Telluride BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL
September 14-16, 2018
Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews is located in the world-famous picturesque mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The multi-stage (Main Stage, Blues Stage, Campground Stage) celebration of music and craft brews offers an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, indie, rock, jam-band, gospel and soul performances. Some of the best craft breweries in the country, along with a wide variety of local and regional food and craft vendors, children's activities (climbing wall, bounce houses and bungee trampolines, parades), cozy late night club shows (Juke Joints), a 5k fundraiser race, free yoga sessions and much more round out the 24th annual weekend celebration. Set at the beginning of the beautiful fall foliage season, the event also boasts a number of unique local outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking and a free gondola between Town of Telluride and Mountain Village.
Telluride Jazz Festival
August 3-5, 2018
Located in the legendary outdoor venue in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, the 42nd Telluride Jazz Festival, August 3-5, 2018, celebrates the rich tradition, modern styles and cutting edge progression of the American Jazz art form delivering an unmatched aesthetic experience. SBG Productions brings a new era to the Telluride Jazz Festival, showcasing three days and nights of world class jazz, funk, soul, folk and gospel, with a goal of community engagement and student education. A musically-charged local culture accompanied by a wide variety of special events including artist workshops, daily winery and distillery tastings, interactive artist performances, children's activities, cozy late night club shows, and much more will round out the weekend celebration. The historical mining town of Telluride sits nestled in a scenic box canyon at 8,750 feet, surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks, and is a prized gem of the Rocky Mountains.
Durango Blues Train
June 1 & 2 | August 17 & 18, 2018
The Blues Train is an exciting 3.5-hour moving musical experience of live blues music on board the coal-fired, steam-powered Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad through the San Juan National Forest. The event starts and ends in Durango, Colorado featuring six live blues performances inside the train coaches with a festive musical environment. Each artist performs in their own vintage coach, while passengers can pass freely from coach to coach. The Blues Train with nine passenger cars, a steam-engine locomotive, two full bands, four solo/duo acts and three craft beer and wine bars.