Telluride Blues & Brews: Dates + Tickets for 2019 Weekend

Telluride Blues & Brews: Dates + Tickets for 2019 Weekend

Tickets for the 26th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival are now on sale. Limited quantities are available for 3-Day GA and VIP Passes, Super VIP Passes, 4-Day Camping, Campground Vehicle, RV Passes, and the Fundraiser Dinner for Music Maker Relief Foundation (includes VIP Pass). Buy early and save! Kids 11 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased online at and locally at Telluride Music, located at 333 West Colorado Ave. The 2019 artist lineup will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Telluride Blues & Brews boasts three days of music, comedy, craft beer, yoga, art and entertainment in the iconic Telluride Town Park set against a backdrop of 13,000+-ft mountain peaks.

Not to be outdone by the music, the festival also hosts to one of the premier beer-tasting events in the Southwest, the Grand Tasting, which features 56 craft breweries showcasing more than 170 beers and ciders. The Grand Tasting takes place on Saturday, September 14 from noon to 3 pm inside the festival grounds in Telluride Town Park. Attendees are welcome to sample as many beer styles as desired while enjoying live music from the Main Stage. The list of attending breweries, alongside official beer sponsor Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, has been announced. To view the list, visit

New for 2019, festival organizers are proud to present the new Super VIP Experience, the most elegant and intimate package ever offered. This all-inclusive pass lets attendees experience the festival at the highest level possible with access to the side-stage Ajax Sky Lounge and the on-stage Sky Deck – a viewing platform on the Main Stage. Attendees will enjoy a clear view of performers and the beautiful Town Park backdrop with an open bar featuring specialty cocktails, wine and craft beer within arms reach. Tickets for the Super VIP Experience are extremely limited with only 25 available. The base price for each package is $5,000 per person. The complete list of amenities for pass-holders of the Patron Experience is below:

• On-Stage Access To The Ajax Sky Lounge – Relax in comfy sofa-style couches in the private side-stage lounge and bask in the warm, intimate ambiance as close to the performers as you can get.
• On-Stage Access To The Sky Deck – Watch your favorite performance from a viewing platform on the Main Stage offering the most intimate festival experience possible. Experience a clear view of performers and the beautiful Town Park backdrop with an open bar featuring craft beer, wine and specialty cocktails within arms reach. Please note – viewing area access is subject to artist discretion. (Restrictions may apply for headliner sets and other select artists.)
• Gourmet Chef “Show Cooking Station” – Indulge in specially curated bites from featured chef daily. Full weekend menu will be announced in summer 2019. Complimentary Seafood Raw Bar – Feast on fresh shucked oysters on the ½ shell, jumbo shrimp cocktail and oyster shooters with cracked pepper, cocktail sauce, and lemon wedges.
• Open Bar On-Stage At The Ajax Sky Bar – Enjoy some of Colorado’s best craft cocktails, craft beers, wine, and champagne.
• Personal Mixologist Jonathan Yaseen – Enjoy a curated specialty cocktail menu designed specifically for the Festival. Full cocktail menu will be announced in summer 2019.
• Backstage Access – Move freely in between different areas of the festival with the highest level of access.
• Backstage Catered Meals – Enjoy lunch, dinner and special Sunday brunch alongside the festival artists.
• On Demand Golf Cart Shuttle To The Blues Stage And Campground Stage – Skip the hassle of walking between stages and order a free ride!
• Private Meet And Greets With Artists From The Music Maker Relief Foundation – Get to know the real deal with blues, gospel and roots artists from the rural south.
• Personal Concierges – Don’t lift a finger all weekend long! More than just directions or recommendations, take advantage of our personal concierges who are equipped with a wealth of local expertise.
• Commemorative Souvenir Laminate – Take home a frame-worthy piece of the festival.
• Wifi Access – Stay connected with high-speed wifi all weekend.
• Access to all of the perks of our highly popular VIP Experience
◦ Access to two Sports Bars with 8 HDTV’s to watch NCAA or NFL while watching the festival stage, a double-decker 2nd level viewing platform of Main Stage with a fireplace, covered seating
◦ Exclusive VIP Lounge with premium stage views, shade tents, relaxed seating, yard games and fire pits
◦ VIP Reception with complimentary appetizers and cocktails – Friday from 4 pm – 6 pm
◦ Private “VIP Grand Tasting” with 20 select breweries – Saturday from 12 pm – 3 pm
◦ Gospel Brunch with Champagne and Bloody Mary Bar along with lite food and candy bar for kids – Sunday from 11 pm – 1 pm
◦ Admission into Late Night Juke Joint music venues with early, priority entry
◦ Complimentary on-site professional massage therapists (throughout the festival weekend)
◦ Private, upscale premium restrooms with flushable toilets
◦ Exclusive VIP Merchandise Booth
◦ Priority entrance to the festival each day – avoid getting stuck in line

Tickets went on sale March 1. Again, VIP 3-Day Festival Passes are very limited and will sell out quickly. Juke Joint (late night shows) passes, 4-Day Camping passes, Glamping, Campground Vehicle and RV passes, and Basecamp Gear Rentals (camping gear packages) are also available for purchase. Tickets start at $225 for a 3-Day Pass and $80 for a Single-Day Pass. Children ages 11 and under are free. Ticketing details can be found at

For those looking to stay close to the action, a variety of on-site festival camping is being offered, ranging from luxurious Glamping in the Safari Village to the affordable standard camping choice. Glamping Packages come with two VIP 3-Day Passes, luxury heated tents provided by Colorado Yurt Company, equipped with a queen bed, premium amenities and an on-site concierge located inside the festival grounds. Standard Camping features easy access to the festival, exclusive, daily “Campground Sessions” shows on the rustic Campground Stage, and fun eco-friendly challenges to win prizes. Other local lodging selections at hotel partners are also available. To view all camping and accommodation selections, visit


Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews is located in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The multi-stage (Main Stage, Blues Stage, Campground Stage) celebration of music and craft brews offers an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, indie, rock, jam-band, gospel and soul performances. Some of the best craft breweries in the country, along with a wide variety of local and regional food and craft vendors, children’s activities (climbing wall, bounce houses and bungee trampolines, parades), cozy late night club shows (Juke Joints), a 5k fundraiser race, free yoga sessions and much more round out the 26th annual weekend celebration. Set at the beginning of the beautiful fall foliage season, the event also boasts a number of unique local outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking and a free gondola between Town of Telluride and Mountain Village.

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