The Music District is a dynamic gathering hub, workspace, and creative playground for the music community. For the novice or pro, it’s a place where anyone can develop the art, learn the business, and share skills and passions with musicians and music lovers. A living laboratory, it will continuously evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of the northern Colorado landscape and the wider music world.

Need some pre-production time and training with your band before you go into the studio? Want to learn about live sound and lighting, or find someone to set design your music video? How about connecting with others to volunteer at local festivals, or working with experienced industry pros who can help push your idea into the world via marketing, agency representation, management, and touring? You can learn it all here. You can teach it here. You can brainstorm it here. You can share it here. You can make it happen here.

At the Music District, you can utilize specific services, projects, and events, or indulge in the entire array of programming, education, training, collaboration, and more. When you’re ready, you can launch from here into the Fort Collins music ecosystem, into venues across the state, and into the national and international music scenes. And, you can always come back and pay it forward, helping us create, grow, and foster a community that loves and lives music.

Hours

  • 2pm – 10pm
    Tuesday-Saturday
  • Closed
    Sundays, Mondays, and holidays

Location

639 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-631-8190
info@themusicdistrict.org

Parking

Parking is limited. Consider biking, riding the MAX, or carpooling. The parking lot and entrance are on the west side of the building.

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Team

Jesse Elliott

Director

jesse@themusicdistrict.org

What do I love about music? To begin with, everything.

Erin Roberts

Community Manager

erinr@themusicdistrict.org

Music is my true love, all my memories bound by dated mixed tapes from each era.

Douglas Bridwell

Analysis Manager

doug@themusicdistrict.org

It’s a gift from god, if you believe in that sort of thing.

Shane Zweygardt

Technical Manager

shane@themusicdistrict.org

Music is the most magical piece of clay that has ever existed.

Julie Sutter

Programs Manager

julie@themusicdistrict.org

I love music because it’s a language we can all share instantly.

Malini Bartels

Utility Player

malini@themusicdistrict.org

The greatest thing about music is its ability to transform one’s mood and transport the mind.

Saja Butler

Utility Player

saja@themusicdistrict.org

Music heals. Much love.

Hayden Farr

Utility Player

hayden@themusicdistrict.org

The really cool thing about music is that you are constantly learning something from it.

Alysia Kraft

Utility Player

alysia@themusicdistrict.org

Music is the most exciting expression of humanity I’ve experienced.

Kebrina Chirdon

Higher Education Liaison

kebrina@themusicdistrict.org

Music is part of my soul, it keeps me alive through the darkest depths and the brightest mountain tops.

Kyle James Hauser

Colorado Music Strategy Coordinator

kylejh@themusicdistrict.org

Music is a Universal Human Right

PRESS

What to Do in September – 5280 Denver’s high Magazine – Sept, 2016

The Dynamics of Transformation – Style Magazine – Aug 2016

Longtime musician to head up Music District – Coloradoan – May, 2016

Bohemian Foundation taps Jesse Elliott to lead Music District – BizWest – May 2016

Jesse Elliott, of These United States and Ark Life, to Direct Fort Collins’s Music District – Westword – May, 2016

Bohemian Cos. turns attention to S. College site – Coloradoan – Aug, 2014