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!
Single-Day Tickets for the 2019 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!
Discover the past on Saturday morning at the Historical Walking Tour presented by the Telluride Historical Museum. Presenter and long-time resident Ashley Boling will guide visitors through Telluride’s storied past and celebrated landmarks. Walking Tour registrations are free; however, space is limited. Registrations are now open. Be sure to sign up early! Click here to sign up.
Distinguished in mountain festival luxury, the Telluride Jazz Festival Patron Experience features a private opening concert with Victor Wooten Band at the historic Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Set in the heart of downtown Telluride, the opening concert is the final addition to the enhanced 2019 Patron Experience which will treat pass-holders to top-of-the-line festival amenities making for a truly elegant and memorable experience.
After Lettuce closes down the Main Stage on Sunday, August 11, the festival concludes with a special performance by Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio at The Liberty Bar & Lounge. Join us for this energetic show in what is sure to be a memorable way to end the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival.
We are proud to introduce the 2019 Telluride Jazz Festival schedule! This year's schedule brings back festival favorites like the New Orleans 2nd Line Parade, the late night series "Jazz After Dark", and “Liberty Sessions” along with a closing show, “The Final Waltz” along with enhanced events like the Patron Opening Reception with Telluride’s Top Chef event! Get ready for a full weekend of entertainment and fun with music on the Main Stage and “Society Stage” at Elks Park, complemented by many special events.
The day is here! Tickets for the 43rd 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 43rd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival go on sale in two weeks on Friday, 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.
The Telluride Jazz Festival returns for its 43rd year on August 9-11, 2019 with renewed energy after a highly successful year in 2018. 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 the positive growth and momentum.
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 2018 income taxes as a charitable contribution.
The Telluride Jazz Festival was thrilled to host Jam In The Van at this year’s festival to capture live sessions from the artist lineup! Watch some the highlights from Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, Polyrhythmics, No BS! Brass Band and Tyree Morris & Hearts of Worship.
Join us for the 43rd Telluride Jazz Festival on August 9-11, 2019 to celebrate a weekend of world-class live music in the breathtaking mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the festival features three days of music, art, yoga, intimate late night shows, kids activities, camping, outdoor recreation and much more in the iconic destination town.
It’s never too early to start planning your dream festival trip! Showcasing a mix of jazz, soul, funk with interactive artist performances, intimate late night shows, luxurious VIP and patron experiences, children's activities and much more, the Telluride Jazz Festival is one of America's most dynamic destination festivals. With the 42nd annual festival in the rear-view mirror, we look forward to celebrating the 43rd on August 9-11, 2019. Lodging in Telluride can fill-up fast! Start booking now for special deals and the best selection of properties and hotels. Explore some of the options with our lodging partners below.
Telluride Jazz Festival may be over (for now), but the memories will live on - and we couldn't do it without the fans! Look back on the things you may have missed, relive moments from your favorite musicians and check out highlights from the weekend.
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 2018 festival and it wouldn't be possible without all of the support!
With only one week left until the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival, we can't help but be excited for three days of world class music in the gorgeous Telluride Town Park, along with fun interactive events, intimate late night "Jazz After Dark' shows, decadent culinary and cocktail options, and much more! With so many ticket and pass options to choose from, there's a great experience for everyone at the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival. Compare all of the options here, customize your own and discover your perfect Telluride Jazz Festival experience.
Start your Telluride Jazz Festival mornings off with pleasant live jazz music, coffee and breakfast at the Phoenix Bean Saturday and Sunday of the Telluride Jazz Festival. New for the 2018 festival, “Coffee, Muffins and Jam” will offer a jazzy wake-up to a full day of music.
Back for its 42nd year the Telluride Jazz Festival features a dynamic mix of world class-music, events including art walks, parades and more, luxurious pass options with upscale culinary and cocktail menus, intimate late night shows and more. Additionally Telluride offers outstanding dining, outdoor recreation and sightseeing opportunities. Here the Telluride Jazz Festival team has put together a comprehensive festival guide for the best festival experience possible!
Welcome to the show! The official Program Guide for the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival 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!
Step up to the bar and grab yourself a refreshing craft cocktail! The sophisticated menu of craft cocktails at the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival is the final touch to the elegant Patron Experience. Our extensive selection of mixed drinks featuring premium vodkas, gins and tequilas will keep you feeling festive all day long.
The original artwork piece behind the 2018 Telluride Jazz Festival poster is now on auction! To build this year's poster, the festival staff took a fine piece of Telluride-inspired art from award winning painter Wayne Makenzie and formatted it to suit our lineup poster. This one-of-a-kind piece was created using the "plein air' technique right on Telluride's Main Street (Colorado Ave). If you love the artwork, bid online to take home this one-of-a-kind original painting. Bid on the piece online here, or on-site at the festival's Merchandise Tent and Patron Concierge Station until Sunday, August 5th.
The Telluride Jazz Festival is thrilled to team-up with Sierra Nevada Brewing company for the 2018 Festival! Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only the finest quality ingredients. Throughout the festival you can discover a variety of their craft beers at the main bar, VIP and Patron bars.
Enter to win tickets and lodging! It doesn't get much better than world-class music under the towering San Juan Mountains in beautiful Telluride, Colorado! Showcasing a mix of jazz, soul, funk with interactive artist performances, intimate late night shows, luxurious VIP and patron experiences, children's activities and much more, the Telluride Jazz Festival is one of America's dynamic destination festivals.
Namasté! Relax, breath deep and unwind at the free Yoga Sessions! Wake up to mornings of liberating movement in the crisp, refreshing mountain air. Presented by Telluride Yoga Festival and guided by professional instructor Lauren Miller, enjoy a smooth yoga flow designed to improve your health, performance, and overall well being. The class blends playful exercises focusing on balance, strength, flexibility and power in a welcoming format.
Don't just come to the Telluride Jazz Festival, be a part of it! Volunteering is a great way to earn a 3-Day Pass, meet new friends, get a free festival t-shirt and be a part of the show! All you have to do is fill out the application and choose the shifts and department that you'd like to join (box office, customs, park operations).
Get ready for a full weekend of entertainment and fun with music on the Society Stage! Music education is at the core of the Telluride Society For Jazz and prominently on display during the festival weekend. Up-and-coming Jazz music students bring their talent, skills, and knowledge to the Telluride community, sharing them all on the Society Stage at Elks Park. These intimate and interactive artist sessions will help promote the Telluride Society for Jazz's mission of student education and music outreach. Taking place in the heart of historic downtown Telluride in the grassy outdoor amphitheater at Elks Park, these artist performances give you a chance to interact while learning about jazz culture, history and methods.
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!