Summertime

2019 Tickets On Sale Now For August 16 & 17

2019 Tickets On Sale Now For August 16 & 17

Tickets for the Durango Blues Train on August 16 & 17 are on sale now! Tickets are available online, click here. Tickets are $119 per person per night, plus a Historic Train Preservation fee. Tickets are very limited and will sell out in advance. Get yours early and don't miss out!

Introducing The Artist Lineup For August 16 & 17

Introducing The Artist Lineup For August 16 & 17

The upcoming summer summer in the mountain town of Durango, Colorado peaks on a high note on August 16 & 17 as the Durango Blues Train announces its artist lineup. The Durango Blues Train is excited to kick off it's 9th year rockin' and rollin' aboard the the historic Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with Duwayne Burnside, Blackfoot Gypsies, Molly Gene - One Whoaman Band, Kirk James, Low Volts, and Randall Conrad Olinger.

Tickets For August 16 & 17 Go On Sale March 13

Tickets For August 16 & 17 Go On Sale March 13

Tickets for August 16 & 17 are set to go on sale March 13 at 10 am (MT). Tickets will be available online here and over the phone at (970) 728-8037. Tickets are very limited and will sell out in advance with Saturday going first. Tickets are $119 per person per night plus a historic preservation fee of 7%. The artist lineup will be announced the day before tickets go on sale on March 12 at 11 am (MT).

2019 Tickets On Sale Now For May 31 & June 1

2019 Tickets On Sale Now For May 31 & June 1

Tickets for the Durango Blues Train on June 1 & 2 are on sale now! Tickets are available online, click here, and by phone at (512) 674-9300. Tickets are $119 per person per night, plus a Historic Train Preservation fee. Tickets are limited and will sell out in advance. Get yours early and don't miss out!

The Artist Lineup For May 31 & June 1 Is Here

The Artist Lineup For May 31 & June 1 Is Here

The onset of summer in the mountain town of Durango, Colorado inches a bit closer with the announcement of the artist lineup for the Durango Blues Train on May 31 and June 1. The Durango Blues Train is excited to kick off it's 9th year rockin' and rollin' aboard the the historic Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with Brandon Santini, Ally Venable Band, Brody Buster, Smokestack Relics, A.J. Gaither OMB, and Alex Paul.

2019 Tickets Go On Sale February 13

2019 Tickets Go On Sale February 13

2019 is off to a great start as we look forward to the 9th summer of blues on the rails aboard the Durango Blues Train. This year’s Durango Blues Trains will take place May 31 & June 1 and August 16 & 17. Tickets for the June Blues Trains are set to go on sale February 13th at 10 am (MT). Tickets will be available here. Tickets are very limited and will sell out in advance with Saturday going first. Tickets are $119 per person per night plus a historic preservation fee of 7%. Tickets for the August Blues Trains will go on sale March 13th at 10 am (MT).

Welcoming Big B's Hard Cider to the Durango Blues Train

Welcoming Big B's Hard Cider to the Durango Blues Train

With the June and August Durango Blues Trains rolling closer each day, we're excited to welcome Big B's Hard Cider to the Durango Blues Train! Based in Paonia, CO Big B's brews organic hard ciders and juices directly from their sustainable orchard. A selection two of Big B's organic hard ciders will be available on the trains, alongside of regional craft beer offerings from Ska Brewing and Telluride Brewing Company, as well as select wine. 

Announcing the August 17 & 18 Durango Blues Train Artist Lineup

Announcing the August 17 & 18 Durango Blues Train Artist Lineup

The upcoming summer season in the mountain town of Durango, Colorado peaks on a high note on August 17 & 18 as the Durango Blues Train announces the artist lineup. The August lineup features The A.J. Fullerton Band, The Rebekah Meldrum Band, Molly Gene – One Whoaman Band, D.W. Doucet, Cary Morin, and RL Cole.

