Blues great B.B. King and legendary Texas blues-rockers ZZ Top will headline two of the three nights of the 17th annual
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival in September.
ZZ Top will close the Friday night show Sept. 17, and King will close the festival Sunday night. The third headliner,who will wrap up Saturday's music, will be announced Aug. 16.
The visit is the first to Telluride for ZZ Top, while King returns to Blues & Brews after a memorable set in
Other acts on the bill include: The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Allen Toussaint, Galactic, Black Joe Lewis & the
Honeybears, JJ Grey & Mofro, Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm, Matt Schofield, Alberta Cross, The Dana Fuchs
Band, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Gospel Morning with The Otis Taylor Band featuring Chuck Campbell and the Sheryl Renee Choir
(Otis Taylor & Chuck Campbell also will play a Juke Joint gig after hours), Phil Wiggins & Corey Harris, Grady
Champion, Terrence Simian & the Zydeco Experience, The Sugar Thieves, The Bill Magee Blues Band, Little Al Thomas
and The Deep Down Fools.
Included in the price of a three-day pass or a Saturday-only ticket is the Grand Tasting on Sept. 18, featuring more
than 150 beers from more than 50 microbreweries nationwide. Also, in addition to the music on the Main Stage in Town
Park the festival features late night Juke Joint shows and after-hours jams, each of which require separate