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Amy Morrison
Killington Pico Area Association

Killington, Vt – The Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) announced the return of the free Cooler in the Mountains concert series this summer.

National recording artist Donavon Frankenreiter will headline the seven week line up of free shows, which kicks off July 18 and July 25, and continues on consecutive Saturdays from August 8 through September 5. Each show is expected to bring thousands of attendees.

The series will occur at Killington Resort’s Snowshed Base Area, the soon to be home of a 4,800 foot long mountain coaster, high ropes course, zip ride, an interactive maze, ATV/UTV tours, and Segway tours.

In conjunction with the series the KPAA is offering Weekend getaway Play and Stay packages starting at just $79/night (2 people per room, tax and fees not included). Additional details on DiscoverKillington.com.

Confirmed acts are:

July 18, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band ensemble has revolutionized the New Orleans brass band style by incorporating funk and bebop into traditional New Orleans jazz and blues.

July 25, Bim Skala Bim – With an infectious “Boston Blue Beat” sound Bim Skala Bim was one of the premier bands kickstarting the Third Wave of Ska in the 1980s. One of the world’s longest-running independent bands with over twenty five years of touring and recording, Bim Skala Bim has released 9 highly acclaimed albums

August 8, Donavon Frankenreiter - Donavon Frankenreiter’s blissful soft rock music emanates from his California roots and surfing career. A protégé of Jack Johnson, Frankenreiter has produced nine albums since his musical career began in 2000.

August 29, Live at the Fillmore - Live at the Fillmore (LATF) is the definitive concert tribute to the Allman Brothers Band. Musically and sonically, LATF creates the experience of hearing one of the greatest live bands of all times.

Acts for August 15, 22, and September 5 will be announced next month. Long Trail Brewing Company and Farrell Distributing will be the presenting sponsors of the series, which will run 3:30 to 6pm.

For more information about Killington’s summer events calendar and activities, visit www.discoverkillington.com, or www.killington.com.

About the Killington Pico Area Association
The KPAA is a non-profit organization representing the local business community, Killington Resort and the Town of Killington. The KPAA is dedicated to developing programs and events to foster the growth of the four-season economy in the Killington Region.

About Killington
Located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains, Killington is home to the Killington Ski and Golf Resort, Green Mountain National Golf Course, exceptional restaurants and four seasons of endless outdoor activities. More information on all events is available at www.discoverkillington.com.

About Long Trail Brewing
Long Trail Brewery is a microbrewery located in Bridgewater, Vermont with a state-of-the-art brewery and visitor center overlooking the Ottaquechee River. Long Trail makes a number of different styles of beer, mostly English-style top-fermented ales, but its flagship beer is Long Trail Ale, a Düsseldorf-style altbier named after Vermont's end to end hiking trail atop much of the Green Mountain range.


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