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Summer tunes in Snowmass: A look back

Aspen Historical Society


SNOWMASS VILLAGE — The Snowmass area has been host to great music for many years. The Aspen Camp School for the Deaf just over the divide on Snowmass Creek was the place for the annual Deaf Camp Picnic, which started in the early 1970s and continued through the ’80s. John Denver was a regular addition to the music lineup, shown in this image in 1976 playing to the huge crowd that always came. This year, the Deaf Camp Picnic will rock the hills of Snowmass once again. The benefit festival returns July 19 and 20, this time to Fanny Hill at the bottom of the ski area.

Editor’s note: This page is a partnership between the Snowmass Sun and the Aspen Historical Society

with two primary goals in mind: to improve the knowledge of Snowmass history in the region and to collect historical photographs of the Snowmass region for the society. If you have pieces of history to donate, please send them to archives@aspenhistory.org or call 970-925-3721.


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