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Vail Daily unveils Newsroom Jams

A project months in the making, Newsroom Jams is now live on VailDaily.com.

Our valley is full of talented musicians. Newsroom Jams offers an opportunity for locals artists to play their original songs in our newsroom, during business hours, for our online audience to enjoy. Likewise, it also gives listeners the opportunity to hear what’s jamming across the valley.

Imagine sipping your morning java paired with the tunes of artists who play across Vail and greater Eagle County; that’s where we’re going with this. The idea is to create a go-to source for music that is created and played right here in our valley; to give listeners an experience that no other playlist offers: a true showcase of the Vail Valley’s talent pool.

Where will this project go? We will start by posting videos on our website and using them to promote local shows, but the sky’s the limit. Playlists on streaming services, placements on social media and more are all on the table, and we are excited to take this project as far as we can.

To launch Newsroom Jams, it takes a valley. The project would not exist without submissions from local artists. From solo acts to bands to orchestras; if you have originals, we want you to come jam in our newsroom.

If you’d like to be featured on Newsroom Jams, please contact Executive Producer Ross Leonhart at rleonhart@vaildaily.com or Producer Sean Naylor at snaylor@vaildaily.com.

The Runaway Grooms on Newsroom Jams

The Runaway Grooms stopped by the Vail Daily newsroom to jam while on their way to the Bonfire Block Party. The Runaway Grooms are Zac Cialek, Justin Bissett and Adam Tobin.

The Newsroom Jams production staff is: Ross Leonhart, Executive Producer; Sean Naylor, Producer; Jon Scharfencamp, Video Editor and Tyler Buscemi, Floor Production Assistant

Trout Steak Revival on Newsroom Jams

Trout Steak Revival jammed the Vail Daily newsroom in preparation for Vail Summer Bluegrass. Trout Steak Revival are Bevin Foley on fiddle; Steve Foltz on mandolin and guitar; Casey Houlihan on bass; Will Koster on dobro and guitar; and Travis McNamara on banjo.

The Newsroom Jams production staff is: Ross Leonhart, Executive Producer; Sean Naylor, Producer; Jon Scharfencamp, Video Editor and Tyler Buscemi, Floor Production Assistant

Andy Cyphert on Newsroom Jams

Andy Cyphert came in to jam some of the originals you can hear around Vail in venues such as Hotel Talisa, White Bison and more.

The Newsroom Jams production staff is: Ross Leonhart, Executive Producer; Sean Naylor, Producer; Jon Scharfencamp, Video Editor and Tyler Buscemi, Floor Production Assistant