Telluride, CO (May 23, 2012) - The 19th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival featuring Phil Lesh & Friends, Gov't Mule, and The B-52s announced recently added musical geniuses Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Little Feat, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Anders Osborne, Heartless Bastards, Phil Wiggins & Rev. John Wilkins, Orgone, Kelley Hunt, Pickwick, Monophonics, and Big Jim Adam & John Stilwagen to the festival lineup. Previously released acts will include peformances by The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, MarchFourth Marching Band, Tab Benoit, Little Hurricane and The Lee Boys.
Tickets for the 19th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival are currently on sale now.
"September can't come fast enough," said Steve Gumble, President and founder of the Festival. "The Festival weekend will see longtime musical greats with some new emerging acts never to have graced the stage here in Telluride."
With three days of continuous live blues, rock, funk, and gospel, and Saturday's renowned Brews Grand Tasting, the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival is quickly gaining worldwide notoriety as the "Coolest Blues & Brews Festival in the United States."
On Saturday, the premier beer tasting event features more than 150 beers from over 50 accredited national microbreweries, including Telluride Blues & Brews Festival's official beer sponsor, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Aside from phenomenal beer, music is the main festival focus, and 2012 promises to be the best yet. With a variety of performances and the most talented musicians on the festival circuit today, festival-goers are guaranteed a magical, and amazing experience. There is something for everyone with main stage music all day, the Acoustic Blues Competition, Kids activities, blues with breakfast, and the famous late-night Juke Joint jams.
Three-day passes, Juke Joint tickets, and Camping passes are on sale now. Single day tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday go on sale June 15th. Juke Joint tickets are $25 per night, and feature late night jams at various intimate venues. Festival 4-day Camping passes are $40 per person, with camping located adjacent to the Festival grounds starting Thursday, September 13.
For festival information or to purchase tickets visit us online at tellurideblues.com. To purchase tickets by phone please call toll-free at (866) 515-6166. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for up-to-date news and contest ticket giveaways.
Watch our Lineup Announcement video here.
Bill Kight - Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival