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Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 11:00
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Dave Rawlings Machine  |  Béla Fleck  &  The Flecktones  |  John Prine  | Del McCoury Band  |  Houndmouth  |  Peter Rowan  |  Chris Thile Friday, June 17, 2016 Greensky Bluegrass  |  Neil Finn  |  Punch Brothers  |  The Oh Hellos  | Jerry Douglas Band  |  Kruger Brothers  with the  Kontras Quartet  | Balsam Range  |  Sara Watkins Saturday, June 18, 2016 Leftover Salmon  |  Sam Bush Band  |  Ryan Adams  |  Telluride Troubadour |  Yonder Mountain String Band  |  Tim O'Brien Band  |  Mandolin Orange |  The Lil' Smokies Sunday, June 19, 2016 Telluride House Band featuring  Sam ,  Béla ,  Jerry ,  Edgar ,  Bryan  &  Stuart  | Emmylou Harris  |  Infamous Stringdusters  with special guest  Nicki Bluhm |  Pokey LaFarge  |  Sierra Hull  |  De...

FirstGrass Concert

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:00
Head to Sunset Plaza on Mountain Village for a free concert from 5pm-8p, featuring Mandolin Orange and Balsam Range. Mandolin Orange is a North Carolina based band laced with bluegrass, country, and folk music. For a taste of their music, watch this video: Video of Peter Rowan & Mandolin Orange - Trail of Tears (Merlefest 2016) Balsam Range , also from North Carolina based, is a Bluegrass band with a Gospel and Country Music influence. The band's five unique and distinct personalities create a remarkable musical experience!  Video of Balsam Range - Ruby

Ben Nichols from Lucero Acoustic Show

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:00
A trio of Ben Nichols, with Rick Steff on  accordion  and piano, and Todd Ben on pedal steel and electric guitar showcasing an evening of raspy vocals and acoustic sounds. Opening act, singer/song writer Brent Cowles gets the crowd warmed up with his soulful delivery. Tickets: $22-30 Doors at 8pm Video of Ben Nichols and Rick Steff of Lucero perform Townes Van Zandt's "Colorado Girl" at Illegal Petes

Telluride Farmers' Market

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists.  V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Telluride WOW Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 09:00
The Telluride WOW Festival is a health, fitness and wellness event that brings world-class presenters, instructors and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends.  Presenters include renowned fitness experts Jonathan Ross, Todd Durkin, Dirk Schultz, Ed Harrold, Dr. Haley Perlus, Denise Druce, Jeannie Reilly Martingano, and many more!  “The intent of Telluride WOW is to bring like-minded people together to experience the love and appreciation of health and fitness,” said Becca Tudor, founder of Telluride WOW Fitness Festival. “Our goal is to create an unforgettable weekend for people that want to either get started on a new fitness program or advance their skills in a variety of activities from...

Telluride Farmers' Market

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!    

Telluride Balloon Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 06:15
Schedule of Events June 4th, 2016 6:15am, Telluride Town Park-- Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch.  1pm, Christ Presbyterian Church, downstairs-- Free Photo Workshop led by professional hot air balloon photographer Paul D. deBergeois. Learn how to take photos, even on your cell phone! 7pm, Main Street Glo 'til 9:30pm-- Hot air balloons will inflate on Colorado Avenue for a spectacular show at dusk. Bring your camera!  June 5th, 2016 6:15am, Telluride Town Park-- Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch.  For more information, please send an email to Info@TellurideBalloonFestival.com   General Festival Information While the Telluride Balloon Festival is one of the smaller festivals, it is arguably the most beautiful of the season. Weather...

First Thursday Art Walk

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 17:00
On the first Thursday of every month, the Telluride Arts District puts on an Art Walk from 5pm-8pm.  Over 20 venues host receptions with new exhibits and artists. A free Gallery Guide  allows attendees to do a self-guided tour. The Gallery Guide is availabe at participating venues, which include:   Adam W. Carlos Fine Art   Ah Haa School for the Arts  Alpine Wellness  Baked in Telluride  Elinoff & Co.   Gallery 81435  Gold Mountain Gallery   Lustre, an Artisan Gallery   LDGiles Art & Design Gallery (aka Happy Print)  Madeline Hotel and Residences  MiXX projects + atelier  Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery  Picaya  Randy Stephens Photography  Slate Gray Gallery   Stronghouse Studios + Gallery   Telluride Gallery of Fine...

Gondola Opens

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:00
The Gondola connecting Telluride to Mountain Village will open for the summer season at 7am on May 26th.  For more information, please click  here . 

Twenty(by)Telluride, The 2016 Mountainfilm Edition

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:00
Twenty(by)Telluride , a program of the Telluride Arts District in association with Mountainfilm, debuts an evening of provocative and stimulating slides by creative minds.  Each presenter shares 20 slides, for 20 seconds and discusses their inspiration and creative process. Lineup: Ace Kvale Brendan Leonard Gabriel Lifton-Zoline Krystle Wright Crystal Merill Come early to socialize at the historic Sheridan Bar and claim your seat for this spirited program!

Telluride MountainFilm

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:00
2016 Mountainfilm Festival Information The 38 th Annual Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is being dedicated to the country’s crown jewels, and the festival is joining the National Parks Centennial Celebration in doing so.  The 2016 Symposium (which opens the festival on Friday morning) is themed after national parks. Known as “America’s best idea”, the crown jewels are sprinkled all over the country and are home to everything from graceful arches of sandstone, to historic battle sites, to the tallest mountain in North America. This year’s festival will explore more than just the glorified parts of these National Parks, and will dive into the controversy and challenges that face the system at 100 years old.  Visit the Mountainfilm website for more information on events and...

Trophy Night

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:00
The Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors and US Bank invite any owner who wishes to display their vintage car or motorcycle to come out to Main Street of Telluride for the evening of May 20th! The event is free and open to the public. No need to register your vehicle, just come out and get a participant number. A People's Choice Award will be awarding at the end of the evening! 

Telluride Literary Arts Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:00
The Telluride Literary Arts Festival It's high time the Telluride region celebrated its avid joy of reading and the passion for good ole fashioned books. The result features everything from performance poetry and literary burlesque to a book lovers bash and hike-to readings. Events for the kiddos, too! The Telluride Literary Arts Festival is for readers, writers, and lovers of books! It is a celebration of reading and writing and an opportunity to get together to affirm this great pastime. Complete with performance poetry, author talks, literary burlesque, moderated panel discussions, and even events for kids! Unique to the 2016 LitFest: Peter Heller, author of four nonfiction books, two novels, and a longtime contributor to National Public Radio. He is also a contributing...

Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:00
Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco , a feature documentary directed by Sterling Noren, chronicles the life of American ultra running legend Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse) and his quest to create an ultra marathon in Mexico’s Copper Canyon to promote and preserve Tarahumara running tradition. True was a main character in Christopher McDougall’s best-selling book Born to Run – A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. Tickets are  $12 in advance at www.imathlete.com/events/runfree or $15 at the door.  
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