High-Energy Funk takes over Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club with the Last Riot Aug. 24

22 August 2012
  • Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Free activities including horseshoes, bean bag toss and the slackline park
  • Enter a raffle for the chance to win a new mountain bike
VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 22, 2012 – Denver-based funk band, The Last Riot, graces the stage at Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) this Friday, Aug. 24 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. The eight piece funk group is known for their high-energy, hip-shaking live performances and is guaranteed to keep the crowd dancing all night long. At this week’s event guests will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle for the chance to win a Specialized mountain bike.
 
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. 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.
 
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 final FAC of the summer will take place on Aug. 31 with live music from 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).
 

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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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood 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 hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com

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