After Mavis Staples closes down the Main Stage, the festival concludes with a special performance by Vaud and the Villains at the historic Sheridan Opera House. Join us for this energetic vaudeville-style show in the beautifully preserved Victorian-era Sheridan Opera House that is sure to be a memorable way to end the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival.
The artwork piece behind the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival poster is now on auction! To build this year's poster The Telluride Jazz Festival staff took a fine piece of Telluride inspired art from Eugenio Cohaila and formatted it to suit our lineup poster. This original one-of-a-kind fine canvas piece was created using oil on canvas. Pulling full inspiration from Telluride, this piece, depicts a lively downtown Main Street with a stunning alpine sunset.
Kick off the Telluride Jazz Festival in style with the new Jazz Art Walk! The new Jazz Art Walk will take place from Thursday, August 3, 5 - 8 PM in the heart of historic Downtown Telluride. Held in collaboration with the Telluride Arts District’s First Thursday’s Art Walk, the event will feature over 20 exhibits highlighted by five official Telluride Jazz Festival Art Walk galleries.
The official 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival Program Guide is here. Explore all the information you need to enjoy this year's festival right here inside this comprehensive guide. View and download the entire Program Guide below!
Join us for the Telluride Jazz Festival film screening of Mavis! on Tuesday, August 1st at 8:00 pm at this historic Sheridan Opera House presented by KOTO FM's DJ Jimmy Jazz along with the San Miguel Resource Center (SMRC), the Telluride Society for Jazz and the Telluride Jazz Festival.
Enhanced for the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival, the Patron Experience is by far the most luxurious way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival. This year's Patron Experience features an eclectic menu offering served in an exclusive backstage covered Patron Lounge. Tantalize your taste buds with this delicious 'tour de food' presented by Telluride chef Josh Klein.
It doesn't get much better than world-class music under the towering San Juan Mountains in beautiful Telluride, Colorado! We want you to experience the fun, so the Telluride Jazz Festival has teamed up with Odell Brewing, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses, Visit Telluride and the Hotel Telluride to give away the trip of a lifetime to the Telluride Jazz Festival, August 4 - 6. All you have to do is get to Telluride!
The Telluride Jazz Festival is excited to partner with Odell Brewing for the 2017 festival. The Fort Collins-based brewery has been a Colorado favorite for almost 30 years, brewing delicious craft beer since 1989. During the festival weekend, you can taste a variety of their creations at the festival’s main bar, VIP and Patron bars.
This Telluride Jazz Festival step into Telluride’s celebrated past with the Telluride Historical Museum! At this year’s festival the Historical Museum will host a Saturday morning, August 5, Historical Walking Tour, along with granting free admission to the museum for festival pass holders throughout the festival weekend
Piggybacking off of a longstanding New Orleans tradition, the Telluride Jazz Festival is excited to once again present the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade! This year’s parade will kick-off at noon on Sunday, August 6 from Elks Park and feature Cha Wa Mardi Gras Indian Band!
Introducing the official 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival schedule! This year's schedule brings back festival favorites like the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade, many enhanced events like "Wine & Whiskey" and a new "Jazz Art Walk", free late night series “Liberty Sessions” and a closing show, “The Final Waltz”.
Distinguished in mountain festival luxury, the Telluride Jazz Festival Patron Experience will now feature a private opening concert with Grammy Award winning artist Macy Gray at the historic Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
New for 2017! Festival organizers have partnered with the Telluride Academy and Caleb Chapman's Soundhouse to introduce a new, week-long music education and outdoor adventure academy for students on July 31 – August 4, 2017. The Telluride Jazz Adventure Academy provides students the opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate with peers, perform on stage during the Festival and adventure outdoors at the height of summer in the stunning San Juan Mountains.
Following the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival's lineup announcement, Festival Director Steve Gumble talked with Rocky Mountain PBS' KUVO about what to expect at this year's festival, artist details, new enhancements and more.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is proud to welcome Mavis Staples, Macy Gray, Bootsy Collins & World-Wide Funk Drive, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Miles Mosley + The West Coast Get Down, The Suffers, fatsO, Vaud and the Villains and many more.
Have it all! "All That Jazz" is our all-inclusive pass for 3 days and 2 nights of music! "All that Jazz" is your ticket to the complete weekend package of live music at the Telluride Jazz Festival! Available in both General Admission and VIP levels, "All that Jazz" provides daily admission to the festival in Telluride Town Park and the "Jazz After Dark" shows on Friday and Saturday nights.
Experience the excitement of the Telluride Jazz Festival while camping under the stars in the crisp, clean Colorado air! Camping at the festival is a fun, affordable and hassle-free way to enjoy your time in Telluride.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is seeking unique craft and food vendors to help us round out a top-notch festival experience. Artisans with quality products and food vendors with creative and adorable menus are highly encouraged to apply.
The day is here! Tickets for the 41st Annual Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Limited quantities are available for Early Birds, VIP, Patron, Safari Cabanas, Camping and "Jazz After Dark" Passes while supplies last. Buy early and save!
This Wednesday, February 1, 2017, volunteer applications will open for the 41st annual Telluride Jazz Festival. Volunteering at the Telluride Jazz Festival is an easy and fun way to earn a 3-Day Festival Pass!
Now we're proud to introduce the new Jazz After Dark Passes! The new Passes will allow attendees to browse all of the three Jazz After Dark late night venues freely, instead of purchasing tickets on a show-by-show basis.
With the new event producers, SBG Productions, at the helm, 2017 ushers in a new era for the festival. Expect a more diverse artist lineup with broader appeal, refined weekend amenities and improved Town Park design plans to offer a better-rounded weekend experience. Here are the top 10 reasons why the Telluride Jazz Festival should be on your 2017 calendar.
Enjoy a clear view of the main stage entertainment from the comfort of your own Colorado Yurt Cimarron Tent curated with luxurious conveniences and a concierge service. These specialty tents are outfitted with comfortable decor, a covered front porch, fire pit and relaxed seating for eight.
Just announced and new for 2017, the Telluride Jazz Festival has added a VIP Experience to the list of Festival pass options. The VIP Experience features a weekend with access to the exclusive Patron/VIP area inside the Festival grounds with a covered, heated lounge with unobstructed stage views, seating in front of the stage, a hosted bar with craft beer, select wine and specialty cocktails, private, up-scale restrooms and more!