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.
Blues Gives Back

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Gives Back and You Can Get Involved

The power of music to gather, evoke emotion and send a message is undeniable. The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is committed to partnering with and supporting causes and nonprofits local and national. For 2018 we’ve teamed up with the Music Maker Relief Foundation, Leave No Trace, Telluride’s One-to-One Mentoring Program, Telluride AIDS Benefit, the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program and the Telluride Blues Society to help with their causes while offering meaningful festival programing for attendees.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Grand Tasting

2018 Grand Tasting Beer Styles

It's here! The comprehensive list of all the different beers that will be at the 2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Grand Tasting has been released. Join us on Saturday, September 15 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!
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Campsite Challenge

"Making my Blues Green" - 2018 Campsite Challenge

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival teamed up with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, an educational non-profit organization to encourage all of you to green the scene by entering the “Making My Blues Green – Coolest & Cleanest Campsite Challenge". The contest is open to all campers attending the Blues & Brews festival. Just take a few minutes to swing by the Leave No Trace booth to register and let them know you are being clean and sustainable here at the festival and you are instantly entered to win FREE swag including tickets for next year’s festival!
2018 Survive and Thrive

2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival "Survive and Thrive" Guide

Yes, like most festivals there’s a Main Stage, but at Blues & Brews and in Telluride there’s so much more! With multiple stages, yoga sessions, late night shows, TONS of beer styles to try, world-class restaurants, alpine surroundings and more, it can’t hurt to have a little guidance. Curated by our staff experts, we are proud to present the comprehensive 2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival “Survive and Thrive” Guide.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Raffle

We’re Giving Away A Vacation, A Guitar & 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival Tickets

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is raffling off a signed guitar by Joe Bonamassa, a 7-day Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise for two and a pair of tickets to the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival, to benefit local Telluride non-profits. We are raising funds for the One to One Mentoring Program and the Telluride Aids Benefit. Be sure to stop by the merchandise tent or Blues Cruise Bus to buy a raffle ticket, learn more about the prizes and help show your support for our local non-profits!

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