Telluride Blues & Brews Band Members

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival would not be possible without the hard work of every member of our team. Thank you to all of you and here’s to another 25 years!

Festival Director - Steve Gumble

Director of Operations - Courtney McClary Yug

Director of Marketing - Jacob Bomersback

Director of Partnerships - Patrick Shehan

Vending, Glamping & Event Operations Manager - Marcus Smith

Accounting - Sherry Brieske, Dave Strellner, Pam Bennett

Artist Advance Director - Cat Leonaitis

Artist Biographer - Suzanne Cheavens

Artist Hospitality - Kathleen Cole, Kristin Hickey, Casey Graves

Backstage & VIP Massage - Diana Marshall

Beverage Operations - Dave Zaumseil, Matt Hladik

Blues Stage Stage Manager - Chris Lawerence

Blues Stage Venue Manager - Brent Compton

Box Office Director - Phoebe Joecks

Box Office Staff - Neddie Troutman, Chris Cloonan, Duke Dean, Doug “Smudge” Scott

Campground Staff - Elwood Baylor, Carole Reece, Randy Reece, Aaron Reece, Fawnda Rogers, Donavan Sandefur

Camping & Volunteers Director - Denise Mongan

Clubs Managers - Arab Ginnett, Tom Hannahs

Communications Director - Luci Reeve

Electricians - Liberty Bell Electric, Karen Dunivan, Kerry Dunivan

Emeritus Staff - Bob McHugh, Karen Moore, Lynn Gumble, Teddy Errico

Festival Chef - John Gerona

Festival Vibe - How Do You Like Me Now Productions

Front Cover Artwork - Debra Hurd

Glamping Construction - Joshua Daniel, Niel Ringstad

Informational Barricade & Parking Director - Dennis Green

Lighting Consultant - Tim Lafferty

Master of Ceremonies - Ashley Bohling, Jeb Berrier

Master of Everything - Rich Estes

Media Manager & Artist Relations - Phil Cummings

Merchandise Director - Ashley Story

Merchandise Managers - Ava Halper, Pamela Sante, Ashley Shupp

Music Archivists - John Rosenberg, Rob Carney, Barrett Miller

Operations Assistants - Luke Brown, Dustin Hinde, Ginger Bynum

Park Operations Director - Judd Kleinman

Park Operations Staff - Tony King, Steve Spencer, Jordan Bushouse, Steve Morris, Jim Yobp, Joe Chisolm, Ross Caswell, Delton Poole

Parking & Informational Barricade Staff - Susan Ensor, Mallory Rice, Miranda Richardson, Matt Kroll, Monica Carey, Ed Janus, Eleasha Hemphill

Photographers - Barry Brecheisen, Dino Perrucci, Jason Squires, Andrew Rios, Robbie Duenweg, Loren James Creer

Production Director - Jereb Carter

Production Manager - Patrick Dickenson

Security Director - John Cohn

Security Staff - Franny Cohn, Tina Tharp, Degrey Phillips, Joe Piche, Frank Hensen, Ruth Hensen, Josh Blakeman, Carol Lee

Stage Manager - Amber Kleinman

Telluride Blues Challenge Director - Telluride Music - Tom Nading

Transportation Staff - Jim Tweksbury, Mark Kennefick, Dave Johnson, Roger Young

VIP Host - Lindie Sanford


The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival would also like to thank the following people for their support: Town of Telluride staff, Telluride Town Council, Stephanie Jaquet, John Wontrobski, The Parks & Recreation Staff And Commission, The Town of Mountain Village Staff, The Telluride Tourism Board, The Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association, Town of Telluride Public Works