The late night scene at the Telluride Jazz Festival keeps the music and party going into the deep hours of the evening with the all-inclusive Jazz After Dark format, Liberty Sessions, and The Final Waltz closing show. When the music ends in Telluride Town Park each day, the fun is far from over! Here is your guide to late night shows at the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival!
Styled out for the 42nd year, the Patron Experience is by far the most luxurious way to attend the Telluride Jazz Festival. Putting an emphasis on high quality, locally-sourced and fresh ingredients, this year's Patron Experience features an eclectic food menu served in an exclusive, covered Patron Lounge located backstage at the festival. Tantalize your taste buds with this delicious 'tour de food' presented by Telluride chef Josh Klein.
Single-Day Tickets for the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Each day features a unique and dynamic lineup of performers and special events! If you can't make it to the whole festival, check out the schedule and find a day that's right for you!
Step into the celebrated and storied past with the Telluride Historical Museum at this year’s Telluride Jazz Festival! The Historical Museum will host a Historical Walking Tour on Saturday morning, August 4, allowing Patrons to explore the unique history of the charming town. In addition, the Museum offers 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 5 from Elks Park and feature No BS! Brass Band and Hooligan Brass Band.
Kick off the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival in style with the new Jazz Art Walk! The Jazz Art Walk will take place from Thursday, August 2, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the heart of historic downtown Telluride. Held in collaboration with the Telluride Arts District’s "First Thursdays Art Walk", the event will feature over 20 exhibits highlighted by five official Jazz Art Walk galleries.
A trip to Telluride for the Telluride Jazz Festival is not your average festival trip! In addition to three days of world-class music in the stunning Telluride Town Park, the town is a destination unparalleled with plenty of boutique shops, delicious restaurants, playful outdoor recreation opportunities, historic relics and more. Planning for the trip of a lifetime can be easy with our lodging and transportation partners. From luxurious hotels, spacious condos, spas and pools to camping there's something for everyone!
In addition to three days of world-class music, festival attendees can enjoy a wide variety of festival food and craft vendors at the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival! From delicious wraps, pizza, warm coffee and vegan options, the tasty food vendor menus will keep your taste buds satisfied all weekend long. Shop at the local craft booths for fine jewelry, clothing and keepsakes.
We are proud to introduce the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival schedule. This year's schedule brings back festival favorites like the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade along with many enhanced events like the "Jazz Art Walk", the late night series "Jazz After Dark" and “Liberty Sessions” along with a closing show, “The Final Waltz”. Get ready for a full weekend of entertainment and fun with music on the Main Stage and Society Stage at Elks Park, complemented by may special events.
After Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers close down the Main Stage, the festival concludes with a special performance by Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles at The Liberty Bar & Lounge. Join us for this energetic show in what is sure to be a memorable way to end the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival.
Distinguished in mountain festival luxury, the Telluride Jazz Festival Patron Experience will now feature a private opening concert with Sammy Miller and the Congregation at the historic Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 2, 2018.
Now streaming! We've curated a Spotify playlist featuring the full 2018 artist lineup for your enjoyment. Discover hidden gems, up-beat jams and beautifully orchestrated arrangements. Tune-in and get a full Telluride Jazz Festival Artist Lineup preview!
The day is here! Tickets for the 42nd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival are on sale now! Limited quantities are available for Early Bird, VIP, and Patron 3-Day Passes, Safari Cabanas, 4-Day Camping and "Jazz After Dark" Passes. Don't miss out, buy early and save!
Tickets for the 42nd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival go on sale next Thursday, February 1st at 10 am (MT). Festival organizers, SBG Productions, offer a variety of pass options to help you build your perfect experience. From luxurious Patron and VIP options, to all-inclusive 'All That Jazz' Passes and regular 3-Day Passes, there's something for everyone.
Fresh from a highly successful first year under new management, the Telluride Jazz Festival returns for its 42nd year on August 3-5, 2018 with renewed energy. With official dates set for the celebration of live music, art, yoga, music education and outdoor recreation, the new year is set to build upon 2017’s momentum. Here are the top 10 reasons why the Telluride Jazz Festival should be on your 2018 summer calendar.
With a $200 savings on the regular-priced Patron Experience Pass, Early Bird Passes offer the highest value of all festival passes and are available extremely limited quantities. In addition, a portion of the ticket cost, $200, benefits the Telluride Society for Jazz and can be deducted on 2017 income taxes as a charitable contribution.
A non-profit with sizable goals, the Telluride Society for Jazz’s work is never done. As the holidays and “giving season” approach, along with the Telluride Jazz Festival’s Early Bird Patron Experience Pass on sale date on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, we reflect on the non-profit’s big 2017 and what to look forward to in 2018 with Executive Director Peter Bell.
The Telluride Jazz Festival and the Telluride Society for Jazz offers all attendees, volunteers, staff, partners and artists a special thank you! We had an outstanding festival and it wouldn't be possible without all of the support!
This year the Telluride Jazz Festival is more dynamic than ever! Many new events have been added to complement festival classics, making for a weekend that will be full of world-class music and fun. Additionally Telluride offers outstanding dining, outdoor recreation and sightseeing opportunities. Here the Telluride Jazz Festival staff has put together a comprehensive festival guide for the best festival experience possible!
Enjoy a wide variety of festival food and craft vendors at the 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival! The delicious food vendor menus will keep your taste buds satisfied all weekend long. Shop at the local craft booths for fine jewelry, clothing and keepsakes.
The "Wine & Whiskey" tasting on Friday, August 4th will allow festival attendees to interact with distillers, wineries, brand ambassadors, and industry professionals all while enjoying the music of the Main Stage. Celebrate the two of the most beloved brunch cocktails in style on Sunday, August 6th! “Bubbles & Bloodies” will feature a variety of vodkas, tequilas, and sparkling wines to celebrate all the pleasures of the palate.
Presented by Telluride Yoga Festival and guided by professional instructor Lauren Miller, enjoy a smooth yoga flow at the free First Note Yoga Sessions. Learn activating breath techniques, liberating movements and playful exercises in the crisp mountain morning air.
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.