Telluride Festivals and Events

Mixed Media Mosaics

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 14:45
Monday, August 11-Thursday, August 14. This intensive class covers all aspects of mosaics- terminology, design, materials, surfaces, amsking, fixatives, tools, grouting, and finishing. This class can be adapted to all levels of experience.  To register for the class, click here .

Textiles in Indigo: Yoruba Tie-Dye Techniques

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 16:30
Saturday, August 8 & Sunday, August 9 . **Two time options- Your choice of either: the Saturday & Sunday AM session from 9-12noon the Saturday & Sunday PM session from 1-4PM For this weekend workshop, students will learn traditional Yoruba technique for Tie-Dying with African artist Gasali Adeyemo.   To register for the class, click here .


Sat, 08/09/2014 - 14:30
Saturday, August 9th. 8PM. Tickets HERE . Jewel, LIVE in concert at the Sheridan Opera House! The event will be an intimate, solo acousitc evening. The show will be a fundraiser for both Project Clean Water , Jewel's own charity, and the Sheridan Arts Foundation . Tickets are $75, $125, and $200 reserved seats. All proceeds will benefit both organizations. [A portion of the $125 and $200 tickets are tax deductivle as a donation to both foundations.]   Video of Jewel Ten  

Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:00
Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, a Funk band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Friday, August 8th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. $10. To find out more about Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band , visit their webite here . Video of Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band "LOVIN" OFFICIAL VIDEO  

Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 15:45
The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing music to Telluride since 1973. This year they continue to bring you chamber music as it was originally intended, up close and personal! Their festival creates a spontaneous connection between audience and musicians that lifts the human spirit.

Curds and Whey: Artisanal Cheese and Bread Making

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 15:30
Thursday, July 17 . 9:30AM-12:30PM. $75 + $35 for ingredients. Students will make chevre, feta, and a Boursin-style cheese, then make bread using the whey leftover from the cheese making process.  To register for the class, click here .

Birds of Chicago

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 14:45
Birds of Chicago, an Americana/Folk band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Thursday, August 7th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. $10. To find out more about Birds of Chicago , visit their webite here . Video of Birds of Chicago - "The Moonglow/The Tapeworm"  

The Telluride Musicfest

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 14:15
2013 marks the 11th year of the Telluride Musicfest. The Musicfest features four chamber music programs with the theme of 'Bohemians' performed by the founding ensemble, Trio Solisti - Maria Bachmann (violin), Alexis Gerlach (cello), and jon Klibonoff (piano).  Vincent and Anne Mai open their home as a music salon for attendees to enjoy chamber music in the way that it was intended - close up and accessible. This intimate festival allows guests to experience chamber music in a totally unique manner.  For more information, visit 

Rosie the Riveter : Fireside Chat

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:15
Thursday, August 7th. 5:30-6:30PM. FREE! Hotel Madeline Part performance and part Q&A, this event features "Gail Murphy," one of millions of "Rosies" who went to work in industrial jobs to supply the front lines during World War II. A FREE program in conjunction with the Telluride Historical Museum 's exhibit, Vocies of Wartime: Telluride During WWII , on display through March 2015.

The Fab4

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:15
The Fab4 are preforming at the FREE Sunset Concert Series starting at 6PM. To visit The Fab4's website, click here .


Sun, 08/03/2014 - 14:00
Telluride Jazz Fest Closing Party Gravy, a funk/soul band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Sunday, August 3rd. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. $10. To find out more about Gravy , visit their webite here .  Video of "El Rip" - Gravy - Tipitina's - 11.21.12 - New Orleans, LA  

Romeo et Juliette

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 08:45
Sunday, August 3rd. 2PM. $20 for adults, $15 for students/children.

Ballet Collective

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 13:30
Saturday, August 2 . 7PM. Ballet Collective, an astonishing group of seven New York City Ballet dancers, will preform on the Palm stage with live music accompaniment.

38th Telluride Jazz Festival

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 13:15
Telluride Jazz Festival ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals. Since 1977, Telluride’s majestic perch high in the San Juan Mountains has been the site of an annual event produced by the Telluride Society for Jazz. The intimate format and superb music along with the opportunity for invigorating alpine recreation come together to create a truly unique weekend experience.  Performances take place on two outdoor stages during the day and in historic theaters and clubs at night.

Savoring Asian Cuisine

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:00
Thursday, July 31 . 9:30AM-12:30PM. $85 + $45 for ingredients. Learn to make delicate and delicious fresh spring rolls with two different sauces. Create Tom Kah Gai soup, and master the art of preparing and rolling sushi! To register for the class, click here .

The Girls in the Band

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:15
Thursday, July 31st. 7:30PM. $10 suggested donation at the door. The Girls in the Band is a film fundraiser for the Sna Miguel Resource Center, in collaboration with the Telluride Society of Jazz. There will be a brief performance by the "Young Razzcals Jazz Project" courtesy of the Telluride Jazz Festival. Video of The Girls In The Band - Official Trailer    

Jimmy Cliff Concert

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:00
Wednesday, July 30. 9PM Presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation and Telluride Ski Resort, Jimmy Cliff preforms live in concert at the Telluride Conference Center! Jimmy Cliff is not only a reggae legend and Grammy-winning musician, singer and songwriter, but is also a producer, an actor and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. His hits include "You Can Get It If You Really Want," and "The Harder They Come. Tickets are $40 for general admission plus a $5 ticketing fee. ($2 per ticket going toward the Sheridan Opera House's renovation efforts.) Special VIP tickets are available. Please call (970)728-6363 ext. 5 . for more information.  

Jerry Joseph

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:30
Singer/songwriter Jerry Joseph, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Wednesday, July 30th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. To find out more about Jerry Joseph , visit their webite here . Video of Jerry Joseph - Spy  

The Pimps of Joytime

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:45
The Pimps of Joytime are preforming at the FREE Sunset Concert Series starting at 6PM.  To visit the Pimps of Joytime's website, click here . Video of PIMPS OF JOYTIME - "Keep That Music Playin'" (Live at High Sierra 2013) #JAMINTHEVAN  

Make A Splash: Watercolor for Beginners

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:15
Tuesday, July 29-Thursday July 31 . 9:30AM-12:30PM. $165 + $60 for materials. This class will cover traditional and innovative approaches through hands on painting. In the class, students will develop competency in at least three different watercolor techniques.  To register for the class, click here .