Distilled Spirits & Speaker Series Presents St. Pattys Day Summit Top Whiskey Cocktail

Will you be celebrating St. Patty’s Day in Keystone Colorado this year?  Head to Warren Station on Saturday, March 17 to enjoy one of their signature events, the Distilled Spirits & Speaker Series.  This night will feature a whiskey cocktail competition, with recipes created from various local establishments from Summit County.  Reap the benefits of stiff competition as you taste an array of wonderful whiskey cocktails with a St. Pattys Day whiskey theme! Live music from the Well Beings will accompany a fun afternoon of tasting.  Enjoy tasty appetizers with your samples from Black Diamond Gourmet. Guests will be asked to vote for their favorite and in return, you’ll receive a full size version of your favorite.  The vendors will be competing for two awards, ‘People’s Choice’ and ‘Experts Choice’.  The grand prize for the Expert’s Choice award winner will consist of a night out in Denver including lodging at the beautiful Maven Hotel, dinner and drinks, as well as a show. Second place will walk away with a $100 gift card, and third place will receive a bottle of premium whiskey courtesy of Jim Beam.  The doors open at 4pm, with music starting at 4:30pm.  The winners will be announced at 6:45 pm.  Tickets are just $15 when you purchase them online in advance and include samplings of each drink, a full size cocktail and appetizers.

If you aren’t familiar with the Keystone Resort area, Warren Station is located in the heart of skier village, River Run.  Lodges in the River Run area include Jack Pine, Silver Mill, The Springs, Black Bear Condos and Arapahoe Lodge. Many guests name River Run Village as their favorite place to stay with all of its great amenities and proximity to the ski slopes and gondola.  Most guests find that they don’t even need a car while they are here, as everything you need is within walking distance!

 

When you are here in Keystone for your Spring Break 2018 vacation destination, be sure to get tickets now for this great upcoming event at Warren Station!  With over 3 feet of snow far this month, the conditions at Keystone Ski Resort are amazing!

Head for the Hills This Weekend in Keystone

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!

Warren Station Concert Series: Keller Williams

Warren Station, Center for the Arts is a beautiful events venue located inside of The River Run Village in the heart of Keystone. Surrounded by bars, restaurants and the gondola that gives you access to our beautiful ski mountain, Warren Station is the best place to be when an event rolls through town. Warren Station hosts numerous events, weddings and activities throughout the year, including the recent The Nutcracker Suite and Holiday Showcase and the upcoming New Year’s Eve Celebration with Gypsy Moon and Trout Steak Revival.  It is one of Summit County’s premier venues for live music.

Keystone Resort has received 26 inches of fresh snow in the past week, making this one of the best early seasons in recent years.  More snow is in the forecast for this upcoming weekend, with up to 5 inches falling by Sunday evening. Spend your day cruising on the ski slopes and then head to Warren Station in the evening to see some fantastic live music! Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend?

Keller Williams concert at Warren Station
photo courtesy of www.warrenstation.com

This weekend, on December 18th & 19th, Keller Williams & His Compadres are back in Keystone for another round of fun.  Keller Williams is a highly respected guitarist that has played with just about anyone worth knowing in the the “jam band” scene amongst other great types of musicians. He is known for his extremely versatile music ranging from solo acoustic sets to bluegrass, reggae and much more. These Keystone shows have become a really fun tradition and always seem to be extra special. Each night, Williams will play a solo act to kick things off and then for the second set he invites ‘His Compadres’ to the stage and really get the crowd moving. Maybe it’s the friends that come join him on stage, seeing such an impressive concert in our snowy village or just a combination of it all, but this is a show you will never forget. His “compadres” this year include Keith Moseley and Michael Travis from The String Cheese Incident, Garrett Sayers from the Motet, Andy Hall and Chris Pandolfi from the Infamous Stringdusters, and Drew Emmitt from Leftover Salmon. With this incredible lineup, you can expect tickets to sell out soon so get your tickets now and prepare for a musical experience you won’t soon forget. Advanced ticket sales are $30 per person, per night when you buy them online.

Look for more shows coming this season at Keystone’s Warren Station including Trout Steak Revival, The Motet and The New Mastersounds! Rent a condo from SummitCove Lodging in River Run Village to be in the heart of the action and just steps from Warren Station.  Jack Pine Lodge, Silver Mill, and Buffalo Lodge are all great options for your Keystone accommodations. Check out the incredible upper deck view from this Black Bear Condo #8064.  Imagine waking up here with a cup of coffee in hand, watching the fresh snow falling and the people beginning to bustle about the village. You will love the convenience of staying in River Run, with heated parking garages, a ski locker for all of your gear, hot tubs with views of the slopes, ice skating at Dercum Square, tons of restaurants and Après ski spots and of course the easy access to the ski slopes, to make sure you get first tracks in the morning!

