Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:15pm
On March 22, blues legend Taj Mahal will preforming a solo acoustic act. As a composer, intrumentalist and vocalist, he is one of the most prominent figures in 20th century blues and roots music. This is a preformance you would not want to miss. The show is at 8:00pm on Sunday, March 22. It will be $65-75 with tickets on sale on the Sheridan Opera House wesite:  http://sheridanoperahouse.com/events Here is a clip of one of his songs:  Video of Taj Mahal - Fishin' Blues  
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 3:45pm
Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  begins at 7:30p.m. in the Opera House Gallery Room and lasts until 9 p.m. when the main show begins! Join Telluride Theater for this special FUNraiser event and have an incredible night while supporting local theater. The House of Shimmy Shake's NEW addition to the Burlesque Weekend is an exciting, interactive party with live music, sexy women, drinks, hors d'oeurves & silent auction. Make a night of it. Open only to adults 21 and over. People who purchase FULL VIP tables (5 seats) to Burlesque receive FREE tickets (5) to the pre-show party • Telluride Theatre Members who have given $500+ in 2015 receive a FREE ticket Telluride Theatre members and sponsors call 970.708.3934 for pre-sale tickets. General public tickets available February 4.
Friday, March 27, 2015, 3:30pm
Friday, March 27, 2015. Three of Nashville’s top female songwriters — Sherrie Austin, Kylie Sackley and Alissa Moreno — will be on stage at the palm with their guitars singing the hits they wrote and recorded and telling the stories behind the songs.
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:45pm
Saturday, March 28, 2015. 9:00PM (doors @ 8:00PM)  Telluride Conference Center The Sheridan Arts Foundation and Telluride Ski Resort present these indie rockers live in concert. Cold War Kids make honest songs about human experiences. Cold War Kids return to the touring circuit with their fifth album, which is being praised for its use of the band’s environment, experience, energy and cohesion while bringing home the familiar sound that they’ve perfected. Tickets are $38 general admission and limited VIP tickets are available for sale by calling 970.728.6363. (this show is standing room ONLY) Purchase tickets here . Video of Cold War Kids - "Hang Me Up To Dry"  
Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:00pm
Wednesday, April 1st. Loudon Wainwright III will be preforming at the Sheridan Opera House. Video of Loudon Wainwright III - Your Mother and I  
Friday, April 3, 2015, 4:45pm
The KOTO End of the Season Street Dance is a FREE party on Colorado Avenue (Main Street) sponsored by the community radio station KOTO.  Check back for details which have yet to be announced.  
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:30pm
Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in  Cavalleria Rusticana  and Canio in  Pagliacci . Rae Smith ( War Horse ) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of  Cavalleria , which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of  Pagliacci . Eva-Maria Westbroek ( Cav ) and Patricia Racette ( Pag ) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. Saturday, April 25 at 10:30am Running time 3:30
Friday, May 22, 2015, 1:00pm
See our MountainFilm Photo Gallery for views of the festival from 2010 to today. 2015 Festival Information Check back on Telluride.com for updates on the 2015 festival.  The Festival will be held May 22-25, 2015   2014 Festival Information This year's festival theme is "Wilderness" in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  The Festival will kick-off this year with an all-day (9am - 3:30pm) Symposium devoted to Wilderness.  Topics include: The Foundation of American Wilderness - Douglas Brinkley, historian The Artic: A Last Refuge of Wild - Florian Schulz, professional nature and wildlife photographer Panel: Does Wilderness Exist? Inspiration to Create - Adam Duncan Harris, National Museum of Wildlife Art Inspiration to Preserve...
Monday, June 1, 2015, 4:45pm
The Wild West Fest is a small festival specifically designed to share Telluride with 50 inner-city youth from Big Brother, Big Sisters of America and Boys & Girls Clubs from across the United States. During their week in Telluride, the boys and girls participate in drama, dance, horsemanship, fly-fishing, golf, and the Rock & Roll Academy.  The Wild West Fest was created by the Sheridan Arts Foundation, which raises $50,000 each year to run the program. Those interested in contributing and helping should contact the Sheridan Arts Foundation, (970) 728-6363. 
Friday, June 5, 2015, 4:15pm
  2015 Balloon Fest The 32st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival will be held the weekend of June 5-7.  June 6 is the most active day beginning with an early morning launch from Town Park and ending with the "glow" on Main Street in the evening.  Saturday afternoon, there will be a photography workshop geared specifically to photographing ballons.  Sunday morning the balloons are scheduled to launch again from Town Park. It is possible to take a ride on a balloon either Saturday or Sunday, but there are a limited number of slots.  Usually, the crowds are thinner on Sunday morning.  You will improve your chances by being willing to help inflate the balloon, so get there by 6am and ask to help.  Most years, at the balloons will launch at least one of the two days, but there's no...