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Town of Avon announces free Après Avon street fair, concert line-up for 2015 Worlds

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January 30, 2015, 8:42 am

The Town of Avon recently released the final details for Après Avon, a daily music and street fair held every afternoon from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. starting February 3 through 14, 2015. Avon’s Main Street Mall will be the site for live music, performance art, delicious food, craft brews and cocktails. The Special Guest tent will host renowned artists, authors, ski racing legends and Friday, February 6, an autograph signing with Olympic gold medalist and Vail Valley native, Mikaela Shiffrin. All Après Avon events are free and open to the public.

apresavonlogoThe video stadium at Après Avon will feature live stream or replays of the day’s ski races, along with special programming and vintage ski footage each day. Hot and cold breakfast items and drinks will also be available. The video stadium and breakfast service gets underway at 9 a.m.

Beginning at 2 p.m., a variety of warm and delicious soups, sandwiches, crepes and desserts will be available along with items for purchase from local vendors in the Après Shop winter market. Visitors to the market are eligible to win one of five 2015 Pin of the Day Collectors Sets, awarded at the completion of the series. Additionally, a limited number of each day’s unique 2015 Pins of the Day will be given away at each Après Avon event.

Après Avon Musical & Special Guest Schedule:
Tuesday, February 3
Concert: Town Cavalry (Rock)
Special Guest: Elyssa Pallai, author of “Eli & Mort’s Epic Adventures, Beaver Creek” and Mort the Moose in person

Wednesday, February 4
Concert: The Travelin’ McCourys (Bluegrass)
Special Guests: Skiers World – Ski Hall of Fame Members & Ski Legends

Thursday, February 5
Concert: J2G Live’s Love Shack by Fox Street & Friends (80’s & 90’s Greatest Hits)
Special Guests: Jennie Iverson, author of bestselling  “Ski Town – Après Ski” and “Ski Town Soups” cookbooks and the Official Vail 2015 Cheerleaders (4:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

Friday, February 6
Concert: Eufórquestra featuring Kevin Kinsella (Funk/Reggae)
Special Guest: Autograph Signing by Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin (4 – 5:30 p.m.)

Saturday, February 7
Concert: The Mother Hips with Special Guest Nicki Bluhm (California Soul/Rock)
Special Guests: Skiers World – Ski Hall of Fame Members & Ski Legends and the Official Mascots from the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships (3 – 4 p.m.)

Sunday, February 8
Concert: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad with Tatanka (Reggae)
Special Guests: Dawn Beacon, Commemorative 2015 Poster Artist and the Official Vail 2015 Cheerleaders (2 – 3 p.m.)

Monday, February 9
Concert: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad with Tatanka (Reggae)
Special Guest: Jennie Iverson, author of bestselling “Ski Town – Après Ski” and “Ski Town Soups” Cookbook

Tuesday, February 10
Concert: The Motet (Funk)

Wednesday, February 11
Concert: John Denver Tribute by The John Adams Band
Special Guest: Elyssa Pallai, author of “Eli & Mort’s Epic Adventures, Beaver Creek” and Mort the Moose in person

Thursday, February 12
Concert: Hell’s Belles (All-Female ACDC Tribute)
Special Guests: Christy Rost, Featured PBS Chef & Author and Official Vail 2015 Cheerleaders (2:30 – 4 p.m.)

Friday, February 13
Concert: Brothers Keeper featuring John Popper (Rockin’ Blues)
Special Guests: Christy Rost, Featured PBS Chef & Author and the Official Mascots from the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships (2:30 – 4 p.m.)

Saturday, February 14
Concert: Bonfire Dub & The Congress (Rock & Reggae)
Special Guests: Dawn Beacon, Commemorative 2015 Poster Artist and the Official Vail 2015 Cheerleaders (3:30 – 4:30 p.m.)

The Town of Avon is also hosting the daily Audi Driving Experience at Nottingham Park, just steps away from the Après Avon venue. Under the professional guidance of Audi instructors, drivers will participate in two unique drive activities to test their winter driving techniques.

Free busses between Vail, Beaver Creek and Avon will be running throughout the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships and skier and spectator race parking is available at the Rodeo Lot in East Avon. Limited parking for Après Avon is available on Lake Street, West Beaver Creek Boulevard and at the Avon Recreation Center.

For more information about Après Avon, the Audi Driving Experience and transportation to the events, visit www.vailbeavercreek2015.com.

If You Go:
What: Après Avon post-race concert & street fair
Where: Main Street Mall in Avon, CO
When: February 3 – 14, 2015 from 2p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE
More: www.vailbeavercreek2015.com

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