April 20 2017
Snowbasin, UT – April 2017 – Snowbasin Resort releases an elevated line-up of nationally and regionally touring artists and bands that will fill the mountain air with music every Sunday afternoon this summer for the fifth anniversary of their Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series. Blues, Brews & BBQ is quickly becoming the most coveted free concert series in all of Utah and this year’s line-up will not disappoint. The free, live music rocks Earl’s Lodge patio and lawn every Sunday 12:30pm – 5:30pm from June 11 – September 24. Three bands will perform each week, playing everything from blues to funk and Americana to rock and roll, offering a family- friendly environment for everyone to enjoy.
The 2017 Blues, Brews & BBQ concert series will kick off with Big Sam’s Funky Nation on June 11 and the fun will continue all summer long with crowd favorites and powerhouse bands like Los Lobos, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Turnpike Troubadors and Andy Frasco. “This being the 5th anniversary of Blues, Brews and BBQ’s I think we put some pressure on ourselves to really take the lineup to whole a new level. We took some risks we might not have in years past and basically said forget about the risk a little and focus on the possibilities. We loaded up each and every week. We have bands playing support this year that I would have no problem headlining any of our shows. We knew we had to exceed expectations and I think we have done that,” says Jason Ostler, Dining and Entertainment Manager. Check out the Spotifiy playlist for a preview, https://goo.gl/AXG5Hd. To learn more about each artist, click here.
June 11: Big Sam’s Funky Nation / Satsang / The Sextones June 18: The Fleshtones / Penrose / Night Marcher
June 25: TBA / Dirty Revival / Pinetop Inferno
July 2: Jelly Bread / The Roomsounds / Folk Hogan
July 9: Driftwood / Useful Jenkins / The Johnny Utahs
July 16: Main Squeeze / King Cardinal / Gleewood
July 23: Andy Frasco / Kris Lager Band / Groovement / Tony Holiday / Folk Hogan
July 30: The Motet / Dead Winter Carpenters / Pixie and the Party Grass Boys / Jamie McClean BandAugust 6: Old 97’s / Jeff Crosby and the Refugees / Slings and Arrows
August 13: Turnpike Troubadors / Dirty River Boys / The Battefield
August 20: Robert Randolph and the Family Band / Troubador 77 / KLB / Old Shoe
August 27: Larry and His Flask / Me Like Bees / Canyon Kids
September 3: Los Lobos/ TBA / The Whiskey Gentry / Troubador 77 / Michelle Moonshine Trio / Tom Bennet September 10: Tony Holiday and the Velvetones / Jordan Mathew Young
September 17: The Weekenders / Penrose
September 24: Johnny Utah’s / Underground Cash
Award-winning BBQ will also be available in Earl’s Lodge with favorites like the Blues & Brews Burger, House Smoked Beef Brisket, and Loaded Fries. A wide selection of local beer will also be on tap on Earl’s Patio. New this year, Snowbasin Resort will be offering a 32oz 5th Anniversary Mug as well as more food options including street vendor style tacos. Spend the morning hiking or biking and enjoy the afternoon listening to free live music in the mountains. Needles Gondola will run 10:00am – 6:00pm Saturdays and Sundays starting June 10. For more information, please visit www.snowbasin.com or call 801.620.1000.
About Snowbasin Resort
Snowbasin Resort, top rated by Ski Magazine in the categories of Service, On-Mountain Food, Lifts and Grooming, is located less than 35 miles North of Salt Lake City. It has one of the easiest drives from Salt Lake International Airport as well as quick access to the Park City Area and Downtown Ogden. With 3,000 skiable acres and 3,000 vertical feet, Snowbasin Resort is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, manicured groomers, powder stashes days after a storm, four terrain parks, and excellent service. Snowbasin Resort has world-class snowmaking and one of the most advanced lift systems in the West. Enjoy award-winning cuisine including mountaintop dining with spectacular views and magnificent day lodges. Discover why Snowbasin Resort is consistently recognized as one of the best family resorts in North America! Snowbasin Resort is a member of the Grand America Hotels and Resorts family. Sister properties include Sun Valley Resort, Grand America Hotel, Little America Hotel (all Salt Lake City, UT), The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA, Little America Flagstaff, AZ, Little America, WY, and Little America, Cheyenne, WY.
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