The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will once again take over the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado on September 15-17, 2017. 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), an art gallery, 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. The lineup will be released in the coming weeks.
The Grand Tasting
Not to be outdone by the music, the festival is also host to one of the premier beer tasting events in the Southwest! the Grand Tasting will feature 56 craft breweries showcasing more than 170 beers and ciders. The Grand Tasting takes place on Saturday, September 16th from noon to 3:00 p.m. inside Telluride Town Park. Attendees are welcome to sample as many beer styles as desired while enjoying live music from the Main Stage. The list of attending breweries, alongside official beer sponsor Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, has been announced. You can view the list Here.
For those looking to stay close to the action, a variety of on-site festival camping is being offered, ranging from luxurious Glamping in the Safari Village to the affordable standard camping choice. Glamping Packages come with two VIP Passes, luxury heated tents provided by Colorado Yurt equipped with queen or twin beds, premium amenities and an on-site concierge located inside the festival grounds. Standard Camping features easy access to the festival, exclusive, daily “Campground Sessions” shows on the rustic Campground Stage, and fun eco-friendly challenges to win prizes. Other local lodging selections (at local hotel partners) are also available. You can view all camping and accommodation selections Here.
The Early Bird and VIP 3-Day Festival Passes are very limited and will sell out within minutes. Juke Joint (late night shows) passes, 4-Day Camping passes, Glamping, Campground Vehicle and RV passes, and Basecamp Gear Rentals (camping gear packages) are also available. Tickets start at $175.00 for an Early Bird 3-Day pass. Children ages 11 and under are free. Single day tickets will go on sale Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Details about all ticketing packages can be found Here.