Vail, CO -- As previously announced, the Arrabelle at Vail Square will play host to the inaugural free Vail Summer Bluegrass Series featuring notable bluegrass talent; the Travelin’ McCourys ft. Bill Nershi (String Cheese Incident) - July 2, Peter Rowan’s Bluegrass Band - July 16, Sarah Jarosz - August 13 and the Drew Emmitt Band (Leftover Salmon) - August 27.
Kicking things off on July 2 will be Denver’s Chain Station while Golden’s Thunder & Rain will supply opening duties on July 16. Sarah Jarosz’s August 13 performance will be “An Evening With…” where she and her band will take on two 60-minute sets with no opener, and Denver-based Trout Steak Revival will wrap things up on August 27.
Additionally Vail Bluegrass is proud to welcome Bonfire Brewing of Eagle, Colorado as its exclusive beer sponsor. Vail Bluegrass will announce wine and spirits sponsors in the coming weeks. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Bonfire and the additional exclusive beverages within the boundaries of the concert space. Vail Bluegrass has made 30 tickets available per show for those looking to purchase a premium seat. These tickets may be purchased at www.vailbluegrass.com for $25 beginning Friday, April 25.
Vail Bluegrass would also like to acknowledge its initial supporting partners and sponsors: the Town of Vail, Antlers at Vail, Eco-Products, Sera Schools, Moe’s Original BBQ, Bonfire Brewing, the Vail Jazz Foundation, Rhizome Productions, the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort and the Lion Square Lodge.
There’s no place like Vail for year-round recreation, outdoor pursuits and cultural activities in the heart of the Rockies. Located just two hours west of Denver, Vail’s fresh air, rugged beauty and charming pedestrian village await visitors. Discover a quaint mountain town where outdoor activities abound and the performing arts flourish. Matching the incredible winter mountain experience, Vail from May through October is characterized by a rich culinary scene, family activities, a world-class events schedule and everything in between.
This summer guests can experience events like the new Vail Summer Bluegrass Series, GoPro Mountain Games, Vail Jazz Festival, the Vail International Dance Festival, BRAVO! Vail, USA Pro Challenge, Gourmet on Gore culinary festival and much more. Vail offers a diverse range of lodging options from luxury brands to boutique hotels, condominiums and vacation rentals. For more information on a Vail vacation, please visit www.vail.com. For more information on the community, please visit www.vailgov.com