Carbon County, Wyoming's music scene features a diverse range of musical sylings.
Check out these local venues & events for some great music. Also make sure to check our calendar of events page for what's currently happening across the county.
1) Music in the Park - Rawlins, Wyoming
Rawlins residents flock to Washington Park on Thursday nights during the summer months. As the workday ends join the fun at Washington Park for this concert series put on by the city. The concert takes place most Thursdays during the summer. Vendors line the outskirts of the park with a wide selection of food and beverages. Just bring a lawn chair – and a jacket. Food and drink is available at 5:30 pm and music starts at 7 pm. This event is free and open to the public. 50/50 raffles add to the fun and benefits different local non-profit organizations each week.
2) Jubilante Ensembles of Carbon County - Rawlins, Wyoming
The Jubilante Ensembles of Carbon County & The Rawlins Music Academy team up to bring fantastic muscians to Carbon County throughout the year. Past concerts have featured classical harpists, jazz musicians, rhythm ukulele and more. They also offer music lessons for voice and instuments if those wanting to learn and open mic nights for those who already know how!
Learn more at: http://jubilante.org
3) Lollypops - Saratoga, Wyoming
Lollypops is a Saratoga staple. They are a 1950's style soda fountain serving breakfast, lunch, ice cream specialties and espresso but they are also known for their popular open-mic nights and live music. Check their facebook page to see what their current music offering include.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/lollypopssaratoga/
4) Togie Days - Saratoga, Wyoming
Togie Days is an annual Saratoga event that happens around Independence Day. This multi-day event features live music, foods, crafts and family fun. This event features live music all around town. In 2017 Tayla Lynn (grand-daughter of Loretta Lynn) was a guest.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/togiedays/
5) What Fest - Riverside, Wyoming
From bluegrass to punk and everything in between, What Fest features an eclectic lineup of mostly home grown bands. This 2 day annual event usually takes place at the end of July. More than 30 artists perform on multiple stages at the Bear Trap Café and Bar in Riverside, population 54. Cabins are available in town, but most people camp. The cost usually starts at just $10 and kids are welcome. If you plan to camp be sure to bring a tent, sleeping bag and plenty of sunscreen!
For more information visit: https://www.whatfest.com
6) The Yard - Saratoga, Wyoming
This fun & funky outdoor live music Venue is just a flycast from downtown Saratoga, Wyoming on the North Platte River. Every summer, Saratoga resident Chris Shannon turns his backyard by the Platte River into a rockin’ venue. The annual Hiwater Hoedown usually takes place in early June and is a fantastic event for music lovers.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/theyardsaratoga/
7) The Virginian Hotel's Battle of the Bands - Medicine Bow, Wyoming
You won’t even notice that you’re in a historic hotel during the hotel’s Battle of the Bands event, typically hosted in August.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BATTLEWY/
8) Saratoga Hot Springs Resort - Saratoga, Wyoming
The Saratoga Hot Springs Resort is another great local favorite that hosts live music throughout the year! From their popular motorcycle poker tours to their annual beer festivals live music and fun will always on tap!
To see what events are scheduled visit: http://saratogahotspringsresort.com/saratoga-hot-springs-resort-events/