• NEW MEXICO - 2nd Major Act Announced for Taos Music Festival 2010

      Yonder Mountain String Band will join Gov't Mule Yonder Mountain String Band

      TAOS, NM - It has just been confirmed that Yonder Mountain String Band will be appearing at this year's Taos Mountain Music Festival in Taos Ski Valley, NM. Yonder Mountain String Band will be joining headliner, Gov't Mule, along with a full festival lineup performing throughout Sunday, September 5.

      "We are very excited to have Gov't Mule and Yonder Mountain String Band on the bill for the 2nd Annual Taos Mountain Music Festival," says Taos Ski Valley's Event Director, Alejandro Blake. "We anticipate they, along with the other acts slated to be on the bill, will attract many enthusiastic music fans to our beautiful mountain town".

      Yonder Mountain String Band, known in short by their fans as YMSB - or Yonder, have established a loyal fan base around the country since emerging from their home of Nederland, Colorado eleven years ago. The foursome has always played music by their own set of rules with a blend of bluegrass, rock and countless other musical influences that have helped them create an original genre-defying sound.

      The 2nd Annual Taos Mountain Music Festival will be held on Sunday, September 5th in Taos Ski Valley, more bands will be added to the lineup over the coming weeks. Tickets and additional event info are available at www.taosmountainmusicfestival.com/tickets.

      This outdoor festival in Taos Ski Valley is situated on four acres of land with a backdrop of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the surrounding Carson National Forest. The gates open at 10:00 am and festival-goers are urged to arrive early and claim their spot to enjoy a full day of great music. Once settled, attendees can enjoy "Strawberry Fair," the festival's marketplace, where they can check out circus entertainers, shop for crafts from local artisans and sample food from top area vendors and restaurants. For just $5 children can enter the "Kidzone" and go wild in the jump castle, get their faces painted, play games, even learn to play the drums. This Labor Day Taos Ski Valley will host activities for everyone to enjoy all weekend long, including Movies in the Mountains, guided hikes to Wheeler Peak (the highest peak in New Mexico) and live bands in bars surrounding the festival grounds.

      Lodges throughout Taos Ski Valley are offering great deals, as well as lodging packages that include your festival ticket making your stay even more convenient. Tickets will be delivered to your accommodation so all you have to do is wake up, enjoy breakfast and stroll into the festival at your leisure avoiding all the lines at the box office. View the packages available at www.taosmountainmusicfestival.com/lodging or call 800.517.9816 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting**************800.5 17.9816******end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting**************800.5 17.9816******end_of_the_skype_highlighting.