the 4th us edition of music cities convention

Key Information


On September 23-26 2020 Music Cities Convention will head to Colorado, USA for its 4th US and 9th global edition!

Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Colorado, USA

Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Colorado, USA

Music Cities Convention Chengdu - 2019

Music Cities Convention Chengdu - 2019

Key Information:

2020 will see the fourth US and 9th global edition of Music Cities Convention take place in Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, hosted by Denver Arts & Venues, University of Colorado Denver, Colorado Creative Industries and The Music District.

Creative, multicultural, innovative and thriving music cities, Denver and Fort Collins are the perfect hosts to discuss the relationship between music and the built environment.

40+ international speakers and 300+ attendees will attend from all over the world and from different industries for two full days of music, panels, talks, presentations and roundtables that will bridge festivals to tourism, venues to economic development, live music to health, record labels to community building and much more. Our attendees are then invited to join an anniversary event for The Music District in Fort Collins over the weekend.

More info coming soon.



Music Cities Convention - September 23-25:
McNichols Civic Center Building
144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202, USA
More info here.

The Music District Anniversary - September 26-27:
The Music District
639 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA
More info here.


  • Wednesday 23rd September 2020: Opening Reception

  • Thursday 24th September 2020: Main Convention & Evening Reception

  • Friday 25th September 2020: Main Convention

  • Saturday 26th September & Sunday 27th September: We’ll invite delegates to Fort Collins, Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of their music district, with further talks and live music.

    More details and info on extra events coming soon.

Who should attend?

We will have 300 delegates attending from all over the world. Job titles will include: mayor, musician, festival/event director, real estate CEO, university professor, record label/promoter/management executive, music district director, secretary of culture, nighttime economy manager, tourism board/association CEO, music industry development director, theatre director, council leader, head of economic development, music and health initiative director, journalist, business development manager & many more.


There will be discounted hotel rates for delegates. More info coming soon.

Ticket Cost:

  • $50 USD - Early Bird 1 (sold out)

  • $100 USD - Early Bird 2 (sold out)

  • $125 USD - Early Bird 3 (Sept 1st 2019 - Nov 30th 2019)

  • $150 USD - Early Bird 4 (Dec 1st 2019 - Feb 29th 2020)

  • $175 USD - Early Bird 5 (March 1st 2020 - April 30th 2020)

  • $200 USD - Early Bird 6 (May 1st 2020 - June 15th 2020)

  • $225 USD - Early Bird 7 (June 16th 2020 - July 31st 2020)

  • $250 USD - General Admission

Other Information:

  • If you’re interested in learning more about discounts for delegations or about sponsorship just get in touch with Luke at

  • Spread the word about Music Cities Convention using the hashtag #MusicCitiesColorado #MusicCitiesConvention and our Twitter handle @MusicCitiesSD

  • Get ready for the event by checking out this playlist featuring the best songs from Colorado!

McNichols Civic Center Building - Denver, Colorado, USA

McNichols Civic Center Building - Denver, Colorado, USA

The Music District Salon - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

The Music District Salon - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA