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Gin Blossoms to rock American Ski Classic

Special to the DailyStreet Beat moves from Vail Village to Golden Peak Wednesday for a free pop rock concert at 6 p.m. with the Gin Blossoms.

VAIL – Alternative pop rockers the Gin Blossoms will perform for the special American Ski Classic edition of the Street Beat free concert series Wednesday at 6 p.m.Street Beat show will be held at Golden Peak, rather than the traditional Check Point Charlie location in Vail Village, in conjunction with the Pioneer Legends Giant Slalom Finals.The Gin Blossoms rocketed out of the college pop charts and into the mainstream with their 1993 hit single “Hey Jealousy,” while the band’s album “New Miserable Experience” and its singles dominated radio and MTV, such as the classic “Until I Fall Away.” Other notable songs include: “Found Out About You” and the single “Till I Hear It From You” from the “Empire Records Soundtrack”. Residents of Eagle and Lake counties can also set their sites on where they would drive if they are lucky enough to win the season-long grand prize as Volvo Cars of North American will once again give away a 2006 Volvo S-40 sedan to the lucky local at the final Bud Light Street Beat concert on April 19.

Out of town guests can also cash in as Volvo Cars of North America, the Vail Valley Foundation and the Town of Vail, have teamed up to provide the Volvo Vail Grand Prize Guest Giveaway for a lucky non resident.The Volvo Vail Grand Prize Guest Giveaway, awarded at the final free performance, will include roundtrip domestic airfare for four, two double occupancy deluxe Vail accommodations for five nights, skiing for four or two rounds of golf for four and the use of a 2006 Volvo during the stay.The Street Beat free concert series is a project of the Vail Valley Foundation. For more information on the series or the foundation, call 949-1999 or visit

Special Street BeatGin Blossoms6 p.m. WednesdayGolden Peak

FreeFor more information, call 949-1999Vail, Colorado

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