Written By: Patrick Foley

Saturdays at the Stations Brings The Motet with guest Euforquestra

The Colorado funk band, The Motet, will be playing at Keystone’s Warren Station this weekend on Saturday, March 15th for another edition of Saturdays at the Station which bring live music to Keystone Saturdays throughout the month of March.  The Motet recently released their 7th album on January 25th and are ready to celebrate by bringing the funk to Keystone.  A bright horn section, layered rhythms, and spunky front man all contribute to the outstanding live performances put on by this must-see band.  Their shows consistently sell out; especially their Halloween Shows in which they play ‘musical costumes’ and perform catalogs from The Talking Heads, Earth Wind and Fire, Parliament, and Prince.  Their unique sound style really encourages people to get funky and move on the dance floor.

The opening band, Euforquestra is sure to start the night off right with their fun and upbeat global dance beat sounds.  Tickets for the show are $18 in advance or just $20 at the door.  Music starts at 8pm and the doors open at 7pm. Stay at a Keystone ski condo in River Run Village to be in the heart of the action and walk to Warren Station, the Keystone Gondola, shops, restaurants, ice rink and more.

The Travelin’ McCourys & String Cheese Incident’s Bill Nershi Visit Keystone March 14, 2014

The Travelin’ McCourys featuring Bill Nershi of the String Cheese Incident with Pert’ Near Sandstone will be playing at Keystone’s Warren Station on Friday, March 14th.

The band hails from Nashville, Tennessee, comprised of three sons of the Bluegrass legend, Del McCoury as well as a few other members. The band has played with other legends such as the Allman Brothers, Warren Haynes, Yonder Mountain String Band and Phish!  These unique live collaborations are truly where the band really shines, deemed as one of the best bluegrass bands in the world by both critics and musicians across the United States. 

Don’t miss this great live performance happening in Keystone, Colorado on Friday, March 14th.  The doors open at 8 pm and the music starts at 9 pm.  Tickets to the show can be purchased here in advance online for $25 or buy them at the door for $30. 

 

Saturdays at the Station Concert Series Kicks Off This Weekend in Keystone

Saturdays at the Station are back again, just in time for Spring Break in Keystone, featuring live music at River Run’s Warren Station on Saturday nights in March.  Next week kicks off with the fun bluegrass band, Mountain Standard Time.  This band features an eclectic mix of instruments including guitar, mandolin, and banjo and they bring a live energy to the stage that will make you want to move your feet!

The show is just $8 in advance or $10 at the bar and the music starts at 9pm.  Warren Station is in the heart of River Run Village and features a full bar and dance floor.  Check out some of our River Run Properties to book a room that’s close to the venue! Check out the schedule below for the rest of the Saturdays at the Station shows in March!

  • Saturdays at the Station Concert Series starring The Six Million Dollar Band
    Saturday, March 9th, 2013
    Doors at 8PM; Music at 9PM
  • Saturdays at the Station Concert Series starring Naive Melodies
    Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
    Doors at 8PM; Music at 9PM
  • Saturdays at the Station Concert Series starring Elephant Revival
    Saturday, March 30th, 2013
    Doors at 8PM; Music at 9PM
Naive Melodies at 2012 Warren Station Show

 

New Year’s 2012 in Keystone

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

 

 

Spend New Year’s Eve in Keystone with Head For The Hills

Head for the Hills New Year’s Eve 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.

Keller Williams Coming to Keystone!

According to the Mayan Calendars, the end of the world is predicted to come down December 21, 2012.  Popular musician, Keller Williams is throwing an ‘End of the World’ celebration right here in Keystone for 2 nights on December 21 & 22.  Williams is  known as a ‘master of acoustic guitar’ and has teamed up with many different artists over the years since his first album back in 1994. 

Join Keller Williams and his Compadres at Warren Station in Keystone, Colorado on December 21st and 22nd for two nights of fun.  The first night will feature Keller, Billy Nershi and Keith Moseley picking bluegrass, as well as a Keller solo set.  On the second night, experience the funky grooves of Keller, Kyle Hollingsworth, Keith Moseley and Dave Watts along with a solo set from Keller.

