Telluride blues and brews festival early bird pass sale

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 24, 2011 6:53 am

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival has announced early bird 3-day pass sales. Every September, the bands, the fans, and the barrels of beer roll into Telluride Town Park for the annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. A three-day celebration of live blues and microbrews, the festival hosts over 20 national touring bands, over 50 microbreweries from around the west, and a crowd of almost 10,000 from across the country.

Three-day passes, Juke Joint tickets, and camping passes for the 18th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival are on sale now. Three-day passes are available for $145.00* each, as Juke Joint tickets sell for $25* per night. Festival camping is available adjacent to the festival grounds for 4 nights starting Thurs., Sept.15.

“This weekend is shaping up with amazing musical talent daily and great late night shows at local Juke Joints,” said Steve Gumble, founder of the festival. “We are thrilled to annouce our stellar line up this year.”

When B.B. King performed here in 2004, he sat on the stage, looked out at the mountains before him, and told the crowd, “Out of the 90 different countries I’ve been to, I’ve never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here.

Along with an amazing weekend of music, Telluride Blues & Brews proudly presents the Grand Tasting Sat., Sept. 17, 2011. One of the premier tasting events in the Southwest, the Grand Tasting features more than 150 beers from over 50 microbreweries, including those from the Telluride Blues & Brews official beer sponsor, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

Additional festival highlights include; late night shows at the local Juke Joints and after hours jams, Free Acoustic Artist Series, Blues for Breakfast, The Rainbow Kids area and Kid’s parade and the Telluride Acoustic Blues Competition.

Entire festival Line-up to be announced Late Spring 2011. For more information on the festival or to purchase tickets go to or call 1-800-515-6166 today.

*All ticket prices subject to a $2.50 per day Town of Telluride Fee and/or ticket handling fee.