Plan your week with these upcoming Vail Valley activities |

Plan your week with these upcoming Vail Valley activities

Mexican classical guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have performed at the White House, Red Rocks and also sold out a recent show in Boulder in less than one minute. The duo perform Friday, Aug. 18, as part of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater's 30th Anniversary Concerts.

Monday, Aug. 14


Coffee for a Cause — Chris Anthony's Youth Initiative Project has teamed up with Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters in Old Town Arvada to create a dark roast blend — the Youth Project Blend. Pick up a bag at Yeti's Grind to support The Glide Project.

Tuesday, Aug. 15


Hot Summer Nights with Jojo's Slim Wednesday (on Tuesday) — Widespread Panic keyboardist JoJo Hermann brings rock-jazz to Vail's Hot Summer Nights concert series. The show is free and takes place at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Visit

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Wednesday, Aug. 16


Avon Live summer concerts continue — The Wednesday evening music seies brings award-winning national talent to Nottingham Park from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit

Thursday, Aug. 17


Enjoy Vail Jazz at Vail Square — Eliane Elias brings Samba Brazil to the all-weather Jazz Tent in Lionshead Village at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25-$50. Visit


Summer concerts in Minturn — The Minturn Summer Concert Series welcomes Crow and Canyon to Little Beach Park for a free performance from 6 to 8 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 18


Ford Amphitheater goes big for 30th celebration — Rodrigo y Gabriela headline the first night of Vail's Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater's 30th anniversary concerts. Lucas Nelson, son of Willie, opens with Promise of the Real. Tickets start at $35. Visit (Third Eye Blind performs Saturday, Aug. 19.)