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Rendezvous Music Festival!

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September 19th & 20th, 2014!

Rendezvous Music FestivalRendezvous Music Festival at Beaver Creek is a unique and intimate two-day fall music experience on September 19th and 20th. The event brings award winning musicians to the village with outdoor stages, VIP events and intimate house concerts.

Blending music, food and wine and entertainment to create a one-of-a-kind event for attendees in Beaver Creek Colorado, one of the world's most vibrant mountain settings. 

For more information and to purchase tickets visit: www.RendezvousBC.com 

Patty Griffin:

American Kid, Patty Griffin's seventh album, is her first album of mainly new material since Children Running Through in 2007. In between, she made the Grammy Award-winning Downtown Church (2010), her version of classic gospel (though it featured three original songs). She also became a member of Band of Joy, the group in which leader Robert Plant and his cohorts meld British and American folk, rock and spiritual music.

American Kid, much of which Griffin says "was written to honor my father," returns to typical Patty Griffin territory, which is to say that it features a group of remarkably powerful, personal and unpredictable songs arranged and performed in a style that doesn't entirely repeat anything she's done on her previous albums while drawing on all of them. Yet Griffin's catalog is among the most unified in modern popular music, because her singing is as unmistakable and inimitable as her songwriting.






While the city of Los Angeles has been both an inspiration and a home to the four members of Dawes, they found themselves traveling East last fall to record their third album in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with newly enlisted producer Jacquire King. It was a chance to hunker down and work each day for a month away from familiar landmarks and routines. The tracks they laid down at Asheville's Echo Mountain Studio have yielded a 12-song disc of tremendous sonic and narrative clarity, book-ended in classic album fashion by two very different versions of the wistful "Just Beneath The Surface" - a misleading title, really, since the songs stacked in between dig so deep. Stories Don't End is not so much a departure from the quartet's previous efforts as a distillation of them. It spotlights the group's maturing skills as arrangers, performers and interpreters who shape the raw material supplied by chief songwriter and lead vocalist Taylor Goldsmith into an artfully concise and increasingly soulful sound. 



Jason Isbell:

Southeastern is not a record Jason has made before, and not simply because the glorious storm and drama of his band, the 400 Unit, is absent. They will tour together; it's not a break-up record, not an album of dissolving, but, rather, songs of discovery. And not at all afraid, not even amid the tears.

Which is to say that he has grown up.

That it has been a dozen years since he showed up at a party and left in the Drive-By Truckers' van with two travel days to learn their songs. And then taught them some of his songs in the bargain.Jason Isbell's solo career has seemed equally effortless, from Sirens of the Ditch (2007) to Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit (2009), through Here We Rest (2011) and last year's Live From Alabama. Loud records, unrepentantly southern, resplendent with careful songwriting. Songs which inspire and intimidate other musicians, and critics.

Wade Bowen:

Across five independent albums and a decade-plus of touring, Wade Bowen has amassed a string of regional hits and awards, and also a fan base who is passionate about music. Indeed, in the fourteen years since Bowen launched his career at Stubb's Barbecue in Lubbock, Texas, he's risen from collegiate greenhorn to the top of the Texas music and Red Dirt circuit. His colleagues and friends Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Eli Young Band and others had made the major-label leap, helping to take a vibrant regional sound to the rest of America. Now Bowen is poised to bring that Red Dirt and independent spirit to country music at large.

Wade's baritone is dense and concentrated, with traces of whisky and smoke and an autumnal warmth. Bowen takes command of his songs, cutting over the top of producer Justin Niebank's sculpted guitar-scapes on his latest release "The Given." The sound is one hundred percent country, rife with pedal steel and vivid emotion, but it's also music that could easily find a home with fans of Bowen's rock idols - folks like Bruce Springsteen and Jackson Browne. Take a few passes through this project and you'll hearing a singer's singer and a focused songwriter who's adding layers to his music all the time.

Paper Bird:

Since the band's formation in 2007, Paper Bird has been playing its joyful blend of indie folk, blue-eyed soul, and rock to delighted audiences nationwide. The current lineup includes Mark Anderson (drums), Sarah Anderson (vocals, trumpet), Paul DeHaven (guitar), Esme Patterson (vocals), Genevieve Patterson (vocals), and Caleb Summeril (banjo, guitar, bass). Everyone writes for the group, and there is no leader. Paper Bird's live performances showcase the group's diversity and good-time vibe. Their rare and beautiful approach to music has led them to be featured on NPR's All Things Considered, in a New York Times story about up and coming Denver bands, and most recently listed in Paste Magazine's Top 10 Colorado Bands to Watch. 


In 1988, Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce, the "Jack O" and "Pierce" who make up the seminal acoustic duo, Jackopierce, were playing cover songs in a dingy club with a crummy PA in their hometown of Dallas, Texas. In a moment of young-musician desperation, they whipped up a tune on the spot called "Three of Us In A Boat" to elongate their set. That became a signature track for a decade-long career wherein the two-piece sold 500,000 records over six albums (two for major label A&M) and toured three continents, nine countries, and 44 states. After a five-year breakup, in 2002 the duo reconvened as Jackopierce. Today Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce have a renewed creative vigor, mutual respect, and deep gratitude for their Jackopierce heritage. These good vibes shine through on JP's euphoric new album, Everywhere All The Time, out August 28.

