Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 House Of Brews

House of Brews 2018 Pour List

Try one, try them all - there’s no shortage of outstanding craft beer at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. The House of Brews is your source for craft refreshment throughout entire the festival! Step inside and enjoy an eclectic mix of six premium craft beers and two hard ciders - all hand picked by the Festival staff. These beverages are unique, delicious and must tries for any beer or cider enthusiast. The House of Brews tent is located on the north side of the festival grounds, adjacent to the festival store and main entrance. Cheers!
Lodging Contest 2018

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Giveaway - Win Tickets, Lodging and More!

Three days of world-class blues music, rocking late night shows, craft beer, outdoor activities and more under the towering San Juan Mountains. It doesn’t get much better than the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival! We’ve teamed up with Alpine Lodging Telluride,, YETI and Voormi to giveaway the festival trip of a lifetime! One lucky will win a pair of 3-Day Festival Passes to the 2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival September 14-16, lodging at the Mountainside Inn, a new YETI cooler and a pair of jackets from Voormi. All you have to do is get to Telluride! This contest closes Thursday, September 6, at 5pm (MT). Enter now!
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Yoga Sessions

2018 Free Yoga Sessions

Wake up to mornings of liberating movement in the crisp, refreshing mountain air. Guided by professional instructor Lauren Miller, enjoy a smooth yoga flow designed to improve your health, performance, and overall well being. The class blends playful exercises focusing on balance, strength, flexibility and power in a welcoming format. Guests of all skill levels are welcome to join us on Saturday and Sunday mornings during the Festival weekend to enjoy a fluid yoga flow and activating breath practice. Nestled in the cozy amphitheater of Elks Park in downtown Telluride, the yoga sessions are a fun and inspiring way to start your mornings. New to yoga or considering for the first time? Join in and discover the healing power of yoga.
Blues Challenge 18 | Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

2018 Telluride Blues Challenge Finalists Announced

Over the past few years, the Telluride Blues Challenge has emerged as one of the most coveted music competitions in the Southwest! Musicians from all over the country submit their best songs for the chance to make the top six and earn in invite to the Blues Challenge Finals held at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. Presented by Telluride Music, Telluride Blues Society and the Colorado Blues Society, the Telluride Blues Challenge gives up-and-coming artist the chance to advance their careers.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | 2018 Music Maker Relief Foundation

Music Maker Relief Foundation Drink House Lounge & Exhibition

As the 2018 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival draws closer, we are thrilled for the opportunity to once again partner with and contribute to the endeavors of the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The MMRF was founded to preserve the musical traditions of America's South by directly supporting the musicians who make it, ensuring their voices will not be silenced by poverty and time. Through programs dedicated to cultural access, musical development and musician sustenance, the Foundation gives future generations access to their heritage through documentation and performance programs that build knowledge and appreciation of America's musical traditions.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Telluride Blues Challenge

2018 Blues For Breakfast

Start your mornings off with blues music, a hearty breakfast and drinks at Blues for Breakfast! Kicking off at 9:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday of the Festival weekend, Blues for Breakfast offers a pleasant warm-up to a dynamic day and late night full of music. Join us at the brand new "Back Porch Stage" at the Elks Lodge (located at 472 West Pacific Avenue), for a bite to eat as the first official chords of the day are struck. With cozy couches and comfortable seating along with rustic decor, The Back Porch Stage will be the ideal setting to start your day off the right way!
Main Street Shot

Telluride Blues Lodging and Travel Guide

With September inching closer every day, the time is now to have your Telluride Blues & Brews Festival plans dialed in. In addition to three days of world class music and craft beer, Telluride also offers plenty of boutique shops, delicious restaurants, outdoor recreation opportunities, historic relics and more. With the trip of a lifetime right around the corner, now is your last chance to take advantage of exclusive lodging offers and packages before they’re gone.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Stand-Up Comedy

2018 Stand-Up Comedy at the Festival

Comedy returns to Blues & Brews with stand-up shows featuring five comedians and a brand new "Back Porch Comedy Club" at the Elks Lodge. With cozy couches and comfortable seating along with rustic decor and ambient lighting, Back Porch Comedy Club will be the ideal setting to catch some late night humor. This intimate venue will host the "Dirty Shows" on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 10:00 pm. For the young at heart, please note that some of the comedy will be adult in nature. Catch all five comedians again on the Blues Stage, Saturday, September 15 at 4:30 pm and Sunday, September 16 at 4:00 pm during the Festival.
Taste Tease Vol 1 2018

Taste Tease 2018: Volume 1

Every September, 56 of America’s best craft breweries travel to Telluride Town Park to showcase their beer at the Telluride Blues & Brews Grand Tasting. Each of these breweries and their beers are unique, showcasing distinct flavors, colors, smells and personalities. Every craft beer is a work of art taking months and sometimes years to perfect. Just as our artist lineup showcases a variety of distinct music masters, our craft beer lineup showcases a variety of brewing masters. The Telluride Blues & Brews ‘Taste Tease’ series is our attempt at giving you a look at some of the 170 beer styles you’ll be able to sample at this year’s Grand Tasting. Leading up to the festival, the Blues & Brews Staff will be sampling six beers a month and reporting on our findings. We hope you find this series as informative and fun we do! This month’s blog features Sierra Nevada’s Hazy Little Thing IPA, Big B's Lazy Daze Hard Lemonade, Telluride Brewing’s Whacked Out Wheat, Ska Brewing’s Rue B. Soho Grapefruit Lager, Uinta Brewing’s Mango Lime Pilsner and Crooked Stave’s Sour Rosé.