All aboard The Durango Blues Train! This moving musical experience will please both your eyes and ears with a journey around Durango, Colorado. Departing from the Historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the train hosts performances from folk, americana and blues artists in their open-air ‘gondola’ cars.
Giddy Up! Get your best boots and good ol’ cowboy hat on for a rockin’ weekend of country and southern-style rock! The annual Bands in the BackyardMusic Festival is back for 2017, and they’re bringing along country superstars including Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion for the ride.
2017 Lineup Details: Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion, Billy Currington, Kory Brunson, Kane Brown, Jackson Michelson, Tim Montana and The Shrednecks, Chris Hawkey + Sonny Mackenzi!
Neil Young will finally be bringing his classic rock jams to Telluride, Colorado September 30th & October 1st, accompanied by Promise of The Real. (how could you possibly miss out, right?)
Photo By: Frazer Harrison
Performing back-to-back days, Young will FINALLY be showing off his well-known talents to the lucky viewers at the new state-of-the-art stage in Telluride Park on September 30th + October 1st. As a venue well known for it’s breathtaking landscape backdrop, adding the “Godfather of Grunge” is just the icing on the cake. Being such a huge part of many fans lives, not only in music but in being an active environmentalist, Telluride is only the ideal location for rocking and rolling with the original alternative king!
Craig Ferguson, local Telluride festival promoter states, “I believe Neil is the artist Telluride has been most wanting to see,” and Michael Bialas, journalist for the Huffington post adds,” Who ought to know since he’s the man largely responsible for booking legendary acts in this scenic setting at 8,750 feet. He and his Planet Bluegrass team have tried to get Young to Telluride for the past 25 years.”
Tickets are selling out quickly so snag yours for Friday (9/30) or Saturday (10/1) & join Young along with the rest of the Telluride community for a memorable night you will never forget!
Like to pair your beers with the blues? We’ve got you covered!
The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is headed back to Telluride Town Park on September 16 – 18 for it’s 23rd year of music and craft brewed beverages.
We want to grant one lucky fan a pair of 3-Day General Admission Passes to the festival to see Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr, The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band feat. Rick Vito, Jason Isbell, Anderson Osborn and more!
Escape to the annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival for a weekend of music and craft beer in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! Spend 3 days in one of the country’s most scenic venues while enjoyingthe festival’s Grand Tasting featuring 56 breweries and 170 craft beers & ciders, on-site camping, comedy & late night shows, and mountain activities.
2017 Lineup Details:Bonnie Raitt, Steve Winwood, TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, Anders Osborne, Benjamin Booker, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Magpie Salute, Delbert McClinton and Self Made Men, Tab Benoit and more!
Past festival performers include Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr, The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band feat. Rick Vito, Jason Isbell, Anders Osborne, Shakey Graves, Vintage Trouble, North Mississippi Allstars, and Shovels & Rope.
Telluride Blues & Brews is more than just a beer or music festival. It’s an experience. Escape to Telluride and surround yourself with beautiful mountains, good beer, and great music. Get the most out of your weekend by sipping a local Colorado craft beer while listening to your favorite artists like ZZ Top, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Gregg Allman and more. We’ve picked out our favorite blues and brews pairings – grab a ticket now and come join the fun!
THE SWEET PAIRING
Sharon Jones is a cancer survivor making one hell of a comeback as she travels the country inspiring festival-goers all over. On Saturday, grab yourself a Harvest Apple Hard Cider from Big B’s Famous Juices & Ciders and pair that big band feel with big bold flavors. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will deliver their token sweet soul hooks while you sip your sweet cider.
THE LEGENDARY PAIRING
On Friday night, make your way to the main stage with a Telluride Brewing Co. Face Down Brown Ale in hand. A dark beer that’s won numerous awards for its taste only seems right when paired with the legendary artists of ZZ Top. Two powerhouses in their own fields will take that Texas blues-rock to new levels.
THE COUNTRY BLUES PAIRING
The last pairing we strongly recommend is the Crazy Mountain Brewery’s Old Soul as you rock out to Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman. The southern feel of this beer paired with Allman’s classic country blues will create the ultimate experience for fans.