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Telluride Yoga Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:00
The Telluride Yoga Festival began in 2007 with Jivamukti instructor Aubrey Hackman's vision for a yoga event that went beyond physical exercise. The festival not only provides yogis of all experience levels with an enriching practice experience and allows the opportunity to have a positive impact on the world.  Hackman, a passionate environmentalist and animal rights activist, structured the festival around the teachings of karma yoga. Each year, 25% of the net proceeds are donated to a local non-profit whose mission is to help protect and preserve the earth.  The festival includes presentations, guided meditations, community yoga classes, special events, and evening classes. Visit www.tellurideyogafestival.com for ticket information and registration.  This year's line-up...

Trevor Hall

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 20:00
Trevor Hall is the darling of the bohemian music scene. His music blends elements of reggae, roots, folk, and even Sanskrit chanting and has a global sound. Hall was born in South Carolina, and started playing harmonica with his father at an early age. He recorded his first song at sixteen, and went on to study classical guitar before getting into yoga and Indian culture, and even spent time at a Hindu ashram. His music was featured on the Shrek the Third soundtrack, and he toured with Matisyahu, The Wailers, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Franti, and Brett Dennen. His latest album, "KALA," was released in 2015 and he donates money from his live shows to support underprivileged and orphaned children in India.  Hall performs at the Sheridan Opera House at 8 p.m. on July 14. Tickets are $45...

Ah Haa Art Auction

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:00
The Ah Haa's annual fundraiser has been a must-attend summer event. Both art lovers and community members support the Ah Haa School by bidding on a wide range of work created by artists in and out of Telluride. Typically, more than 100 artworks and myriad services and excursions donated by the region's artists, businesses and supporters of the school are auctioned in live and silent auctions. Good food and drink, performances and a fantastic party for everyone to attend.  Celebrity musician, Jewell has performed in past years and may be in attendance again.  To purchase general admission tickets, click HERE . To purchase reserved seats, call (970)-728-3886 To check out live auction items, click HERE . To watch a live stream of the auction, click HERE .

Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 06:00
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,050 feet of elevation climb, 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet ran at an average of over 11,000 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, Ouray and the ghost town of Sherman, and crossing 13 major mountain 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....

Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:00
The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District. Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include prestigious new and historic homes, studios, restaurants, and alternative venues. Each venue will feature numerous artists and designers of all kinds, tastings by local chefs and wine pairings.   At each stop on the tour, a creative team of architects, chefs, artists and designers collaborate to provide an intimate experience for guests. Enjoy art exhibits, artist and chef demonstrations, live music, performances, artist talks, tours with architects and designers, food, beer and wine tastings and surprises at each stop on the way. Purchase tickets HERE . Schedule...

The Ride Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 11:00
16463037_944551562348306_6348577351785905833_o.jpg   This year's headliners:  Beck Grammy Award winning artist, Beck, will headline the 2017 Ride Festival on Sunday July 9th. Rising to fame in the mid-nineties with albums Mellow Gold and Odelay, Beck constantly pushes the envelope through his writing and musicianship. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Saturday July 9th, Ben Harper will take to the Telluride Town Park Stage. A versatile performer, he tosses around musical genres the way Tom Brady does a football –with finesse and ease. Sure to be heard will be the sounds of folk, blues, funk and reggae.  It is never too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in...

The Everly Brothers Experience

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 20:30
The Everly Brothers Experience includes drummer Burleigh Drummond, electric guitarist Devon Geyer, bass player Eric Johnson, and vocalists/acoustic guitarists and brothers Zach and Dylan Zmed. The group plays homage to the original Everly Brothers duo, renowned for their vocal harmonies and steel-string virtuosity and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Their performances are infectious and joyful, and they have performed all over the U.S. and internationally in clubs, casinos, theaters, ballrooms, and coliseums. Catch the Everly Brothers Experience live at Club Red on July 5, 2017. The doors open at 8 p.m., the show starts at 8:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 for general admission, $35 for high table seating, and $45 for preferred seating.   The...

4th of July Celebration

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 11:00
4th of July in Telluride is small-town American 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 of 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 locals and visitors cheer for goofy...

7th Annual Rundola

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:00
Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities!  The 4th of July 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.  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.  You can register for the Rundola  here .  

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 21:00
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band plays an infectious groove of funk and jazz. The group first formed in 1977 and has been a staple of the New Orleans music scene ever since then. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band plays the Sheridan Opera House on July 1 at 9 p.m., and tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for reserved balcony seating. “It’s a big old musical gumbo, and that probably made the difference, separating us from other brass bands out of New Orleans. It put a different twist on the music. We were not trying to change anything, we were just playing the music we wanted to play and not stay in one particular bag.” —sax player Roger Lewis of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Dirty Dozen Brass Band: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert Video of Dirty Dozen...

