Colorado Music Festivals Summer Music in Winter Park, CO

Summer is here in Winter Park and the usual suspect shows are back with some new tweaks and great artists for one of the best summer music seasons in Winter Park ever.

The Winter Park Summer Music festival season kicks of this year with the Blues from the Top Festival starting June 29th, 2012.  This is the tenth anniversary show and the lineup may be the one of the best blues shows in Colorado in a long while.

The Winter Park SolShine Music Festival will return for the second year with a lineup that should be favorite for young and older alike. Saturday July 14th The Solshine Music Festival will star Little Feat bringing some of the Little Feat classics like Willin‘ to Hideaway Park. Second on the bill is Trampled by Turtles, one of the hottest bands in Colorado right now.  They have had two sold out shows in the Denver are in the last six months. Here is the full lineup:

Little Feat
Trampled by Turtles
The Samples
Jami Lunde

Get your tickets and Winter Park lodging for the Solshine Music Fest now as this will be a sold out show with prime lodging going early.

Third on this summers list of music festivals is the biggie up here in Winter Park. The Winter Park Jazz Festival marks its 30th year here in the Rocky Mountains with a great lineup on July 21 and 22. Winter Park Jazz Festival Lodging for this show is close to being sold out already so make plans today is your are wanting to here some smooth grooves up in the high country.

On August 4th The Winter Park Music Festival presented by Denver radio station 103.5 The Fox will bring the return of Bret Michaels of Poison fame (picture above).  Bret was here last year and was such a hit he is returning for an encore.  The Outlaws, The Groove Hawgs, Dave Mason and SPECIAL GUEST will join Bret onstage at Hideaway Park right off of US Highway 40 in the town of Winter Park, CO.  Show kicks off at noon and will go to 6pm.

The last Music Festival of the year is the Winter Park Beer Festival with Mike Daughty of Soul Coughing fame headlining. This is a really fun time with free beer tasting, tasty food and some fun music to get the vibe going.  Last year was a great time with beer 25 craft breweries with the Bodeans keeping the crowd dancing.

Make sure to book your Winter Park Music Festival Lodging soon as these are the most attended weekends of the summer and the prime digs will go quickly if they are not already gone.

May 30th, 2012

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