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The year 2020 was long and quiet — too quiet — but this year festivals are emerging from an unwanted hiatus brought on by the pandemic. The season’s final gathering in Telluride Town Park, the Telluride Blues & Brew Festival Sept. 17-19, is back on the calendar with a musical lineup that…

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In the entertainment business, it’s never too early to plan, especially after the plague year of 2020. While in-person gatherings gave way to virtual events, including festivals, local producers looked forward to the day that they would be able to welcome back the masses. 

As far as outdoor concerts go, there is hardly a better backdrop than the San Juan Mountains. The picturesque peaks enhance the viewer experience in ways that are hard to imagine, and explain, if one isn’t there to take it all in for themselves.

A limited number of individual, general admission weekend passes for the 2021 Telluride Bluegrass Festival are now for sale at shop.bluegrass.com, the festival announced over the weekend. The general admission seating area will be located behind the reserved corral sections. There will not b…

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Ride Festival producer, Todd Creel never messes around when it comes to rock ’n’ roll. Creel, a longtime local realtor and KOTO DJ, spent years dreaming of bringing rock music to the valley and in 2012, he made it happen. Since then heavyweights such as Pearl Jam, Widespread Panic and Rival …

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Jazz is a go. The 44th Telluride Jazz Festival announced its 2021 lineup this week for the three-day gathering Aug. 13-15, and what a relief the news is to fans of this little gem of a festival. One by one, the summer music festivals are returning to their traditional dates on the calendar, …

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Over the course of the long year of the pandemic, most music lovers shared a similar question at some point: What was the last concert you went to before everything shut down? It was a chance to reflect with nostalgia upon the B.C. era (before COVID-19) when you could gather with unmasked ho…

Mountainfilm is gloriously, even giddily, poised to haul our film-hungry eyes, minds and hearts back to some semblance of normal. In so doing, festival organizers have racked up a high-powered trio of films that will be available at either the Base Camp (Telluride Town Park) or the Lawson Hi…

It’s the end of May and that means Mountainfilm in Telluride is fast approaching. For those who can’t wait any longer to tote low-slung lawn chairs and blankets to Town Park to watch inspiring films under the stars, the action begins as soon as tonight, with the “Local Legends & Steep Th…

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Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the Telluride Fire Festival is back. The annual gathering of flame-inspired art was snuffed out by the COVID-19 pandemic, like every event, but the spark remained.

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In the words of David Draiman, the screeching frontman of nu metal band Disturbed, “Can you feel that?”

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Trivia question: Who is known affectionately as “the King of Telluride?” If you guessed Sam Bush, legendary mandolinist, fiddle shredder and notorious howler at the moon, you win! After more than a year without the strains of live music floating through the pure mountain air of Telluride Tow…

Every year at the end of May, Memorial Day weekend in Telluride marks the unofficial start of the summer season, kicked off by the Mountainfilm festival in which locals and visitors alike soak up knowledge and drink from the well of inspiration offered by the documentary film festival’s film…

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Plans for the 2021 San Miguel Basin Rodeo are in full swing as the rodeo committee aims to produce the “biggest and best event ever,” according to a news release. The San Miguel Basin Rodeo is arguably the oldest Norwood community tradition, and this year will mark the 113th year anniversary…

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While a year has certainly made a difference during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some aspects will remain the same in 2021.

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Last summer was an odd one indeed, with Town Park devoid of the buzzing crowds of thousands of festival-goers for the first time in several decades. This summer, hopeful locals and festival enthusiasts alike can look forward to the slow, steady rollout of normalcy, barring, of course, an unt…