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Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival

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May 23-25, 2015

As the unofficial launch of summertime in the mountains, top barbecue chefs from around the state join local chefs in serving up mouth-watering barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching microbrews at one of the largest Colorado Microbrewery beer tastings at the 12th Annual Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival.

Musical highlights include Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band Featuring Erica Brown, The Delta Sonics and more to be announced! Barbecue masters will be competing for bragging rights and $10,000 in cash prizes. On Saturday a panel of professional judges will rate a variety of meats and side dishes according to appearance, taste and tenderness. Once again, attendees will have the chance to vote on Saturday and Sunday to determine the People’s Choice winner for Best Barbecue Vendor. Selected winners will be crowned Saturday and Sunday at 4:10 p.m. on the main stage in Beaver Creek Plaza. 

On Saturday, Beaver Creek’s signature Culinary Demonstration Series will kick off for the summer season, providing complimentary barbecue demonstrations from local chefs. Don’t miss the Microbrew Festival on Saturday featuring more than 80 special concoctions from over 30 Colorado-based breweries! On Sunday, amateur pit masters will be able to showcase their talents at the Big Green Egg Backyard BBQ Competition. Continue your Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ weekend experience by participating in the 4th annual Cut & Slice Golf Event benefiting Can Do Multiple Sclerosis on Monday, May 25th at the Beaver Creek Golf Club.

And we can't forget about the kids!  There will be a Kids’ Fun Zone that will be open from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday providing activities, arts and crafts designed for kids 12 and under. 

The Blues, Brews and BBQ event offers free admission to the plaza and food and beverage are available for purchase.

Saturday, May 23rd:

12:00PM-1:00PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

12:00PM-6:00PM: Beer Garden and BBQ Restaurant Vendors Open (Beaver Creek Plaza)

12:00PM-2:00PM: Live Music by Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band Featuring Erica Brown

12:00PM-4:00PM: Kids’ Zone Open

12:00PM-2:00PM: BBQ Panel Judged Competition

12:00PM-6:00PM: People's Choice Voting for the BBQ Competition 

1:00PM-5:00PM: Microbrew Festival (Ticketed Event)

    Location: Centennial (Chair 6) Lawn - Located behind the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
    Price: $40 per person in advance; $50 per person at the door
    Tickets: Check Back Soon

1:30PM-2:30PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

2:30PM-4PM: Live Music by The Delta Sonics

3:00PM-4:00PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

4:10PM: BBQ Panel Competition Winners Announced (Main Stage)

4:30PM-6:00PM: Live Blues TBA

 

Sunday, May 25th:

11:00AM-2:00PM: Big Green Egg Amateur Backyard BBQ Competition (Ticketed Event)

    Location: Centennial Lawn (Base of Chair 6)
    Price: $75 per team
    Tickets: Check Back Soon

12:00PM-6:00PM: Beer Garden and BBQ Restaurant Vendors open (Beaver Creek Plaza)

12:00PM-2:00PM: Live Music by Dan Treanor’s Afrosippi Band Featuring Erica Brown

12:00PM-4:00PM: Kids’ Fun Zone Open

12:00PM-1:00PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

12:00PM-3:30PM: People’s Choice Voting for the BBQ Competition

1:30PM-2:30PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

2:30PM-4PM: Live Music by The Delta Sonics

3:00PM-4:00PM: BBQ Culinary Demonstration (Culinary Experience Tent)

4:10PM: People’s Choice Competition Winners Announced (Main Stage)

4:30PM-6:00PM: Live Blues Music TBA

 

Monday, May 26th:

11:30AM-4PM: Cut and Slice Golf Event benefiting Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (ticketed event)

    Location: Beaver Creek Golf Club
    Price: Early Bird Rate - $110 per player (Available through May 8, 2015)
     Standard Rate - $125 per player (Beginning May 9, 2015)
    Tickets: Check Back Soon



If you are interested in applying to become a BBQ purveyor at this event, please contact Lauren Ciarallo at lciarallo@vailresorts.com




SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:

MtnLiving  Rendezvous  Organic  PinkMonkey   
 
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BiGGreenEgg     
         


Saturday May 23rd

Don’t miss one of the largest exclusively Colorado craft beer tastings in the state featuring more than 80 special concoctions from over 30 Colorado-based breweries! The price of each ticket also includes all beer tastings and a commemorative tasting glass.

