Grand Junction, Colorado's Market On Main offers awesome produce, arts and crafts, and tons of amazing live entertainment. Check out the music and dance lineup for the summer of 2023.

Some of your favorite Western Colorado bands will perform for you in downtown Grand Junction. There are a couple of different stages running at the same time, so take a good look and the schedule and locations for 2023.

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Grand Junction Colorado's Downtown Market On Main

The 2023 Market On Main kicks off on July 6, 2023, and runs every Thursday night through September 21, 2023.

How Many People Attend Grand Junction's Market On Main?

This is a big event for the Grand Valley. According to downtown Grand Junction's official webpage:

The Market on Main presented by Fairway Mortgage is summertime’s signature event in Grand Junction, and is a showcase of farm products from the Western Slope and around Colorado. The Market on Main is a summer-long community event series drawing an estimated 5,000 visitors per week.

Live Music and Dance at Two Locations in Downtown

The Market On Main runs two different stages Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:30 (8:00 later in the season). One is located at the southwest corner of 4th and Main, better known as the chrome buffalo statue in front of Wells Fargo bank. The other stage is at the 600 block of Main.

Intermission at 4th and Main

If you're a dance fan, be sure to visit the stage at 4th and Main Thursday nights at 6:30. When the band at that location goes on break, you'll be treated to a performance from one of Grand Junction's dance groups.

Dance groups on the 202e schedule include:

  • Sultan's Pride Middle Eastern Dancers
  • Grand Junction Shimmy Mob
  • High Desert Aerial Arts
  • Absolute Dance

Make An Evening Out Of It

Looking at the 2023 schedule, you'll see ensembles performing everything from Big Band to Country, Rock to Jazz.

Bring a lawn chair, find a good spot, and make an evening out of the performance. You might even bring your dance shoes. You'll see several dancers, i.e. the Marvins, at these shows. When you factor in the admission cost of FREE, these shows at Grand Junction's Market On Main are pretty hard to beat.

Of course, while you're enjoying the music, produce, and arts and crafts, be sure to visit your downtown Grand Junction merchants and restaurants.

Grand Junction Colorado's Market On Main Entertainment Schedule for 2023

Grand Junction's Market on Main entertainment schedule for 2023 has been announced, and it is awesome! You can enjoy free shows with your favorite Western Colorado bands all summer long.

Every Thursday night, bands will perform starting at 5:30 p.m. You'll find one band at the chrome buffalo at 4th and Main, and another band at the 600 Block of Main Street.

When the band at 4th and Main breaks at 6:30, another act will take the stage to perform. In most cases, these are local dance organizations.

There are two dates offering a little something different: August 24 and September 21. On those dates, The Rhythm and Brews Beer Garden will present live shows featuring an opening act and a headliner.

In any case, bring a lawn chair, sunscreen, and if you own one, a portable dance floor, and enjoy.

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Summer is on the way, and that means festival season in Colorado. A number of great music festivals, state fairs, county fairs, and even a Shakespeare Festival are in store for us in Colorado.

Check out the schedule and details for some of these awesome events. You'll find something in just about every corner of the Centennial State. Keep a close eye on the dates, though. Some of these events overlap. In addition, some of Colorado's festivals run for several weeks.

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