Weezer, Yoakam to headline Vail Snow Daze
VAIL, Colorado – Vail Mountain and its event production partners, Highline Sports & Entertainment, announced Wednesday the lineup for Vail Snow Daze 2010, the resort’s annual bash to kick off the winter season, will include free concerts from Weezer, O.A.R. and Dwight Yoakam. Additionally, Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys will play at Rolling Stone Magazine’s Club Vail Street Party.Vail Snow Daze takes place Dec. 6-12.Mix Master Mike will kick off the live entertainment by playing a new event and venue, Rolling Stone Magazine’s Club Vail Street Party, on Thursday, Dec. 9 following the Dummy Demolition Derby under the lights on Golden Peak.Rolling Stone Magazine’s Club Vail Street Party will transform the plaza at Solaris and will feature an outdoor dance club atmosphere.Dwight Yoakam will headline the Vail Village concert on Friday, Dec. 10. A two-time Grammy award winner, Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide in his nearly 25-year-long career.Platinum-selling rock group O.A.R. comes back to Vail on Saturday, Dec. 11 for a headlining concert in Ford Park. The band closed Spring Back to Vail, Vail’s yearly end of season festival, two years ago in Vail Village and was a massive hit. Grammy-award-winning Weezer will close out Vail Snow Daze on Sunday, Dec. 12 with a headlining concert in Ford Park. The band has released eight studio albums in its nearly 20 year history and is best known for successful radio singles like “Buddy Holly,” “Undone – The Sweater Song,” “Island in the Sun,” “Beverly Hills” and “Say It Ain’t So.”For more information on Vail Snow Daze, visit http://www.vail.com/snowdaze.