Bluzilla kicks off FAC season atop gondola on Vail Mountain
Stunning views of the valley, live music, barbeque and beer are all on tap as Vail’s first Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) of the summer season takes over Eagle’s Nest on Friday, June 28 from 5-9 p.m. Bluzilla will provide the entertainment for the evening, mixing the sounds of blues, funk and twang for guests to enjoy.
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Guests and locals alike can kick off the weekend with free live music and activities, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley.
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2013-2014 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at www.epicpass.com.
Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 4 p.m. and include a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food and beverage at Talon’s Deck Grill and Bistro Fourteen, or Adventure Ridge activities.
Or, grab a complimentary shuttle to Game Creek and use the voucher towards sunset appetizers and drinks on Game Creek Restaurant’s deck overlooking the Vail Valley. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
The 2013 summer FAC band lineup includes:
July 5 Wolf Masters Dawn
July 12 Kevin Heinz and Friends
July 19 Bob Masters Duo
July 26 Bluzilla
Aug. 2 KHZ
Aug. 9 Jake Wolf Trio
Aug. 16 Boneless
Aug. 23 Bluzilla
Aug. 30 Bob Masters Trio
For more information about Vail Mountain, visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead open daily from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
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