The 2014 Last Chair Festival at Squaw Valley brings three days of skiing and three nights of live music
[Olympic Valley, Calif.] November 22, 2013 – Back for its second year, the Last Chair Festival returns to Squaw Valley January 9-11 with a new format, huge headlining acts and new cultural seminars. A celebration of music, culture and community, the Last Chair Festival welcomes an eclectic mix of world-renowned music acts including The Flaming Lips, Jurassic 5, Matisyahu, Fitz & the Tantrums, Mayer Hawthorne and more.
"The inaugural Last Chair Music Festival last January was a great success, but this year we really wanted to blow it out of the water," said Sean Kristl, marketing manager for Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. "For 2014, we've brought in bigger acts and added a lineup of cultural seminars, workshops, and after–parties, as well as incredible lift ticket packages."
Last Chair's 2014 Line Up Includes:
• The Flaming Lips
• Jurassic 5
• Mayer Hawthorne
• Fitz & the Tantrums
• Random Rab
• Chali 2na (and the House of Vibe)
• Ben Rector
• West Water Outlaws
Powder By Day, Music by Night
"Northern California has always offered an amazing music scene, but we wanted to bring those shows to the mountains, literally," continued Kristl. "We created some unbeatable concert and lift ticket packages since we really want everyone to enjoy everything the festival has to offer – day and night."
Beyond the slopes and stage, this year's Last Chair Festival features a slate of cultural seminars and after-party events.
Last Chair Festival offers various ticket packages, including a Music + Lift Ticket Combo Pass for three days on the slopes and two nights of music for just $250. Additional concert and lift ticket packages are available; details and purchase options can be found at www.Squaw.com/LastChairFestival.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is a year-round mountain destination offering world-class adventures in every season. Squaw is renowned for its legendary skiing and riding that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 29 chairlifts including a unique mountaintop beginner area and unrivaled expert steeps, chutes and bowls. In summer, the resort welcomes a full line-up of live music and festivals and Squaw's Aerial Tram offers a scenic ride up to a host of mountaintop activities. For the ultimate slopeside lodging experience, guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley's newly upgraded one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows joined forces in November 2011, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can access 6,000 skiable acres, 42 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass. For more information about Squaw Valley or Alpine Meadows, visit www.squaw.com or www.skialpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206.