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Ski Resorts in Summer: Telluride Blues and Brews Festival

July 2, 2008 at 1:00 PM | by | Comments (0)

Although this 3-day weekend of live music and great microbrews from the southwest and beyond is not technically at the resort, the town of Telluride, Colorado wouldn't be much more than a tumbleweed museum and billy goat hang out without the mountain destination.

You can expect lots of great blues and roots bands at the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival starting September 12, including Canned Heat, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, G. Love and Special Sauce and Gov't Mule. The list of brewers is 56 strong and will include heavy hitters and little-knowns alike from as far way as Georgia. Big names to look for include Sierra Nevada, Moab Brewery and Santa Fe Brewing Company.

There are lots of hotel options available in town and there is camping available for $40. Entrance to the festival can be purchased day-to-day or you can go for the full monty for $155. Birkenstocks, patchouli and dreadlocks will not get you any discounts either, hippies!

Related Stories:
· Telluride Blues and Brews Festival [Official Site]
· Ski Resorts in Summer coverage [Jaunted]
· Summer Travel coverage [Jaunted]

[Photo of The Black Crowes at Blues '07: Barry Brecheisen]

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