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Dirty Dozen Brass Band Kicks Off Killington’s Free Concert Series

Killington, VT -- The Dirty Dozen Brass Band returns to Killington’s summer concert stage on Saturday, July 18 from 3:30 to 6pm. Dirty Dozen’s free show at the K-1 Base Area kicks off the Town of Killington’s 6th annual Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series presented by Long Trail Brewing.

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous ensemble known for incorporating funk and bebop into traditional New Orleans jazz and blues. They’ve been embraced enthusiastically by the jam-band followers at Bonnaroo as well as by the devotees who flock to the yearly New Orleans Jazz Fest. Acts like the Black Crowes and Widespread Panic have taken them on tour and artists from Dizzy Gillespie to Elvis Costello to Norah Jones have joined them in the studio.

Cooler in the Mountains concerts are free, family-friendly events scheduled on Saturday afternoons from July 18 – 25th and August 8 – September 5th. The concerts feature Long Trail beer tastings along with, lawn games and outdoor fun; plus all in attendance will have the chance to win a 2015-2016 Killington season pass, which will be given away at the conclusion of the series. Concert goers are encouraged to come early to enjoy the new Snowshed Adventure Center, and enjoy a dinner after the show along Killington Road. The next concert on July 25 features Bim Skala Bim.

The Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series is produced by the Town of Killington, presented by Long Trail Brewing, and hosted at Killington Resort. Key sponsors of the series include Farrell Distributing, Casella Waste Management, and Catamount Radio. More information on the shows as well as other upcoming summer events and offers can be found at


About Killington Resort 

Killington Resort is a four season destination that sits on 3,000 acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Central Vermont. The Resort boasts more than 70 miles of diverse snowsports terrain spread out over six peaks and offers the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in the East. After the snow melts, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course as well as 35 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. In addition, the numerous après, dining, shopping and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 50 years.

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