Boogie at the Broadmoor 2020 Preview: What To Expect
Leftover Salmon’s Boogie at the Broadmoor
Congratulations, Leftover Salmon Fans! We’ve been invited back!
The 2019 inaugural Boogie at the Broadmoor was such a huge success that we’ve all been invited back to Colorado Springs for another Boogie!
What’s this Boogie thing all about? Read the 2019 Boogie at the Broadmoor Review
If you were lucky enough to have been at the 2019 Boogie at the Broadmoor, this year will bring familiarity along with some fun additions and changes.
If 2020 will be your first Boogie, don’t fret – we’ve got you covered!
Here is your complete Guide to Leftover Salmon’s Boogie at the Broadmoor:
A Guide to Leftover Salmon’s
Boogie at the Broadmoor 2020
Boogie at the Broadmoor: What to Expect
When Leftover Salmon plans a party, it’s sure to be a good one. These guys practically invented the concept of a festival with all the comforts – beds, showers, and first-class restaurants. Leftover Salmon has planned fun trips for their fans in a variety of places – from the Stanley Hotel in Colorado to the Alyeska Resort in Alaska. And each weekend includes incredible music and interactive activities at beautiful locations.
So, what can you expect at Boogie at the Broadmoor? Expect three days and nights of dancing. Expect some incredible sets of music. Expect a lot of fun activities. Expect to make some weird memories with your friends.
Expect a weekend you’ll never forget.
But most of all – expect the unexpected.
Boogie at the Broadmoor: The Venue
The Broadmoor Hotel is a world-class five-star resort in Colorado Springs, CO. It’s only 75 miles from Denver, but a world away from city life. You’ve got tons of iconic Colorado scenery to explore – mountains and rivers and canyons, oh my!
This hotel has been in operation for over 100 years, so we’re pretty sure they’ve got everything dialed in. They’ve got a movie theater, bowling alley, spa, golf course, and about a dozen restaurants and bars. They make a point to mention their ice service, so prepare to be spoiled, ice-lovers!
Book your classy accommodations at the Broadmoor HERE >>
Boogie at the Broadmoor: The Broadmoor Experience
Go hiking, ziplining, fly fishing, horseback riding – honestly, there’s an overwhelming amount of adventures you can go on if you want to make this more than just a weekend of music.
You might even want to pencil in some extra days because there’s going to be plenty of other activities happening right at the hotel.
Get your groove on with BOOGIE NIGHTS!
Heady Bauer is back this year, so come early and browse through their amazing racks to find your Boogie wardrobe!
Pearl Snap Formal
Calling all Cowgirls and Cowboys, we’re having a PEARL SNAP FORMAL!
Rockmount Ranch Wear will be on board providing a limited selection of their signature designed snaps. It’s another Saturday Night at the Broadmoor, come in your finest!
Jam in Your Jammies
Don’t be late for Hippy Church! Roll out of bed and “JAM IN YOUR JAMMIES” with us on Sunday!
Festy GoNuts will once again be helping to make sure we’re all in our flannels and onesies for your most comfortable Sunday Funday church experience ever!
Boogie to Benefit Mental Health
There are a bunch of other great activities to get involved with at this year’s Boogie at the Broadmoor. Boogie to Benefit Mental Health with the following events helping to raise awareness and support for Backline and Mental Health Colorado.
Thursday 7 – 10PM: Bowling with the Band
“Bowl, winds, bowl… bowl away these troubled times…” or something like that! Featuring Leftover Salmon and Circles Around the Sun.
Friday 6 – 7PM: Woodshed Red – Free Concert and Charity Raffle
Open to the public, so the normies can get a glimpse at how we throw down with Colorado Springs’ own Woodshed Red!
Sunday 5:30 – 7PM: We Bee Spelling Bee
This is part spelling bee, part circus, with Andy Frasco, Kyle Ayers, Alex Greer, and more surprises. Think of it like a mash-up of Laugh In and Hollywood Squares. (At a 2018 Thanksgiving version of the Spelling Bee, this writer may have received a pie to the face.)