"If you do the math, you realize we've been reunited longer than we initially were together. We've grown up, we got over a lot of stuff, and we're great friends. It's been over 20 years of friendship," Jack O'Neill says. "It's like a couple getting remarried. The band previously became a job and we started to hate it and hate each other. We have newfound gratitude for each other and we really appreciate what we have," Cary Pierce adds

Andrew Ripp:

Andrew Ripp creates music that pushes the boundaries of genre stereotypes, blending the energetic beats of pop music into a soul culture and adding the depth and groove of soul music into a pop culture. Since beginning his career in 2005, Ripp's songs and records have successfully impacted a diverse and growing audience including true music lovers: fans that appreciate the nuances of a well crafted album, and easy listeners: fans who simply want to hear a catchy tune.

Having an awe-inspiring voice is one thing, but knowing how to use that voice to share lyrics and emotion in a way that moves those who hear the songs is quite another. Ripp has grown in this over the years as a respected songwriter with the voice of an artist. With his first two albums, Fifty Miles to Chicago in 2008 and She Remains The Same in 2010, debuting at #1 on the Singer/Songwriter chart on iTunes, Andrew proved that he could create a song and share it with emotion and instrumentation.

Kylie Rae Harris:

The last thing Kylie wanted to see dragging up to the curb every afternoon after school was her parent's old Chevy Suburban. The thing was an eyesore and an embarrassment. What teenager wouldn't be mortified? She hated it; and she'll never forget it.

But she'll also never forget the road trips in that Suburban from her family's home in Wylie, Texas, northeast of Dallas, to the rolling hills hidden beneath East Texas forests. She loved those. 

"We spent what seemed like hours to a kid in that old Suburban," she said. "My step-dad is a music lover and he was the one who introduced the whole Texas-Americana, singer-songwriter thing to me. It'd be he and my mom in the front seat, and me and my two sisters and brother in the back. He'd put on Radney Foster or Jerry Jeff Walker and we'd sing along to all these different harmony parts. I love that memory."

She's never strayed from those early influences. Throw in singer/songwriters Walt Wilkins and Patty Griffin and you begin to understand why her lyrics sound so...real.


Made up of Meagan, Mallory and Madeline-their surname doubles as their band name-the group has been winning over audiences throughout its native Texas since youngest member Madeline was only 5 years old. "They'd sneak me through the back door of the honky-tonk and then I had to leave right after the show," says Madeline. 

Now all grown up, the girls spent the past two years collaborating with visionary Nashville producer Dave Brainard (Jerrod Niemann, Brandy Clark) on their debut album, a collection of songs that marries the traditional country their father played for them while growing up with the '90s showmanship of artists like Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and, another Texas trio, the Dixie Chicks.

With harmonies as tight as their sisterly bond and a sexy, swaying sound all their own, Michaelis is a breath of fresh air in an often stifled and male-heavy musical environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy tickets? 
Tickets will be for sale throughout the winter and summer seasons at the Information Center in the village. Or, you can also purchase tickets online at www.rendezvousbc.com

Will tickets be available at the gate? 
Yes, unless we sell out before the event. Check back here for info before planning on gate purchases. 

Do you accept credit cards? 

Yes, at the gate you will be able to purchase tickets with a credit card. However, every vendor is different and may or may not take credit cards. ATMs will be accessible. 

Do children get in free? 

Children under 6 get in the general admission Strawberry Park free ONLY. Unfortunately, due to limited seats in the Vilar Performing Arts Center, all children will be required to have a ticket for the Weekend Pass and Saturday Pass. 

What time do the gates open? 

At Strawberry Park, gates open at 12:00 PM 

Can I leave the festival and come back? 

Yes, your wristband permits you to come and go as you please. Wristbands must be worn for entry & reentry, no exceptions. 

Will the festival continue if it rains? 

As the saying goes, the show must go on! 

Is Beaver Creek ADA compliant? 

Yes, both the Vilar and Beaver Creek resort are ADA accessible. However, the homes included in the home tour are privately owned and we cannot guarantee accessibility for all of the properties. 

Is smoking allowed? 

There will be designated areas for smoking. Please dispose of cigarette butts properly. 

Can I volunteer at Rendezvous Fest? 

Volunteers are welcome. Please email info@rendezvousbc.com to request more information on volunteering. 

Allowed & Prohibited Items: 

Sealed Water Bottles
Pets (Strawberry Park venue only)

Outside food/Drink (Including Alcohol) 
Illegal Substances 

*VIPs please visit the Vilar's website for their policies: www.vilarpac.org 

Where to Stay 
You will have a great experience staying at any of the luxury accommodations in the village at Beaver Creek. Make reservations through our website www.rendezvousbc.com for special rates. 

The closest location for camping including RVs is about 40 minutes west of Beaver Creek at the River Dance RV Resort. It is located near Gypsum/Dotsero. More information can be found here: www.riverdancervresort.com

Guests of The Village can conveniently walk to the festival at Strawberry Park. 

Shuttle - Anyone staying within the Beaver Creek resort receives complimentary transportation. In September you must call and schedule your pickup time: 970-949-1938, open 7 am - midnight. 

Parking - Anyone staying in Avon or driving can park at the Shuttle Lot located at the base of the west entrance to Beaver Creek (at the Beaver Creek roundabout head west on Highway 6 and turn left at the stoplight). 

TheCharter       BordersLodge  
Enjoy the Beaver Creek Music Experience and spend the evening at The Charter at Beaver Creek or the Borders Lodge, located right in the village, with their special event rates! Managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

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