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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Set for Sept. 16-18

The 12th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will again bring together blues, rock, funk and gospel artists to Telluride Town Park, located high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, from Sept. 16-18.

Festival headliners include the Black Crowes, Susan Tedeschi, Maceo Parker, Mofro, The Subdudes, Sonny Landreth, plus many other performances as well. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, Sept. 16

Eddie Turner, Corey Harris, The Subdudes, Susan Tedeschi and Black Crowes

Juke Joints: The Subdudes, Eddie Turner, Rose Hill Drive and Corey Harris

Saturday, Sept. 17

Diunna Green Leaf and Blue Mercy Band, Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory, Mofro and Maceo Parker

Juke Joints: Alvin Youngblood’s Hart’s Muscle Theory, Mofro, Hazel Miller and Eric Lindell

Late Night Jam: Dwayne Dopsie

Sunday, Sept. 18

Dixie Hummingbirds, Chris Thomas King, Henry Butler and Sonny Landreth

Fais Do Do (Sheridan Opera House): Jam with Sonny Landreth, Henry Butler, and Alvin Youngblood Hart

Single day tickets for Friday and Sunday are $50 and are $55 for Saturday. A three-day pass is available for $140 and camping passes are $35 per person. All tickets can be purchased online at

There will also be a chance to taste over 100 microbrewery beers from over 50 microbreweries including Sweet Water Brewery (Atlanta), Flathead Lake Brewing Company (Montana), Flying Dog Brewery (Colorado) and Reaper Ale (California) on Saturday from Noon to 3 p.m. Many other events are planned for the festival including the Telluride Acoustic Blues Camp and Competition sponsored by Acoustic Guitar magazine, the Rainbow Kids area and the Acoustic Artist Series.

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