The New York Philharmonic closes out their yearly visit to the Vail Valley this Friday with a performance of New York, Paris & All the Jazz. The first part of the show will be a Salute to Broadway, followed by Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major and Gershwin’s Catfish Row Suite from Porgy and Bess. As usual the symphony begins at 6pm at the Ford Amphitheater.
The morning before the Philharmonic, Maria DeSimone hosts Yoga in the Gardens at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Every Monday and Friday from 9am to 10:15am, join DeSimone and a small group of yoginis for only $12 per session.
Uncle Knuckle, a six-piece funk band, will play at Friday Afternoon Club at the top of Vail Mountain at 4pm. Wes Yoakam will play the first of three nights at the Club in Vail Village. DJ Ginger and Styles Davis are going to spin at Samana at 9pm Friday and Saturday, respectively.
The second-to-last installment of the Vail Recreation District mountain bike racing series hits Eagle next Wednesday . The Boneyard Brawl begins at 5pm. Riders will climb up Bellyache Road, then come down East Eagle Trail singletrack. Loop distances vary from 6.5 to 16.5 miles.
–Vail Spa Concierges, 7/28/11