“The party of the summer” brings together three essential elements: great people (KUVO music fans), great music (H2 Big Band with Erica Brown, Hugh Ragin and Rich Chiaraluce, and the Sam Mayfield Blues Revue), and GREAT FOOD from 16 Colorado food, drink and dessert providers!
The culinary influences you’ll experience come from around the world: Smokin’ Fins (Arvada, Littleton) is serving a Thai Noodle Salad with a pineapple-tahini dressing. Little India returns with a Chicken Tikka Masala and their famous Saag Paneer. The islands are represented by Reggae Pot Jamaican Grill (Denver and Colorado Springs), which offers their sumptuous Spicy Jerk Chicken and Grilled Tilapia. Live at the Vineyards newcomer La Sandwichera de Puerto Rico (Brighton) presents the classic Arroz con Pollo and Tostones (twice-fried plantains).
We’ve got the Latin fare covered with Adobo Food Truck’s award-winning Smoked Carnitas. And welcome to newcomers Flavor of Tabasco (Birria Tacos with Consommé) and Palenque Cocina Y Agaveria (Pozole Rojo with Pork and vegan Pozole Verde). A special welcome to the young culinary artists at the Focus Point Comal Heritage Food Incubator serving Five Points, RiNo and now Live at the Vineyards!
Continentally, you want to save room for barbecue from Vineyards favorites Rolling Smoke and Scooters Smokin’ BBQ from Colorado Springs. Snarfburgers will be on-site cooking up their award-winning hamburgers, and Walters 303 Pizzeria & Publik House will serve their classic Colorado pies – a favorite from our attendees over the years.
Dessert anyone? Little Man Ice Cream is bringing Salted Oreo, 16th Street Chocolate, and Banana Pudding. The Makery Cake Company will indulge you with Pink Champagne, Chocolate Cabernet, and GF Vegan Tiramisu Cake Cups (not a cupcake).
Host Balistreri Vineyards lays out the fresh fruit, cheeses, and fresh vintages of their Sicilian-inspired, naturally-made wines from hand-harvested grapes in western Colorado and California. PepsiCo provides refreshments for the summer day.
Word to the wise, come hungry.
KUVO’s 16th Annual Signature Event | Saturday, August 14, 2021
VIP – Enter at 5:30 PM | General – Enter at – 6:30 PM
“Live at the Vineyards” is a wine tasting with a gourmet feast, live music, dancing, and a silent auction.
THE MUSIC—THE KUVO JAZZ & BLUES ALL-STARS—Featuring the H2 Big Band with special guests Erica Brown, Hugh Ragin, and Rich Chiaraluce and The Sam Mayfield Blues Revue with Mr. Wonderful, Ed Wingfield.
THE GOURMET FEAST—Your ticket gives you access to 15 local restaurants offering chef-inspired dishes and delicacies, a varied selection of artisan cheeses, and flavorful plates. You can enjoy the tasting as many times as you like and there’s an opportunity to vote for your favorites – the People’s Choice competition will add to the evening’s enjoyment.
THE WINE TASTING—The wine tasting is sponsored by Balistreri Vineyards. John Balistreri’s family immigrated from Sicily to the United States in the early 1900s. Balistreri Vineyards keeps to its traditional roots of wines made naturally, as they forgo the use of sulfites or other chemicals. Bottled one barrel at a time. Guests receive tickets for the wine tasting and can purchase by the glass or by bottle to take to the table.
LOCATION—Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 E 66th Ave, Denver, CO 80246
Conveniently located just 10 minutes from downtown Denver.
The event is rain or shine. All ticket sales are final. The exception for a refund is in the event of covid complications. For questions or assistance, please contact Membership Services at 303.480.9272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Your Ticket(s): You will receive an E-ticket, not a physical ticket. Please print your ticket or show your E-ticket on your smartphone at the event. PLEASE BE ON TIME. Tickets are non-refundable. We are offering advance ticket prices on General Admission for $80 per ticket. In order to receive this significant discount, please purchase your tickets prior to midnight on Saturday, July 31. The price will go up to $100 per ticket on August 1.
If you’re purchasing additional tickets after your initial purchase, you will need to use a different email address or provide the name and email of the person(s) for whom you’re buying the tickets. Please call 303.480.9272 for assistance if needed.
We will be selling fewer tickets this year for us to gather safely, so get yours today! If the Colorado Department of Public Health extends their guidelines, we will consider expanding the number of guests at that time.
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