New Quartet Series Featured This Summer at Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre

New this summer, the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) will be putting on some free shows at the beautiful and intimate Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre at Keystone Resort’s River Run Village.  The Quaking Aspen Quartet Series will be taking place on select Tuesdays in June and July in Keystone: June 19, June 26 and July 10 from 5 – 6 pm.  Enjoy the live music in a beautiful setting on a summer afternoon during your stay at Keystone.  Enjoy a cash bar on the Warren Station patio and grab a drink as you take in the sounds of the Quartet against the bubbling Snake River.

 

Plan your summer visit to Keystone Resort today.  Book a property at Jack Pine condos, Silver Mill or The Springs to be closest to Warren Station.  Spend the day hiking, paddle boarding, biking or just poolside with a book.  Head to this great event before a lovely dinner in the village or then back to your vacation condo to make a meal.  SummitCove Lodging will take care of you during your stay. You’ll also receive some added perks such as a free 2-hour bike rental and discounted activities for your trip.  Enjoy free events like this all summer long when you visit Keystone!

Bluegrass & Beer Festival is back on August 5 & 6 at Keystone Resort Colorado

One of Keystone’s longest running and most-loved festivals is back in Keystone on August 5 and 6. The Bluegrass and Beer Festival is celebrating its 21st year, bringing great music and delicious beer to Keystone’s River Run Village. This fun festival features beer tastings from over 40 breweries, many from Colorado including Baker’s Brewery, Bruz Beers, New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Left Hand Brewing, Crazy Mountain, Lone Tree and more.  Purchase a one-day or weekend glass-pass to enjoy all the beer samples you can handle!  SummitCove Lodging has some great deals when you purchase your tickets and lodging together, plus you’ll receive a free beer in your condo when you check-in!

That’s right – FREE BEER! All guests staying with SummitCove who purchase a Bluegrass & Beer lodging and ticket package will receive a complimentary in-room beer bomber from our partner Bruz Beer, hailing from Denver Colorado, waiting for you nice and cold when you check-in to kickoff the Bluegrass and Beer weekend!

 

Warm Colorado sunshine and great Bluegrass tunes flood River Run Village with live music across 3 stages, including an intimate acoustic stage at the Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre.  This year’s incredible Bluegrass Line-Up includes artists like The Lonesome Days, The Wooks, The River Arkansas, Liver Down the River, Wood & WireThe Railsplitters, Brothers Comatose and back for another year headliner Peter Rowan Band, in addition to many others.

If you are looking to be in the heart of the action, be sure to check out our River Run Village properties. Book early to get the best selection and if you’re lucky, you can get a property with a balcony that overlooks the festival! If you are looking for a quintessential Colorado summer weekend, the Bluegrass and Beer festival is the perfect event with great music, beautiful scenery and great beer. Take a morning hike before the festival or enjoy a ride up the gondola. On your day off, book a whitewater rafting trip with Performance Tours or a fun and scenic downhill bike tour down Vail Pass with Mountain View Sports and their ‘Ride the Pass’ tours. No matter what you plan, it will certainly be one of the best weekends of your summer!  Book your Bluegrass and Beer weekend package with SummitCove here. 

 

Only a Few River Run Condominiums Left for the 2012 Bluegrass and Beer Festival- Book Your Stay by 7/28 to Receive 25% Off*!

16th Annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival at Keystone Resort Colorado

August 4th-5th, 2012
River Run at Keystone, Colorado

Escape the summer heat of the city and visit Keystone for one of the best summer festivals in Colorado! The Bluegrass and Beer Festival is back for its 16th year in a row and visitors come from all over the state and even the country to attend this fun festival every year!  Festival-goers can bask in the sun, enjoying the blue skies, gorgeous views and cool mountain temperatures while tasting amazing brews from over 30 breweries, nibbling on some delicious down-home cooking and get’ down to the live music bluegrass shows on 3 different stages in River Run Village on August 4 & 5, 2012. August temperatures in Keystone average around 75 degrees, making it the ideal place for a summer getaway!

River Run Condos for this popular weekend are booking up fast- if you reserve your 2+ night stay by Saturday, 7/28,  Take 25% off for the Bluegrass & Beer Festival Weekend with SummitCove Lodging. 25% Off Sale ends on 7/28/2012, *see webpage for full details.  SummitCove has a wide variety of properties to fit any size group or budget.  Book a condo in the heart of River Run and watch the bands from your balcony or pick a property with mountain views- the choice is yours! Black Bear Lodge is right in the middle of the action try renting a condo there!

