DATE: JUNE 9, 2016
FROM: MARCEE RONDAN
DAY-BY-DAY LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15
23RD ANNUAL TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2016 IN TELLURIDE, CO
PRE-FEST ACTIVITES KICK OFF
WITH THURDSAY NIGHT SHOWS
The day-by-day line-up for the 23rd Annual TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL featuring an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, indie, rock, jam band, gospel and soul performances can now be revealed. Joe Walsh and Jason Isbell lead the Friday bill, Gary Clark, Jr. and Anders Osborne top Saturday’s performances, with The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band featuring Rick Vito and Vintage Trouble closing out the festival on Sunday (the full schedule is below). Festival goers can kick off the weekend’s festivities with a few pre-fest shows in Mountain Village and downtown Telluride.
Set for September 16-18 in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, CO–in the heart of the Rocky Mountains–the festival site offers one of America’s most breathtaking venues with three days devoted to music, craft beer and unforgettable memories. The town is
surrounded by mountains, creating a divine atmosphere nestled in the heart of Colorado where the music can resound at its most powerful.
The day-by-day breakdown is as follows:
Beyond the music, the TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL elevates the blues and beer vanguard to a new level once again. The festivaluncorks an equally impressive and diverse slate of 56 microbreweries boasting 170 styles of craft beer and cider. This year’s official beer sponsor Sierra Nevada Brewing Company will also be on hand with a bevy of favorites for tasting, trying, and enjoying. It all goes down (smoothly) on Saturday September 17 during the Blues & Brews Grand Tasting, celebrated as one of the premier beer tasting events in the southwest. The Grand Tasting features selections from a total of 56 breweries, while the VIP Grand Tasting includes 20 exclusive breweries of its own.
Single-day tickets start at $70, plus service fees. These tickets go on sale Wednesday. June 15 at 11:00 AM (MT) at the festival’s website.