Wilco, Michael Franti & Spearhead And The Shins To Headline Vail Snow Daze 2012

Sep 17, 2012, 16:31 ET from Vail Mountain

VAIL, Colo., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Mountain has announced the lineup of entertainment for Vail Snow Daze 2012, the resort's annual festival to kick off the winter season and part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The lineup includes headliner concerts from Wilco on Dec. 15, Michael Franti & Spearhead on Dec. 14 and The Shins on Dec. 13. Vail Snow Daze takes place Dec. 10-16, 2012.

Grammy-nominated indie rockers The Shins come to Vail on Thursday, Dec. 13 to kick off the Vail Snow Daze festivities. Well known for their songs "New Slang" and "Simple Song," The Shins have a melodic sound that is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

For more than 20 years, Michael Franti has been mixing rock, rap, reggae and other musical styles into a sound that keeps the crowds groovin'. Well known for massive hits "Say Hey (I Love You)," "The Sound of Sunshine" and "Hey Hey Hey," Michael Franti & Spearhead's show in Vail on Friday, Dec. 14 is sure to rock the house.

Grammy-winning alt rockers Wilco will headline Vail Snow Daze on Saturday, Dec. 15. Known as a live music powerhouse, Wilco has released 10 albums to date. With a massive catalogue to pull from, these guys live to make noise. This is absolutely a show not to be missed.

Tickets for all Vail Snow Daze concerts are now on sale at www.vail.com/snowdaze. General Admission tickets for individual concerts range from $29.50 to $39.50. A General Admission Three-Concert Pass is available for just $99. A limited number of Private Reserve passes for individual concerts are available for $110-$125 and a Private Reserve Three-Concert Pass is available for $279. Private Reserve passes give holders access to preferred viewing of the stage and complimentary food and beverages. All ticket prices will increase after Dec. 11.

Founded in 1962, Vail will celebrate its 50th anniversary throughout the 2012-2013 winter season and into the summer of 2013 with a series of events, parties, concerts and more. For more information about the 50th anniversary season, visit www.vail.com/50th.

For more information on Vail Snow Daze, including ticketing details, visit www.vail.com/snowdaze.

Vail Snow Daze is presented by Vail Mountain, Bud Light, Sprint, Cadillac and Town of Vail and sponsored in part by GoPro, Helly Hansen, Maui Jim, Vail Daily and KZYR.

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