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Breck’s Spring Fever kicks off Saturday with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

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Breckenridge Ski Resort continues Spring Fever this weekend by kicking off the Bud Light Concert Series this Saturday, April 12 with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

The Bud Light Concert Series features four concert days of big-name acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons over the next two weekends. All concerts will be free to the public and take place on a specially-constructed stage facing One Ski Hill Place, a RockResort, at the base of Peak 8, starting at 2 p.m. on each concert date.

Here’s the full line-up of this week’s Spring Fever events…

Friday, April 11, The Third 5’ til 5’ Terrain Park Happy Hour: Head to the park every Friday afternoon during Spring Fever from 2-5 p.m., where the 5 Chair will run late until 5 p.m., providing extra access to spring park laps, plus music and free hot dogs. Skiers and riders can compete in jam-style contest where competitors can win season passes, GoPros and other prizes.

Saturday, April 12, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Known for such hits as Go Daddy-O, You & Me & the Bottle Makes 3 Tonight (Baby), and Mr. Pinstripe Suit, and their appearance at the Super Bowl XXXIII halftime show in 1999, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy remind the world that it’s still cool to swing big band style.

Imperial Challenge: Run or ride your bike six miles from the Breckenridge Recreation Center to the base of Peak 8 at the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Ascend on your choice of gear to either the top of the T Bar (Sport Course 2500’) or to the top of Peak 8 (Expert Course 3000’). Descend to the base of Peak 8 and the finish. Visit www.mavsports.com for registration and details.

Sunday, April 13, The Gin Blossoms: The Grammy-nominated group with its blend of pop and rock became a musical force that helped define the sound of ‘90s radio. With massive hits like Follow You Down, Til I Hear It From You and Hey Jealousy, the band had multi cross-over hits in four different radio formats. After a series of charting singles, the band broke up in 1997, reunited in 2002 and released a fourth album, Major Lodge Victory, in 2006, and a fifth, No Chocolate Cake, in 2010.

Concerts coming up next weekend include…

Friday, April 18, Yonder Mountain String Band: This Colorado native foursome blends bluegrass, rock and countless other influences. With its traditional lineup of instruments, the band may look like a traditional bluegrass band at first glance, but they’ve created their own music that transcends any genre, as evidenced by their legions of loyal fans from the Centennial State and beyond.

Saturday, April 19, Blues Traveler: One of the world’s legendary jam bands, Blues Traveler has released a total of nine studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum, and one six-times platinum. Over the course of their illustrious career, Blues Traveler has sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000 live shows in front of more than 30 million people, and with their hit song Run-Around had the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history, which earned a Grammy.

Other Breck Spring Fever 2014 signature events…

  • 5’ til 5’ Terrain Park Happy Hour events on Friday afternoons via the 5 Chair lift
  • Extended Gondola operating hours
  • Easter egg hunts both on the mountain and in-town
  • A sunrise Easter service at TenMile Station
  • The Spring Series International Ski Federation Super G & Giant Slalom Races
  • Extended week of skiing with a closing day luau on April 27

Book a room with Breck’s Spring Fever Event Special for discounted lodging and a locals card, giving you insider access to things like a free Peak 6 pint glass at the T-bar, drink discounts at the T-bar, Ski Hill Grill and Sevens, $10 off a tune package at Breck Sports, and more.

Breck Spring Fever is presented by Breckenridge Ski Resort, Bud Light, Mountain Dew and Red Bull. Associate partners include GoPro, Helly Hansen and Sprint.

Breckenridge Ski Resort is open until Sunday, April 27. For more information about the month-long series of events or to book a stay in Breck, call 800-536-1890 or visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.

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