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Vail, Colo., — Twenty-nine summers ago, President Gerald R. Ford and Willie Nelson lead the way for the opening ceremonies of a fledgling performing arts space alongside Gore Creek in the Vail Village.
Three decades later the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater will celebrate in style all summer long, culminating in the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater 30th Anniversary Concerts Featuring Rodrigo y Gabriela and Third Eye Blind Aug. 18-19.
Lucas Nelson and the Promise of the Real will open on Friday night, Aug. 18 for Rodrigo y Gabriela, and Dead Man Winter featuring Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles will open on Saturday night, Aug. 19, for Third Eye Blind. Two more opening acts are expected to be announced soon.