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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - Sunday, September 17, 2017 Highlights

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - Day 3 Highlight Recap Video

Nestled in the box canyon surrounded by color changing leaves, the final day of the 24th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival closed out with with a bang. Special collaborations on the Main Stage, tight rhythm sections and memorable displays of raw blues from the Blues Stage and Campground Stage, and a closer set with Steve Winwood topped off the weekend, who performed a myriad of classic records that reside in every serious listener’s collection. Thank you for another fantastic year at Telluride Blues & Brews Festival! Subscribe to the Bluesletter to stay connected for photo recaps, videos, interviews and more coming soon!
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - Saturday, September 16, 2017 Highlights

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - Day 2 Highlight Recap Video

Day two of the 24th Telluride Blues & Brews Festival showcased an array of lead guitarists with signature styles in blues and blues-adjacent music, but for the many that arrived when the gates opened, it was the sound of bagpipes that greeted them. The annual tradition signified the start of the Grand Tasting, a three hour offering of over 170 world class craft beers from 56 hand selected breweries from across the country. Song by Tab Benoit - captured live from the festival.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Blues For Breakfast

2017 Blues For Breakfast

Start your mornings off proper with blues music, a hearty breakfast and drinks at Blues for Breakfast! Kicking off at 9:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday of the Festival weekend, Blues for Breakfast offers a pleasant warm-up to a dynamic day and late night full of music. Join us at the Telluride's intimate Elks Lodge (located at 472 West Pacific Avenue), for a bite to eat as the first official chords of the day are struck.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Sustainability

Leave No Trace: Sustainability

The power of music to gather, evoke emotion and send a message is undeniable. We’re committed to using our resources to promote sustainability and encourage environmental responsibility. We act with the planet in mind and are dedicated to a high standard of sustainability. Our festival sits in a gorgeous public park located on a beautiful planet and we intend to keep it that way for generations to come. Through partnerships, action and we focus on waste reduction, environmental education and advocacy, energy offsets and earth celebration, we aim to have the most positive impact as possible.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Raffle

We’re Giving Away A Vacation, A Guitar & Telluride Jazz Festival Tickets

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is raffling off a signed guitar by Joe Bonamassa, valued at $1,500, a 7-day Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise for two and two tickets to the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival, to benefit local Telluride non-profits. We are raising funds for the One to One Mentoring Program, who empowers youth in San Miguel County to achieve their social, emotional and academic potential through professionally supported mentor relationships, and the Telluride Aids Benefit, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight HIV/AIDS by heightening global and local awareness, as well as generating financial support for educational programs and patient care/prevention. Be sure to stop by the merchandise tent or Blues Cruise RV to buy a raffle ticket, learn more about the prizes and help show your support for our local non-profits!
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Grand Tasting

2017 Grand Tasting Beer Styles

It's here! The comprehensive list of all the different beers that will be at the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Grand Tasting has been released. Join us on Saturday, September 16 from 12 pm - 3 pm to celebrate the craftsmanship and excellence of craft beer. Explore a vast offering of a dynamic variety of flavors in over 170 styles of beer and cider brought to you by 56 of the best craft breweries from around America. As you walk into the beautiful Telluride Town Park Festival Grounds you’ll be greeted with a special souvenir tasting glass. This tasting glass is your vessel to sample some of the best craft beer in the world. Costumes, high-fives, smiles and massive crowd-wide cheers are all frequent. After you’ve tried as many beers as you like, it will be time to vote for your favorite brewery. When the Tasting is over, the brewery with the most votes will be crowned "Best of Fest" winner and awarded a trophy on stage. Cheers!

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