are still in full swing!
ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL
TONIGHT...July 25 BRITTEN, MOZART AND MAHLER, 6:00pm, Benedict Music Tent
doesn't get any better than that! Aspen Chamber Symphony, conductor Tomas Netopil, will be performing 3 movements tonight from these timeless composers.
Saturday, July 27th MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN, 1:00pm FREE
Music on top of Aspen Mountain! It will cost only the price of the gondola ride to the top of the mountain where you will be serenaded with the beauty of musica....and the visual "serenade" of the view from the Top!
Saturday, July 27th PETER GRIMES, 8:00pm in the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen
The star-studded cast features tenor Anthony Dean Griffey as Peter Grimes and soprano Susanna Phillips as Ellen Oxford. This special centennial tribute to one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, Benjamin Britten, is something not to be missed!
SNOWMASS VILLAGE FREE SUMMER CONCERTS - on Fanny Hill
Shows start at 6:15pm and end at 8:30 pm
TONIGHT....July 25 – J. Boog/Jamaican Reggae
Boog’s music is authentic Island music and genuine Jamaican reggae at the same time—truly a new and exciting combination.
August 1 – Tab Benoit/Cajun Blues
Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. A guitar player since his teenage years in Houma, LA, he hung out at the Blues Box, a ramshackle music club and cultural center in nearby Baton Rouge run by guitarist Tabby Thomas. Playing guitar with high-profile regulars at the club, Benoit learned the blues first-hand from a faculty of living blues legends.
August 8 – Nigel Hall/Soul Jazz Funk
Nigel Hall is an honest, humble guardian of soul music. When asked about himself, Nigel reflects, “I’m just someone who lives, eats, drinks music.” This ethic becomes clear when he takes the stage.
August 15 – Robert Walters 20th Congress/Soul Jazz
Robert Walter is an accomplished keyboardist and composer, who playing piano, Hammond B3 and Fender Rhodes. While touring extensively in the US and Europe, he has worked as a leader and sideman with many of the giants of American jazz and funk music.
POWER OF FOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE - August 3, 2013
This unique mountain bike race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass (Snowmass, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain) into one amazing mountain bike race. This race is in a category of its own...diverse terrain and 4 distinct mountains!
The field consists of solo racers and relay teams (of two or four) from the avid bike community that exists in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado and beyond. Racers will start at the base of Snowmass and finish at the base of Aspen Mountain in Gondola Plaza. With 9,000' vertical gain and drop over 36 miles on top-rated single track, demanding double track ascents and coverage on each of our four mountains this race will challenge even the fittest riders. Experience the Power of Four!
The race will award a $2,500 prize purse. The top three men (1st - $750, 2nd - $350, 3rd - $150) and women (1st - $750, 2nd - $350, 3rd - $150) finishers will be paid out of the purse. All registered racers will receive a Helly Hansen Cool Tee and finishers will get a custom gift. Plus, Shock Top Belgian White will raffle off a 2013 Yeti mountain bike at the conclusion of the race. You can still enter by going on to the Aspen/Snowmass website.
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Still lots of Summer 2013 activities left