Combine Copper’s Free Music and Lodging Packages for Your Staycation

June 11, 2009

Combine Copper’s Free Music and Lodging Packages for Your Staycation


Copper Mountain, CO…June 11, 2009…Copper’s 2009 summer music events lineup includes some national acts, like Little Feat and America, some young music protégés, as well as plenty of local and regional favorites. The best part is that all live music shows at Copper are free this summer!  Copper’s Staycation lodging and activity packages make it easy to get out and have fun during these events with lodging and your choice of select summer activities, starting at $69 per person, per night.*


Summer Music Events Calendar**:

June 19 – 21               Lift Off: Summer

Celebrate Copper's opening weekend with free live music from MooseKnuckle and Mystery Achievement, activities, specials, promotions and much more.  Also, don't miss Copper Creek, the highest championship golf course in North America, scheduled to open June 19 with golf rounds starting at just $29.


July 3 – 5                    3 Ring Weekend

A free family event featuring live music by Neil Diamond Tribute band Super Diamond, the National Repertory Orchestra performing Peter and the Wolf, the Primp My Ride kid powered parade, the first annual Reuse, Recycle, Rummage Sale, and hands-on, interactive activities designed to educate and entertain at the Conscious Carnival.  3 Ring Weekend: Red, White, Blue and Green. 


August 5 – 6               Guitar Town Guitar Clinic

Learn guitar moves right from a Guitar Town performer. The interactive Guitar Town Guitar Clinic with Pete Huttlinger is a workshop full of performances, enabling students to see first-hand what he is able to do with 6 strings and some wood.  The workshop includes 4 nights lodging, 1.5 day clinic, continental breakfast and snacks during the sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in the Guitar Town Showcase on West Lake Stage Friday night. Lodging prices start at $600, taxes and fees included. Restrictions may apply. Call a Copper Reservation Specialist at 866-534-7444 or visit to book online.


August 7 – 9               Guitar Town

The world’s best guitarists come together at Copper for the 5th annual Guitar Town festival, featuring free guitar workshops, free live music, free viewings of the film Rock Prophecies, the ArtGuitar Silent Auction, Guitar Hero contests, and kid’s music activities all weekend. This year features free live music by: Scott Goldman, Joe Robinson, Led Kaapana, Preston Reed, Laurence Juber, Pete Huttlinger, John Jorgenson, Sol Philcox, Tommy Emmanuel, Mark Selby, Marty Stuart, Mick Taylor and Brent Mason with The Players. 


September 3 - 4          Copper Country Songwriter’s Workshop

The Art and Craft of Songwriting Workshop conducted by songwriters Mark Selby, Tia Sillers, Clay Mills and Sonny LeMaire, will improve your songwriting skills with help from this quartet of award-winning songwriters who have collectively written over 25 number one songs in the rock, country, pop and blues genres.  Topics will include: creating and developing song ideas, song form and craft, working with co-writers, writing for a band, the differences and similarities of songs in various genres and much more.  The Songwriter’s Workshop package includes: a Thursday evening mixer, the all-day Friday workshop, a Friday evening performance, all Copper Country events and entertainment, three nights of lodging, including taxes and surcharges, starting at $475 for a sliver standard room.  Restrictions apply.  Call a Copper Reservation Specialist at 866-534-7444 or visit to book online.


September 4 – 6         Copper Country

A Copper Labor Day festival tradition, Copper Country celebrates the best of the American spirit. This year, the festival is free! Incredible live music from headliners America and Little Feat, the Copper Country Arts Festival, a songwriter’s workshop, kids' crafts, Copper Kids’ Corral, mechanical bull rides, a petting zoo and pony rides come together to make it THE Labor Day event for the entire family. Michael Martin Murphey, Richie Furay and Shelby Lynne will also perform on the Copper Country stage.


Copper’s music lineup this summer includes two young music protégés, playing alongside their mentors.  Slated to perform at Guitar Town on Sun., Aug 9, is 17-yr-old blues singer and guitarist Sol Philcox from England, who has been playing guitar since the age of 13.  In addition, 16-yr-old Amanda Shaw is scheduled to play at Copper Country on Sat., Sept. 5. Amanda is a New Orleans-based singer, songwriter, fiddler and actress that is part of a new breed of young, roots-based musicians who have embraced both traditional and pop sounds, creating music that is both authentic and bold.  Make sure to catch both of these young virtuosos gracing the stage at Copper this summer. 


Interested in music at Copper this summer, but don’t feel like driving home afterwards?  The Staycation just got personal…customize your summer stay and get what you want at Copper with your pick of an activity and lodging package deal. Copper makes it easy to get out and have fun…whether you’re swinging to sink that hole-in-one, riding through mountain bike trails, catching air at Woodward at Copper, touring through Copper’s high energy base activities, or just enjoying lunch at 11,375 feet. These package deals include a summer activity and lodging at Copper, starting at $69 per person, per night.*


*Restrictions apply. Call a Copper Reservation Specialist at 866-534-7444 for Staycation Package details and reservations, or visit to book online.


**All events are subject to change and are weather dependent.   





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