Blues for Breakfast

Blues for Breakfast is a special event during the festival weekend at the Telluride Elks Lodge on Saturday and Sunday morning from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. As you enter the Elks Lodge, you are welcomed by a breakfast spread of scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash browns, toast, bacon and sausages. Grab a plate of hot food, a cup of joe and enjoy live blues music in an intimate setting!

The Poster Artist: Daryl Price

The artist behind the 2015 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival poster is Daryl Price. Daryl is a self-taught painter whose work consists mainly of American Jazz and Blues musicians from the 1930's and 40's. See it for yourself! Check out Daryl's artwork in person during the festival weekend from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. daily at the festival merch tent.

Wagner Custom Skis and Snowboards Contest

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival has partnered with three Colorado companies to bring you the ultimate giveaway. This month Wagner Custom Skis is giving away a GoPro Hero4 and a Blues & Brews Festival prize package including a Tee Shirt, Two Weekend Festival Passes + Camping complete with an Osprey Packs "Farpoint 55" and two Voormi baselayers complete with one men’s and one woman’s Voormi Thermal II Baselayer top! Enter to win here...

Road to Blues & Brews Results

On Saturday, August 1st, the Park House in Denver was host the Road to Blues & Brews where six bands competed for the chance to play at this year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. The winner of the 2015 'Road to Blues & Brews' is Michael Hornbuckle Band! The runner up is Union Driftwood!
83-Year-Old Mississippi Bluesman Leo "Bud" Welch

Leo "Bud" Welch

It's never too late to start a recording career. Just ask 83-year-old Leo "Bud" Welch. His first record came out in 2013, decades after he first picked up a guitar in 1945. For blues fans, it's been worth the wait. This is real blues straight from rural Mississippi to the mountains. Explore his story with this stunning video and be sure to catch one of his sets at this year's festival.

Durango Blues Train

Brought to you by the producers of Blues & Brews, the Durango Blues Train returns on August 21st and 22nd for two evenings of music aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango, Colorado. This unique music experience features two full bands and four solo and duo acts. Musicians perform in their own vintage coach, while passengers travel from one coach to the next sampling each musical act.