Isaak, Matisyahu, O.A.R. to headline Spring Back to Vail |

Isaak, Matisyahu, O.A.R. to headline Spring Back to Vail

Special to the DailyHasidic reggae performer Matisyahu will perform a free concert in Vail in April as part of Spring Back to Vail, Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” Spring Back to Vail, which returns this year April 13-19, will feature concerts by Chris Isaak, Matisyahu and Of a Revolution (O.A.R.) in Vail, Colorado.

Isaak will play Friday, April 17; Matisyahu will be Saturday, April 18; and O.A.R. will perform Sunday, April 19. All three concerts will be at an “outdoor concert venue” in Vail Village.

Other Spring Back to Vail events include the World Pond Skimming Championships and the Breitling All Mountain Film Competition.

Isaak is a multi-platinum artist with nine albums, 12 singles and two Grammy nominations whose career has spanned two decades. His hits include “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did A Bad Thing,” “Somebody’s Crying” and “Blue Hotel.”

Matisyahu, who emerged in 2001, is known for blending traditional Jewish themes with reggae, rock and hip-hop. Since his debut, Matisyahu has received good reviews from both rock and reggae outlets and was named Top Reggae Artist of 2006 by Billboard.

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Founded in 1996, O.A.R. became a hit among college students thanks to its massive online distribution over campus networks. Without any formal marketing or advertising plans, news of their songs such as “That Was a Crazy Game of Poker,” “City on Down” and “Night Shift” spread by word of mouth alone.

Highline Sports and Entertainment, the event’s producer, announced the lineup Friday.

Stay tuned to for concert updates including venue locations and performance times.

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