Mountaintop Music Kicks Off at Vail with the Return of Summer Friday Afternoon Club (FAC)

23 June 2015
  • 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
Vail Mountain comes alive with the sound of music when the resort’s summer FAC (Friday Afternoon Club) series returns on Friday, June 26 featuring free live music every Friday evening through Labor Day weekend. New this year, mountaintop music will continue into the weekend with the Saturday Sundown Series taking place at Eagle’s Nest from 4-6 p.m. beginning July 4 through Aug. 15.
This Friday, guests can look forward to a solid dose of blues and funk with live music from Twang Box to kick off summer FAC at Vail.
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.
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:
  • June 26           Twang Box
  • July 3              The Sessh
  • July 10            Schlep n’ Wolf
  • July 17            The Altitones
  • July 24            Hardscrabble 
  • July 31            Schlep n’ 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 Schleper 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 mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction 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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