Singer/Songwriter Zach Heckendorf Added to Lineup for Vail Snow Daze 2011

23 November 2011
  • Vail Snow Daze Dec. 5-11, 2011 in Vail, Colo.
  • Zach Heckendorf will open for Jakob Dylan and Band on Dec. 9, 2011
VAIL, Colo.— Nov. 23, 2011 — Vail Mountain announced today that Denver-based singer/songwriter Zach Heckendorf has been added to the lineup for Vail Snow Daze. Vail Snow Daze, set for Dec 5-11, will feature concerts from Yukon Kornelius, Guster, Jakob Dylan and Band, The Polish Ambassador and Lit.

Zach Heckendorf is only eighteen, a fact that might come as a surprise to many listeners. With a unique, soulful voice and masterful guitar playing to match, Zach is an exciting young talent. Zach has opened for John Butler Trio, played to thousands at Film on the Rocks and performed in KBCOs famed Studio C. His most recent success followed the release of his debut album, “The Cool Down,” when he performed before a sold out crowd at the Bluebird Theater in Denver. “The Cool Down” was produced by Brett Dennen and recorded in Calif. earlier this year. Since the release, Zach has hit the ground running and has begun to expand his music outside of his home state. Having recently opened for Joe Robinson, Guster and the Barenaked Ladies, Zach is quickly making a name for himself on the music scene. Zach will open for Jakob Dylan and Band on Dec. 9 in Vail Village.

The schedule of activities for Vail Snow Daze will also include the return of the sponsor expo village and gear demos at Demo Daze at the base of the Vista Bahn Dec. 9-11 as well as après and after-dark parties in the Town of Vail throughout the week.

Vail Snow Daze lodging specials are available starting at $120 per night, based on double occupancy. For a comprehensive availability of package rates and specials, go to

Vail Snow Daze is brought to you by Vail Mountain, Bud Light, Cadillac, SoBe Lifewater, Sprint, Town of Vail and Skiing Magazine and is brought to you in part by Helly Hansen, Maui Jim, Liberty Skis, Macanudo, Reverb, Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, MATADOR® Beef Jerky, Vail Daily, TV8 and KZYR-The Zephyr.

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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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