Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Telluride Blues Challenge Winner

2018 Telluride Blues Challenge Winner: Alex Paul

Congratulations to the winner of the 2018 Telluride Blues Challenge - Alex Paul! Paul competed against five other finalists at the Telluride Blues Challenge on Saturday, September 15th and won a premium Martin 00X1AE guitar provided by Telluride Music Company, two performances at this year's and next year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, a spot on the 2019 Durango Blues Train and more!
Plan for 2019

Start Planning Now for the 2019 Festival

It’s never too early to start planning for the festival trip of a lifetime! Boasting three days and nights of live music on multiple stages, an eclectic craft beer lineup with 56 breweries and over 170 styles of beer, along with breathtaking scenery and much more, the Telluride Blues & Brews is must visit. With the 25th annual festival in the rear-view mirror, we look forward to celebrating the 26th on September 13-15, 2019. Tickets for the next year's festival go on sale March 1, 2019. Lodging in Telluride can fill-up fast! Start booking now for special deals and the best selection of properties and hotels.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Grand Tasting Best Of Fest Winner

2018 Grand Tasting 'Best of Fest' Winner

The results are in! All of the votes have been counted and the people have spoken, let's hear it for the new "Best of Fest" champions, Marble Brewery. To the crowd's delight, the award-winning brewery showcased these three winning styles at this year's Grand Tasting: Double White, Passionate Gose and Pilsner.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - 2018 Sunday

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - 2018 Sunday Highlights

The third and final day of the 25th Telluride Blues & Brews Festival was a phenomenal close to an epic weekend of world class live music, craft beer, yoga, and so much more! Thank you for another fantastic festival. We are overwhelmed by the continuous support and the contributions of all our artists, staff, partners, vendors, volunteers, and especially the attendees that have made this unique event continue for 25 years. Without you it would not be possible, and your dedication gives us a deep appreciation for the amazing community that makes this weekend so special
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - 2018 Saturday Highlights

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival - 2018 Saturday Highlights

Day 2 of the 25th Telluride Blues & Brews Festival was one for the books! A strong coalition of bands all day topped by a stunning performance by Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters sent us into orbit. Beautiful warm, sunny weather in the mountains made for the perfect setting for the Grand Tasting with 56 craft breweries with 170 different styles of beer and cider. Song by The California Honeydrops recorded live from the festival.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Sunset Blues Concert

2018 Sunset Blues Concert

Join us in Mountain Village's Sunset Plaza for our free Sunset Blues Concert on Thursday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm featuring Dragondeer and The Bones of J.R. Jones. Sunset Plaza is just a short, beautiful gondola ride up the mountain from the town of Telluride! The event and gondola ride are free and open to the public, and the event is rain or shine. The Sunset Blues Concert is made possible by the generous support by Telluride Ski Resort, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, TMVOA, and the Town of Mountain Village. Mountain Village is perched above the valley floor at 9,500 feet, providing access to the Telluride Ski Resort and Uncompahgre National Forest.