Tickets are going fast for the 19th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, which takes place in the Telluride Town Park from September 14 – 16. Only a limited number of Single Day passes remain for both Saturday and Sunday, with Saturday tickets almost sold out.
Saturday and Sunday tickets are $65 each, and Friday tickets are just $55 each. Three day passes are also available for $170 each, and festival 4-day camping passes are $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at tellurideblues.com, by phone at 866.515.6166, or in person at both Telluride Music, located at 123 E. Colorado Ave and Wizard Entertainment, located at 126 East Colorado Avenue in Telluride.
Saturday’s ticket includes the always-popular Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 15. One of the Southwest’s premier beer tasting events, the Grand Tasting features more than 150 beers from over 50 microbreweries. Breweries will showcase special edition brews with their favorite flavors from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the festival grounds. Festival bands Monophonics, Orgone and MarchFourth Marching Band will rock the Main Stage during the Grand Tasting while attendees can taste releases from 56 brewers and vote on their “Best of the Fest.”
The 2012 Festival weekend will feature headliners Phil Lesh & Friends, Gov’t Mule, and The B-52s. Additional performances include Little Feat, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Anders Osborne, The Lee Boys, Heartless Bastards, Tab Benoit, Kelley Hunt, Little Hurricane, and more.
Festival highlights comprise a wide variety of food and craft vendors, a Kids area and Kid’s parade, free Blues for Breakfast concerts, late night shows at local Juke Joints, and the Telluride Acoustic Blues Competition.
For festival information visit us online at tellurideblues.com.