Brooks & Dunn Play at Beaver Creek July 28

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July 12, 2005

Beaver Creek, Colo., Country music legends Brooks & Dunn will perform an outdoor concert on the Beaver Creek Lawn on Thursday, July 28, 2005. The event is made possible by the charitable arm of the Cordillera Motorcycle Association and Coors. One hundred percent of proceeds will benefit local charities including Betty Ford Alpine Garden, Cancer Caring House, Eagle River Youth Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, The Huega Center, Literacy Project, Vilar Center for the Arts and Youth Foundation.

"This is a wonderful charitable event. We're pleased to showcase a world-class band, the likes of which we haven't seen before in Beaver Creek," said Tony O'Rourke, executive director of the Beaver Creek Resort Company.

The concert will take place on the Beaver Creek Lawn near the Centennial Express Lift (#6) in Beaver Creek on Thursday, July 28. Gates open at 5 p.m. Comedian Heath Hyche of The Blue Collar Tour will perform from 6 - 6:45 p.m. Brooks & Dunn will perform from 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are available for $60 per person plus a $2 box office fee by calling the Vilar Center Box Office at (970) 845.TIXS or visiting Tickets can also be purchased by calling the Ford Amphitheater Box Office at (888) 920.ARTS. The concert will take place rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

The following items are not permitted within the concert venue: large backpacks or bags, lawn chairs, strollers, coolers, weapons, pocket knives, food or beverages or pets. Blankets and small purses are allowed but will be searched.

Free parking is provided at the Elk and Bear lots located at the base of Beaver Creek along Highway 6 in Avon as well as the Avon Confluence Lot. Complimentary shuttles will transport guests to Beaver Creek Village.

Catch Thursday's concert, then get the adrenaline pumping at Beaver Creek's Adventure Weekend, July 29-31. Participate in or view an adventure race workshop, adventure sprint race, orienteering competition, 100-mile mountain bike race, uphill trail run, kids' competitions and more. All events are open to the public for participation or viewing.

Experience summer in the Rockies. Stay at Beaver Creek's luxurious Pines Lodge, a RockResort and member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, from $159 per night for a Sunday - Wednesday night stay. A Thursday - Saturday night stay starts at $199 per night. Offer is valid May 27- Oct. 2, 2005. Taxes, surcharge and gratuity not included. Offer based upon double occupancy in a lodge room. Offer based on availability and is not valid with any other offer. Not valid for groups of 6 or more. Other restrictions may apply. Call (800) 859-8242 or visit for reservations and more information.

For tickets and more information on the Brooks & Dunn concert, call the Vilar Center at (970) 845-TIXS. For lodging reservations and more information on Adventure Weekend, call (800) 404-3535 or visit