Festivals & Events:
Blind Pilot, Live in Concert
The Sheridan Arts Foundation is proud to present an intimate evening with Portland, Ore.’s indie folksters Blind Pilot on Thursday, Aug. 9. Blind Pilot will play a seated show at 8 p.m. with opening act River City Extension. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. Tickets are available online at sheridanoperahouse.com or by calling 728.6363 ext. 5. Returning for a third time to the Telluride area, Blind Pilot is touring to support its sophomore album “We Are the Tide” which was released last fall. The band’s grassroots breakout debut “3 Rounds and a Sound” has sold more than 65,000 units to date and was featured in NPR’s “Best Music of 2008” round up. ‘"We Are the Tide’ blooms agreeably from start to finish … these guys make remarkably sturdy, gorgeous songs,” said NPR of the most recent album. Tickets are $20 plus a $3 ticketing fee.