Glenwood Springs, Colo. (July 31, 2014) — Music on the Mountain, the mountain-top concert series at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, resumes on Sat., Aug. 9, with classic rock band Fifty50. Guests can ride the tram or bus free from the floor of the Roaring Fork Valley with the donation of a canned food item for the LiftUp community food pantry. Guests have donated 34,606 cans of food since the concert series began in 2009, including 3,435 cans so far in 2014.
Fifty50 is based in the Roaring Fork Valley, with band members Dave Stoltzfus, Beth Getzen Stoltzfus, Dale Loper, Jerry Larsen and Tom Mercer. Their choice of music, which includes classic, modern and original rock, combined with vocal harmonies and instrumental energy have made this band a favorite at Music on the Mountain over the years.
Swire Coca-Cola, USA, which produces more than fifty of the world’s most recognized brands, is the sponsor of this concert. Swire representatives will be giving out samples of Coke Zero and Monster Ultra Zero, and tossing t-shirts and drink koozies out into the audience throughout the evening. One lucky guest will win a mini iPad during the second intermission. Must be present to win.
The Lookout Grille and Snack Shack will be open for dinner and refreshments, with $4 drink specials including glasses of wine, well drinks, Coors Lights and Coronas. Guests can enjoy the park’s rides and attractions during the events with a Funday Pass. Just $35 with the free tram ride, it includes both walking cave tours and unlimited access to the new Glenwood Canyon Flyer, the Alpine Coaster, the Giant Canyon Swing, the Cliffhanger Roller Coaster, the Mine Wheel, the Wild West Express Coaster, the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride, the 4D Motion Theater, the Laser Tag arena, the Ft. WhereAmI maze, the climbing wall and the Giddy Up! Western ride. The outdoor rides are open until dusk; the Laser Tag arena and 4D Motion Theater are open until the park closes.
The Music on the Mountain series continues Sat., Aug. 16, with Already Gone, classic rock; Sat., Aug. 23, with the Caleb Dean Band, country music and Western swing; Sat., Sept. 6, with The Goodman Band, classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughan cover tunes; Sun., Sept. 7, for Christian Music on the Mountain with The New Creation Church Worship Team and Jerry Alcorta (free tram rides begin at 2 p.m. for this special Sunday event and the bands play from 4 to 8 p.m.); Sat., Sept. 13, with Let them Roar, rock/country and Sat., Sept. 20, with The Missing Link Band, classic rock.
The park is open until 10 p.m. during all Saturday Music on the Mountain events. On Sunday, Sept. 7, the park will be open until 8 p.m. for the Christian music concert. More information about the park, including hours of operation and a list of which attractions are open, can be found at GlenwoodCaverns.com or by calling 800-530-1635 or 970-945-4228, ext. 0.
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51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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Located in scenic Glenwood Springs, Colo., midway between Aspen and Vail, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers a one-of-a-kind mountain-top adventure. The Adventure Park features a gondola ride, walking and wild tours of Glenwood Caverns & Historic Fairy Caves, dining, and attractions including an Alpine Coaster, Giant Canyon Swing, Glenwood Canyon Flyer, Cliffhanger Roller Coaster, Wild West Express family coaster, 4D Motion Theater, laser tag, a climbing wall, gemstone sluice box mining and a Ferris wheel ride. Some attractions are seasonal. Ideal setting for groups and birthday parties.