Telluride Festivals and Events

Telluride Tribute Fest

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 22:45
Presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation, the Telluride Tribute Fest is a weekend of tributes to some of the greatest bands in rock and roll history. The first annual Telluride Tribute Fest kicks off on March 13th with Zoso, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience , and ends on March 15th with Gary Mullen and the Works: One Night of Queen .   Tickets offers include day passes and a festival passes. Festival Pass: $70- Access to all three shows. $175- Access to all three shows plus VIP Balcony Access Seats, free beer, festival T-shirst, and exclusive meet and greet with our performers. Day 1 Pass: Thursday, March 13. ( Zoso, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience ) $20. Day 2 Pass: Friday, March, 14. (Dedicated to...

Zoso-Led Zeppelin Tribute Band

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 18:15
Zoso-Led Zeppelin Tribute Band plays at the Sheridan Opera House as a part of the new Tribute Fest. The band formed in 1995 and their sole goal is to "preform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing." March 13th. Show starts at 8:30PM. $20   To read more about Telluride's new festival:   Get tickets for the show or the Tribute Fest:   Visit Zoso's website at:

The Motet

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 02:15
The Motet plays at The Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Doors at 8PM, Show 10PM-2AM. $20 in advance, $25 at the door.   Learn more about the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon at: Visit Fly Me To The Moon Saloon's website: Visit The Motet's website at:

Cheesemaking 2

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:15
Laurel Robinson teaches students the basics of making semi soft and hard cheeses from cow's milk. You will be able to take away your own Boursin cheese. * Cheesemaking 101 (February 18) is not a prerequistie, but ti will certainly broaden your understanding and refine your techniques for making cheese on your own.   Tuesday, March 11. 11AM-3PM. $85 + $10 materials.   Please visit the Ah Haa's website for more details: To register for the class, please follow this link:

Urinetown -The Musical!

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 14:45
"When all of the world's water has dried up, a rapacious corporation charges people for the most basic of human needs. Deciding he's had enough, a romantic but bumbling revolutionary hero rouses the people against the forces of evil. URINETOWN is a wonderful Tony Award winning musical romp. Filled with comedy it produces many moments of unbridled laughter, fun for the whole family! Rated PG." March 11–15: 8PM. March 16: 4PM $20–Adults. $15-students $10 (First 100 tickets for March 11 will be $10 only) Purchase tickets HERE , or call 970-708-3934      

Rotary Red Ball Express

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 16:15
Win up to $100,000 as you watch large red medicine balls roll down the ski hill! In a nutshell, the Red Ball Express is a race of 100+ large red balls down a ski slope. The first balls down the race course determine who wins the prizes.  While the race itself takes only a few minutes, the preparation for the event takes at least 6 months.  Rotary recruits sponsors and non-profit participants, promotes the event and sells tickets.  Non-profits sell the tickets and keep 80% of the proceeds.  More information about the event can be found at and at 's webpage.

Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 15:00
Go to The Sheridan Opera House for the third annual Gary Wright Memorial Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic on Saturday March 8th. 8:00AM-noon in the Sheridan Opera House Gallery Room. First come, first served.

Blitzen Trapper

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:15
Beyond the Groove presents: Blitzen Trapper at Club Red at the Telluride Conference Center Friday, March 7 doors at 8PM show 8:30PM Buy tickets here! Check out Beyond the Groove's Facebook page here.  Video of Blitzen Trapper - Black River Killer (OFFICIAL VIDEO) Blitzen Trapper was founded in Portland, Oregon in 2000 by a group of native PacificNorthwesterners, who played around town endlessly to skeleton crowds and gave away animpressive stream of garage recordings on CDR for years. Then came the Blitzen Trapperrecord in 2003, and Field Rexx in 2005. But it wasn't until 2007's self-released Wild MountainNation made a big splash that they finally hit the road, setting the stage for Furr's release thefollowing year. Powered by its title track and by the G-funk...

Rockin' At The Opera House for TASP

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:15
Fundraiser Party for the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP) at the Sheridan Opera House. TASP decided to invite different resturants from town to provide one of their signature dishes. This includes delicous controbutions from: Siam & Siam's Talay Grille Rev Rustico Floavor The Village Table Pescado AH Cuisine and Wine Geek Food Freak catering Each ticket to the event includes a complimentary glass of award wimming Emeritus Pinot Noir. Guests will enjoy and can dance to music of the Anders Brother Band, and bid on auction items.   Friday, March 7th. Doors open at 6PM. Tickets are $60 in advance and $65 the day of. Call: 970-728-5010 to buy tickets or visit for more information.

