2018 Schedule Is Here!

Plan your weekend and don't miss a beat! Way more than just a single stage, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival features over 50 shows, with more than 30 artists on 3 stages, 5 late night venues and more. Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Booker T's Stax Revue, and Samantha Fish headline the first day full day of the festival on Friday. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, JJ Grey & Mofro, and The Marcus King Band top Saturday’s performances. Gov't Mule, Anders Osborne and Valerie June take us home on Sunday.

The 2018 festival kicks off on Thursday, September 13 with the free Sunset Blues Concert in Mountain Village Sunset Plaza featuring The Bones of J.R. Jones and Dragondeer. Afterwards, catch the "Bal de Maison" opening party at the historic Sheridan Opera House with Samantha Fish.

Festival Gates open at 11:30 am on Friday, 11 am on Saturday and 10:30 am on Sunday with a full day of performances on the Main Stage starting shortly after. Throughout the festival, enjoy comfortable theatre-style seating, a full bar with beer, wine and cocktails, stand-up comedy and world-class blues music at the Blues Stage located in the festival grounds, a short walk away from the Main Stage! Festival campers can enjoy exclusive daily Campground Sessions inside the festival campground with Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, The Bones of J.R. Jones, and Pee Wee Hayes. The Grand Tasting featuring 56 craft breweries will take place Saturday from 12pm to 3 in the festival grounds.

Friday and Saturday, after the music ends in Telluride Town Park, the fun continues into the night at Juke Joint shows located in various venues throughout the town of Telluride. Juke Joint passes grant access to all Juke Joint venues for the specific night purchased, allowing you to see 5 different shows in an intimate setting each night! To read more about each late night show, click here.

After Gov't Mule closes down the Main Stage on Sunday night, head back over to the Sheridan Opera House for the "Fais Do Do" closing celebration, with RL Boyce and the Hill Country Allstars.

Don't forget about Saturday and Sunday morning's Blisters & Brews 5k Fundraiser Race, Yoga Sessions and Blues for Breakfast with the Telluride Blues Challenge Finals!

3-Day Park Passes, Juke Joint, Bal de Maison, Fais Do Do and Camping Passes are on sale now. Single Day tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 13 at 10am (MT). To purchase tickets to the Festival, click here.

Steve Gumble2018