• Telluride Bluegrass: 2015 Line-up Announced

    3 days ago.

    As we approach the winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary single-day lineup for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival (June 18-21, 2015). * Sam Bush Band * Cooder - White - Skaggs * John Butler Trio…

  • “Magic" 'Shrooms & Depression: Possible Treatment?

    2 weeks ago.

    On November 10, we received an email from Telluride Institute board prez Dan Collins, announcing Maggie Klinedinst would be executive director of the 2015 Telluride Mushroom Festival. Maggie, a festival regular, has for years worked at The Johnson Hopkins Behavioral Pharmaceutical…

  • Mountainfilm 2014: Lincoln Center, New York

    4 weeks ago.

    In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a treat for denizens of the Big Apple: for the 5th year, Mountainfilm in Telluride returns to the Film Society of Lincoln Center  with a weekend of documentaries about adventure, environment, and culture. But mainly…

  • Mountainfilm: “An Honest Liar,” Backstory

    1 month ago.

    James "The Amazing" Randi was a guest at Mountainfilm 2014, in support of the doc about his life and work, “An Honest Liar," a festival favorite – both the film and the man. James Randi became a world-famous magician and escape artist…

  • Mountainfilm: Afghanistan

    1 month ago.

    For much of the past decade, for Mountainfilm's Moving Mountains Symposium, we’ve chosen environmental themes, issues we’ve felt were essential to the global conversation. This year, we’re changing directions and will focus on Afghanistan. Mountainfilm has not selected a theme directly tied to a…

  • Mountainfilm: Commitment Grants Awarded

    2 months ago.

    Mountainfilm in Telluride is all about “celebrating indomitable spirit.“ The event, traditionally the kick off Telluride’s nonstop summer festival season,  is dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, adventures worth…

  • Spudnik & Steve Gumble with "Jam in the Van" Live at the 2014 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

    2 months ago.

    Here's an entertaining video with Steve Gumble, his buddy Cuz, aka Spudnik, who totally loves the Telluride vibe, and Shakey Graves (performing in the Van), talking about the 2014 Blues and Brews Festival.  Attention all potential Telluride visitors, Cuz has some…

  • Oh...W.O.W. Festival Returns to Telluride. WOW!

    3 months ago.

    For one to three-day Festival passes, go here.     "Wow!” The interjection expresses excitement and surprise, amazement and awe. Perfect fit, (yes, pun intended) for Telluride's very first fitness festival. Oh...W.O.W., Optimum Health Work Out Weekend, a health, wellness and…

  • Robert Cray on Being a Blues Legend: "At the End of the Day, You Have to Play Tomorrow"

    3 months ago.

    Blues legend Robert Cray will be performing at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival on Friday at 5:50 PM.  Here's a recent interview with Robert that appeared in the DC9, Dallas Observer Blog: Prior to 1986, Robert Cray was just…

  • Bombino: Emissary for the Music of the Tuareg People

    3 months ago.

    As a local DJ on KOTO-fm I play the latest in contemporary jazz and world music.  One of the CD's that been on my playlist for the past several month's is Bombino's "Nomad."  It has a fresh sound and an energy…

  • The Legacy of George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

    3 months ago.

    George Clinton knows how to put on a show, and Telluride will be able to witness the splendor of it all, first hand, at the upcoming Blues & Brews festival this weekend.  Here's a story by Chris Jordan, with APP.com (Asbury Park…

  • How Peter Frampton Met the Talk Box

    3 months ago.

    Peter Frampton will be the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival's closing act on the Main Stage on Sunday night.  Have you ever wondered how Peter was introduced to the "Talk Box?" This post from the Ultimate Classic Rock website explains…

  • Telluride Blues & Brews: Lee Fields on Sunday

    3 months ago.

    “With daring accompaniment, penetrating lyrics and a combined sound that bleeds triumph and lovesickness all at once, Fields and co. stand solidly apart.” – NPR Music He came of age in the era of be-ins and psychedelics. Of flower children,…

  • Popular in the ’80s & ’90s, the Violent Femmes’ timeless sound keeps fans coming to their shows

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will soon be upon us as will the Violent Femmes, the closing act on the Main Stage on Friday, the first night of the Festival. Here's a post about the band and their current…

  • August Blues Train Points to Final Telluride Summer Festival

    3 months ago.

                              Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, the last major event in the Telluride Summer schedule is coming this weekend, September 11-14, 2014. This year's festival was presaged by…

  • Telluride Blues & Brews: 3-Day Passes Close to Sold Out

    3 months ago.

    Tickets for Telluride Blues & Brews here or by phone, toll-free, 866-515-6166   The summer music season of Colorado's Western Slope region will be capped off by three days of live music and craft libations at this year's Telluride Blues &…