Telluride Festivals and Events

Bright Light Social Hour

Sat, 09/19/2015 - 13:45
Saturday, September 19th. 9PM.  Tickets at the door. The Bright Light Social Hour  is a four member band that has a futuristic and psychedelic sound. Video of The Bright Light Social Hour - Infinite Cities (Official Audio)  

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:00
When B.B. King performed here in Telluride, Colorado in 2004, he sat on the main stage in Town Park and told the crowd, "Out of the 90 different countries I've been to, I've never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here." 22nd Annual 2015 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Join us here in Telluride for a rockin' weekend of live music and free-flowing beer at the 22nd Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival! This year's festival takes place from September 18-20, 2015 . About The Festival Most of the shows are performed on the Main Stage in Telluride's Town Park located at the east end of downtown.  The Grand Beer Tasting will be held on Saturday, September 19 from 12 pm - 3 pm with more than 50 microbreweries represented and over 150 different beers. As the...

Otis Taylor Band

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 13:00
Friday, September 18. 9PM. Tickets at the door. The Otis Taylor Band  is a six member band out of Boulder that has a trance blues sound. Video of Otis Taylor Band @ Rawa Blues Festival 2013 - Ten Million Slaves  

This Ain't No Mouse Music

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 13:45
Wednesday, September 16th. 7:30PM.  Free, but with a suggested $10 donation. This Ain't No Mouse Music, is a film that tells the story of Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records. It features the Treme Brass Band, Big Mama Thornton, Flaco Jimenez, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Lightnin' Hopkinds, Country Joe McDonald, Ry Cooder and many more. This film will be screend as a fundraiser for the San Miguel Resource Center , and is courtesy of DJ Jimmey Jazz, Telluride Blues and Brews Festival and the Palm Theatre.

Imogene Pass Run

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 21:15
What began as a way to train for the Pike's Peak marathon in 1974 is now a full-fledged race. The race from Ouray to Telluride over the 13,114 foot  Imogene Pass . This is a 17.1 mile point to point mountain race. The pass is a 4x4 dirt road that passes through mining ruins, up jagged peaks, and above treeline. The runners finish at the  Sheridan Opera House on Oak Street in Telluride.  Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for any and all conditions. Visit the official Imogene Pass Run website for registration and further details. 

Soul Atomic

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 13:30
Saturday, September 12th. Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Soul Atomic blends electronic beats with all genres of music. Currently, his sets feature funk, house, indie dance, hip hop, R&B, soul, and reggae. Watch below a video featuring his music during Telluride's Annual Pond Skim Party: Video of Telluride Pond Skim & Party  

Integrative Wellness Summit

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 13:30
Friday - Sunday. September 11th - 13th.   Gold Pass $239. Platinum Pass $299. Telluride Integrative Wellness Summit will be having their first conference. Focusing on the use of scientific data to create and maintain a state of optimal health, and attendees will learn how to identify tangible steps to take to improve health and overall wellness. Topics such as diet and exercise will be highlighted, and their impact on mental, emotional, and body chemistry. Besides speakers, there will be additional activities including healthy cooking workshops, running workshops, outdoor yoga sessions, guided hikes, and group meditation sessions. Speakers: Deepak Chopra , M.D. - Known as an international presenter, he is a prolific author of more than eighty books with twenty two New York...

Screenwriters in the Sky

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 13:15
The Screenwriters in the Sky Workshop and Symposium is an opportunity for emerging screenwriters to spend time learning from some of the film industry's most successful professionals.  The weekend includes presentations by producers, screenwriters, entertainment attorneys, agents, and editors. You will also have the opportunity to have one-on-one sessions with these various professionals to collaborate on current and future work. Visit the official Screenwriters in the Sky website to register.  To register, click HERE .

"Packrat Middens and Megafaunal Extinctions"

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 13:30
Wednesday, September 9th. 6-7:30PM. FREE. Dr. Shawn Collins is a paleoethnobotanist from the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. She will share her studies of ancient tree rings and packrat nests. Her studies, attempted to understand how the environment affected these animals-and humans-over time. For more information, call (970) 728-3344.

