Telluride Festivals and Events

And the World Goes Round

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 16:15
August 27th & 28th. 7PM. Doors open at 6:30PM. General Admission Seating: $25- Adults, $15- Students/Children (Under 18) Part of the Telluride American Songbook Festival, this long running New York show celebrates the songs of John Kander and Fred Ebb.  Bring a group of 10 or more and save $5 per ticket. For group packages, contact Marilyn Branch at banchm@telluridecolorado.net To purchase tickets, click HERE .

Pretty Lights PreParty: Eliot Lipp

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:45
Thursday, August 27th.  Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Eliot Lipp  is an electronic music artist, performing as a part of Pretty Lights . Video of Eliot Lipp - Rap Tight - Tacoma Mockingbird  

Pretty Lights PreParty: Mikey Thunder

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:15
Thursday, August 27th. Tickets at the door. Mikey Thunder is an electronic musician. His sound is a bassdriven, party, rock, electro, future, and funk mix. Video of Mikey Thunder - Trill St. Blues [HD]  

The Mighty Diamonds

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 14:00
Tuesday, August 25th.  $20 GA floor (standing room only). $30 reserved seats on the balcony. Formed in 1969, the Mighty Diamonds are the most consistent and long-running vocal trio in Jamaican musical history. They have produced more than 40 albums, and have toured extensively around the world. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Video of Mighty Diamonds-I Need A Roof  

Photographing Artwork

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 16:45
Saturday-Sunday. August 22nd-23rd. 10-4PM.  $215 tuition+$10 materials. This class will teach both 2D and 3D artists how to accurately convey the original image while avoiding unexpected shadows, poor image quality, and off coloring. Students of all levels are welcome. It is encouraged students bring a few examples of their work. A camera is optional. To register, click HERE .

Dawes

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 16:45
Saturday, August 22nd. 8PM Dawes , is a folk rock band with a Laurel Canyon sound dervied from artists such as Crosby, Stills, Nash, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'Things Happen' below: Video of Dawes - Things Happen (Official Video)  

Brothers Gow

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 16:45
Friday, August 21st. 10PM.  Brothers Gow, is a quintet out of San Diego that combines rock, funk, jazz and reggae influences. With more than 500 shows under their belts, they offer a dynamic sound, strong vocal harmonies, and complex arrangements in their guitar-driven rock. Watch them play below: Video of Brothers Gow - Orpheum Theater - Flagstaff, AZ - 2015  

Michael Jackson's Thriller

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 16:15
August 21st & 22nd, 2015.  A brand NEW event for Telluride Theatre will feature the Telluride Theatre Orchestra Band, our amazing local singers and dancers. This year we will present Michael Jackson’s THRILLER album in its entirety, which we will theatricalize and stage for an great night of fun. Two nights only and not to be missed!  

Liver Down the River

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 16:15
Thursday, August 20th. 10PM. Playing at the Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, this six member band will play their bluegrass tunes. Inspired by bluegrass, and traditional Grateful Dead tunes the band brings a truly unique performance. Watch them below, playing 'Swallow Tail Jam:' Video of Liver Down The River - Swallow Tail Jam (Live)  

Wild Mushrooms: from Forage to Feast

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 15:45
Thursday, August 20th. 9-1PM Forage & 5-8PM Feast.  $170+$30 ingredients In the morning, join wild mushroom expert John Sir Jesse, to learn about and gather a variety of edible local fungi. Later in the evening students will reconvene to transform the day's harvest into a delicious dinner with French chef Bertrand Marchal. For forage, wear comfortable shoes, bring sunscreen/hat, water, snacks, lunch, small sharp knife and cloth of paper bag for collecting. For the dinner, bring your own beverage. To register, click HERE .

Bow Wow Film Festival

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:30
Thursday, August 20th. $12 at Second Chance Humane Society & online. $15 night of show. Doors open at 6PM. Bow Wow is a traveling film festival that features some of the years' best dog themed short films. Second Chance Humane Society has arranged for them to show their films at the Sheridan Opera House. There will be a silent auction and the films will begin at 7PM. For more information, click HERE . To purchase tickets, click HERE .  

Jenny Lewis

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday, August 19th . Doors at 8PM. Show at 8:30PM. Jenny Lewis , is a singer songwriter with a indie/folk/soul sound. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch her hit, 'Just One Of The Guys' below: Video of Jenny Lewis - Just One Of The Guys [Official Music Video]  

Jon Wayne and the Pain

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, August 19th. 6-8PM. FREE! Jon Wayne and the Pain  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Jon Wayne and The Pain - Extended Family (official video)    

The Art of the Portrait

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:45
Tuesday-Thursday. August 18th-20th. 10-2PM.  $195 tuition+$85 studio fee* *The studio fee covers the model and Gamsol solvent and disposal. Students have the option of bringing their own required materials or purchasing them from Ah Haa for an additional $45 fee. In this three-day workshop students will use oil paints and work from a live model. Students will focus on facial structure and how it can be broken down into planes of light and shadow. Individual attention will be given, so that each student can achieve their goals with portraiture. Painting experience is helpful, but not required. To register, click HERE .

Understanding Light

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:30
Tuesday-Thursday. August 18th-20th. 10-2PM.  $215 tuition+$10 material Over the course of three days, students will learn how to read light, and recognize when and how to change it. Through hands on demonstrations, participants will be able to leave with new tools and skills for creating powerful photographs in any setting. Participants should bring a digital SLR camera and have a good understanding of how their camera works. For the first class, please bring examples of lighting that interests you (from magazines, books, film, etc.) To register, click HERE .

Marilyn Maye

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 15:45
Monday and Tuesday. August 17th & 18th. 7PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for kids (under 18). At 87 years old, Marilyn Maye is still singing in sold-out concerts around the world. "Wherever she is appearing, get there by plane, train, bus or car. You must go see her for yourself!" - Lynn DiMenna, Cabaret Scenes. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Contact Susan Day at susanday96@ymail.com for groups of ten or more to receive $5 off each ticket . Video of Marilyn Maye Tribute to Johnny Carson      

Marilyn Mae

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 15:45
Monday and Tuesday. August 17th & 18th. 7PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for kids (under 18). At 87 years old, Marilyn Mae is still singing in sold-out concerts around the world. "Wherever she is appearing, get there by plane, train, bus or car. You must go see her for yourself!" - Lynn DiMenna, Cabaret Scenes. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Contact Susan Day at susanday96@ymail.com for groups of ten or more to receive $5 off each ticket . Video of Marilyn Maye Tribute to Johnny Carson      

Raku Ceramics

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 16:30
Satuday & Sunday. August 15 & 16th. 9-5PM.  $250 tuition + $35 materials. Students will participate in at least four firings over the course of two days, and will be able to glaze and fire their own pieces. Students should bring 3-5 bisqued pieces (not too large) made from raku clay. For more information and to purchase raku clay in advance, contact Ah Haa.  To register, click HERE . Jim will also offer an artist lecture and ceramic sale on Friday, August 14th from 6:30-8PM.

Joint Point

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 16:00
Satuday, August 15th. 10PM. Come and watch Telluride's own, Joint Point. A ski bum band, they are inspired by Radiohead and the Grateful Dead. Watch them play below: Video of Joint Point 11/23/12 Sheridan opera house Telluride, Colorado  

Artist Lecture Series

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:30
Friday, August 14th. 6-8PM.  Free and open to the public. Jim Romberg  is a Professor Emeritus from Southern Oregon University. Attendees of this lecture series will learn about Raku Art. Jim is also teaching a class on Raku Ceramics on August 15th & 16th.