Hardscrabble Set to Play at Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club Aug. 17
VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 15, 2012 – Eagle, Colo.-based band, Hardscrabble, returns to Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) for their second appearance this Friday, Aug. 17 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. All ages can enjoy their unique blend of traditional bluegrass along with colorful renditions of crowd favorites, ranging from covers of the Grateful Dead to Snoop Dogg.
- Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
- Free activities including horseshoes, bean bag toss and the slackline park
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Guests and locals alike can kick off the weekend with free live music and activities, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley.
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) is free to 2012-2013 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at www.epicpass.com. Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 4 p.m. and include a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food and beverage at Talon’s Deck Grill and Bistro Fourteen, or Adventure Ridge activities. Or, grab a complimentary shuttle to Game Creek and use the voucher towards sunset appetizers and drinks on Game Creek Restaurant’s deck overlooking the Vail Valley. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
The 2012 summer FAC band lineup includes:
For more information about Vail Mountain and FAC, visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
- Aug. 24 The Last Riot
- Aug. 31 Mad Dog