Memorial Day Music Fest on Tap

Events, Things to Do — By James Dziezynski on May 28, 2010 at 5:27 pm

Summer is right around the corner in Colorado and Vail is going to be kicking off the weekend with great music and good times. The pre-party begins Friday and Saturday — here’s some of the events we’ll be checking out for the Memorial Day Weekend.


Salem plays Main St. Grill in Edwards Friday night at 10 p.m. The free show highlights the bands jazz/Afro-Cuban musical roots and promises good energy along with a positive social message.  Call 970-926-2729 for more details.

If you’re looking to dance the night away to rhythmic electronica, check out  DJ Quivver over at the Samana Lounge Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and the party will go late into the night.

Tickets cost $5 before 11 p.m., $7 after. For more information, call 970-476-3433.


The Blues, Brews & Barbecue takes over Beaver Creek Saturday and Sunday. Free shows will rock the plaza in Beaver Creek from noon until 6 p.m. On tap are Big Daddy & the King Bees from noon to 2 p.m.,The Delta Sonics,  from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Alto Reed’s Blues Entourage  from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

On the brew side of things, over 30 Colorado breweries will be represented. Tickets for the beer fest are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Each ticket comes with a commemorative tasting mug. For tickets to the Colorado Microbrews Tasting at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, call 970-827-6505.

After the blues & brews  party, assuming you can still walk in a straight line, check out rock band 35STONE  at the Sandbar in West Vail Saturday night at 9 p.m. The free show features hard edged music and helps fuel the party atmosphere at the Sandbar.  Call 970-476-4314 for more information.

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