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The Ride Festival

Confessions of a First-Time Pearl Jam Listener (And Will They Return to The Ride Next Year?)

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

After having a few days to process the experience while preparing this wrap-up of The Ride Festival, I must finally admit it. I never really was a Pea...

How Do You Get Onstage with Pearl Jam? Win an Eddie Vedder Karaoke Contest

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

There were plenty of acts of magnanimity demonstrated by Eddie Vedder during Pearl Jam's memorable 2 1/2-hour performance on Saturday (July 9) at The ...

Enjoying the Ride: Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam begin Love Affair With Telluride

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.10.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

With wine bottle in hand, Eddie Vedder wasted little time in professing his love for Telluride, a southwest Colorado gem of a town that must have felt...

High Hopes at The Ride, Part 1: This Little Hurricane Packs a 1-2 Punch

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

When musicians Anthony "Tone" Catalano and Celeste "C.C." Spina decided to form Little Hurricane in 2010, the San Diego-based duo never could have pre...

Another Music Festival Tellu-rides High (Plus: Guess the Guitar Heroes)

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The summer festival season never seems to let up in Telluride, the southwestern Colorado mountain town where the musical kingpin, since its modest sta...

More True Stories With David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Ride Festival

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

She was barely 5-feet tall, but still determined to reach David Byrne one way or another. The 20-something woman found her spot front-and-center bel...

Festival Musicians Describe the Ride of Their Lives (Part 3 of a Series)

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Tucked in the southwest corner of Colorado like a hidden jewel you're determined to find, Telluride is a sparkling diamond of a town that lures advent...

Going Along for the Ride, Part 2: Desert Sexual Feeling in Escondido

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The American Southwest is filled with visions of grandeur and mysterious animalistic howls and cries that leave one thinking the final frontier has ye...

Going Along for The Ride, Part 1: The Revivalists Step Up, Up and Away

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

This month the Revivalists are headed for Colorado mountain towns to escape the New Orleans heat, but lead singer David Shaw said the funky bunch with...