Telluride Festivals and Events

The Ride Festival

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 16:15
About the Ride Festival: Debuting in 2012, this will be the 4th annual Ride Festival. The Ride Festival has quickly gained a repution for handpicking rootsy, rocking talent that compliments the hosting town of Telluride. Past lineups have included acts suchs as David yrne and St. vincent, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Ben Harper, Thievery Corporation, The Lumineers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Drive-By-Truckers, Cake, Los Lobos, Steve Earle, among others.  About KOTOFM: Since 1975, KOTO has provided the Telluride area will a high-quality, commercial-free, non-underwritten community radio. KOTO's radio mission is to entertain, educate, and inform while reflectig the needs, desires, and diversity of the community. Volunteers from KOTO sere the community as DJ's, in event...

Multi- Layered Impressions

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 16:00
Saturday & Sunday. July 11th & 12th. 10-4PM.  $200 tuition+$65 materials Students will turn ordinary junk and textured scraps into dynamic, layered works of art through a combination of processes and collaged materials. Through various techniques, the students will transfer multiple images onto paper, achieving depth, range of tone, and cohesion of colors. Techniques explored in the class include collagraphy, multi-color printing, ghost images and blocking. As a final product, students will emerge with several proofs, as well as one or two finished pieces. To register, Click HERE .

Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:45
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,992 feet of elevation climb, and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet. The race is held on a loop course, including 4WD roads, dirt trails, and cross country terrain in Southern Colorado's San Juan Mountain range.  The run begins and ends in Silverton, Colorado and travels through Telluride and Ouray and crosses 13 major passes in the 12,000 to 13,000 foot (elevation) range. Completion of the event is marked by kissing the Hardrock, a picture of a ram's head painted on a large stone.  This is a graduate level endurance run. Moutaineering, wilderness survival, and wilderness navigation skills are key. The cut off time for finishing the race is 48 hours. Current course records...

Telluride Ride Festival

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 17:15
4th Annual 2015 Telluride Ride Festival About The Festival 2015 marks the 4rd annual Telluride Ride Festival -- a weekend-long music festival located in Town Park in Telluride, Colorado on July 11th-12th, 2015.  The Ride Fest has quickly garnered a reputation among music fans for its thoughtful performance curation - hand-picking rootsy, rocking talent whose music flawlessly compliments the festival’s stunning Telluride setting. Since its debut in 2012, The Ride Festival has filled a unique niche in Colorado - and among U.S. festival offerings - as host to a carefully curated Americana/rock lineup offering world-class musical acts and introducing new, soon-to-break talent.  The Ride Festival’s close proximity to the many outdoor activities that Telluride and Southern Colorado have...

Dorothy and Zella Day

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:45
Friday, July 10. Doors at 8PM. GA $25. Dorothy - 9PM Zella Day 10:30PM Purchase tickets HERE . Video of DOROTHY - After Midnight [Official Video]   Video of Zella Day - Sweet Ophelia    

Steve Weeks

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 10, 2015. PalmKidz was initiated summer 2014, and offers an opportunity for all children, and children at heart, to experience great performances on Friday afternoons in the summer.  Joining forces with the Wilkinson Public Library, the Palm is able to offer $5 tickets. Steve Weeks is a truly original voice on the Kindie music scene, Steve Weeks performs with both a boisterous sense of humor and a deep sense of purpose.  “We’re supposed to be entertaining and educating kids,” the Colorado-based singer-songwriter enthuses. “I am sincere about the music I write.  If it’s not coming from the heart or isn’t fun, I won’t write it.”

Telluride American Songbook Festival

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:15
The Telluride American Songbook Festival is designed to touch lives and make art available to all in the community. (We define the American Songbook as songs of any musical genre, both old and contemporary, with a melody and lyrics written by Americans.)                           2015 Season:     The Song is You: a Tribute to the American Songbook - from Gershwin to Gaga - July 10th and 11th, 7:00, Michael D. Palm Theatre  “This Land Is Your Land – an Evening of American Folk Songs”  - July 29 and 30, Sheridan Opera House  “Bridging the Gap” – with 87-year-old Marilyn Maye and award-winning 21-year-old Nick Ziobro.  Marilyn holds the record for most appearances on the Johnny Carson Tonight Show – 76 times!  And she is still singing at the top of her game in concert...