Telluride Plein Air Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:00
The Telluride Plein Air Festival draws artists from around the country to paint "en plein air" (in the outdoors) and exhibit and sell their work.  Their scenes of Telluride and the surrounding areas simultaneously capture the mountain spirit of this special place and celebrate the art of painting in the outdoors.  A three-day Art Exhibition and Sale will be held July 2-4th and will feature the works of flower-filled meadows, majestic mountains, and colorful Telluride scenery. Please note that the artists can only show 8 paintings at a time, so the display will continually change as paintings begin to sell.  Schedule of Events: June 28 – July 4, 2017 - all day Visitors and locals alike will have the unique opportunity to observe 22 of the nation's top plein air artists as they...

Divine Openings Mountain Silent Retreat

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:00
Let go of struggling, suffering, and conflict and let the Divine take charge. Guests of this weekend retreat will be supported by nourishing gourmet meals each day, as well as meditation, music, walking, dancing, inspirational reating and tools to navigate the conscious mind and emotions. Facilitator Yolanda Del Hierro will use Lola Jones' book "Things Are Going Great in my Absence: How to Let Go and Let the Divine do the Heavy Lifting" as a resource and guide. The process is not considered "work" or "processing." The goal is to awaken to the larger self, which has no issues to fix, heal, or clear.  The Earthstar Retreat Center in Norwood is hosting the event, which starts at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 23 and ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 25.      

Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:00
2017 Telluride Wine Festival A weekend of wines and world class cuisine in the mountains!   Enjoy four days of tastings, events and seminars such as "The Toast of Telluride" and "The Grand Tasting", culminating with the "Morning After Cocktails." Tickets for events can be purchased online at the Telluride Wine Festival website , varying prices and several free events!   Mingle with winemakers, chefs, sommeliers and fellow wine enthusiasts in the beautiful setting of Telluride, its fine dining establishments and al fresco in the mountain air.    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Wine Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:00
The 2017 line-up has been announced! This year's artists include Norah Jones, Sarah Jarosz, Jason Mraz & His Superband, Brandi Carlile, Dierks Bentley with The Travelin' McCourys, Telluride House Band featuring Sam, Béla, Jerry, Edgar, Bryan & Stuart, Dispatch, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sam Bush Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Béla Fleck & Chris Thile, Elephant Revival, Punch Brothers, Hot Rize, Peter Rowan Dharma Blues, Jerry Douglas Band, Tim O'Brien, Chris Thile, Abigail Washburn & Friends, Rayland Baxter, Fruition, Freddy & Francine, Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Parker Millsap, The East Pointers, Fireball Mail, and the Telluride Troubadour. 4-day passes are sold out, but Thursday and Sunday single day tickets are still available! Many veteran festivarians...

Langhorne Slim and The Law

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 20:30
American singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim has won over critics and fans ever since he first appeared at the Bonnaroo music festival. He has toured with Cake, Lucero, The Avett Brothers, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Drive-By Truckers and the Lumineers. His songs have been featured in movies ( Waitress , Admission ) and several commercials. Rolling Stone magazine called his latest album "damn near perfect," and he was hailed by Entertainment Weekly as "your next obsession." Langhorne Slim and The Law perform at Club Red on June 9, 2017. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for preferred seating; doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Langhorne Slim & the Law - The Way We Move Video of Langhorne Slim &...

Telluride WOW Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 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...

Wild West Fest: 25th Annual

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 09:00
In its 25th year, the Sheridan Arts Foundation's Wild West Festival will take place from June 5-10. The event consists of a week of empowering activites for 48 at-risk youth from Boys & Girls Clubs around the country. This year's Fest will include a Round Up in Elks Park with a stagecoach and a special benefit concert featuring Nahko & Medicine for the people.  The youth participating in Wild West Fest with be paired with professionals in the fields of performance, fly fishing, outdoor adventure, and music and visual arts.  The goal is to give the youth a postivite learning experience and for them to return home wiht a greater sense of self-confidence, personal awareness, and a frim grasp on some new skills.  The Wild West Fest was created by the Sheridan Arts Foundation,...

An Evening of the Oldies

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 19:30
The audience will be treated to vocals, guitar, piano, harmony, comedy, and some Telluride history as Bob Wear & Friends perform a set of oldies music from the 1880s to the 1940s. Wear is honoring his great-grandfather Charles Longwill and his early days from 1888-1921, and the event will be co-hosted by local historian and architect George Greenbank.  Celebrate the history of Telluride with a fun evening of music and more at the opening act of the summer season at the SHOW Bar at the Sheridan Opera House. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2.  

Telluride Balloon Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:15
Schedule of Events June 3rd, 2017 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 4th, 2017 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...

The Battlefield

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:00
Soothing, beautiful melodies and guitar riffs create the signature indie folk sound of The Battlefield. The group is from North Carolina and they are stopping in Telluride to perform at "The Buck," the Last Dollar Saloon, on June 1. There is no cover, but the venue is only for adults (21 and over) and the show starts at 9 p.m. The Battlefield - Brother Benjamin Video of The Battlefield - Brother Benjamin
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