Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., December 30, 2008 – Aspen/Snowmass is rolling out unprecedented back-to-back evenings of Bud Light Hi-Fi Concerts at the base of Aspen Mountain during ESPN's Winter X Games 13, January 22 – 25, 2009. The additional show on January 24 will extend the popular Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series that has been entertaining Aspen/Snowmass for the past several years.
The Flobots, Denver, Colo. natives, bring their alternative rock and rap sounds to Aspen on Friday, January 23 at 5:30 p.m. for a FREE performance. Formed in 2000, the six-member band is well known for their hit song, "Handlebars."
American punk rock legends, Pennywise, will follow on Saturday, January 24, at 5:30 p.m. for another FREE show at the base of Aspen Mountain. Formed in 1988 in Hermosa Beach, Calif., the band has released nine full-length albums, including the most recent 2008 album Reason to Believe. Pennywise is expected to play songs like the well-known punk anthems "Bro Hymn," and "The Western World."
"The eyes of the world are upon Aspen/Snowmass during the Winter X Games," says John Rigney, Aspen Skiing Company Vice President of Sales and Events. "We're thrilled to be able to partner with Bud Light to offer two great live shows that will no doubt be a huge hit with the audience in town for the event."
Both nights will feature prize giveaways and a beer garden at the base of Aspen Mountain in conjunction with service from the Ajax Tavern, which will be open both nights.
Robert Randolph and the Family Band played an energizing first Bud Light Hi-Fi of the season over Thanksgiving weekend and Galactic is slated to play in Snowmass on February 15, 2009. There will also be a Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert in Snowmass on March 22 and another on March 27 in Aspen with musical acts yet to be announced.
Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank their event sponsors for this series, Bud Light, Viceroy Resorts & Residences Snowmass, Town of Snowmass Village, Audi, Sprint, Helly Hansen, AMEX, Crocs, ResortQuest, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Chewy Atomic Fireballs.
For more information on the Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series, or any other Aspen/Snowmass events, please visit www.aspensnowmass.com.