark twinkling skies and peaceful mountain evenings, inspiration runs freely through this group of best friends intent on sharing with the world their experiences and challenges through their music.

August 18

Silver Moon Riders

Silver Moon Riders

Silver Moon Riders, a band based in Colorado Springs, has been performing live and recording since early 2018. Their music encompasses country, rock, funk, and blues.

Find their music online and on most streaming services.

Aug 4

CoS Saxophone Quartet

New to the Summer Concert Series in Manitou Springs!

 The members of Colorado Springs Sax Quartet are woodwind artists with a wealth of talent and experience and have performed together since 1995. Playing public and private venues throughout the greater Colorado Springs region and beyond, the quartet continues a never-ending quest for compositions to add to their repertoire of classics, jazz arrangements, popular and traditional quartets.

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