Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Reveals Diverse 2023 Lineup

The three-day celebration of music and beer returns September 15 – 17 to Town Park in Telluride, Colorado.

By Scott Bernstein Mar 7, 2023 11:20 am PST

Bonnie Raitt, The Roots and The Revivalists top the 2023 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival lineup. The 29th annual event will be held in Telluride, Colorado’s Town Park on September 15 – 17.

Supergroup The Word featuring guitarist Luther Dickinson, drummer Cody Dickinson, sacred steel specialist Robert Randolph, keyboardist John Medeski and bassist Rayfield ‘Ray Ray’ Holloman will make a rare appearance at the festival. Additional acts set to play Telluride Blues & Brews this September include The Robert Cray Band, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, The Teskey Brothers, The Record Company, Anders Osborne and others.


Tickets, with both 3-Day and Single-Day Passes available, go on sale next Tuesday, March 15 at 10 a.m. MT. Follow this link to buy Telluride Blues & Brews 2023 tickets. Options include VIP and Super VIP experiences.

“The 2023 artist lineup ranks as one of the best in our 29 year legacy,” notd Festival Founder Steve Gumble in a press release. “Not only is Bonnie Raitt a legendary artist, but is on fire right now after a massive ‘Song of the Year’ win at the Grammy Awards and we are thrilled to welcome her back to our stage. Undoubtedly, some of the best showmen of the modern-era, we’re really looking forward to the Telluride debut of The Roots. Artists like The Revivalists, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and The Teskey Brothers will be a top-notch showcase of the future of the blues, while mainstays like The Robert Cray Band and Anders Osborne will deliver the familiar sound our loyal attendees love.”

Performances will take place across three stages. Telluride Blues & Brews will also host an assortment of local and regional food and craft vendors, intimate late night concerts and stand up comedy performances. Plus, 23 breweries will be featured in a Brewers Showcase consisting of five tasting sessions, an array of Colorado beer presented by the Colorado Brewers Guild and a multi-course beer pairing dinner. Activities also include a fundraiser 5K Race, free Yoga Sessions, group hikes and group mountain bike rides.

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Festival At-a-Glance

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