Live Music on Tap at Vail for the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Featuring The Sessh at FAC

30 June 2015
  • FAC food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
  • New this summer, the Saturday Sundown Series brings live music to Eagle’s Nest from 4-6 p.m. beginning July 4
Celebrate Independence Day weekend at Vail Mountain and get your fill of our nation’s purple mountain majesties while listening to free live music by The Sessh at Eagle’s Nest for this week’s summer FAC (Friday Afternoon Club) on Friday, July 3. New this year, mountaintop music continues into the weekend with the Saturday Sundown Series taking place at Eagle’s Nest from 4-6 p.m. beginning Saturday, July 4 with the Altitones Duo.
Festivities for Friday Afternoon Club begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck. Kick off the weekend with free live music, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley. Guests can also enter Bud Light’s free weekly drawing for a chance to win a $200 Amex gift card each Friday.
The Saturday Sundown Series takes place at Eagle’s Nest from 4-6 p.m. beginning July 4 through Aug. 15.
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2015-2016 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 5 p.m. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
The 2015 summer band lineup for Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) includes:
  • July 3              The Sessh
  • July 10            Schleppen Wolf
  • July 17            The Altitones
  • July 24            Hardscrabble 
  • July 31            Schleppen Wolf
  • Aug. 7             Shakedown Trio
  • Aug. 14           Twang Box
  • Aug. 21           Jake Wolf and Friends
  • Aug. 28           The Sessh
  • Sept. 4            Renegade Sons
The 2015 summer band lineup for the Saturday Sundown Series includes:
  • July 4              Altitones Duo
  • July 11            Johnny Schlepper Duo
  • July 18            Bob Masters Duo
  • July 25            Bob Masters Duo
  • Aug. 1             Twang Box Duo
  • Aug. 8             Johnny Schlepper Duo
  • Aug. 15           Twang Box Duo
For more information about Vail Mountain, visit, stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead, or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, Vail is an extraordinary mountain resort destination. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the awe-inspiring terrain and natural beauty of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges to world-class events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, and the abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail Village and Lionshead. Vail is where outdoor pursuits meet village sophistication. Offering more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain including seven legendary Back Bowls in winter, and flourishing with new summer activities in preparation for the debut of Epic Discovery in 2016, the options for year-round adventure are endless. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate 10 world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Canyons and Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is



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