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Renowned acoustic extraordinaries Brett Dennen and John Craigie are ringing in the 6th Annual Lift Series at the Ivy Ballroom inside the Surf Hotel on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

The local favorite annual event features acoustic guitar-driven music celebrating skiing, music, and mountain communities. Originally started by Dennen in 2017, Lift Series is a traveling musical movement focused on visiting ski towns and sharing stories from beyond the ski lift.

Originally from California, Dennen has been compared to everyone from Jack White to Bob Dylan and continues to peddle his unique and authentic brand of acoustic folk rock across the country for the better part of two decades.

Dennen has supported the likes of the John Mayer Trio, Rodrigo y Gabriella, and is currently touring with Guster. In 2007, Dennen was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine as one of their “Top 10 Artists to Watch”.

Joining Dennen is fellow musician and long-time friend John Craigie. Originally from Portland, OR, Craigie is a renowned singer-songwriter and producer who is redefining Americana as we know it. A sultry infusion of folk and soul,

The Surf Hotel, Buena Vista. CO. Image courtesy of Trip Advisor.

Craigie has been featured in Rolling Stone and Glide Magazines and continues to sell out shows from coast to coast. Imbibed with a talent for comical storytelling, Craigie is the full song and dance rolled into one.

Together, Dennen and Craigie form a powerful acoustic duo designed to take you on a one-of-a-kind musical journey.

Experience this musical tour de force in the cozy and intimate Ivy Ballroom inside The Surf Hotel. Make sure and saddle up at Wesley & Rose ahead of time for the best craft cocktails in BV. The cocktail menu is available here.

The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m.. Tickets are $60 and can be bought here.