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Durango Blues Train

Blues on the Rails

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Durango Blues Train logo(5/14/12: Tickets are now sold out.)
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival present the 2nd Annual Durango Blues Train this June 2, 2012. This exclusive musical event returns for a second year after overwhelming response and praise for the event's first blues train. This exclusive 'moving' musical experience features seven live blues acts, while passengers travel on The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's coal-fired, steam-powered train through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons of Colroado's San Juan National Forest.
478 chugging along in Durango

The Durango Blues Train, 'Blues on The Rails', presents three hours of rockin' blues while traveling by a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive. Acts including  Erik Boa and the Constrictors, The Sugar Thieves, Robby Overfield, Big Jim Adam & John Stilwagen, Alex Maryol, Donny Morales, and Todd and the Fox  perform in vintage coach cars, as listeners sample tunes while traveling from one railcar to next. Entertainment and favorite libations are peppered with the scenery of the famous train featured in the Hollywood production, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."

Guests will enjoy live blues and a full cash bar featuring beer, wine, snacks and a wide selection of hot and cold beverages, including non-alcoholic beverages  all while riding the rails. The train boards at 5:45 pm at the Durango depot, starts rolling the tracks at 6:20 pm, and arrives back in Durango at 9:45 pm.

Tickets are $95* per person.
Tickets are extremely limited and purchasers must be 21 years old to participate.
*Fares subject to a 6% Historic Preservation Fee.

To purchase tickets to the Durango Blues Train, BOOK NOW online,  call the Durango depot at 888-872-4607 or stop by the ticket office at 479 Main Ave. For additional information visit

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