The Ride Festival slated to make its debut in Telluride this August with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Ben Harper and more

While America needs another festival like Denver needs another dispensary, this Triple-A-centric fest should be a big draw.

The Ride Festival

, which is being presented by Telluride's


radio and headliner

Big Head Todd & the Monsters

, takes place in Telluride Town Park on Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26, and features

Ben Harper


Los Lobos


JJ Grey & Mofro

, the

North Mississippi Allstars

, the

Wood Brothers


James McMurtry


David Lindley


Matthew Curry

and local faves

Nathaniel Rateliff

and the


. Two-day passes ($87.50, plus fees) go on sale this Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m. If there's single day tickets left, those will go on sale next month.

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