Paste Magazine teamed up with Horny Toad during the 2012 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival to capture intimate performances from some of the 19th annual's most recognized and up and coming performing artists. These live sessions show the raw talent of these musicians while capturing the beauty of Telluride, Colorado. Here's the full list with links!Read More
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Holiday Pre-Sale VIP and 3-day passes sold out in record time. There are still limited quantities of Holiday Juke Joint (night venue) and Camping passes, which make great stocking stuffers for the holiday season!
If you missed purchasing VIP and 3-Day passes for the Holiday Pre-sale, don't worry, more tickets will be available for our general ticket sale on, Saturday, March 1st, 2014.Read More
Purchase Early and Save During Blues & Brews' Special Holiday Season Ticket Pre-Sale this Thursday, December, 12th at 10:00 a.m. (MST)Read More
Shop Cyber Bluesday for an opportunity to save 20% on all festival gear starting now through Saturday, December 7th till midnight (MST)!Read More
Click here to watch the Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform "Yellow Moon" and "Sugar Plum" live in the yurt at Blues & Brews.Read More
Congratulations to Jim Woolaway!Read More
Paste Magazine was on site at this year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival crafting various music videos with some of our festival artist's backstage. Paste teamed up with festival partner Colorado Yurt Company to record a few sessions in their homey and uniquely welcoming yurts (transformed to recording studio) during the festival.Read More
The Keeping the Blues Alive Awards recognize the significant contributions to Blues music made by the people behind the scenes. Each is selected on the basis of merit by a select panel of Blues professionals. Each year, The Blues Foundation presents the Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Awards to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Blues world.Read More
Forgot to grab something to commemorate your 20th Annual Blues and Brews?Read More
Our festival partners Jam In The Van recorded a number of artists backstage at this year’s Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. Watch Gary Clark Jr.'s phenomenal guitar sessions recorded Friday, September 13th in Jam in the Van's RV-turned-studio.
Stay tuned for more Jam In The Van sessions, coming soon...Read More
As we look through our photos, videos, reviews, and online posts, we're left with a deep appreciation that Telluride Blues & Brews is one of the most beloved festivals around and we have, without a doubt, the most beloved fans of any festival around!
Many thanks to all of you who come to join us year after year to make each and every Blues & Brews a unique celebration of music, family, friends, and good vibrations. Once again, thank you to our fans, staff, volunteers, and all of this year's amazing artists.Read More
The festival came to a close on Sunday with some really special performances. The Relatives started off the day with some soulful gospel. Preservation Hall Jazz Band followed up with a lively set that had everyone in the park dancing. Low Volts played some dirty blues on the side stage before Anders Osborne rocked out. Karl Denson's Tiny Universe was amazing and John Hiatt & The Combo was mesmerizing. Finally, Melissa Etheridge blew everyone away with a 2hr plus set. What a perfect way to end the festival. Thank you to everyone that came this year and years past!Read More
Saturday was a day to remember in Telluride Town Park. IBC Winner Selwyn Birchwood Band opened the day to the Grand Tasting with 56 microbreweries. The New Mastersounds brought some funk onto stage followed by the Rebirth Brass Band from New Orleans. Low Volts played a Campground Sessions spot while Kim Churchill and Laura Meyer played sets on the side stage. Otis Taylor Band graced us with one more appearance and Mickey Hart jammed out to some new and old tunes.Read More
Friday was an epic day of music in Telluride, Colorado. So many talented musicians played here. Kim Churchill opened the day followed by another heavy set by The Bright Light Social Hour. James Bay played two side stage shows along with a Campground Sessions set. ZZ Ward sang that 'Dirty Shine' while Allen Stone brought his "hippie with soul" energy to the stage.Read More
What a day! The Bright Light Social Hour opened with a bang, the Otis Taylor Band played the blues and Booker T. Jones finished out the night with everybody in the park 'feeling good' despite the rain showers. The sun is out today and we're ready for another big day of music in Town Park!
Booker T. Jones ft. Mayer Hawthorne - "Sound the Alarm"Read More
UPDATE: Telluride Blues & Brews will again offer a live internet video stream of the entire festival. For more details and schedule click here.
The summer music season of Colorado's Western Slope region will be capped off by four days of live tunes and craft libations at this year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.Read More