Moreland & Arbuckle Video With Gondola Sessions

"Long Did I Hide It" is a song from Moreland & Arbuckle's 2016 Alligator Records release Promised Land Or Bust. The lyrics speak of empathy, frustration and suppression, which complement the wailing harmonica on this quick blues track. Our friends Gondola Sessions captured this intimate recording live in Telluride on board the breathtaking Telluride Gondola.

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Jonathon Boogie Long Rides With Gondola Sessions

Jonathon Boogie Long held nothing back during his Gondola Sessions at the 2016 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. Jonathon Boogie Long brought his southern blues on the gondola for this take of "Pray For Me," recorded on the Gondola. Boogie Long is known for his quick fills and solos and, despite using an acoustic guitar for the session, he did not disappoint.

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2016 Gondola Sessions With Eagle Eye Williamson

Take a ride with Eagle Eye Williamson and Gondola Sessions down the Telluride Gondola for an electric version of his song "I Don't Want To Be Alone" . Hailing from Austin, Texas, Eagle Eye is a one-man band who plays a guitar with one hand and a mini tambourine attached to a drumstick in the other.

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Samantha Fish | "Gone For Good" Live At Blues & Brews

Samantha Fish is a force to be reckoned with. She blends polished guitar work and engaging vocals that cross genres from Blues to Rock to Country. She delivered a stand-out performance on the Main Stage which many consider to be a highlight from the 2016 Festival. Her guitar riffs are like flint on steel and her vocals go down smooth like a fine shot of whiskey. Watch her perform "Gone For Good" live from Telluride Blues & Brews Festival earlier this year on Sunday, Sept 18, 2016.

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Samantha Fish | "Highway's Holding Me Now" Live At Blues & Brews

Samantha Fish sings with sweet ferocity combined with masterful guitar work and tight lyrics. The Kansas City, Missouri native easily stole the show on Sunday afternoon at Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. The crowd simply could not get enough as she commanded them through powerful guitar riffs and blazing vocals. Watch Samantha Fish perform "Highway's Holding Me Now" live from Telluride Blues & Brews Festival earlier this year on Sunday, Sept 18, 2016.

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Thank You For The Memories!

We just wrapped up another phenomenal year here at the 23rd Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival and want to take a moment to thank everyone that made it such a memorable experience! With smiles on our faces, we walked away with a deep appreciation of the amazing community of individuals that come back each year to help us create and celebrate this unique event!

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2016 Telluride Blues Challenge Winner: Steve Itterly

Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Telluride Blues Challenge - Steve Itterly! Itterly competed against five other finalists at the Telluride Blues Challenge on Saturday, September 17th and won a premium Martin D-1GT guitar provided by Telluride Music Company, two performances at this year's and next year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival and more!

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The Daily Brewsletter - Day 2 Recap

Day two of the 23rd Telluride Blues & Brews Festival showcased an array of blues-infused bands lead by iconic guitarist including Gary Clark, Jr, Anders Osborne, North Mississippi Allstars and Tommy Castro & The Pain Killers, and a crowd-pleasing funky set from the California Honeydrops.

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