Spring in the high country is a great time to visit, with beautiful weather, fun events, and tons of great live music! If you are looking for some local Colorado music to liven up your weekend, look no further than Head for the Hills, performing at Warren Station Center for the Arts this Saturday, March 12th in Keystone’s River Run Village. Described as the ‘epitome of Colorado Bluegrass’, this band brings a modern twist to the genre. They were tagged ‘Best in Colorado Bluegrass’ by the Westword Showcase Reader’s Poll. This is not the band’s first visit to Keystone, they performed an incredible New Year’s Eve show to ring in 2015 and they are back for more good times here in 2016! Locals and visitors alike will enjoy a fun night of great music and dancing. Free parking for the event is available in the Montezuma Skier Parking lot just near the venue.
Head for the Hills performs a mixture of original songs and popular covers sure to please all audiences. They are self described as “Pop-infused newgrass murder ballads and urbane lyricism.” Their latest album is a combination of “bluegrass, jazz, hip-hop and indie rock into songs inspired by love and misery and comic books.” You won’t want to miss this fun performance! Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm, at Warren Station, in River Run in Keystone. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $18 the day of if they are still available. Visit the link here for more information about the show, the venue, the band or to buy your tickets for the event! This show has a good chance of selling out, so advance tickets are recommended, plus you’ll save a few bucks when you buy them early.
Looking to stay in Keystone for the weekend? Make a weekend out of it and take advantage of warm weather, spring skiing and fantastic live music. Last minute accommodations in the main village are still available for this weekend through SummitCove Vacation Lodging. All SummitCove guests also receive a special guest discount on tickets to the show! Want to be able to walk to the concert? Check out some of the lodges that are nearby in River Run Village, including Arapahoe Lodge, Black Bear Lodge, Jack Pine, and Buffalo Condos. All of these properties have heated parking, access to the Dakota Lodge pool, private ski lockers and are all within walking distance to Warren Station, the Keystone Gondola, ski slopes and more! You’ll enjoy all the conveniences and amenities of staying in the village, such as the ice skating rink at Dercum Square, the outdoor firepits, and the numerous shops and restaurants just outside your doorstep. Head up the gondola for a great day of spring skiing, to checkout the Kidtopia Snowfort or even to enjoy a round of tubing with your friends at Adventure Point! Park yourself on a patio for an après ski drink in the sun or a morning Bloody Mary or famous Inxpot Irish Coffee. What are you waiting for? ‘Head for the Hills’ at Keystone this weekend for an epic weekend of skiing and live Colorado Bluegrass music! You won’t be disappointed!
What do you have planned to ring in 2013? Keystone Resort doesn’t disappoint when it comes to New Year’s Celebrations! Enjoy a day on the slopes, skiing or riding on over 1400 acres of terrain, and ski as late as 8pm. Take a trip on the tubing hill at Adventure Point or skate around on one of two outdoor ice rinks in Keystone, followed by a warm drink by the firepit. Finish off the night with a torchlight parade, fireworks, and Head for the Hills, playing at Warren Station!
Lakeside Village: 6:00pm Lakeside Village Fireworks 10:00pm Lakeside Village Fireworks 5:00pm Cookie Decorating at the Adventure Center 12:00am Live music and balloon drop at Tenderfoot Lounge
River Run Village: 7:00pm River Run Torch Light Parade 9:00pm Head For the Hills Concert
If you are looking for a fun and memorable way to ring in the New Year, consider visiting Keystone for New Year’s Eve 2012. Book a condo in Keystone’s River Run Village to be in the heart of it all- spend the day on the ski slopes or snow tubing at adventure point, followed by an après–ski cocktail on the deck of Kickapoo Tavern. After happy hour, take a quick soak in the hot tub and then out for dinner and drinks at Wolf Rock Steakhouse. Finally, head over to Warren Station for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve Party rockin’ with Head for the Hills, ringing in the New Year! This is a night you will not want to miss!
Ring in the new year with one of your favorite bands, Head for the Hills playing at Warren Station in River Run Village. Come and enjoy an evening of fun in Keystone for New Years Eve! Head for the Hills, champagne toast, and countdown to a New Year! Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Get tickets online HERE. Be sure to grab them quickly, as last year’s sold out in advance. Special guests Chris Thompson & Coral Creek String Band will be there rockin’ out with the band all night.
16th Annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone Resort
August 4th-5th, 2012 River Run at Keystone, Colorado
Keystone brings the wonders of Appalachia to the Rockies with the Bluegrass and Beer Festival, back for it’s 16th year at Keystone Resort. This is hands down the most popular summer festival in Keystone and it draws visitors from far and wide, year after year. Nothing beats the down-home cooking, frothy flavors, mountain music and spectacular views- not to mention its the perfect escape from the hot summer heat. Festival goers are in for a treat, enjoying live bluegrass music all weekend along with sampling delicious beers from over 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond as they showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys. Live music rocks out on 3 stages. Confirmed 2012 music line-up includes 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. Oakhurst and the Farewell Drifters play from 9 – 11:30 pm on Friday evening, 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.
Weekend Passes or Single Day Passes for the event are available for purchase online or at the door. Passes include an official sampling mug along with unlimited beer tastings.
Condos for the weekend are already filling up fast- book your stay now and take 25% off your stay of 2 nights or more for the Bluegrass & Beer Festival Weekend. This is a limited time offer, so book River Run Condos so book your Keystone Reservations before everything is gone! 25% Off Sale ends on 7/26/2012. SummitCove has a wide variety of properties to fit any size group or budget. Book a condo in the heart of River Run and walk to the event!