Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces Concert Series Lineup for Spring Fever Festival

12 March 2014

Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces Concert Series Lineup for Spring Fever Festival

 

·      Bud Light On-Mountain Concert Series FREE to all Guests
·      Held on Specially-Constructed Stage on the Snow on Peak 8
·      Part of Biggest Spring Celebration in Rocky Mountain Region
·      Last Chance to Celebrate Snow & Sun Before End of Ski Season

 
Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today the band lineup for this year’s free Bud Light Concert Series as part of Breck’s annual Spring FeverFestival. Widely recognized as the biggest Spring party in the Rocky Mountain region, Breck Spring Fever this year features over 40 events taking place from March 22-April 27, closing day.
 
The Bud Light Concert Series brings the party to Breck with four concert days of big-name national acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons on the mountain.
 
All concerts will be FREE to the public and will take place on a specially-constructed stage on the snow just outside One Ski Hill Place, a RockResort, at the base of Peak 8, starting at 2 p.m. on each concert date.
 
“We’re extremely excited to be able to bring our guests another unbeatable lineup of live national acts to celebrate the end of ski season this year,” said Kieran Cain, Breck’s director of marketing. “At Breck, we always aim to end ski season with a bang.  We couldn’t be more thrilled about the great mix of headliners that we’re bringing in this year, which will give all our guests just that much more reason to come visit one more time before the end of the season.”
 
FULL LINEUP FOR 2014 BRECK SRING FEVER BUD LIGHT CONCERT SERIES:
 
Sat. April 12thBig Bad Voodoo Daddy – Known for such hits as “"Go Daddy-O", "You & Me & the Bottle Makes 3 Tonight (Baby)", and "Mr. Pinstripe Suit", and their appearance at the Super Bowl XXXIII halftime show in 1999, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy remind the world that it’s still cool to swing, big band style. Their high-energy nine-piece ensemble continues the party and urges their millions of fans worldwide to shake and move to their inimitable grooves while also expanding their horizons with new musical inspiration and influence.
 
Sun. April 13thTheGin Blossoms – The Grammy-nominated group, with their blend of Pop & Rock, became a musical force that helped define the sound of 90’s radio. With massive hits like "Follow You Down", “Til I Hear It From You” and “Hey Jealousy,” they took the airwaves by siege and held MTV hostage with multi cross-over hits in 4 different radio formats. After a series of charting singles, the band broke up in 1997. They reunited in 2002 and released a fourth album, Major Lodge Victory, in 2006, and a fifth, No Chocolate Cake, in 2010
 
Fri. April 18thYonder Mountain String Band – This Colorado native foursome has always played music by their own set of rules.  Blending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences that the band cites, Yonder has pioneered a sound of their own.  With their traditional lineup of instruments, the band may look like a traditional bluegrass band at first glance, but they’ve created their own music that transcends any genre, as evidenced by their legions of loyal fans from the Centennial state and beyond.

Sat. April 19thBlues Traveler – One of the world’s legendary jam bands, Blues Traveler have released a total of nine studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum, and one six-times platinum. Over the course of their illustrious career, Blues Traveler have sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000 live shows in front of more than 30 million people, and with their hit song “Run-Around”, had the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history, which earned them a Grammy®.
Breck Spring Fever events continue to be added in town and on the mountain throughout the festival; visit www.BreckSpringFever.comfor the latest and most up to date schedule of Spring Fever events.
 
Spring Fever is based on embracing the biological change that occurs in humans as the seasons switch from winter to spring.  Wikipedia defines Spring Fever as: “A term applied to several sets of physical and psychological symptoms associated with the arrival of spring, and an increase in energy and vitality.”  Breck Spring Fever will kick off on March 22 and will conclude on Breck’s closing day, Sunday, April 27.
 
Other Breck Spring Fever 2014 signature events will include:
·         5’ til 5’ extended after-hours terrain park happy hour events on Friday afternoons via the 5 Chair lift
·         GoPro Big Mountain Challenge
·         The 3rd  annual “ Mountain Dew Throwback Throwdown” superpipe & minipipe competition
·         “Breck Ascent Series” uphill races on Wednesday afternoons
·         Extended Gondola operating hours
·         The 4th annual Ripperoo Mascot Winter Olympics
·         The KSMT Breck Spring Fever Beer Festival
·         The 18th annual Imperial Challenge bike & ski race
·         The “Tatry Giant Slalom & Slalom Races”
·         The 3rd annual “Breck Chili Cook-off” at Seven’s
·         Easter egg hunts both on the mountain and in-town
·         A sunrise Easter service at TenMile Station
·         The Spring Series International Ski Federation Super G & Giant Slalom Races
·         The annual Ripperoo Mini World Cup

Book Your Stay and Live like a Local
Come and stay for the festivities for as low as $149 on the weekends and live like a Breck local for a few days.  Book a room with our Spring Fever Event Special and not only will you get a great rate on lodging, you’ll get a locals card giving you insider access to things like a free Peak 6 pint glass at the T-bar, drink discounts at the T-bar, Ski Hill Grill and Sevens, $10 off a tune package at Breck Sports, and more.
 
Breck Spring Fever is presented by Breckenridge Ski Resort, Bud Light, Mountain Dew and Red Bull.  Associate partners include GoPro, Helly Hansen and Sprint.
 
Breckenridge Ski Resort is open until Sunday, April 27 this year, so save your sick days and come play during Spring Fever!  For more information about this month-long series of events, or to or to book your stay in Breck today, call 800-536-1890 or visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.
 

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About Breckenridge Ski Resort
With five huge peaks, 2,908 acres, four terrain parks, a 22ft Superpipe, 11 bowls, the highest chairlift in North America, family-friendly terrain and a world-class ski school, all situated above an authentic, hip mountain town with awe-inspiring views, there are good reasons why “Breck” is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Western Hemisphere. And new for 2013 – Breck welcomes Peak 6, the biggest resort expansion in the last decade. Renowned for the welcoming spirit and friendly character of their locals, with over 200 restaurants, bars, and shops, and numerous year-round activities and events, Breck embodies more than just a destination, inspiring a way of life.  www.breckenridge.com.

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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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