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Wrapping up Bluegrass Sundays on September 5th


It's a grand finale, complete with a beautiful forecast and another splendid reason to linger atop Aspen Mountain on a Sunday afternoon. This Sunday, September 5th, it's the final Bluegrass Sunday of the summer season, featuring Loose Cannon Bluegrass Band. Take the gondola or take a hike up the mountain; we'll see you at the top! For more information, visit

The Last Days of Summer, Sounding Good at Snowmass...


JazzAspen Snowmass wraps up the long and lazy summer with another music-filled extravaganza, this Labor Day Weekend. The 2010 Festival runs September 3-5, featuring Wilco, Glenn Frey & Joe Walsh, The Black Crowes, Court Yard Hounds (with Martie Maguire & Emily Robison of the Dixie Chick fame) and, at long last, the famed and sometimes elusive, not often seen in concert, Lynyrd Skynyrd. It's a Southern Rock theme on Sunday, while the inimitable beats of New Master Sounds will entertain on the early side, Friday night; get to the grass early to soak up all the weekend's talents!

The 38th Annual Motherlode Volleyball Classic makes its way back to Aspen this Labor Day Weekend


It's an annual tradition, the best of the beach in the heart of the mountains. The Motherlode Volleyball Classic, North America's biggest beach doubles volleyball tournament, comes to Koch Park in Aspen this Labor Day Weekend. This year, for the first time ever, beach volleyball's latest stars on the rise will compete, as well, showcasing the next wave of talent in the sport. Watch the action and be a part of the excitement;pull up a camp chair, bring a picnic and enjoy some high sports action. For more info,

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