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Big Head Todd to return to Vail for Snow Daze

Special to the DailyBig Head Todd and the Monsters will return to Vail in December for their first public show in Vail since 2001. Tickets for the bands Dec. 11 performance go on sale Saturday.

VAIL, Colorado Vail Snow Daze, the areas largest early season mountain bash, returns December 8-14, featuring three nights of headliner music. The festivities will kick off with Big Head Todd and the Monsters on Dec. 11. The Snow Daze event offers a mix of non-stop music, on-snow events, demo daze and a wide variety of aprs and after-dark parties. Were thrilled to host Colorado blues rockers Big Head Todd and the Monsters as Vail Snow Dazes opening musical performance, said James Deighan of Highline Sports & Entertainment, which produces the festival. Vail hasnt seen Big Head Todd and the Monsters in a public show since 2001, making their return a must-see concert.Boulder-born band Big Head Todd and the Monsters will take center stage at Vails Dobson Arena on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. With seven studio albums and among The Indie 100s Performing Songwriters 100 Most Influential Independent Artists of the Past 15 Years list released in June 2008, Big Head Todd and the Monsters are undoubtedly an iconic musical performing group, especially here in Colorado where they regularly sell out at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The distinctive voice and inventive mix of blues, punk and rock of lead singer Todd Park Mohr are certain to captivate a crowd of varying musical interests.As the premier early season party, Snow Daze helps make Vail the premier ski and snowboard destination in North America, said Jeff Brausch of Highline Sports & Entertainment. Were pumped to bring a legendary Colorado band like Big Head Todd and the Monsters on board to an already bustling week of on-snow activities and parties.Doors will open for the Big Head Todd and the Monsters concert at 6 p.m. at Dobson Arena, located in Lionshead Village. General Admission and a limited amount of Private Reserved tickets may be purchased online at or in the Vail Valley at the Bottle & Cork in Edwards and the Marketplace on Meadow Drive in Vail Village. General Admission tickets are $20 in advance and $30 after Nov. 30; Private Reserved tickets are $125 and include private seating as well as food and beverage service. Visit for more information.

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