PEPPER AND LOS LONELY BOYS TO HEADLINE COPPER'S 10th ANNUAL SUNSATION
Copper Mountain, CO…February 5, 2010… The snow is deep, the sun is bright and there’s no better way to celebrate springtime than at Copper Mountain. Copper’s Sunsation celebrates its 10th year with Pepper, Los Lonely Boys, Pato Banton and Perpetual Groove all set to appear April 10-11, 17-18. The stage isn’t the only must-see. The Red Bull 1976 Games is back for a second year with teams throwing down at snowblade cross and old school air. Book a room, starting at $67 pp/pn, to party all weekend, and don’t forget your sunscreen.
Pepper, in their first Sunsation appearance, will headline Saturday, April 10 bringing their melodic and accessible blend of alternative pop/rock, punk, and reggae to the Sunsation stage.
The fun doesn’t stop with the music, the country’s best collegiate skiers and riders will be throwing down during the 2010 Alt Games College Slopestyle Championships Saturday, April 10 in Catalyst Terrain Park. The Alt Games, going into its fifth consecutive year, is a one-of-a-kind event showcasing college action sports championships in sports like skiing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, flowboarding, kayaking, and beach volleyball. More than 500 competitors from 45 different colleges and universities nationwide are expected to compete in 2010. The Championship competitions will air on the CBS College Sports Network. www.thealtgames.com
Red Bull 1976 Games, April 16 and 17, brings the games back to Colorado and finally "give the year 1976 its day"… or two. Competitions include Snowbladecross & Old School Air. Plus, an award for most outrageous costume and team mojo! www.redbullusa.com/1976games
While the ’76 Games go on, Perpetual Groove will grace the Sunsation stage. PGroove has built a reputation on intense, emotional music. The Athens, GA-based band’s riveting live performances have catapulted them into the “must-see” category of live rock bands. With a funky blend of jazz-rock, neo-psychedelia, R&B, trance electronica, progressive rock and anthemic arena rock, the Bonnaroo veterans have conquered the festival circuit and continue to tour relentlessly. www.pgroove.com
Pato Banton & The Reggae Revolution will appear on Sunday, April 18, promising to spread their positive vibe and infectious sounds to the entire Sunsation crowd. Pato Banton received a Grammy® nomination in 2001 for the Life Is a Miracle album. www.patobanton.com
Los Lonely Boys will help close out another winter season at Copper, as the final act of Sunsation 2010. Consisting of three brothers, guitarist Henry Garza, bassist JoJo Garza, and drummer Ringo Garza Jr., Los Lonely Boys continue to entertain crowds with their contagious mix of sounds. www.loslonelyboys.com
Deep Snow, Bright Sun, Free Live Music! Copper’s Sunsation is the original season-wrap party! Visit www.CopperSunsation.com for a full schedule and lodging deals.
Copper’s Sunsation is sponsored by: Coors Light, Vitamin Water, Snickers, Three-O Vodka, KSMT and Westword.
Copper Creek Golf Course is open through September 28th.
Copper opens for the winter season Friday, October 31st.