Aspen/Snowmass, CO., February 19, 2007 — Aspen/Snowmass announces free concerts during the 7th annual Bud Light Spring Jam held March 22-25. Both JJ Grey & MOFRO and Ozomatli will be headlining shows that highlight one of the Rocky Mountain region’s greatest spring celebrations.
The final free Bud Light HiFi Concert of the season will be held at the end of the Snowmass Mall on Thursday, March 22 at 7pm featuring JJ Grey & MOFRO. After the free show, head to the Belly Up in Aspen for a Spring Jam party where JJ Grey and MOFRO will perform again. For more show information go to http://www.bellyupaspen.com.
JJ Grey and his band MOFRO exude rocking, funky, melodic, front porch realism in every song they play. The band delivers their material with brilliant musicianship, resulting in music that is thought provoking, rhythmically dynamic and texturally mesmerizing. JJ Grey & Mofro’s third studio recording, entitled “Country Ghetto,” will be released in stores nationwide on February 20, 2007. For more information on the band please go to http://www.mofro.net/.
The next night, Friday, March 23, head to downtown Aspen for a free show by the legendary Ozomatli on the corner of Cooper and Galena Streets during the Core Party at 8:30pm. The Core Party is the ultimate street party where skiers, riders, resort guests and locals can celebrate the spectacular conditions of spring with a festive downtown party.
Ozomatli is a multi-ethnic ten piece band, playing primarly Latin, hip-hop, and rock, that formed in 1996 in Los Angeles. They are known both for their extremely vocal activist viewpoints and their wide array of musical styles including salsa, jazz, funk, reggae, and several other styles. For more information go to http://ozomatli.com/.
“Music plays such a key role in entertaining our guests in Aspen/Snowmass, said John Rigney, Vice President of Sales and Events for Aspen Skiing Company. ‘We are thrilled to be able to offer two such energetic and exciting bands that help make Bud Light Spring Jam as fun as possible.
All Bud Light Hi-Fi Concerts are free and held in unique outdoor locations in Aspen and Snowmass and announced throughout the season. Past performers include The Samples, Everclear, The English Beat, P.O.D., The Vandals, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dave Mason Band, The Offspring, Unwritten Law, The Prodigals, Wylde Bunch and Arrested Development.
The Bud Light HiFi Concert is brought to you by our sponsors Bud Light, Town of Snowmass Village, ResortQuest, Verizon Wireless, American Express, Salomon, and KSPN. The Bud Light Spring Jam is brought to you by Bud Light, AMEX, Town of Snowmass Village, Verizon Wireless, WL Gore, RLX, Salomon, Smith, KSPN and Peak Party Rental.
Aspen Skiing Company operates four destination mountains — Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk — and is the home of the ESPN Winter X Games through 2010. Aspen/Snowmass also offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well as four award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains — Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen/Snowmass, please call 800/525-6200 or 970/925-1220, or visit the company’s website at www.aspensnowmass.com.