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Movies, free concerts back at Steamboat Ski Area this summer

In a community that loves everything the outdoors has to offer, the movies and music events on the mountain are just another way to celebrate what makes Steamboat a remarkable place to live.

For it's second year, the Steamboat Mountain Music Series, Coca-Cola Movies on the Mountain and expanded Twilight Mountain Biking will return to Steamboat Ski Area this summer.

"Who doesn't like being outside in Steamboat, especially during the summer when nights are refreshing, friends gather with abundance and the opportunities are endless," Rob Perlman, senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., said in a news release.

Twilight Biking

The Twilight Biking program allows for evening access via the gondola from 4 to 7 p.m. for bikers to enjoy the Steamboat Bike Park.

Steamboat Bike Park pass holders also will have the opportunity to enjoy three free days at Winter Park and Crested Butte.

Steamboat Mountain Music Series

In Gondola Square, the Steamboat Mountain Music Series will feature concerts with music ranging from bluegrass to funk to reggae.

The series will kick off June 27. New to this year's lineup will be four additional concerts through mid-August. Each show is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.:

June 27: Tommy Castro and The Pain Killers (rockin' blues)

July 11: The Groovetrotters (funk, reggae rock)

July 25: ReGROOVEaNATION (with special guest Selasee)

Aug. 1: Wish You Were Pink (Pink Floyd tribute band)

Aug. 15: Paper Bird (bluegrass)

Movies on The Mountain Series

July 5 will be the starting day for the feature film series. Running most Saturday evenings through Aug. 23, a mix of old and new films will be shown in Gondola Square. Weather permitting, this will be the planned movie schedule for the summer:

July 5: “Frozen”

July 12: “Up”

July 19: “Despicable Me 2”

July 26: “ET”

Aug. 2: “The Goonies”

Aug. 16: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Aug. 23: “Singletrack High” sponsored by IMBA