Mad Dog Set to Rock at Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club June 29

27 June 2012
  • Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Enter to win a pair of skis and bindings
VAIL, Colo. – June 27, 2012 – Start the weekend off right this Friday, June 29 at Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest featuring music fromthe Americana trio, Mad Dog. Guests can enjoy the ultimate vintage American rock-n-roll experience as the original act blends musical flavors ranging from rockabilly to county to honky-tonk. In addition to the usual FAC festivities, enter to win a pair of Nordica skis with Marker bindings.   
 
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 2012 summer FAC band lineup includes:
 
  • 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).
 

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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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Liz Biebl

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

Sara Lococo

Keystone Communications Manager
Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-1493
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