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PLUS

BLUES AFTER DARK AT THE HEADWATERS CENTER

Friday: Mike Zito Big Blues Band featuring the BB King Horns - Blue Star Connection Night

Saturday: Selwyn Birchwood, John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers

MUSIC ON THE SQUARE AT COOPER CREEK
KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE YOUTH STAGE
ULLRS TAVERN CLUB SHOWS
FESTIVAL AFTER PARTY AT WINTER PARK PUB

~ MAJOR ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT IN JUNE! ~

PLUS

BLUES AFTER DARK AT THE HEADWATERS CENTER
Friday: Mike Zito Big Blues Band featuring the BB King Horns - Blue Star Connection Night

Saturday: Selwyn Birchwood, John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers

MUSIC ON THE SQUARE AT COOPER CREEK
KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE YOUTH STAGE
ULLRS TAVERN CLUB SHOWS
FESTIVAL AFTER PARTY AT WINTER PARK PUB

PLAN ON STAYING THE WEEKEND TO ENJOY:

• Two full days of live music, vendors and friends (and then some!)
• The Keeping The Blues Alive Youth Stage both days
• Blues After Dark at the Headwaters Center
• Music On The Square at Cooper Creek
• Annual Blues From The Top 17 After Party at Winter Park Pub
• Plus festival proceeds help benefit the Grand County Blues Society and their national program Blue Star Connection

FESTIVAL FAQ

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets may be purchased HERE!

How much are the event tickets?

All tickets sales are non-refundable.
VIP Experience $110 per ticket. 
Advance General Admission tickets $46.00 - $82 (2-day) plus fees.
Day of Show ticket $51 

What are the Blues After Dark & other Official Featured Shows?

Blues After Dark Shows at Headwaters Center 730 Baker Drive Winter Park, CO. 80482
 
FRIDAY JUNE 29  | Blues After Dark with the Mike Zito Big Blues Band featuring the BB King Horns - BLUE STAR CONNECTION NIGHT

SATURDAY JUNE 30 | Blues After Dark - Selwyn Birchwood and John Nemeth &  The Blue Dreamers - CATEGORY 5 NIGHT

Buy tickets Here. 

Blues After Dark shows are open to all ages. Must be 21+ to order or consume alcohol

 

How do I obtain a media pass?

Fill out the form HERE . All submissions will be reviewed and confirmation emails will be sent by the end of the day on May 20, 2019 

Who do I call for lodging?

Please visit our  Lodging section of our website.

Where can I park?

Parking is available throughout town. There is also free parking at Cooper Creek Square, across the street from the Festival Entrance, located at 225, 47 Cooper Creek Way, Winter Park, CO 80482.

 

Handicap parking is available and located on corner of Highway 40 and Rendezvous Way, near Gate Entrance, but is limited to first come.

Is there FREE Public Transportation?

Yes - visit TheLiftWP.com for schedule information and routes. Please note, buses run until 2:00 a.m. into Winter Park and Fraser only. Call the Free Shuttle Line at 970.726.4163 for Night Shuttle information. 

We also suggest downloading the RIDEHOP app. Once downloaded, use Ride Code: lift. This way you may find your bus in real time. Each bus has a GPS tracker so you may see the location of the bus on your route.

Where can I camp?

Please call the US Forest Service at 970.887.4100 for the most up-to-date camping information and conditions.

 

Camping and RV parking in the area: PlayWinterPark.com

Will there be food sold at the event?

Yes, 5-7 various food vendors will be selling food from Bar-B-Que, Burgers, Noodle Bowls, Catfish and Shrimp, etc.

How can I volunteer?

Click here for Volunteer Application.

 

Volunteers in various areas needed from Thursday June 28rd thru Monday July 1st. Community Service offered as a non-profit festival!

Will alcoholic drinks be sold?

Yes, we will have beer at $ 6.00, wine at $ 7.00 and mixed drinks at $ 8.00, along with specials each day! There is also water ($ 2.00/bottle), sold at our Grand County Blues Society tent to help raise money for the Blues in The School Program. Our vendors will also be selling various non-alcoholic products.