More Activities at Boogie at the Broadmoor
All Weekend: The surprise pop-up picks were definitely a highlight last year. You never know who is playing and where, but it’s sure to be a treat. You’ll be given a phone number on-site for you to text to get information when and where the picks are happening!
Check out these fun morning flicks at the Movie Theater in the first floor of the main hotel:
Saturday at 10:00am: Cheech & Chong’s Up In Smoke
Sunday at 10:00am: Cheech & Chong’s Still Smokin
Saturday, 11AM: Join Kali Karakasidou of Zenver for a relaxing hour of yoga in the Main Ballroom.
Event Poster Sale & Signing:
Saturday, 5:00PM: Be sure to grab one of the limited event posters, and get it signed by Leftover Salmon just following the Jerry Douglas and Friends’ set.
Saturday PM: It’s runway time again! Get dolled up by Heady Bauer and Rockmount for the Saturday night fashion show.
Pick ‘Til Dawn:
Friday and Saturday PM: The jam will continue into the wee hours of the morning at the Colorado Hall, so bring your instruments!
All Weekend: Bring some extra cash to support local artists at the Vendor Village!
Leftover Salmon is going to bring us some polyethniccajunslamgrass. But they also invited a lot of other high caliber bands and musicians to entertain. Expect funk, jazz, rock, bluegrass, calypso, soul, and more.
In true Salmon fashion, they are GOING BIG at the BROADMOOR!
After the latest round of lineup announcements, here’s who’s coming to Boogie at the Broadmoor:
Duh. It’s a FESTIVAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLL, and no one does it better than Leftover Salmon.
Jerry Douglas and Friends
The man is a legend. And he has some legendary friends.
Circles Around the Sun
Los Angeles based instrumental supergroup has a brand new full-length studio album that they are excited to share!
Andy Frasco and The U.N.
Do you like fun? No?! Better stay away from this show, then.
Yonder Salmon Boys
A mix of two of the best bands Colorado has ever produced.
Nick Forster’s Hippie Bluegrass Church
Grateful Dead + Phish = Good time dance party
This amazing band from Colorado has announced their retirement, so don’t miss what is to be one of their last shows!
This duo puts out a huge sound. Jazz, bluegrass, hip hop and more!
The Lonesome Days
This 5-piece, high-energy, modern bluegrass ensemble from Denver are carving out their niche in the national bluegrass arena.
Their name pretty much sums up the best parts about this festival!
Jack Cloonan Band
Like to get weird? How about getting weird with an extremely talented group of pickers? You’ll dig this. Trust us.
A blend of traditional bluegrass with some amazing songwriting.
Pick & Howl
They combine original songwriting with high energy bluegrass guaranteed to get feet tappin’, and the dance floor shakin’!
Shawn Nelson Band
A little bit of country and Americana will do you right!
Funk and Soul and a get-down you won’t want to miss when Roosevelt is on the stage!
Adam Greuel of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades has quickly become one of our favorite performers and festival additions. With Greuel in the house, you never know what might happen.
Jazz Brunch ft. Gabe Mervine
We admittedly only just started listening to trumpet player Gabriel Mervine when his name appeared on this lineup. Now we can’t stop. Check him out and don’t miss his Jazz Brunch!
Do we even have to explain Danny Barnes? The man is a legend. We are blessed to have him join us. Why is he so far down on this list???
Eric Thorin will be holding down the low-end with a bunch of these folks, most likely including Danny Barnes and Nick Forster.
Check out our Boogie at the Broadmoor Playlist to start getting in the mood to BOOGIE!
Put on your dancing shoes, and let’s all head to the Broadmoor. For three days and nights, we can dance, dine, and delve into the wonders of Colorado. Grab your tickets, book your room, and boogie on down to the Broadmoor Resort in March for Leftover Salmon’s Boogie at the Broadmoor!
Need more details? Visit the official Boogie at the Broadmoor Website!
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