TheBigWonderful Monthly Concert Series at Winter Park Resort
Saturday, 04/01/2023, 11:00 AM-05:00 PM
Winter Park Resort, Winter Park
Don't miss the 5th Annual TheBigWonderful at Winter Park Resort, featuring BEER FEST, BLUEGRASS & BAZAAR! Featuring 20+ local breweries serving unlimited samples from 1PM - 5PM. Enjoy live Bluegrass, while shopping at 30+ Colorado makers featuring a wide range of outdoor apparel, locally-made jewelry, unique gifts, and more!
11:00AM - 5:00PM - Craft Vendor Village Open
1:00PM - 5:00PM - BEER FEST Tasting Session
12:00PM - 5:00PM - Live Music
Advance tickets on sale now! Advance BEER FEST Ticket: $35. Includes unlimited sampling of local craft beer and more from 1PM - 5PM at Winter Park Resort.
Advance 4-Pack BEER FEST Tickets - $125. Brews are better with friends! Includes (4) BEER FEST tickets for unlimited sampling of local craft beer and more from 1PM - 5PM at Winter Park Resort (a $15 savings!).
General Admission is FREE!
The shopping & live music portion of this event is free to the public and all ages. A cash bar will be available for individual drink purchases. Only BEER FEST Ticket Holders will be able to sample from 20+ local breweries at this event, which will be spread throughout the event.
Martin Gilmore isn’t afraid to explore genres. As a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, he brings a lot of music to life. Throughout his sound, there a common thread of American music – folk, bluegrass, country, swing and jazz. A noted solo performer who just returned from living in Cairo, Egypt, he has performed all over the U.S, Europe and Africa, and shared the stage with members of "Hot Rize", "Uncle Earl", "The Infamous Stringdusters", "The Nashville Bluegrass Band", Stephen Stills and Judy Collins. He was a founding member of the Award winning Bluegrass band, "Long Road Home", as well as the vintage Honky-Tonk band, "The Semaphores". Martin is also a well-known music educator at Swallow Hill Music Association, The Olde Town Pickin' Parlor and his own private studio. In 2017, he joined faculty at the University of Northern Colorado teaching Bluegrass guitar.
Like a painter that starts in acrylic and graduates to oils, Head for the Hills is deeper and richer in their 15th year as a band, with a wider palette of sonic textures at their disposal. Dorm room jam sessions have turned into a decade plus on the road--from humble coffee shops to theaters, festivals, roadhouses and clubs all across the country. Head for the Hills numerous festival appearances include the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, South by Southwest, FloydFest, RockyGrass, DelFest, Summer Camp Music Festival, Blue Ox Music Festival, Northwest String Summit, Strawberry Music Festival, Bristol Rhythm and Roots, Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival, Folk Alliance, Grandoozy and many more. The band charted on the CMJ Top 200 twice, has been featured on NPR Ideastream and eTown, and was awarded Best Bluegrass in Colorado four times via Denver’s Westword Magazine.