Under the banner of "6 Days, 30 Bands, 5 Mountains - One Really Big Tent," the MusicFest will present such acts as Robert Earl Keen, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Charlie Robison, Pure Prarie League, Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans, Stoney LaRue, The Rustlanders, The Rock Farmers, Robyn Ludwick, Kelly Willis, Sunny Sweeney, The Band of Heathens, Reckless Kelly, Jason Boland and the Stragglers, Kevin Welch, and Jack Ingram.
Toss in some of Steamboat's famed Champagne powder and you've the mixings for a pretty good time.
You can get all this at pretty good price too.
You can five nights' lodging, four full-day lift tickets, passes to the MusicFest (shows will be presented at various venues, including Thunderhead lodge at the top of the gondola), half off ski and snowboard rentals, a year's subscription to Texas Music magazine, and other goodies for as little as $219.
Or you can spend as much as $1,800 for a fully-extended package that includes lodging at the Steamboat Grand Hotel.
Complete details and pricing are available online.