Killington Announces Initial lineup of 2012 Snowmont Music Festival, Mar 30 – Apr 1

By AlpineZone News |
Feb 14 2012 - 11:07 AM

The largest winter music festival in the East will feature Snoop Dogg and Chromeo

KILLINGTON, Vt. (February 9, 2012) – Vermont’s Killington Resort is set to host SnowMont Music Festival, a three-day music festival March 30-April 1, 2012 in conjunction with NOR’BEASTER, the biggest kickoff party to the spring, and will feature world-class musicians including Snoop Dogg, Chromeo and DJ Shadow along with the best spring skiing and riding in the East.

“Killington Resort is thrilled host to a three-day music festival in partnership with the S.N.O.W. series that will feature live performances from top-notch musicians,” stated Matt Porter, events and partnerships manager for Killington Resort. “This is an inaugural year for both the SnowMont Music Festival and NOR’BEASTER; we’re looking forward to a great start with our new spring event lineup.”

The first round of musicians include Snoop Dogg, Chromeo, Lotus, Slightly Stoopid, Datsik, Gramatik, Easy Star All Stars, Kaskade and Ott. More will be announced Wednesday, February 15, 2012.

Besides the three-day music festival, the NOR’BEASTER event will also include the Winter Tweed River Music Festival at Pico Mountain March 23-25, K-Town Showdown Rail Jam March 24, Air, Metal and Mayhem April 1, community events and more.

A limited quantity of SnowMont Music Festival Pre-Sale Festival Passes are expected to go on sale for $124.95 Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 a.m. PST, followed by a limited quantity of Advanced Festival Passes for $149.95, which will go on sale immediately following the pre-sale being sold out.

SnowMont Music Festival was created from the producers of the SnowBall Music Festival (Avon, CO) and SnowGlobe Music Festival (South Lake Tahoe, CA), SnowMont will feature a one-of-a-kind music festival experience with national acts that have averaged 10,000 festival goers per day at previous events.

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About Killington Resort
Killington Resort is a four season destination that sits on 3,000 acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Central Vermont. The Resort boasts more than 70 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread out over six peaks and offers the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in the East. After the snow melts, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course as well as 45 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. In addition, the numerous apres, dining, shopping and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 50 years.

About SnowMont Music Festival
Combining the world’s best musicians with the world’s best snow conditions, the 2012 SnowMont Music Festival is the East Coast edition of the S.N.O.W. series, which proposes the ultimate marriage: music and mountains. With multiple stages showcasing the talent of some of today’s most exciting artists, the live music at this year’s SnowMont Festival is sure to satisfy thousands of hungry music fans. Taking place in Killington, Vermont, at the base of Killington Resort, skiers and snowboarders will find the perfect escape between two of the world’s premier resorts, Killington Resort and Pico Mountain. SnowMont is guaranteed to bring your average festival experience to new heights – both on and off the mountain. Mark your calendars and get ready for the experience of a lifetime – for one fun filled weekend, this all ages festival will show you all that Killington, Vermont the largest ski area in the Eastern United States, has to offer.