Music Fest, movies bring business back to Steamboat’s west side

Buffalo Commons opened the Schmiggity’s Presents Snow Bowl Music Fest on June 25. (Photo courtesy of Pat Waters)

Snow Bowl Steamboat has added concerts and movies to the menu this summer, and director of hospitality Alex Kaulbach said the first two events have already been a big hit.

“It’s always been a challenge to get people to come to the west side, and we recognize that we need to give people a reason to come out here,” Kaulbach said. “This is just the beginning of that.”

The 2021 Snow Bowl Music Fest began June 25 when one of Steamboat Springs’ favorite bands, Buffalo Commons, packed the venue with more than 400 people on a rainy opening night. People sheltered under tents, watched on the big screen inside the Snow Bowl and moved back outside once the rain passed. The concert series continued the following week, as Miss Mojo took the stage in front of a similarly sized crowd.

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