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Event Calendar

Vail Snow Daze

December 10, 2012 - December 16, 2012

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We’re kicking off our 50th winter season in style with the biggest Vail Snow Daze ever. From awesome live concerts with Wilco, Michael Franti & Spearhead and The Shins to our 50th birthday bash and exclusive movie premiere, Snow Daze is a week in Vail you do not want to miss.

Vail Snow Daze concert tickets are available online or in person at the Vail Information Center in Vail Village, (970) 476-4790.

Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, December 12
Après and after-dark parties TBA

Thursday, December 13
The Shins 
With opener Divine Fits 
Ford Park
Venue opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m.

Grammy-nominated indie rockers The Shins come to Ford Park in Vail on Thursday, Dec. 13 to kick off the Vail Snow Daze festivities. Well known for their songs “New Slang” and their current hit single “Simple Song,” The Shins have a melodic sound that is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Friday, December 14
Michael Franti & Spearhead
With opener Nic Cowan & The Remedy
Ford Park
Venue opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m.

For more than 20 years, Michael Franti has been mixing rock, rap, reggae and other musical styles into a singular sound that keeps the crowds groovin’. Well known for massive hits “Say Hey (I Love You),” “The Sound of Sunshine” and “Hey Hey Hey,” Michael Franti & Spearhead’s show in Vail on Friday, Dec. 14 in Ford Park is sure to rock the house.

Saturday, December 15
With opener Nathaniel Rateliff  
Ford Park
Venue opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m.

Grammy-winning alt rockers Wilco will headline Vail Snow Daze on Saturday, Dec. 15. Known as a live music powerhouse, Wilco has released 10 studio albums to date. With a massive catalogue to pull from, these guys live to make noise. This is absolutely a show not to be missed.

Part of Vail's 50th Anniversary Season Celebration



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