This is a fun festival that everyone is sure to enjoy!  Not interested in beer?  The music is free to anyone!  Wine and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase as well. Weekend Passes or Single Day Passes for BEER-DRINKING at the event are available for purchase online or at the door.  Passes include an official sampling mug along with unlimited beer tastings.

The confirmed 2012 Bluegrass and Beer Festival music line-up includes bands such as Head for the Hills, Oakhurst, the Farewell Drifters, Darrell Scott, Tim O’Brien, Casey Driessen, Haunted Wind Chimes, Henhouse Prowlers, Dead Winter Carpenters, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Town Mountain, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, the Grinz and more. There are also some after-party events scheduled at Warren Station on both Friday and Saturday nights to keep the party rockin’ and your feet tappin’! Friday evening, Oakhurst and the Farewell Drifters will be performing from 9 – 11:30 pm, tickets are just $7 in advance or $10 at the door.  Saturday evening features a show with Tim O’Brien and Casey Driessen, playing from 8:30 – 11 pm. Tickets are $14 in advance or $17 at the door. Book your weekend of fun today!

 

 

2011 Bluegrass and Beer Festival at Keystone

 

Don’t Miss the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour This Weekend at Keystone Resort! 25% Off Vacation Rentals

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour officially starts tonight in Keystone, Colorado with the Bacon Elegance Welcome Dinner at the Wolf Rock Steakhouse at 7pm.  Back for its 2nd year, this festival is sure to turn some heads!  With thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon inspired cuisine at your finger tips you won’t want to miss this weekend long celebration of bacon. Along with bacon cuisine you’ll enjoy live music from Better than Bacon, the Universally Famous Rocket Surgeons, Hell’s Belles and Moreland & Arbuckle. The Bacon Bloody Mary’s are always a hit and Bacon Lectures and Cooking Demonstrations are slotted for Warren Station each day. ” There are also tons of kid-friendly events happening, such as the Bungee Jumper, Rock Climbing Wall, Kids Crafts, Mini Golf, a Bounce House, and more!  Don’t miss this fun event at Keystone Resort This Weekend!

Take 25% off your stay this weekend with SummitCove Lodging in Keystone!

Schedule of Weekend Events:

Friday, June 22nd
Bacon Elegance Welcome Dinner, 7 pm
Wolf Rock Steakhouse, $60

Saturday, June 23rd
Bacon Festival Tasting & Music, 1-6 pm
River Run Events Plaza, Free Admission; $30 Bacon Tasting Package or a la carte items also available

Concert: Better Than Bacon, 1:30 – 3:45 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Concert: To Be Announced, 3 – 4 pm
Warren Station, Free

Concert: Hell’s Belles, 4:15 – 5:50 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Sunday, June 24th
Bacon Festival Tasting & Music, 1-6 pm
River Run Events Plaza, Free Admission; $30 Bacon Tasting Package or a la carte items also available

Concert: Universally Famous Rocket Surgeon, 1:30 – 3:45 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Concert: To Be Announced, 3 – 4 pm
Warren Station, Free

Concert: Moreland and Arbuckle, 4:15 – 5:50 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

 


Summit of Bluegrass & Brews 2012: Colorado Beer Tasting & Free Live Music On June 23

Back for another year, the Summit of Bluegrass and Brews will return to Marina Park in Dillon, Colorado on June 23, 2012 with over 25 Colorado breweries. During the beer tasting event from 1:00-5:00, visitors can enjoy live music by Marty Jones and the Great Unknowns. Tickets to the unlimited beer tasting cost only $30 and benefit the Colorado Brewers’ Guild and the Dillon Business Association. Food vendors will be on site with lots of tasty options.

Following the beer tasting, move down to the Lake Dillon Amphitheatre for a great, FREE concert with the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience! David Grisman has played with Jerry Garcia, Peter Rowan, Bonnie Raitt, Doc Watson, and other renowned artists. His music is a mix of bluegrass, folk, jazz, and international sounds – this is definitely a show you don’t want to miss!

Both the beer tasting and the concerts are outdoors with beautiful views of Lake Dillon and the mountains. Great beer, live music, and beautiful Dillon, Colorado – what more could you ask for?

2012 Summit of Bluegrass and Brews Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 23, 2012

1:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m  Brewfest, Savory food vendors  $30 per person, must be 21 years of age or older — Marina Park  160 Lodgepole, Dillon, Colorado

5:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Free bluegrass concert – Missed the Boat — Dillon Amphitheater

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Free bluegrass concert –David Grisman Bluegrass Experience — Dillon Amphitheater

9:30 p.m. – ? Official After Party at Pug Ryan’s – John Truscelli Band — Pug Ryan’s Brewery and Steakhouse — 104 Village Place, Dillon