Summer FAC Returns to Vail with Live Music from Town Cavalry on Friday, June 27

24 June 2014
  • Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Register to win a Yeti mountain bike
It’s officially summer in the Rockies and this Friday, June 27 at Vail Mountain marks the start of the resort’s signature FAC (Friday Afternoon Club) at Eagle’s Nest with live music from Town Cavalry. Joined together out of a mutual love of music and familiarity with one another’s bands, Town Cavalry is made up of local musicians from The Congress, MTHDS, My Brother’s Keeper, and Frogs Gone Fishin’. Town Cavalry combines covers of rock, blues, reggae, funk, country and jams for an energetic and fun live performance.
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Kick off the weekend with free live music, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley. Guests can also enter Bud Light’s free giveaway for a chance to win a Yeti mountain bike. Register each week at FAC for the drawing on Aug. 22.
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2014-2015 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 5 p.m. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
The 2014 summer FAC band lineup includes:
  • July 4              Hardscrabble
  • July 11            The Alitones
  • July 18            Bluegrass & Bloodies
  • July 25            The Upside
  • Aug. 1              Town Cavalry
  • Aug. 8              The Alitones
  • Aug. 15            Robby Peoples & the Bank Walkers
  • Aug. 22            Drunken Hearts
  • Aug. 29            Bluegrass & Bloodies
For more information about Vail Mountain, visit, stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead, or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. It is home to world-class athletes during the U.S. Ski Team early-season training sessions in Golden Peak, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships and the future 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.  


About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
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; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; 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 and consumer website is


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