Are kids free?

Kids 12 and under are free in General Admission, when accompanied by adult and no ticket required.

How can I sponsor this event?

We love our sponsors! Please contact us via email or any Grand Blues Society board member to find out what great opportunities there are for Sponsorship to this great non-profit event!

 

Download Sponsorship Brochure at the bottom of the OUR SPONSORS section.

How can I become a vendor for the event?

Click here for Vendor Application.

What time do gates open on the day of the event?

Gates open at 10 a.m. Music starts at 11:00 a.m. and goes until approximately 6:00 p.m.

 

(Please note: all times and artists are subject to change)

What else is there to do besides enjoy music during the event?

Great food vendors, vendors selling clothing, jewelry, art, etc., and the famous Future of The Blues stage for kids, promoting youth in music.

Where can I find information on the Town of Winter Park & Greater Area?

Go to playWinterPark.com for the official community website. There you will find an array of activities, hiking/biking trail maps, restaurants, shopping and monthly event calendar and other services.

How Can I Perform at Blues From The Top?

Send your professional Electronic Press Kit in Adobe PDF format to: booking@grandblues.org

Physical Press Kits can be mailed to:

GCBS
PO BOX 1530
Winter Park, Colorado 80482

What Can you Bring?

  • GA seating is on the grass, chairs are permitted without canopies or covers. Total upright chair height (including legs and entire length of chair backs) may not exceed 37". Please note, this rule is strictly enforced and subjects will be subject to removal without refund!
  • Factory sealed-plastic beverage containers
  • Empty camelbacks/hydration packs
  • Plastic or paper cups
  • Small soft coolers 6 pack size or smaller
  • Coolers must be: Width (11.5 in) by Depth (8 in) by Height (10.5 in) or smaller
  • Small pocket size umbrellas (any umbrella deemed oversized festival staff will have removed)
  • Cloth bags-soft packs preferred
  • Allowed food pre-sliced fruit/vegetables/small snacks
  • Binoculars, folding chairs, seat cushions
  • Tarps and blankets smaller than 8 x 8
  • Children 12 and under are free with ticketed adult in general admission area only
  • Any not allowed items inside the venue may be confiscated and the concert-goer subject to eviction. Winter Park reserves the right to change, alter or add any festival rules at any time.

What Not To Bring

  • No tents or tent like structures
  • No chairs with canopies or covers above 37" tall
  • No drugs
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No glass or aluminum cans
  • No large coolers
  • Coolers must be: Width (11.5 in) by Depth (8 in) by Height (10.5 in) or smaller
  • No filled hydration packs/camelbacks
  • No large umbrellas
  • No frisbees, weapons, confetti, bullhorns, noisemakers, laser pointers (will be confiscated and patron subjected to ejection)
  • No luggage, carts, or wagons
  • No dogs or pets allowed
  • No smoking of any kind or vaping in the venue
  • No drones
  • No unapproved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
  • Any not allowed items inside the venue may be confiscated and the concert-goer subject to eviction. Winter Park reserves the right to change, alter or add any festival rules at any time.

LODGING

RMG
Resort Management Group
Winter Park, CO

Use the promo code "BLUES2019" for 15% off 1 or 2 nights and 20% off 3+ nights!

(800) 926-4386 or (970) 887-6030

www.winterparklodging.com

WPML
Winter Park Mountain Lodge
81699 US 40 • Winter Park, CO

(855) 891-9900
www.winterparkhotel.com  •  email

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Best Western 
Alpenglo Lodge
78665 US-40
Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-8088
www.bestwestern.com

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CAMPING?

Click here for a list of campgrounds in the Grand County area.

FIND US

Blues From The Top

Rendezvous Event Center

78821 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482

 

2019 FESTIVAL HOURS:

Saturday 6/29: 10am - 7pm

​Sunday 6/30: 10am - 7pm

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