The Fray to play in Beaver Creek |

The Fray to play in Beaver Creek

Daily staff report
Beaver Creek CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Hot off the success of their self-titled sophomore album, Denver-based The Fray make a special appearance at the Vilar Performing Arts Center on March 6 at 9:30 p.m., presented by VH1 Lift Ticket to Ride. All proceeds benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation, as well as Vilar Center educational efforts.

And what a time it’s been for the Fray: the group played to sold-out crowds around the world in support of 2005’s “How to Save a Life,” which went on to sell more than 3 million copies in the U.S. Melodically charged hits “Cable Car (Over My Head)” and the title track worked their way onto the radio and into the hearts of fans ” not to mention onto the soundtrack of “Grey’s Anatomy.” Throw in a trio of Grammy nominations, and you’ve got the kind of out-of-the-gate explosion that any young artist would envy.

In the summer of 2007, the group began work on their new record. Reunited with producers Mike Flynn and Aaron Johnson, the bandmates began their explorations for the second album at a storied facility in Sausalito, Calif., The Plant. But it was at a nondescript studio back home in the suburbs of Denver where they felt most comfortable, working six days a week to write and record the follow-up to their successful debut. Their sophomore album, “The Fray” was released this month and debuted at No. 1 on Billboard album charts.

The bar at the Vilar Performing Arts Center will open at 8 p.m. on March 6, with doors to the theater opening at 9 p.m. Tickets are general admission, so arrive early for preferred seating. The concert starts at 9:30 p.m.

General Admission tickets for The Fray are priced at $30 and are available online at, by phone at 888-920-ARTS(2787) or in person at the Vilar box office in Beaver Creek.

What: VH1 Lift Ticket to Ride presents The Fray

When: March 6 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Cost: $30

More information: 888-920-2787 or

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