Telluride Bluegrass Festival Archive

  • While the staple bands of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival provide the base and foundation for the event each year, and truly help to cultivate the experience and sound of the festival, it’s often the random variety of debut bands whose appearances are peppered in that truly add that unique spice to the festival and leave such unforgettable impressions.

    Telluride Bluegrass Festival – June 18th-21st – Telluride Town Park

    While the staple bands of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival provide the base and foundation for the event each year, and truly help to cultivate the experience and sound of the festival, it’s often the random variety of debut bands whose appearances are peppered in that truly add that unique spice to the festival and leave such unforgettable impressions.

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  • Trout Steak Revival has earned a place in the mountain states bluegrass scene, performing to sold-out audiences, winning the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition, placing in the 2012 Rockygrass Band Competition, and even winning an Emmy Award. Now this tightly knit, hard-driving bluegrass band is celebrating the release of their new CD at the Bluebird on Friday.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Trout Steak Revival – Bluebird Theater – Thursday, March 26th

    Trout Steak Revival has earned a place in the mountain states bluegrass scene, performing to sold-out audiences, winning the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition, placing in the 2012 Rockygrass Band Competition, and even winning an Emmy Award. Now this tightly knit, hard-driving bluegrass band is celebrating the release of their new CD at the Bluebird on Friday.

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  • If you love Rocky Mountain Bluegrass as much as we do, you've surely happened upon the skilled sounds of Trout Steak Revival. The quintet is making waves in our little pond with their elaborate harmonies, which are backed by strong instrumentation and impressive song writing abilities. While the group hails out of Denver, their music was inspired by what lies just beyond our city in the "misty high country" where they say the music was born. They started as an informal Bluegrass Jam group and have made huge leaps in years since.

    20 Questions with Trout Steak Revival

    If you love Rocky Mountain Bluegrass as much as we do, you've surely happened upon the skilled sounds of Trout Steak Revival. The quintet is making waves in our little pond with their elaborate harmonies, which are backed by strong instrumentation and impressive song writing abilities. While the group hails out of Denver, their music was inspired by what lies just beyond our city in the "misty high country" where they say the music was born. They started as an informal Bluegrass Jam group and have made huge leaps in years since.

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  • Telluride Bluegrass. Once you’ve been there, whether it’s for a day, a week, or forty consecutive years, it becomes part of you. It's the smiles on the faces of the performers as they look out from the stage over the most beautiful landscape their songs and melodies have ever echoed across.  It is the meticulous, almost anal-retentive, organization of the event that somehow translates to a vibe conducive to dancing and singing and a passionately laid-back attitude from some of the most fervent music lovers anywhere.

    Telluride Bluegrass Festival – June 19th-22nd – Telluride, CO

    Telluride Bluegrass. Once you’ve been there, whether it’s for a day, a week, or forty consecutive years, it becomes part of you. It's the smiles on the faces of the performers as they look out from the stage over the most beautiful landscape their songs and melodies have ever echoed across. It is the meticulous, almost anal-retentive, organization of the event that somehow translates to a vibe conducive to dancing and singing and a passionately laid-back attitude from some of the most fervent music lovers anywhere.

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  • Telluride lived up to the hype!!!  There were howls at the "super moon," tarp runs, tributes to one of our favorites, Levon Helm, new friends, and old friends.  From The Mayor of Telluride, Mr. Sam Bush, to up-and-comers, Lake Street Dive, the music was top notch from morning till night.  Was it all about the banjo?  No.  Was it all about music? No.  Telluride Bluegrass is an experience and the best word to describe it is "legendary."

    869 Miles and Endless Smiles: The Telluride Bluegrass Festival Through the Eyes of A First Timer

    Telluride lived up to the hype!!! There were howls at the "super moon," tarp runs, tributes to one of our favorites, Levon Helm, new friends, and old friends. From The Mayor of Telluride, Mr. Sam Bush, to up-and-comers, Lake Street Dive, the music was top notch from morning till night. Was it all about the banjo? No. Was it all about music? No. Telluride Bluegrass is an experience and the best word to describe it is "legendary."

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  • Mumford & Sons have cancelled their appearances at Telluride Bluegrass Festival as well as the rest of their summer tour.  As of this writing, no […]

    Mumford & Sons Cancel Their Appearance At Telluride Bluegrass & Bonnaroo

    Mumford & Sons have cancelled their appearances at Telluride Bluegrass Festival as well as the rest of their summer tour.  As of this writing, no […]

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  •  The  Bluebird Theater was a full house this past Thursday night for California Folk duo The Milk Carton Kids' sold out show. The Milk Carton kids hit Denver in the middle of their North American tour in support of The Ash & Clay, which was released back in March. The Bluebird was filled from front to back with folding chairs and winter coats saving seats, both quite the unusual sight.  In the end the hilarious and heartfelt set made for a memorable experience and a truly great show.

    The Milk Carton Kids – May 2nd – Bluebird Theatre

    The Bluebird Theater was a full house this past Thursday night for California Folk duo The Milk Carton Kids' sold out show. The Milk Carton kids hit Denver in the middle of their North American tour in support of The Ash & Clay, which was released back in March. The Bluebird was filled from front to back with folding chairs and winter coats saving seats, both quite the unusual sight. In the end the hilarious and heartfelt set made for a memorable experience and a truly great show.

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  •  STRING CHEESE INCIDENT July 26th & 27th Red Rocks Amphitheatre Tickets: $49.75 SCI Ticketing On-Sale: 3/7 @ 10am PURCHASE HERE Ticketmaster On-Sale: 3/15 @ 10am […]

    String Cheese Incident Reveals Summer Tour Schedule & Two Nights At Red Rocks

     STRING CHEESE INCIDENT July 26th & 27th Red Rocks Amphitheatre Tickets: $49.75 SCI Ticketing On-Sale: 3/7 @ 10am PURCHASE HERE Ticketmaster On-Sale: 3/15 @ 10am […]

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  • MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME Saturday, October 6th The Fox Theatre Tickets:  ADV – $10, DoS – $12 PURCHASE HERE  As a bluegrass band that’s anything but […]

    Mountain Standard Time Is Back & Headlining The Fox On Saturday!

    MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME Saturday, October 6th The Fox Theatre Tickets:  ADV – $10, DoS – $12 PURCHASE HERE  As a bluegrass band that’s anything but […]

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  • Nederland Colorado based neo-acoustic quintet Elephant Revival will be in Denver this Friday playing their unique version of an emerging musical genre called Transcendental Folk at The Ogden Theatre.  As they prepped for the show, Daniel Rodriguez (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals) took a few minutes to sit down with Listen Up Denver! to talk about the upcoming show, the upcoming summer, and of course, spirit animals.

    Elephant Revival Talks Festivals, Aerialists, and Spirit Animals

    Nederland Colorado based neo-acoustic quintet Elephant Revival will be in Denver this Friday playing their unique version of an emerging musical genre called Transcendental Folk at The Ogden Theatre. As they prepped for the show, Daniel Rodriguez (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals) took a few minutes to sit down with Listen Up Denver! to talk about the upcoming show, the upcoming summer, and of course, spirit animals.

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