Mama Magnolia

Sun, 09/06/2015 - 13:15
Sunday, September 6th. Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Mama Magnolia  is a six member group from Denver, Colorado. They are an uncategorized band that focuses on the music itself, but has a sound that others would associate as jazz. Video of I Don't Know - LIVE at Cervantes  

The Branded Bandits

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 13:45
Saturday, September 5th.  Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the Door. The Branded Bandits  is a trio out of Boulder, Colorado. Their sound is inspired by classic rock, but also mixes in contemporary, and blues. Video of Branded Bandits | "Hang Me High" Music Video  

Telluride Film Festival

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 19:15
“There are two kinds of film festivals: there are the mega-hyped, hoopla-infested selling circuses, and there is Telluride. It is extraordinarily exciting, in this age of the triumph of capitalism, to discover an event dedicated not to commerce, but to love. And if that sounds old fashioned and starry-eyed, so be it. The cinema was always in the business of gazing at stars.” – Salman Rushdie About The Telluride Film Festival The prestigious Telluride Film Festival brings together industry masters under the auspices of the majestic San Juan Mountains. It is nothing short of a magical weekend, a celebration of film, community, and creativity. The festival notoriously keeps its film schedule a secret, but you can bet that many of the films you will see will be at the top of your...

Telluride Art Walk

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:45
The Art Walk takes place from 5PM-8PM on the first Thursday of every month (excluding May and November) and features 21 different venues showcasing new exhibitions and artists. A free self guided Art Walk map is available at the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery on 283 South Fir or at other participating venues.   Adam W. Carlos Fine Art 398 W. Colorado Ave. (Downstairs) Ah Haa School for the Arts 300 S. Townsend Ave. AZADI Fine Rugs 217 W. Colorado Ave. Baked in Telluride 127 S. Fir St. DOLCE 224 E. Colorado Ave. Elinoff & Co. 204 W. Colorado Ave. Gallery 81435 230 S. Fir St. Gold Mountain Gallery 135 W. Colorado La Cocina de Luz 333 W. Colorado Ave. LDGiles Art & Design 307 E. Colorado, Unit #104 (Willow Building) Lustre, an Artisan Gallery 171 S...

An Evening of Oscar-Winning Songs

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:45
Monday, August 31st. 8PM . $25 for Adults. $15 for under 18. With a cast of Broadway performers, old classics and new favorites will be performed, creating a delightful night for all attendees. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

An Evening with Ken Burns

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 15:00
Sunday, August 30th. 6-9PM. Join us at the Michael D. Palm Theater for a special film screening and discussion with Ken Burns. Burns has been making documentary films for over 30 years, and has produced some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Some of Burns' films include,  The Address (2014),  The Central Park Five (2013),  The Dust Bowl (2012),  Prohibition (2011),  The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), and  The War (2007), which was co-directed with Lynn Novick. Purchase tickets at the door.

Telluride Trophy Night

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:45
Friday, July 31st. 6-8PM. FREE Entry. The Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors presents an evening of great vintage cars. This event is free to participate and will be free to the public. No register neccessary. At the end of the evening, a People's Choice Award will be presented.

Pool Party

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:30
Saturday, August 29th. 11AM-5PM. $20 advance. $25 at the door. $500 VIP Cabana w/chairs + service. As a fundraiser for the Telluride Transfer Warehouse, anyone over the age of 21 can enjoy kiddie pools, drinks, and games. There will also be a Beer Pong Tournament with a sign up from 12-1PM, and the tournament starting at 1PM.

Feasting on History

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:30
Saturday, August 29th. 6:30-10PM. Museum Friend, $200 . Museum Lover, $275 . Come to the 12th Annual  Feasting on History , a benefit for the Telluride Historical Museum. All tickets include VIP admission to  An Evening with Ken Burns ,  screening of The Civil War the following evening, Sunday, August 30th. To purchase tickets, click the links above, or call (970) 728-3344.

Telluride Sports Annual Blizzard Sale!

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:45
Head over to the Main Street location of Telluride Sports Aug 28th- Aug 30th for the 33rd annual Blizzard Sale!  Save 30%-70% on skis, boards, boots, bindings, outerwear, accessories, footwear and more! 

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 16:00
Every Friday, June 5-October 9 2015. 10:30AM-4PM . Take a stroll down South Oak Street and visit the Telluride Farmers' Market every Friday afternoon during the summer from 10:30am-4pm. Fresh produce, organic meats, delicious kettlecorn popcorn, fresh flowers and much more. Oak Street hosts a beautiful market of local crafts, produce, and any other goods you can imagine at the Telluride Farmer’s Market.  The Telluride Farmer’s Market supports vendors with 100% organic products (75% minimum for most prepared foods).  Products come from within a 100 mile radius of Telluride, assuring that what is sold is local, fresh, and has little environmental impact. Come out during the afternoon and you will find the street lined with a huge variety of vendors including local farms, gardens,...