Vail Soul Music Fest returns to Ford Amphitheater in the majestic mountains of Vail, Colorado on August 17-18-19, 2012.  For the third installment of this intimate and unparalleled adventure in soul, Vail Soul Music Fest offers up another stellar, carefully curated lineup of international soul artists.

Performing Vail Soul Music Fest 2012 are the exuberant and masterful Sugarfoot’s OHIO PLAYERS, rising blue-eyed soul star Allen Stone, and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Anthony David - who, returning for his second VSMF play, is this time joined by the melodic voice of Algebra.  Also on this year’s bill: U.K. favorites The Brand New Heavies bring their internationally known soul/funk/jazz songs to the live stage, dynamic husband/wife duo Kindred, and Natalie Stewart & Julie Dexter in their first U.S. appearance together as the highly anticipated The Floetry Re:Birth.

Vail Soul Music Fest is more than just a music event - it’s the ultimate soul experience.  An international destination all on its own, the Town of Vail offers all things good for the soul: exhilarating outdoor adventures, exquisite spa services, world class golf, fresh culinary options, and so much more.  And as Colorado’s only soul music festival, Vail Soul Music Fest fills a unique niche in the state’s thriving festival scene.

In addition an unparalleled alchemy of mood and grooves with a breathtaking natural backdrop with wide-open skies, Vail Soul Music Fest 2012 again delivers their philanthropic Vail Soul Fest Youth Day Music and Mentoring Program, where more than 100 multi-cultural and under-served youth from Metro Denver and mountain communities are brought to the mountains of Vail to participate in a day of very special music and outdoor workshops and activities for aspiring music enthusiasts and performers.
New and unique fan engagement opportunities for Vail Soul Music Fest 2012 include a “Behind the Beats” Speaker Series featuring some of today’s top music executives discussing the business of music, the always festive “Backyard Boogie” BBQ, an uplifting and unforgettable Sunday morning Gospel Brunch, intimate parties and more. For ongoing updates on Vail Soul Music Fest’s many unique experiences and offerings visit www.vailsoulmusicfest.com.

The artist line-up for Vail Soul Music Fest 2012 is as follows:

Friday, August 17
Natalie Stewart & Julie Dexter
Anthony David and Algebra
The Brand New Heavies

Saturday, August 18
Allen Stone
Sugarfoot’s Ohio Players

Sunday, August 19
Gospel Brunch
    details to be announced

Tickets available at www.vailsoulmusicfest.com or at www.TicketHorse.com / 1-866-461-6556. Local Vail Residents can purchase through the Ford Amphitheater Box Office??Ticket Pricing: ?Advance Tickets (through August 14th)?             Advance Single Day Tickets - $30 General Admission, $45 Reserved Admission?                 $85 VIP Single Day Ticket
Advance Two Day Tickets are $55 General Admission, $85.00 Reserved,
$165.00 VIP 2-Day Soul Pass

Day of Show Tickets - Single Day Tickets are $35 General Admission, $55 Reserved Admission, and 90.00 VIP Single Day Ticket while supplies last.
Ticket and Lodging Packages:  The host hotels for the Vail Soul Music Festival 2012 are The Lodge at Vail, Tivoli Lodge, and Simba Run. Special hotel rates available by mentioning Vail Soul. Visit www.vailsoulmusicfest.com for details.
For complete festival packages including airline tickets call Vail Soul Music Fest travel services at 800-984-8863.
Vail Soul Music Fest 2012 is proud to partner with Allstate, McDonald’s, Town of Vail, and Central City Productions.

Vail Soul Music Fest is produced by Legacy Entertainment and Central City Productions.?
About Vail Soul Music Fest:?Anticipated by those in the know as the only-of-its-kind in the country, Vail Soul Music Fest is an authentic and stirring celebration of a rich and vibrant international music genre. Offering a hand-picked mix of emerging and established artists - from the greatest R&B legends to ballad hit-makers to conscious hip-hop to neo soul artists from around the world – Vail Soul Music Fest is the face of the modern, multicultural soul revival. Now in its third year - and having hosted such artists as Ledisi, Raphael Saadiq, Alex Cuba, Lalah Hathaway, Avery Sunshine and many others - Vail Soul Music Fest is bringing the story of soul music back to the people, and it feels oh so good.






Madison House Publicity
Carrie Lombardi / carrie@madisonhousepublicity.com
Megan McFann / megan@madisonhousepublicity.com

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