Date:   Saturday, May 23rd 
Time:   1:00PM - 5:00PM
Price:

  $40 per Person (Advance) / $50 per Person (At the door)
Price does not include ticket processing fees
Location:   Centennial Park
Tickets:    Check Back Soon

 

Participating Breweries from 2014 (2015 breweries to be announced)

AC Golden Brewing Company

Aspen Brewing Company

Bonfire Brewing

Boulder Beer 
Breckenridge Brewery 
Bristol Brewing Company

Copper Kettle Brewing Company

Crazy Mountain Brewery
Dillon Dam Brewery
Dry Dock Brewing 

Durango Brewing Company

Fate Brewing Company 

Gordon Biersch Brewery 

Gore Range Brewery

Great Divide Brewery 
Kannah Creek Brewing Company

Left Hand Brewing Company

Mahogany Ridge Brewery

New Belgium Brewing

Odd 13 Brewing

O'Dell Brewing Company

Oskar Blues Brewery

Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

Pug Ryan's Brewing Company

Renegade Brewing Company

Rockyard Brewing Company 

San Luis Valley Brewing 

Strange Brewing Company
Upslope Brewing

Saturday, May 23rd: BBQ Panel Judged Competition
BBQ purveyors will compete to win the Beaver Creek BBQ Panel Judged Competition! Certified judges will sample beef ribs, pork sausage, chicken and side dishes from each of the contestants and the winners will be announced on the Main Stage at 4:10PM on Saturday.

Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th: People’s Choice Competition
Now it’s your turn to be the judge!  On both Saturday and Sunday, you can sample different BBQ dishes and vote for your favorite BBQ Vendor! Winners will be announced on the Main Stage at 4:10PM on Sunday.

 

Participating BBQ Purveyors & Vendors from 2014 (2015 vendors to be announced)

8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill    Beaver Creek, CO      
Aw Shucks  Dillon, CO  green leaf
Batter Cupcakes  Vail, CO  green leaf
Black Diamond Bistro
Beaver Creek, CO
green leaf
Blue Moose Pizza
Beaver Creek, CO
 
Bonnie Q BBQ
Dillon, CO  green leaf
C Bar
Beaver Creek, CO
 
Coyote Café  Beaver Creek, CO
green leaf
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Murray, UT  green leaf
Hooked
Beaver Creek, CO
green leaf
Kirby Cosmos BBQ Bar
Minturn, CO  green leaf
Lost Weekend Grill
Arvada, CO  green leaf
Moe's Original Bar B Que
Vail, CO  green leaf
Rimini Gelato
Beaver Creek, CO
 
Rocks Modern Grill
Beaver Creek, CO
green leaf
Sno & Joe
Dillon, CO 
Southern Spoonful
Edwards, CO green leaf
The Dusty Boot
Beaver Creek, CO
green leaf
Tommy's Bodacious BBQ
Littleton, CO  green leaf
Wildwood Smokehouse  Vail, CO  green leaf

green leaf = Denotes purveyors are committed to using compostable products during the festival weekend 

Monday, May 25th:

Continue your Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ weekend experience by participating in the 4th annual Cut & Slice Golf Event on Monday, May 25th. During the golf round you will enjoy craft beers and mouth watering BBQ along the way. This year’s event will feature multiple competitions throughout the course, including longest drive, closest to the pin and a hole-in-one challenge. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with MS and their support partners.


Date:   Monday, May 25th  
Time:   11:30AM - 4:00PM (Shotgun Start) 
Price:


  Early Bird Rate: $110 per player* (Through May 8) / Regular Rate: $125 per player* (Beginning May 9)
Price includes green fee, cart fee, practice balls, tee gift plus beer & BBQ on the course.
* Price does not include processing fees 
Location:   Beaver Creek Golf Club - Click Here for Course Information 
Tickets:    Check Back Soon
 


CanDoMS 

A national nonprofit organization based in Avon, Colorado, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

For more information, please visit the organization’s website at www.mscando.org or call (970) 926-1290

 


    

 

Sunday, May 24th:

Big Green Egg Backyard BBQ Amateur Competition Entry
Do you love to barbecue? Do your friends and family constantly compliment your grilling skills? Do you believe that you are the best at grilling and BBQ? Here's your chance to prove it!

Participate in the Big Green Egg Backyard BBQ competition for your chance to win your very own Big Green Egg (valued at $1,049) and bragging rights for an entire year! Contestants (may be individuals or a teams of up to three people) will be provided with a Big Green Egg, a mystery grilling meat and side dish items. Contestants will have three hours to design and cook their delicious dishes for our distinguished judges.

Sign up today to be one of only 15 teams competing! This competition is only open to amateurs, no culinary professionals or professional barbecue teams are allowed to compete. Please read the Rules & Regulation (Check Back Soon) to confirm that you qualify to participate in this exclusive competition. 
 

Date:   Sunday, May 24th  
Time:   11:00AM - 2:00PM (Teams to arrive by 10:30AM, competition to begin at 11AM) 
Price:

  $85 per Team*
* Price does not include ticket processing fees
Location:   Centennial Park
Tickets:    Check Back Soon

 

Presented By:

 

BiGGreenEgg    AceHardware 
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