Anders Osborne "Send Me A Friend" Raffle

It isn’t the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival without Anders Osborne! From a New Orleans hopeful to a blues-rock mainstay, Anders has faced animosity climbed his way up the ladder. Once a self-proclaimed party animal, Anders is now a sober and dedicated professional musician. Inspired by his struggles touring while newly sober, Anders founded the “Send Me A Friend” program. Send Me A Friend is a non-profit organization and a national network of “sober friends” that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support for struggling musicians and music industry professionals.

"I mean, you have four or five sets. You're playing small breaks. There's no backstage; there's no tour manager that keeps people away. There's just you just sitting there in the bar waiting for the next set and that's — wow. That's difficult. Osborne says Send Me a Friend is about treating the music industry as a legitimate business, instead of as hobby you have to give up just because you're sober.” - Anders Osborne on NPR Music. Listen the full interview here.

Support the "Send Me A Friend" Program for a chance win a pair of sold out tickets to the closing show, Fais Do-Do, with Anders Osborne, along with signed merchandise and a meet-and-greet with the man himself. Prize packages will be raffled off daily from the the Festival's Main Stage. Raffle tickets are $5 and entries are unlimited!


Each day of the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival we’ll be raffling off a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT, closing show, Fais Do-Do, with signed Anders merchandise and a chance to meet Anders! The Anders meet-and-greet and prizes will can be redeemed Sunday immediately before the Fais Do-Do closing celebration.

How To Enter

Raffle tickets are $5 and available for purchase online now, by texting AndersFriend to 22333 or at the festival merchandise booth. Entries are cumulative and unlimited! The more tickets you buy the higher your chances of winning!

All Proceeds Support Send Me A Friend

Send Me A Friend is a sober support network for struggling musicians and music industry professionals. Send Me A Friend is a division of the the CAN’d Aid Foundation. The CAN’d Aid Foundation is a people-powered organization that puts the ability to do good in your hands. They strive to create little moments that have the CAN-do-ability for big change.

Winners Will Be Announced

Winners will be announced from the Festival Main Stage on Friday at 6:00 pm, Saturday at 5:50 pm and Sunday at 4:50 pm. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets to Fais Do-Do, with signed Anders merchandise and a chance to meet Anders! You don’t have to be present to win, we will contact you.

About the Fais Do Do Show

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 - 'Closing Celebration'
Artist: Anders Osborne
Venue: Sheridan Opera House
Doors: 8:30 pm | Showtime: 9:00 pm

"Fais do-do" roughly translates to "Cajun dance party". The parties were named for the gentle command ('go to sleep') young mothers offered bawling infants so that they could get back out and dance with their husbands before someone else did. This is our final show of the weekend and soon we will all go to sleep! If you’ve ever caught a Fais Do Do with Anders Osborne, you know this is a show not to be missed. For more info, click here.

Steve Gumble2017