The Inaugural Ride Festival in Telluride, Colorado August 25 and 26 – Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Ben Harper, Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro

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Big Head Todd & The Monsters and KOTOfm today unveil the inaugural Ride Festival – August 25 and 26, 2012 in Telluride, Colorado – featuring Big Head Todd & The Monsters, (Ben Harper (his only Colorado appearance this year), Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Lumineers North Mississippi Allstars, The Wood Brothers, James McCurtry, David Lindley, Nathaniel Rateliff, Matthew Curry and others to be announced. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 25 at RideFestival.com.

Colorado’s Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Telluride’s longtime community radio establishment KOTOfm are the perfect team to host a rock festival in this stunning mountain town. For the special weekend, KOTOfm and BHTM have hand-picked a rootsy, rocking lineup of artists. Visit RideFestival.com to view the full schedule.

The announcement of The Ride Festival caps an already jam-packed summer for Big Head Todd & The Monsters, who will soon head out with the Barenaked Ladies’ “Last Summer on Earth” tour. The tour, which also features Blues Traveler and Cracker, was picked for Rolling Stone Magazine’s recent list “The 10 Hottest Summer Package Tours of 2012.” Launching July 6th at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre in Toledo, OH, “Last Summer on Earth” hits more than 30 arenas and amphitheaters across the country through mid-August. But before that, Big Head Todd & The Monsters kick off their summer on June 9th with their annual play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre; this year’s show is already SOLD OUT.

The Ride Festival details are as follows:
Big Head Todd & The Monsters and KOTOfm Present
The Ride Festival
Saturday, August 25 and Sunday August 26, 2012
Telluride Town Park
Telluride, Colorado

Featuring Big Head Todd & The Monsters, (Ben Harper (his only Colorado appearance this year), Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Lumineers North Mississippi Allstars, The Wood Brothers, James McCurtry, David Lindley, Nathaniel Rateliff, Matthew Curry and others to be announced.

Two Day Tickets $87.50 plus service fees.

Camping, RV and VIP packages are available in limited quantities. Visit RideFestival.com for details.

Tickets on sale beginning Friday, May 25 at 10am MDT

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