Peter Rowan and The Sam Grisman Project at Chautauqua Auditorium

Article Contributed by Chautauqua | Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Z2 Entertainment, in collaboration with 97.3 KBCO, is thrilled to announce a landmark musical event featuring the legendary Peter Rowan alongside the dynamic Sam Grisman Project. This exclusive performance, set to take place at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium on Thursday, August 22, 2024, will celebrate the seminal music of Old and In the Way, among other treasured folk and bluegrass melodies.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • Venue: Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, Colorado
  • Show Time: Doors open at 6:30 PM, Show starts at 7:30 PM


Peter Rowan: Grammy-award winner Peter Rowan is a towering figure in bluegrass music. From his roots playing under bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe to forming the groundbreaking ensemble Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Vassar Clements, and John Kahn, Rowan’s career has been characterized by a deep commitment to the spirit and craft of bluegrass. Fans can expect an evening filled with the profound musical stories that have defined Rowan’s career.

Sam Grisman Project: Led by the talented Sam Grisman, this group seeks to honor the rich acoustic heritage handed down by Grisman’s father, David Grisman, and his collaborations with Jerry Garcia. The project brings new life to these classic sounds, blending deep musical integrity with a fresh, vibrant energy. The evening will showcase the ensemble's versatility and passion for the genre, promising a journey through the past with a contemporary twist.

This concert is not just a performance but a tribute to the roots of American bluegrass and folk, offering a rare opportunity to experience live renditions of classics like "Panama Red" and other beloved songs from the Old and In the Way catalog, alongside new compositions and familiar favorites. Attendees will be treated to an intimate atmosphere perfect for the rich, acoustic sounds of strings and harmonies that define this genre.

Ticket Information:

  • Sales Start: Friday, May 17, 2024, at 10 AM
  • Prices: $30.60 - $40.50, General Admission Seated & Reserved Seating
  • Purchase Link: Tickets Available Here

Tickets include general admission and reserved seating options, with applicable service fees.