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Sunset Concert Series: Mountain Village's Best Idea

Summer means free, live music on Wednesdays in Sunset Plaza. Thanks to folks at the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Assocation (TMVOA), we have a reason to look forward to hump-day every week starting June 24th. Rain or shine, the Sunset Concerts are the perfect ending to a day at work (or play).

Grab your festival blanket and chairs, rain shell and dancing shoes and save yourself a spot on the grassy knoll in Sunset Plaza. Pack your picnic basket with goodies - or take advantage of great Sunset Concert specials at many of the restaurants in the plaza area. Music starts at 6 pm and typically runs two hours or so. Kids and dogs welcome, the latter will need to be on a leash.

Known for bringing in great talents and fresh sounds, the Sunset Concert Series hosted the Taj Mahal Trio and Junior Brown last summer. This summer's line-up features a collection of Grammy-nominated and award winning artists with an eclectic sound, from bluegrass to blues and everything in between.  

2009 Sunset Concert Series Line-Up

June 24 | The Drew Emmitt Band
July 1 | Carbon Leaf
July 8 | John Lee Hooker, Jr.
July 15 | Old 97s
July 22 | James McMurtry
July 29 | Coco Montoya
August 5 | Trombone Shorty
Aygyst 12 | Dirty Dozen Brass Band
August 19 | The Avett Brothers
August 26 | Delta Spirit
September 2 | Hill Country Revue

For more information about the bands and TMVOA, visit their website

(Photo by: Jennifer M Koskinen)

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