Building community by connecting people to diverse music traditions on the stage and in the classroom


To positively impact the quality of people’s lives through music


Swallow Hill Music…

Offers a welcoming, friendly and casual environment for students, concert goers, employees, volunteers and guests

Promotes inclusiveness in our programming, employment practices and leadership recruitment, reflecting the diversity of communities and interests we serve

Makes learning to play music enjoyable through social lesson settings, and friendly, approachable teachers

Presents a consistently high quality music listening experience in a comfortable and intimate environment

About Swallow Hill Music

Swallow Hill Music has been helping people make and enjoy music since 1979. As it celebrates its 35th year, it is proud to be known as one of the largest non-profit organizations in the United States to serve as a source for roots, folk and acoustic music.

Swallow Hill Music serves more than 120,000 people through its concert, school and outreach programming.

Three Denver concert venues at our facility on 71 E. Yale Ave. offer more than 200 performances a year, featuring local, national and international talent. In addition, Swallow Hill Music presents and produces its annual Rootsfest celebration, concerts at the L2 Arts & Culture Center in Capitol Hill, at Four Mile Historic Park, at the Old South Pearl St. summer street fairs, and at the Denver Botanic Gardens for its long-running and esteemed Summer Concert Series.

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