Tickets for the event are $30 for solo nights or $50 in advance for both nights.  Book a condo in River Run Village, such as Jackpine Lodge, Dakota Lodge, or Silver Mill Condos to be close to the shows, along with restaurants, bars, and the ski slopes at Keystone Resort! 

Fall for the Arts Weekend in Summit County

Looking for a fun weekend of arts, culture, great deals, and fall color viewing? Come visit Keystone September 7-9  and attend a variety of events at the 2nd annual Fall for the Arts happening in Summit County.  The weekend features over 20 different arts organizations, putting on events and workshops in conjunction with the colorful autumn leaves to bring together a community-wide cultural celebration of the arts across Summit County. Everything from music, visual art, art history, dance, theater, food and kids’ activities will be included in this 3 day celebration of the arts.  Many of the activities and events are free and are located throughout the county, including at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin! Don’t forget, Saturday, September 8th is also the last summer session of River Run Rocks! with Redline Radio headlining the free concert in River Run Village.

Keystone
Warren Station Center for the Arts is hosting ‘Music in Motion’, a concert featuring the Summit Community Orchestra, The Dercum Center, the Coral Society and CoMotion Dancers. Summit Community Orchestra will be playing Pirates of the Caribbean with kids from the Scale the Summit Music Camp, kids ranging from 8 years old to 18 years old.  It’s a night you won’t want to miss!  The Art Gallery at Keystone Lake, in Lakeside Village, will be open over the weekend and hosting an art show with work from local artists to coincide with the concert.

Arapahoe Basin
For the first time ever, Arapahoe Basin will be hosting a celebration featuring a clambake, lobster boil and live music event during Fall for the Arts weekend on Saturday, September 8th.  The Clambake will feature a huge buffet of delicious food, including clam chowder, mussels, chicken, and all the fix-in’s while you listen to live music all afternoon. Reservations are required.

Breckenridge
The town of Breckenridge and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance are teaming up to offer free admission at tours at the museums.  On Saturday,  Art enthusiasts can take a walking tour of 10 galleries during the 2nd Saturday Gallery Art Walk, featuring live artists and workshops. The National Repertory Orchestra is gearing up for a wine and cheese concert at a private home, and the Backstage Theatre will bring books to life in a new program for kid’s ages 5-12. Other activities include a photography workshop, distillery tours, ceramics studio, gourmet cuisine, glass-blowing demonstrations, wine tastings, cooking classes, music and much more!

Silverthorne
In Silverthorne, renowned author Mary Ellen Gilliland will be giving away copies of her latest local history book, “Breckenridge,” at a presentation about “the fun and folksy history of ranching” along the Lower Blue. Friends of the Summit County Libraries present Hare-Raising Tails, a puppet show for families, and Women of Watercolor will display their original watercolors at the Silverthorne outlets, where the Summit Concert Band will also play.

Dillon
In Dillon, the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival is hosting two public concerts on Sept. 11 and 14 in addition to a private soirees on the 9th. Summit Public Radio & TV presents a classical concert featuring all-local talent on Sept. 9. The Town of Dillon is bringing live music to the Dillon Amphitheater on the shores of the Dillon Reservoir,  with the John Truscelli Band on Friday night and Something Energetic Saturday night.  Also in Dillon,  “Marry Me a Little,” a musical comedy,  presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre Company, which opens on Friday Aug. 31. The Summit Historical Society invites guests to experience history at the Dillon Schoolhouse Museum or you can sign up for a historic boat tour out on the Dillon Reservoir on Saturday.

Frisco
Frisco’s newest event, FallFest, will carve it’s way on to Frisco’s Main Street on Saturday the 8th. This all day Main Street festival has something for everyone including art shows, lumberjack shows, farmer’s market, wood carving, and live music. The event celebrates our mountain environment and benefits Friends of the Dillon Ranger District.  At the Blue Spruce Inn, Elmer Koneman will give a visual projection tour of 24 opera houses around the world. If you are looking to get creative, The Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee will be painting a mural on the fence next to the Moose Jaw. Be on the lookout for the Mountain Majesty Chorus, a women’s a Capella group, singing along Main Street on Saturday.

This is a great weekend to be in Summit County!  Visitors can enjoy plenty of cultural activities, while taking in the beautiful fall colors and taking advantage of lodging deals and 2-for-1 specials at participating restaurants. The final schedule of events for the weekend will be published Sept. 7 in the Summit Daily and can be seen online at www.fallforthearts.org.  SummitCove Lodging is offering great deals on condos in Keystone for this weekend, so call us and make your reservation today!

Fall Colors in Keystone!