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Bikes, Blues & Brews Party Revs Up at Angel Fire Resort

Craft Beers, Harleys, Live Music and BBQ Featured Saturday, September 4, 2010

ANGEL FIRE, New Mexico (August 19, 2010) – Angel Fire Resort announced it will host its second annual Bikes, Blues &Brews Party on Saturday, September 4, 2010 in front of the Lodge at Angel Fire. Popular microbrews and craft beers, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle showcase and great live music will be the main attractions in and around the big-top tent. On-site raffle proceeds will benefit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial/ David Westphall Foundation, on behalf of the Run-for-the-Wall motorcycle reunion.

“We rolled out Bikes, Blues & Brews last year as one more great reason to celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Angel Fire,” says Andy Whitacre, special events manager for Angel Fire Resort. “The party was a huge hit. This year we’re dialing it up with added microbreweries, sneak peeks at the new 2011 Harley Davidson Motorcycles presented by Santa Fe Harley, plus one of New Mexico’s best live bands, The Rudy Boy Experiment, not to mention the chance to win some great door prizes.”

The Saturday schedule of events is as follows:

3-7pm Angel Fire’s 2010 People’s Choice Beer Challenge & Top Beer Awards

New Mexico’s top microbreweries will compete for the People’s Choice award voted on by all event attendees. Participating microbreweries include Abbey Beverage Co, Blue Corn Brewery, Comanche Creek, High Desert, Marble Brewing Company, Odell, Rio Grande, Santa Fe Brewing Company, and Sierra Blanca. Brewers will be on site to discuss their special recipes.

The beers from these New Mexico microbreweries, as well as craft beers from out-of-state participants Del Norte, Kona, Redhook and Widmer, will all compete for the “Top Beer” award.

Admission to the microbrew challenge is $15 and includes the event beer sampling and voting and admission to the evening live music event. All participants will receive a souvenir tasting glass filled with their top-rated brew. In addition, every attendee will be entered into the KKTC-True Country FM Mega Concert Weekend Giveaway. This grand prize drawing is sponsored by KKTC-True Country FM and includes a VIP concert package to see The Zac Brown Band and Brand Paisley’s H2O World Tour on September 18 and 19 at the Hard Rock Pavilion in Albuquerque. Prize includes lodging.

7-10pm Bikes & Blues Bash

Come party to the live music of The Rudy Boy Experiment! There will be BBQ available for purchase along with a full cash bar and a great selection of beer vendors. Door prizes at the evening event include VIP tickets to the BB King/ Buddy Guy concert at Sandia Casino & Resort in Albuquerque on Saturday, September 18. Admission for the evening Bikes & Blues Bash only is $5. You must be 21 or older to attend.

The Bikes, Blues & Brews event is sponsored by Angel Fire Resort, Premier Distributing Company, Santa Fe Harley, KKTC-FM and the Village of Angel Fire.

A special Bikes, Blues & Brews Festival lodging rate is available for $79 for a standard room in the Lodge, steps away from the event. For more information on this event and other Angel Fire Resort activities, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the web site at www.angelfireresort.com



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About Angel Fire Resort
Angel Fire Resort is a top year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Situated at over 8,600’ elevation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to offer the best value and choice for family outdoor recreation activities to its members, guests and visitors--including skiing, snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, tennis, fishing, hiking and more. For additional information on Angel Fire Resort, resort membership, or opportunities for real estate investment in Angel Fire, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the resort’s website at www.angelfireresort.com.

To line up an interview with an Angel Fire executive or for more information contact:

Krysty Ronchetti
Public Relations Rep
Angel Fire Resort
505-821-9279
krysty@sjcommunications.com