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Music to Catch this Season!

Winter Park is home to a vibrant music scene, from locals to headliners you can see it all after a day on the slopes. Great plates and refreshing drafts are waiting at your favorite mountain  hangs, as well as appearances from a diverse group of talented artists – so stop by and catch a show, it’s the perfect way to après!

This  season Winter Park Resort will feature acts in a variety of venues, including the lively base of Mary Jane, vista-filled views of Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge, front and center at Village Plaza, and more! Be sure to check out the Winter Park Resort events page for more information about shows this season.

While more acts will be scheduled as the season progresses, here is a sneak peek at some of the acts we’re excited to see here on the mountain.

Trout Steak Revival* – SOLD OUT

A true Colorado band, Trout Steak Revival has been a local favorite ever since winning the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition. Known for their unique combinations of folk, indie, bluegrass, and Americana, their expressive lyrics and heartfelt melodies have attracted a loyal and rapidly growing fan base. Recently, Trout Steak has won an Emmy Award for their work with a Rocky Mountain PBS, was named Denver’s Best Bluegrass Band by Westword newspaper, and was nominated as a Momentum Band of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

This intimate live music experience at Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge will be the perfect capstone to the year. With only 200 tickets sold, this event did sell out quickly. Sign up for our newsletter to be one of the first to know about future events like this.

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: December 30, 2018

*- Tickets are required for this concert. All other events listed are free to attend

 Weston Smith

Originally hailing from North Mississippi, Weston Smith’s musical career started in his early teens and has since included an album release and a number of accolades. Named the winner of the 2007 Northeast Mississippi Gumtree Art Festival Songwriter’s Showcase, Smith then went on to release his solo debut album, “Awake to Dream,”  in 2008 at the age of 19. Now calling Colorado home, Weston Smith has lived around the country developing his craft along the way. His broad range of original music, and curated set lists of folk, blues, bluegrass, and country covers embodies his unique style and diverse sound. Pull up a chair and see Weston in action this season.

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: Jan. 3, Jan. 10

Where: Base of Mary Jane

When: Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Feb. 22, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30 

Zoe Berman

A singer-songwriter based in Fort Collins, Zoe Berman combines a number of genres to create her melodic sound. Drawing inspiration from jazz, blues, indie, and folk music, as well as the very world around her, Berman looks to create music that tells a story in her words. Catch Zoe’s performances throughout the season at Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge and the base of Mary Jane!

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: Jan. 11, Jan. 12

Where: Base of Mary Jane

When: Jan. 18, Feb. 23, Mar. 29

Andy Straus

Andy Straus is the leader of the Colorado-based band Hunker Down and is known for his contagious energy and vibrant music. Rooted in the genres of bluegrass, folk, blues, and country his songs speak to the lifestyle shared by many living in mountain towns. Combining a set list of originals with well-known classics, his repertoire is rich and layered, while full of the energy he is known so well for. Drawing his inspiration from the natural world around us, this performance will resonate deeply with all of those who call the mountains their home or their escape.

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: Jan. 4, Jan. 18

Where: Base of Mary Jane

When: Jan. 5, Jan. 11, Jan. 19, Feb. 2

El Javi

Combining the distinct sounds of flamenco and rock, El Javi has created his own genre and musical experience. Hailing from Mexico City, El Javi draws inspiration from the human story as well as his life as an artist. An authentic pairing of sounds and cultures from different corners of the world, El Javi’s music is sure to both entertain and inspire.

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: Feb. 9

Haley Gowland

A graduate of Connecticut College, Hayley Gowland has since gone on to compose, teach, record, and song write – all of which have garnered attention and praise. Her projects have included recording multiple albums with the rock band The Cranks and scoring soundtracks for films. Having performed solo and in groups, Haley’s acoustic repertoire includes Weezer, Jack Johnson, Sylvann Esso, Fleetwood Mac, and more. Join us at the Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge on February 16th to see Haley in her element.

Where: Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

When: Feb. 16

 

 

 

Whether you’re a seasoned concert goer or simply looking for a new experience, make time this season to check out the live music scene at Winter Park Resort. To view a complete list of performances, check out the links below. More acts will be announced this season too. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for the latest updates!

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