The Yawpers

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 15:45
Friday, July 10th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. As part of the NightRIDE The Yawpers , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon as part of the 4th Annual Telluride RIDE Festival. NightRIDE Tickets for Friday, July 10th are $25, or free to weekend passholders. Get tickets HERE Check out some of their work: Video of Silicone Love - The Yawpers  

Telluride Yoga Festival

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:15
8th Annual 2015 Telluride Yoga Festival The 8th Annual Telluride Yoga Festival is being held July 9-12, 2015 and features a packed schedule starting Thursday morning and concluding Sunday afternoon. About the Telluride Yoga Festival Founded in 2007, the Telluride Yoga Festival is an intimate yoga retreat held in the spiritual mountain setting of the Telluride Valley.  With a list of world-renowned instructors, the incredible setting of Telluride, and intimate class sizes, the festival today attracts more than 700 participants each year.  The weekend begins with all-day intensive trainings on Thursday, followed by three days of classes, lecturers, meditations, music, and gatherings. To learn more about the Telluride Yoga Festival and for details on registration, schedule, lodging,...

The Delta Saints

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 17:15
Wednesday, July 8th. 6-8PM. FREE! The Delta Saints will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of The Delta Saints - Death Letter Jubilee    

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:30
Tuesday, July 7th. 8:30PM. Conference Center Plaza. FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for an outdoor screening of 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.' PG (1988) 1hr 50m     Video of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Official Trailer #1 - Michael Caine Movie (1988) HD  

The Notebook (2004)

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:30
Tuesday, July 7th. 8:30PM. Conference Center Plaza. FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for an outdoor screening of 'The Notebook.' PG-13 (2004) 2hr 4m Video of The Notebook Movie Trailer [HD]  

Alternative Surface Techniques in Pottery

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:45
Weekly, Tuesdays, July 7th-28th. 6-9PM.  $200 tuition+$50 materials Students will incorporate personal graphic elements into completed handbuilt ceramic projects. Using specific techniques each class, projects will include sgraffito butter dishes, image transfers on handbuilt plates, slip monoprints on plates or cups, and mishima bowls. This class is for those beginner students who want to discover the limitless possibilities of clay, as well as experienced ceramicists searching to expand their finishing techniques beyond glazing. To Register, click HERE .

The Art of Figure Drawing

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 16:30
Monday- Wednesday. July 6-8. 2-5PM. $170 tuition + $65 model fee Students purchase their own materials separately, for a required material list, click HERE . To acquire supplies from Ah Haa, a seperate $25 fee applies. When registering, choose this add-on option. This three part class focuses on capturing the gestural expression of the live model, using charcoal on paper. With an understanding of forms in physical space through instruction in proportion, value, volume, space, shape and line students will be able to create an intuitive drawing that is their own poersonal response to the human form. To register, click HERE .

Cash'd Out, a Johnny Cash Tribute Band

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 13:45
Sunday, July 5th at Club Red (located inside the Telluride Conference Center) . Doors at 8PM, Show at 8PM. Tickets are $22-25. The only tribute band endorsed by the official Johnny Cash web page, Cash'd Out has played to over 1.2 million fans since forming in 2005. Tickets will be available online here .


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 21:30
The Rundola is an open registration foot race from the base of the gondola in Telluride to the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia mid-station. The race is organized by and benefits the Telluride Foundation.  Runners follow the Telluride Trail (4.600 feet long, 40 feet wide, 13% uphill grade) or can simply bushwack to the finish. The elevation gain is 1,810 feet from start to finish. Participants are grouped by age and gender into categories for the race. 

4th of July Celebration

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 20:45
Stay Tuned For 2015 Updates 4th of July in Telluride is small-town Americana at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks. Rundola The day kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station. Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest od the day's festivities! You can register for the Rundola here . Parade The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July Parade Committee.  The sidewalks are packed as...

4th of July

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 16:45
Saturday, July 4th, 2015. 12:30-2:30pm Head up to the Museum after the parade for family fun programming, tasty treats, and free admission to the Museum all day long!

Hot Shot Photography Contest

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 16:15
One Photo taken July 4th, 2015. Deadline to Submit: 12PM July 5th. To enter, or for more information, click  HERE . First Place prize of $1000. Second Place prize of $300. Third Place prize of $100. Ten Honorable Mentions, with a $50 prize. One "Audience Choice Award" recieves 100 custom U.S. stamps, that can legally be used for mailings.

Cranford Hollow

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 16:15
Saturday, July 4th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $7 in advance / $10 at the door Cranford Hollow , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out some of their work: Video of "CLOSER" by Cranford Hollow featuring Angie Aparo, Official Video