VAIL, Colo. – June 20, 2012 – Kick back, relax and enjoy Vail’s first mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) of the summer season featuring live music from Bluzilla this Friday, June 22 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. Put on your dancing shoes and groove to the unified sounds of blues, funk and twang as Bluzilla rocks the night away with a fiery performance for all ages to enjoy. In addition to the usual FAC festivities, enter to win a pair of Nordica skis with Marker bindings.

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 at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill.

All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) is free to 2012-2013 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 2012 summer FAC band lineup includes:
    •    June 29           Mad Dog
    •    July 6              KHZ & Friends
    •    July 13            Laughing Bones
    •    July 20            Hardscrabble
    •    July 27            Mad Dog
    •    Aug. 3             KHZ & Friends
    •    Aug. 10           FC Funk Band
    •    Aug. 17           Hardscrabble
    •    Aug. 24           The Last Riot
    •    Aug. 31           Mad Dog

For more information about Vail Mountain and FAC, visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).



Media Note

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