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Five Popular Live Music Spots in Telluride

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16 Apr 2016
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While most people flock to Telluride, Colorado, for its stunning natural beauty and exceptional outdoor activities all year around, those aren't the only attributes that make Telluride an amazing vacation destination. Luxury rentals, world-class restaurants and an incredibly busy festival schedule are also popular draws to the area. You can count on enjoying a fabulous evening of live music in Telluride as well. Here are just a few of the many local venues where you'll be able to enjoy some wonderful live musical entertainment during your visit.

1. Sheridan Opera House

Don't let the name fool you because the historic Sheridan Opera House offers live musical entertainment of every genre. Beginning way back in 1913, this venue operated as a cultural center and a popular vaudeville theater that played host to a number of variety shows, theater companies on tour and many excellent orchestras. Today, you'll find various live bands, full concerts and music festivals that are dedicated to the blues, jazz, rock, country and many other forms of musical entertainment. Visit the Sheridan Opera House to learn more about upcoming events.

2. Fly Me To The Moon Saloon

The residents of Telluride know a good thing when they see it, and they've kept this great venue open for some 30 years. Recently completely remodeled and outfitted with a state-of-the-art sound system, this is a great place to enjoy an evening of live musical entertainment. You never know who might show up to perform, and this venue has hosted the likes of the Jerry Garcia Band, Sheryl Crow, Sublime and Widespread Panic. Check out this venue's Facebook page for the most current schedule of events.Group dancing to music

3. Club Red

Perfectly situated in the Telluride Conference Center, you can expect plush lounge decor and soft ambient lighting in Telluride's newest music venue. While it can seat up to 400 people in complete comfort, this venue was designed to provide a more intimate music experience while drawing in nationally recognized bands from all over the world. You'll feel as if you've stepped back in time to the old jazz clubs or speakeasies as you enjoy live musical entertainment. Check out the Telluride Conference Center's official Facebook page for an updated schedule of performers.

4. Palmyra at The Peaks

Those who want to combine a delicious dinner with a bit of live musical entertainment will find both at this popular restaurant. Famous for its huge windows that provide incredible views of the mountains and a delectable menu that features free-range meats, sustainable seafood and locally grown organic vegetables, Palmyra at The Peaks makes your dinner just that much more special by including talented guitar players so that you may eat to the tune of beautiful music. You can reserve your spot at Palmyra at The Peaks before you arrive in Telluride.

5. The Lark and Sparrow

This historic venue is located in nearby Montrose, and it's definitely worth the drive to experience a wonderful evening of live musical entertainment. You'll find local and national musical groups performing here, and jazz and many other music genres are represented. Visit The Lark and Sparrow for the latest performance schedule.

Come Stay With Us

Here at Telluride Rentals, we welcome you to stay with us during your Telluride vacation. We offer a lovely selection of luxury homes and condos, and we're happy to help you make arrangements to attend any of these excellent live music experiences and everything else that wonderful Telluride has to offer. Just make your reservations with us today, and we'll get your preferred residence locked in for your desired vacation days.