Aug 9–18, 2 pm & 4 pm
Iowa Hill, FREE
Trail Mix combines art, music, hiking and biking along the trails of Breckenridge through free outdoor concerts and environmental installations, featuring pop-up performances throughout BIFA. Featuring artworks by Giuseppe Licari, Thomas Dambo and The Canary Project; musical performances curated by Russick Smith.
“AN EVENING WITH DEVOTCHKA”
Aug 11, 7:30 pm
Riverwalk Center | $30 ADV, $35 DOS
DeVotchKa is a four-piece multi-instrumental and vocal ensemble that fuses Romani, Greek, Slavic, Bolero, Mariachi music with American punk and folk roots. Based in Denver, the quartet is made up of Nick Urata, Tom Hagerman, Jeanie Schroder and Shawn King.
“BANDALOOP” An Outdoor Site-Reactive Film Shoot
Aug 10–11, Times TBA
Locations TBA | FREE
BANDALOOP celebrates the human spirit, nature, and communities through dance that uses climbing technology to expand and challenge what is possible. A pioneer in vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality and intricate choreography to turn the dance floor on its side. This film shoot will take place in multiple locations around Summit County, with a number of the sites being open to the public. Specifics on production times, locations and public access viewing points/logistics will be announced closer to the filming dates.
“HEART OF A FOREST” + “ARCTIC RHYTHMS” Featuring DJ Spooky
Aug 13, 7:30 pm
Riverwalk Center | FREE
Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky is a composer, multimedia artist and writer whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues. At BIFA, he will perform two meditations on nature, Heart of a Forest and Arctic Rhythms, with a live string ensemble, projected imagery, and electronic and hip-hop music.
“WADING FOR CUPCAKES” With Tara Rynders, Jess Webb, Cortney McGuire + Tim Rynders
Aug 15–18, 12 pm & 5 pm
Blue River, near Riverwalk Center | FREE
The river reminds us how to let go, how to be free, and how to be moved. In Wading for Cupcakes, performance artists
Tara Rynders, Courtney McGuire and Jess Webb, along with environmental engineer Tim Rynders, present an interactive
journey in the Blue River that invites us to consider the watersheds upon which all life depends.
“BANDALOOP” An Open Outdoor Rehearsal
Aug 15, 5 pm + 6 pm
Location TBA | FREE
BANDALOOP combines dance with rock climbing, sport, ritual and environmental awareness. A pioneer in vertical performance, BANDALOOP has performed on architectural landmarks, skyscrapers and historic sites around the world. These 20-minute, free open rehearsal performances will take place on the facade of a local building yet to be announced.
“TREE-O” Featuring Russick Smith, Karen Lauffer and Kevin Larkin
Aug 9, 6 pm; Aug 10–11 + Aug 16–17, 1 pm & 6 pm; Aug 18, 1 pm
Illinois Creek Trail | FREE
Elevating music to new heights, Tree-o features three musician in a series of free concerts held in the forest, high among the pine boughs and branches. A performance art installation, each musical session features instrumental melodies performed with the trio perched aloft upon the trees.
“CHIRP!” Featuring Chimney Choir
Aug 10–11 & Aug 17–18, 11 am; Iowa Hill Trail | FREE
Aug 10–11 & Aug 17–18, 3 pm; Ilinois Creek Trail | FREE
Harmonizing their voices to create an ethereal atmosphere in the forest, Chimney Choir is a Denver-based performance ensemble who blends old time folk songs and minimal music into their own quirky compositions. A musical installation, each concert features a vocal soundscape performed along a trail.
“BANDALOOP” An Indoor Immersive Perfomance
Aug 16–17, 11 am & 1:30 pm
Riverwalk Center | FREE
BANDALOOP celebrates the human spirit, nature, and communities through dance that uses climbing technology to expand and challenge what is possible. A pioneer in vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality and intricate choreography to turn the dance floor on its side. These 30-minute, free indoor performances are general admission with standing room and floor seating only. No tickets are required, but admission is first-come, firstserved for venue access.