Artist Talk with Angela Pashayan

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 01:45
Thursday, March 6, 2014. 6-7PM. SLUM ART SLAM is a FREE talk from Angela Pashayan on the raw talent from the slums of Nairobi. In the world's 3rd largest slum, Kibera, located in Nairobi, Kenya, Pashayan documented how despite absolute poverty, art brings joy to different people for common good.

The Wailers perform "Legend"

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 18:15
Reggae band The Wailers perform "Legend" at the Sheridan Opera House, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Legend is the best-selling reggae album of all-time, with more than 30 million copies sold. It has been named the "Best Album of the 20th Century" by Time Magazine, and made No. 46 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.   Video of "A Step for Mankind" - The Wailers ft. Duane Stephenson and Bishop Lamont   March 6th 8:30PM $45 GA, $50 reserved balcony. Doors open at 8:00 and the show starts at 8:30PM.

The Pimps of Joytime

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 18:00
The Pimps of Joytime plays at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Doors at 8PM, Show from 10PM-2AM. $15 in advance, $18 at the door.   Learn more about the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon at:   Visit Fly Me To The Moon Saloon's website:   Visit The Pimps of Joytime's website at:

William Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 02:00
Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleson ( The Avengers , War Horse ) in the title role. Tickets are avalible at the door and are $15 for adults and $10 for students/children. English National Theatre on the BIG SCREEN. Presented by SPARKy productions and the Palm Theatre. Tuesday, March 04. 7PM.

Reoccuring Classes at the Ah Haa School for the Arts

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 22:45
If you're a local looking for something to fill your time, or a visitor who wants to drop in, check these listings for all classes at the Ah Haa School for the Arts.

Telluride AIDS Benefit

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 18:00
The Telluride AIDS Benefit grew out of an idea in 1994 to raise money for the Western Colorado AIDS Project. Today, the Gala Fashion Show has matured into a full-scale, professional production. The choreography, music, makeup, sets, hours of rehearsals, and exquisite garments make for a unparalleled runway extravaganze. Merchandise donations from houses such as Catharine Malandrino, Autumn Teneyl, Elie Tahari, Kenneth Cole, and Dolce & Gabbana have graced the runways in past years.  Since 1994, Telluride AIDS Benefit has donated over $1,800,000 towards HIV/AIDS education, advocacy, clinical care, and NGOs. Locals and visitors alike look forward to this annual event as a night devoted to creativity, education, and community building. 

Mastering Your Digital Point & Shoot Camera

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 16:45
This class is meant for people new to digital photography who would like to get to know their camera, take better photos, and know what to do with them. Topics will include: Using camera pre-settings Photography basics stil necessary in the digital world Editing, managing, and transferring large numbers of photos Power/storage questions Advice specifically for your camera * Bring your camera, batteries, storage cards, and USB cable. Also bring a photo you wish you had taken or, a photo you did take and hoped would come out better. Saturday, March 1. 10AM-3PM. $75 Class taught by Joel Coniglio.   Please visit the Ah Haa's website for more details: To register for the class, please follow this link:


Tue, 02/25/2014 - 15:45
20 slides x 20 seconds each x a few great minds. Causual event that shows a glimpse into Telluride's creative talent with fast-paced slide presentations. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds. 7-8PM at the Historic Sheridan Bar. THIS MONTH: Telluride Aids Benefit Edition

Telluride Gay Ski Week

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 23:15
Enjoy a week of epic ski turns, fabulous parties, and an all around good time with Telluride Gay Ski Week at the Telluride Ski Resort. Parties abound throughout the week in the town of Telluride and Mountain Village. A highlight of the week is always the "White Night Party." Be sure to wear white and look outta site because this is the place to be seen. Dance the night away with ski week party-goers and locals alike.  Be sure to check out's LODGING SPECIALS , including 15% OFF for February stays. The Telluride Ski Resort offers exclusive discounts to the ski week patrons: Purchase the "Gay Card" for $80 and receive your first day of skiing free, 20% off additional ski days, and 10% off purchases at resort restaurants and retail shops. Additionally, the Gay Ski Week "T...

The Great Funktier

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 15:45
The Great Funktier plays at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Doors at 8PM, Show from 10PM-2AM. $2.   Learn more about the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon at:   Visit Fly Me To The Moon Saloon's website:   Visit The Great Funktier's website at:

California: The New Reds

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 13:30
Friday, February 21, 6PM-8PM. In this class you will get the chance to taste a selection of different red varietals from several California regions. The class is taught by Brent Englund, who teaches participants about the exciting new reds by winemakers who are producing wines that convey the uniqueness of California terroir rather than market-driven options. This class is $25, plus $20 for materials.   Please visit the Ah Haa's website for more details: To register for the class, please follow this link: