Vertex has been postponed for 2017, according to a press release issued by LiveLoud Tuesday morning.
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The proposed festival would again take place during the first weekend of August and will occur at the Meadows Farm, just outside of Buena Vista.
Before commissioners approved the SUP late in the evening, following 5 hours of public comment and staff deliberation, the board imposed several conditions including an earlier music curfew Friday and Saturday night, a lower decibel level and will require Madison House to sign and follow a memorandum of understanding with the town of Buena Vista.
Trustees voted 4-1 to adopt an amended resolution after striking several considerations from the original resolution.
It’s time to call out all smiley faces to outshine the frowny faces when Chaffee County Commissioners take some public comment during a county work session on the Vertex music festival Monday morning about 10:30 a.m., Sept. 12, at the Buena Vista School District building, following their regular meeting at 9 a.m.
For some residents and business owners, this year’s festival and the potential for an annual one could mean a much needed uptick in business at the tail end of the summer season. But for some adjacent property owners, the domestic disruptions stemming from a yearly festival so close to their property lines could be too much to handle.
But what started out looking like a Woodstock-style mud-fest turned into a successful, smooth-running event featuring musical talent that, according to multiple attendees, improved upon the offerings at the 2015 Gentlemen of the Road festival in Salida.
“I think the number one thing we were hearing is about the beauty,” Frommer said. “I mean that’s in the name of the town. Everyone’s also really liked downtown, especially the shuttles and everyone had a blast at the Lariat Thursday night,” the Boulder resident said.
The festival opened doors Friday, Aug, 5, to the gorgeous Cottonwood Meadows festival site for the first time.
If there’s one thing that can be said about last weekend that would be in complete agreement all over town, it’s Vertex shook Buena Vista.
I was there, from Thursday until late Sunday evening, researching everything there was to be seen and heard as thoroughly as possible.
The Vertex music festival brought all genres to be sampled, enjoyed and danced to – and there was dancing everywhere to be watched or joined in – as 8,000 or so souls smiled their way through the weekend.
While some businesses say the festivities were a boost to summer business, others say they didn’t see much, if any, economic benefits from the concert.
According to Buena Vista Police Chief Jimmy Tidwell and Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze, there were nine arrests made throughout the weekend related to the Vertex music festival.
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Gulsrud said this will be the first festival in which he’s done multi-day sound monitoring and said the primary function of his job is to do spot check sound monitoring, mostly along the festival’s property line, to ensure noise from the festival never exceeds 105 decibels, Gulsrud said.