B.B. King, ZZ Top, Allen Toussaint Lead Telluride Blues and Brews Lineup


Heading into its 17th year, the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival in Telluride, Colo., is gearing up for another weekend of iconic music and tasty suds. This year’s event, scheduled for Sept. 17-20, boasts headlining performances from B.B. King, ZZ Top, The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Allen Toussaint, Galactic and a selection of more than 150 beers from over 50 microbreweries to wash it all down.

Joining King and the rest of the headliners will be Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, JJ Grey & Mofro, Cedric Burnside & Lightnin Malcolm, Matt Schofield, Alberta Cross, The Dana Fuchs Band, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Gospel Morning with The Otis Taylor Band featuring Chuck Campbell and the Sheryl Renee Choir, Phil Wiggins & Corey Harris, Grady Champion, Terrence Simian & the Zydeco Experience, The Sugar Thieves, The Bill Magee Blues Band, Little Al Thomas and The Deep Down Fools. More artists will be announced when the final line-up, including Saturday’s headliner, is revealed on Aug. 16.

Tickets are available for purchase now at a rate of $160 for the weekend. Day passes are also being sold for $55 for Friday and Sunday and $65 for Saturday.

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