2018 Tickets On Sale Now For June 1 & 2

2018 Tickets On Sale Now For June 1 & 2

Tickets for the Durango Blues Train on June 1 & 2 are on sale now! Tickets are available online, click here, and by phone at (512) 674-9300. Tickets are $119 per person per night, plus a Historic Train Preservation fee. Tickets are limited and will sell out in advance. Get yours early and don't miss out!

Announcing the June 1 & 2 Durango Blues Train Artist Lineup

Announcing the June 1 & 2 Durango Blues Train Artist Lineup

Summer seems just a bit closer with the announcement of the artist lineup for the Durango Blues Train on June 1 & 2! The Durango Blues Train is pleased to kick off it's 8th year rockin' and rollin' aboard the the historic Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Amanda Fish, C.W. Ayon Duo, Dos Gatos, Left Lane Cruiser, and Russ Chapman.

Special Lodging Discount at the Best Western PLUS Rio Grande Inn

Special Lodging Discount at the Best Western PLUS Rio Grande Inn

The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is offering a special 15% discount off of published rates for Durango Blues Train attendees. To make a reservation, call 888-245-4466 or use one of the booking links below.

2017 August Lineup Is Here

 2017 August Lineup Is Here

The upcoming summer season in the mountain town of Durango, Colorado peaks on a high note on August 18 & 19 as the Durango Blues Train announces the artist lineup. The August lineup features Hector Anchondo Band, Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene, Brody Buster, Felonius Smith Trio, Husky Burnette ft. Caroline Crews, and Steve Itterly.

Saturday, June 3, Tickets Sold Out

 Saturday, June 3, Tickets Sold Out

Tickets for the Durango Blues Train on Saturday, June 3 are officially sold out! Friday night tickets are still available in limited quantities. Don't miss your opportunity to kick the summer season off with a trip into the San Juan National Forest alongside with two bands, four solo/duo artists and a train full of fun-loving folks! You'll get to experience sunset views of the "Highline," the world-famous section of the railroad, as the train crawls along the cliffs high above the Animas River.

June Artist Lineup Announced

 June Artist Lineup Announced

The summer season in Durango, Colorado heats up with the announcement of the artist lineup for the Durango Blues Train on June 2 & 3. The list of the artists set to play the summertime event on June 2 & 3 includes returning veteran artists, internationally acclaimed blues acts and up-and-coming performers. The June lineup features Phil Wiggins and George Kilby Jr., Felix Y Los Gatos, A.J. Fullerton featuring Nic Clark, Ben Prestage, Grant Sabin and Chris Yakopcic.

June Tickets Now On Sale

June Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the Durango Blues Train on June 2 & 3 are on sale NOW! Tickets are available online, click here, and by phone at (888) 512-7469. Tickets are $100 per person per night, plus a Historic Train Preservation fee. Tickets are limited and will sell out in advance. Purchasers must be 21 years old to participate.Tickets for August 18 & 19 will go on sale later this spring. 

Tickets Go On Sale February 15th

Tickets Go On Sale February 15th

2017 is off to a great start as we look forward to the 7th summer of blues on the rails aboard the Durango Blues Train. This year’s Blues Trains will take place June 2 & 3 and August 18 & 19. Tickets for the June Blues Trains are set to go on sale February 15th at 10:00 a.m. (MT). Tickets will be available here. Tickets for the August Blues Trains will go on sale later this spring.

Brian Keith Wallen Releases New Song about the Blues Train

Brian Keith Wallen Releases New Song about the Blues Train

Our friend and talented artist Brian Keith Wallen played a two-night run on the Durango Blues Train earlier this year on June 3 & 4, 2016. The experience inspired him so much that he wrote a song about it. We're honored and thrilled to share it with you today.
 
"If you need some feeling in your soul, there's rhythm in the rails. The whistle wails and moans so fill up your cup and let the Blues Train take you home"

Top 5 Reasons to Ride the Durango Blues Train this Summer

Top 5 Reasons to Ride the Durango Blues Train this Summer

Great restaurants, live music and outdoor recreation in the Southwest pair together for the perfect weekend getaway this summer. The Durango Blues Train has become a staple of the Durango's summertime fun,  and here's 5 reasons why you should check it off your to-do list.